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Howard Online MBA Programs for Global Business Leaders

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Start Your Legacy With
Howard University

The Howard University School of Business cultivates Black Excellence and creates legacy through community.  As the first university in Washington, D.C. to receive AACSB accreditation, we develop the next generation of global leaders through holistic learning and a focus on entrepreneurial spirit. 

When you pursue an Online MBA or Executive MBA with Howard, you can rise to the next level of career success and join leaders who are changing the game in business and beyond. Our programs are open to applicants with relevant work experience who have a bachelor’s degree or an international four-year equivalent from an accredited college or university. Your pathway to an empowered future starts here because when you’re at Howard, you’re at home.

Only HBCU ranked on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Top U.S. Schools

“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
Associate Provost of Academic Innovation and
Strategic Initiatives and Dean Emeritus

Earn Your MBA Online From Howard

Our online MBA programs give students direct access to Howard’s long legacy and reputation for success. The online format lets working professionals learn from leaders, gain new skills, and build lifelong connections while advancing their careers. Through networking and hands-on learning experiences, students are prepared to succeed in a competitive global environment. Since 2004, the Howard School of Business MBA has earned the number one spot on The Princeton Review’s “Greatest Resources for Minority Students” list.*

*Ranking awarded for the on-campus program.

Aerial view of Howard University's campus.



Greatest Resources for Minority Students

– The Princeton Review, 2004-2022


Historically Black Colleges and Universities

U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Most Competitive Students

– The Princeton Review, 2022


Best MBA for Nonprofit

– The Princeton Review, 2020


Best Online EMBA Program

– College Consensus, 2021


Best Business School

Bloomberg Businessweek, 2022

Explore Howard Online MBA Programs

Online MBA

The Howard Online MBA course curriculum is for early to mid-career professionals who want to level up their careers and grow into global business leaders. As an Online MBA student, you’ll learn at a pace that aligns with your schedule. Complete in an average of 2.5 years.

Executive MBA

Howard’s Executive MBA program is for experienced professionals and emerging leaders who want to enhance their skills, rise to the next level of career success, and start their path to the C-Suite. Complete in an average of 18 months.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Online MBA – Spring 2025
Priority Submit Deadline
September 1, 2024
Final Complete Deadline
November 1, 2024
Start of Classes
January 13, 2025
Executive MBA – Fall 2024
Priority Submit Deadline
June 21, 2024
Final Complete Deadline
July 19, 2024
Start of Classes
August 26, 2024

Level Up with Howard’s Online MBA Programs

World-Class Faculty

Learn from leaders who are the corporate executives, nonprofit directors, and government administrators of today’s top agencies.

Greatest Resource for Minority Students

The Howard School of Business has earned the top spot on The Princeton Review’s “Greatest Resources for Minority Students” list since 2004.

Entrepreneurial Advancement

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

Small Class Sizes

Our online format offers small, intimate classes and direct contact with your professors and classmates through live courses, breakout sessions, and faculty office hours.

Accessible Learning Format

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

Extended HU Alumni Network

The vast Howard network prides itself on being a strong community. Around the world and throughout the business and technology industries, alumni extend advice and open doors to career-changing opportunities.

AACSB Accredited

Covered accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International has been consistently awarded to the Howard School of Business. In fact, our school was the first in Washington, D.C. to achieve this international distinction.

AACSB Accredited logo.

“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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