Accelerated graduate business programs take less than the traditional 2 years to complete. If you majored in a business-related field, you can often complete an accelerated MBA program in as little as 12 months. Even if you've never studied business, many programs can be completed in just 18 months of full-time study or 24 months of part-time study.Colorado State University (Online)
21-month MBA from a top research university
Ranked a #1 Best Administered program by The Princeton Review, CSU offers an Online / Distance MBA that has been AACSB-accredited for over 30 years. The program can be completed in as little as 21 months. CSU hosts Centers of Research Excellence in: Global Business, Social Marketing & Social Issues, Entrepreneurship, e-Business, and Real Estate.
Willamette University (Salem, OR)
21-Month Full-Time MBA
Willamette University's full-time MBA program has been profiled as one of the country's best business programs by BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, and The Princeton Review. Willamette is a national leader in early career MBA education and prepares students for their first professional position, career change or advancement. Specialized areas of study include: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Global Management and more.
Argosy University (Chicago, IL)
12-month MS in Management
Argosy University turned to its long history in the fields of psychology and understanding of human behavior to construct a MS in Management program that focuses on the broader aspects of organizational dynamics such as strategy, systems, structure, and best practices. The program can be completed in as little as one year. Argosy University is a leader in graduate-level education and supports one of the largest graduate student communities in the nation.
Babson College (Boston, MA; Portland, OR)
24-month, part-time MBA
Babson MBA programs consistently rank among the top in a very broad range of publications worldwide. The Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report ranked Babson's MBA program #1 for Entrepreneurship in 2008. BusinessWeek rated it a Top 20 for MBA Return on Investment and #4 in Innovative Curriculum.
Sullivan University Online (Online)
16-Course MS in Collaborative Leadership
The Master of Science in Collaborative Leadership (MSCL) includes course offerings from both the Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Conflict Management programs. A MSCL graduate will be able to effectively manage staff and improve profitability with a unique set of skills gained from the core elements of each degree. Includes courses in: Managerial Communication, Marketing Strategy & Implementation, Strategic Human Resource Management, Ethics in Leadership,Leadership & Team Development, Conflict Theories, Conflict Resolution, Conflict Management, and more.
Florida International University (Miami, FL)
12-Month International MBA
The College of Business Administration at Florida International University, located in Miami, Florida, offers a top-ranked, 12-month International MBA (IMBA)program. The College of Business Administration is AACSB-accredited - a distinction held only by the top 7% of business schools worldwide. U.S. News and World Reportranked The College of Business Administration among the top 25 business schools in their America's Best Graduate Schools guide (2008). All students learn to converse in aforeign language during the program.
Norwich University (Online)
Norwich University's MBA program is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Norwich University has built a leading-edge online campus, using the consistent and integrated efforts of faculty, support staff, administrators, students, and alumni. The environment promotes networking, peer-support, and one-on-one contact with Norwich faculty.
Thunderbird School of Global Management (Online)
16-month MA in Global Management and Affairs
Thunderbird School of Global Management, has been ranked #1 in international business for the last 13 years by U.S. News & World Report, and #1 by The Financial Times (2009). The MA in Global Affairs & Management is designed for liberal arts and science graduates with little or no business experience.
Northeastern University (Boston, MA; Online)
16-Month MS in Finance
As a student in Northeastern's online MSF program, you will build on your current career success, expand your managerial skills and knowledge base, and put your new learning to use in your place of work. The Northeastern online MSF program is a focused, intensive 16-month program designed to serve the needs of working professionals in the finance sector.
Fairleigh Dickinson University (New Jersey, near New York City)
1-year MBA in Global Business
FDU, Silberman College of Business is ranked 19th in Entrepreneurship among U.S. business schools (Entrepreneur), and was featured in Princeton Review's Best Business Schools guide. FDU offers a 1-Year Full-Time MBA in Global Business. The intensive curriculum focuses on global issues and is taught in small, seminar-style instruction by distinguished faculty.
Marylhurst University (Online)
18-Month MBA in General Management
Built on more than 115 years of avant-garde education at an historic campus near Portland, Oregon, Marylhurst University is a non-profit institution that proudly offers a nationally recognized and accredited business programs both on-campus and online. Marylhurst offers 2 accelerated MBA degree programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business (MBA-SB).
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Duquesne University offers early- and mid-career professionals an unmatched proving ground: a transformative, 12-month MBA program with an emphasis on Sustainability that integrates multiple dimensions of sustainability across all business disciplines. The accelerated, 12-month program is ranked #8 in the Aspen Institute's Global 100 and fully accredited by AACSB International.