Location: Capital Region, Potsdam Delivery Method: Hybrid, Online, Onsite

Get Your MBA — Fast

...even if you've never taken a business class. 

We get that you don’t have a lot of time. It’s why we designed our nationally ranked MBA to be as flexible as possible.

A Customizable Degree for Maximum Flexibility

  • Tailor the program to fit your schedule and learning style.
  • Take courses part-time or full-time, online or in a more traditional on-site classroom setting.
  • Concentrations are available, including one in Global Supply Chain Management.
  • Earn a dual MBA/MS in Data Analytics by completing five online courses and a capstone project.
  • Start any term.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Known worldwide, AACSB International challenges educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs.

Hybrid Options Allow You to Get Your Degree Where You Want

On-site or online, you can keep working and earn your MBA. Evening on-site classes are conveniently located on Clarkson’s Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, New York. And of course, online classes are available anywhere! Offering maximum flexibility for you and your schedule.

Business Is fascinating.

It is the ever-evolving combination of people, finance and the next big thing. It's a science that depends on creativity, insight and networking. At Clarkson, you master all this — and much more.


Online & Hybrid MBA

The Clarkson MBA consists of 16 3-credit courses, of which 11 are core courses and five are electives, giving you a balanced educational experience.

Online & Hybrid MBA Curriculum


Top-40 in Business Administration U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA Programs of 2018

Career Outlook

Market Demand

Of business school alumni surveyed, 82 percent said their degree increased their earnings power, and 75 percent said their degree led to faster career advancement, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2017 Alumni Perspectives Survey Report. 

Among our 2016 MBA Graduates:

Percent placed by time of graduation: 93%
Percent placed by three months post graduation: 100%
Percent placed by six months post graduation: 100%

The total graduating class is defined as all MBA students graduating during the 12 months ending June 30th.


General Admission Requirements

Admission is based on your drive, academics, references, test performance and how you'll fit into the program.

An application includes

  • transcripts from your undergraduate institution(s)
  • GMAT/GRE scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets)
  • resume
  • essay
  • 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

  • TOEFL score of 80 or above
  • certificate of finance to receive an I-20


All students applying for Business School programs will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. Tuition or course waivers may also be awarded based on undergraduate work. 

Available scholarships include:

  • Fellowship Scholarship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) - $10,000
  • Dean's Scholarship (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) - $15,000
  • Presidential Scholarship (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) - $25,000
  • Trustees Scholarship (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) - $50,000

*GRE scores can be considered for scholarship. All GRE scores are converted to a GMAT equivalent score to be evaluated.

Scholars Program - The Scholars Program at Clarkson University is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence. Students who are accepted into the program receive up to $25,000 in tuition scholarship and the opportunity to replace two electives with a research project completed in conjunction with a faculty mentor.

Additional merit based scholarships may be awarded.

Learn more about financial aid, costs and scholarships: https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate-admissions/admissions/financial-aid-costs-scholarships

Explore the Online & Hybrid MBA

Contact Us

Online MBA

If you are interested in learning more about the online MBA or the one-year residential MBA program in Potsdam, have questions or are ready to apply, contact

Graduate Admissions Team

Hybrid MBA

If you are interested in learning more about the hybrid MBA in Schenectady, have questions or are ready to apply, contact

Graduate Admissions Team


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