Graduate School of Business
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Online Master of Business Administration

If you have a mind for business and a desire to lead, Harding’s online Master of Business Administration program can help you meet your goals. Our MBA degree, consisting of 10 courses and 30 credit hours, is offered completely online.

Motivated students can finish the online MBA program in as little as 14–16 months or at their own pace. Courses are worth three credits and run for six weeks. No matter what pace you choose, Harding Online offers one-on-one academic advising and support.

What You Will Learn

Students enhance their understanding of business and leadership throughout the duration of the program. Harding’s students develop well-rounded knowledge in core areas of business ethics, management, accounting, financial management, quantitative business analysis and marketing.

Harding is dedicated to providing students with knowledge and skills that are directly applicable to positions of leadership in business. Graduates are equipped with high-level business practices and management skills to support their long-term success. In addition to hard skills, each course emphasizes communication and critical thinking.

Online MBA degree students will also gain beneficial professional skills in the following courses:

  • Ethical and Social Issues in Business
  • Project Management
  • Conflict Management

Christian ethics are foundational to Harding’s online MBA program, helping students navigate potential ethical dilemmas and identify the business practices that match their values. Students are encouraged to be leaders of integrity who set the same high expectations for those they manage. If you want a quality business degree taught from a Christian perspective, Harding’s online MBA program may be right for you.

Admission Requirements


To apply for Harding’s online MBA program, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution where they maintained a GPA of 2.7 or above and submit a professional resume.

Those who do not meet these admission requirements, but have a 2.5 or above GPA, may still apply for provisional admission. 


Applying for graduate school should be stress-free, so Harding Online uses BusinessCAS to manage and track applications. To apply for Harding’s MBA program, you will utilize BusinessCAS to complete the following admissions requirements:

  • Submit your application and pay your application fee.
  • Submit your resume or CV.
  • Request your official bachelor’s degree transcripts. (Must be from an accredited institution.)

Additional requirements, including TOEFL scores, may apply for international students. 


The student should request electronic transcripts and select BusinessCAS as the location for the transcript to be sent.

If a paper transcript is requested, it should be sent to BusinessCAS at the following address:

BusinessCAS Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9221
Watertown, MA 02471

Transcript(s) showing master’s level credits from an accredited institution may be submitted for transfer consideration.

If you are interested in our online MBA program, we encourage you to apply through our BusinessCAS online portal. MBA admissions counseling is available to guide you through the MBA admissions process.

Cost of Attendance

Harding strives to provide a quality education at an affordable rate. The benefits of earning a Master of Business Administration at Harding outweigh the MBA costs associated with it. At Harding University, you can be assured that your MBA tuition is an investment in your future success as a business professional.

Master of Business Administration Tuition

At Harding, the MBA online tuition rate is $635 per credit hour. Students are also responsible for a technology fee of $27 per credit hour and a $175 one-time graduate fee.

Harding scholarships and grants can further reduce the University’s competitive MBA tuition rate. Learn more about our financial assistance and ways to reduce MBA costs as a Harding graduate student.*

*In order to receive student loans each semester, graduate students must be enrolled in 4 credit hours.


The Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in information systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) which is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide. Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in 2001 and again in 2011, ACBSP was the first to offer specialized business accreditation at all degree levels.

Contact Us

The Master of Business Administration is part of the College of Business


Mailing address:
Harding University
Box 10774
Searcy, AR 72149-5615