Master of Business Administration

MBA@Syracuse offers students everywhere access to the full-time Whitman MBA program—with no need to relocate or put their careers on hold. Whitman’s award-winning faculty teach MBA@Syracuse classes on a live, online platform, and MBA@Syracuse graduates receive the same Whitman degree as on-campus students. The MBA@Syracuse program is designed to prepare students with the analytical and decision-making skills they need to advance their careers in today’s business environment.

MBA@Syracuse is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the leading accreditor of business schools. The curriculum blends a foundation in core business principles, specialized study in an area of concentration, and hands-on domestic and international residencies.

A Top Online MBA Program

The Whitman online MBA program has been ranked No. 18 by The Princeton Review.

Value of a Master of Business Administration

Why earn an MBA? Is an MBA worth the investment? By all accounts, the answer is yes. Professionals who pursue their degree are more likely to get promoted and often take home higher salaries than their counterparts.

  • In 2013, the median starting annual base salary for full-time, two-year MBA graduates was $90,000, which was up from $86,700 in 20121.
  • In 2013, the average bonus and additional compensation for full-time, two-year MBA graduates was $10,0002.
  • Salaries for MBA graduates has increased 10% over the past decade2.
  • The average percentage increase in post-degree salary for full-time, two-year MBA graduates is 81%3.
  • Hiring rates for MBA graduates is forecasted to increase by 16% in 20144.
  • MBA graduates report recouping one-third of their investment over the first year of work and 100% of their investment after just four years5.


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