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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master's Degree | Online

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A flexible MBA program for professionals and dreamers

A versatile degree to prepare you for new leadership roles, HNU’s online MBA program based in Oakland, California will increase your social consciousness and help you innovate and inspire. The program’s faculty members are industry experts that will act as your mentors and guides throughout the program and beyond. Outside of the classroom, you’ll find the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area the ideal place to leverage unique partnerships and opportunities.

Want to graduate in one year? We have an accelerated 12-month program and six start dates throughout the year.

HNU's MBA program is fully accredited.

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Contact Holy Names University about our Online MBA Program and get your questions answered.

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Career Outcomes

Where an MBA degree can take you

An MBA degree is a great way to develop versatile skills to help you launch your own business or take a leadership role in almost any industry.

  • Human Resource Manager

    Healthcare Industry

  • Entrepreneur


  • Business Analyst


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MBA specializations

Choose a concentration that’s right for you:

• Finance
• General (customize your degree with the support of our MBA program director)
• Management & Leadership
• Marketing

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A socially conscious MBA

Why HNU?

Here's why we have the best MBA programs in the San Francisco Bay Area:
Accelerated programs: You can graduate with an MBA in just one year.

Faculty mentorship: Our classes are kept small to allow for personal connections with our faculty.

An MBA from HNU

Facts & Figures


Four pathways: finance, management and leadership, marketing, or a general MBA.


Get your MBA in one year.


For a limited time, HNU is offering qualified MBA applicants a scholarship of 35%.

Get Your Online Master of Business Administration

If you’re exploring MBA programs in Northern California, Holy Names University might be the right choice for you.

At Holy Names, we understand that many of our MBA students have careers and other commitments. That’s why we’ve designed a flexible program. An online MBA lets you make meaningful progress toward your goals on your own schedule. Our MBA program offers traditional and accelerated timelines. Choose the track that works best for you. We encourage our students to use their time in our program to hone their skills and prepare for their dream job. 

Join a Supportive Community 

When you enroll at Holy Names University, you join a vibrant community of other students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

Holy Names is a student-centered university that is committed to our social justice mission inside and outside the classroom. We encourage our students to think critically and to think differently. An education from HNU empowers students and graduates to work for the common good. 

You’ll enjoy small class sizes as a Holy Names University MBA student. You’ll receive individualized attention from professors who know you by name. That level of personal connection is rare for students pursuing their Master of Business Administration online. 

Why We Have the Best MBA Programs in the San Francisco Bay Area

Our traditional and accelerated MBA programs are comprehensive learning experiences. The courses built into our curriculum prepare students for various positions, including leadership roles, in almost any industry. As one of the most versatile masters degrees a student can earn, your MBA from Holy Names University will prepare you for professional opportunities for the rest of your career. 

One of the biggest advantages of working toward your MBA at Holy Names is the price you’ll pay for your degree. MBA candidates now qualify for a scholarship that discounts their tuition costs by 35%.

Contact Holy Names University About Our Online MBA Program

Holy Names supports our students from the admissions process through graduation and beyond. Our admissions counselors are available to tell you more about Holy Names University and our online MBA program. We can help you determine whether the program is a good fit and we can help you choose between the traditional and accelerated timelines. 

Take the first step toward earning your online MBA degree today. Reach out for more information about earning your MBA at Holy Names University.

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HNU is committed to affordability

MBA Tuition and Scholarship

Tuition for HNU's Master of Business Administration program is $36,108 (36 units at $1,003/unit)

For a limited time, HNU is offering a scholarship of 35%, bringing tuition down to $23,470.

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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Leadership Development

Learn how leaders lead and the techniques you can use to be a leader in your organization and life.

Marketing Management

Explore how to communicate value for the customer and types of promotional campaigns and trends.

Corporate Policy and Ethics

Examine the nature of social responsibility in business and the application of business ethics to decision-making.