Join Howard’s Online Community of Global Business Leaders

Howard University School of Business has a long reputation of cultivating the top managers and executives in business, government, and nonprofit organizations. As the first university in Washington, D.C., to receive accreditation by the AACSB International, our alumni hold leadership roles throughout the nation and worldwide. Our programs are open to domestic and international applicants with relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree or an international four-year equivalent from an accredited college or university.

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Only HBCU ranked on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Top U.S. Schools
Dean Barron Harvey
“The Howard University School of Business is a vital contributor to this country’s workforce and we will continue to make a significant difference across all industries and organizations.”

Barron H. Harvey, Ph.D., CPA | Dean Emeritus

About Howard Online

Our Online MBA programs give international and domestic students direct access to Howard’s long legacy and reputation for success. The online format is ideal for the working professional, seeking an accessible option while continuing to maintain a career.

We nurture high-potential candidates and provide graduate students with the skills needed to create new levels of success in a competitive global environment. For 16 consecutive years, the School of Business MBA Program continues to earn the number one spot by The Princeton Review as the “Greatest Resources for Minority Student”.

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Greatest Resources for Minority Students

- The Princeton Review 2003-2019


Best Online EMBA Program

- College Consensus, 2019


Rigor & Executive Advancement

- MBA Compass, 2020


Historically Black Colleges and Universities

- U.S. News, 2022


Most Competitive Students

- The Princeton Review 2019


Programs for Non-profit

- Best Business Schools 2020, Princeton Review


Best Business School

- Bloomberg Businessweek (2021)


on its list of Best Value Schools (2021)


Key Dates and Deadlines

Now enrolling for our Spring 2023 Cohort.

Priority Submit
September 12, 2022
Priority II Submit
September 26, 2022
Final Submit
November 7, 2022

Start of Classes

January 9, 2023
Online MBA
January 9, 2023


Why Howard

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Our faculty are the top corporate executives, nonprofit directors, and government administrators of today’s leading agencies.

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Greatest Resource for
Minority Students

Howard University’s School of Business has more African-American alumni employed by Wall Street firms than any other university in the country.

Entrepreneurial Advancement


Learn the essentials of developing a sustainable, solution-driven startup and join the ranks of esteemed MBA graduates who own their own business.

Small Classroom Sizes

Classroom Sizes

Our online format offers small intimate classes and direct contact with your professors through live classes, breakout sessions with your high-caliber peers, and faculty office hours for one-on-one conversations.

Accessible Learning Format

Learning Format

Become a part of the great Howard University legacy from anywhere in the world. The online format allows you to earn your MBA in a way that works best for you.

Extended HU Alumni Network

Extended HU
Alumni Network

The vast Howard network prides itself on being a family. All over the world and throughout the business and technology industries, past students/alumni are willing to extend advice and provide opportunities.

Student Experience

AACSB-Accredited Business School

Coveted accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International has been consistently awarded to the Howard School of Business. In fact, it became the first in Washington, D.C., to achieve that world-recognized distinction.

President Barack Obama
“We’re no longer … small business owners. We’re CEOs, we’re mayors, representatives, Presidents of the United States.”

President Barack Obama

Commencement speech to the 2016 Howard University Graduates

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