Collaborative MBA

Collaborative MBA

Class Type:
Online with two short residencies
$784 per credit hour
Upcoming Start Dates:
Program Options:
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)

Dedicated to supporting the needs of working professionals and building a strong learning community.

MBA program recognizes that you enter this program with experience, skills, and expertise. Our curriculum is designed to honor and embrace your experiences. Regardless of your professional background, you will continue the life-long process of strengthening your management skills, developing your leadership style, and articulating the stewardship strategies necessary to achieve greater success in business.

APPLY by June 15 for fall admission!

     1st class - July 31, 2024, residency in Winnipeg Aug. 7-10, 2024
     Fall classes through Dec. 4, 2024, Spring classes start on Jan. 8, 2025
     International residency - June 28 -July 5, 2025 in Costa Rica 
     Last class ends on April 8, 2026

Academic Calendar

Why our program?

  • As a collaboration between four schools you'll have the unique opportunity to learn from a large group of faculty with diverse experiences
  • Focus on the leadership skills, people and processes that create sustainable organizations and healthy communities
  • Our cohort model means you'll get to know your fellow students well and learn from each other, as well as the faculty 
  • Two residencies: The North American residency gathers at a partner university for program orientation and to start the first course. The Costa Rica residency occurs midway through the program and is a chance explore and observe firsthand advanced sustainability practices supported at a national level.

We support our students

You won't feel like you're doing this alone. We provide comprehensive online orientation, community building activities and regular check-ins with advisors. We also have robust student support services, such as our Graduate Writing CenterAcademic Success Centerlibrary facilitiesHelpDeskCareer Services Center, and much more.

Admission Process and Criteria

    Apply now! 


    Cost and Financial Aid

    Tuition and Fees

    Current tuition and fees are available on the EMU Business office website.

    Federal Loans

    MBA students who are taking at least 5 credits per term may be eligible for unsubsidized Federal Direct Student Loans. For more information, please contact Patty Eckard, the administrative coordinator.

    Monthly Payment Plan

    Along with your tuition statement you will be receiving information about the online interest free four month payment plans through Higher One and CashNet. There is a $35 per semester fee for the payment plan. Learn more about payment plans and options.


    You may also search for scholarships using the Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarship search.

    Tuition and Fees

    The EMU business office maintains lists of current tuition and fees for all graduate programs. 

    Learn more about our program

    Check out the website for our collaborative online MBA program.
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