When You Want to Be on the Cutting Edge of Business, You Want to Learn From Steve Forbes.

Thrive in today’s global business environment with the online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Forbes School of Business and Technology® at Ashford University. Here’s how Forbes Media Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes explains the value of Ashford’s MBA degree:


Following Forbes-inspired curriculum, the MBA degree program emphasizes the core skills you’ll need to excel in any organization: leadership, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This is up-to-date education taught by leaders with real-world business experience.

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Students who earn their online MBA degrees at the Forbes School of Business and Technology® also enjoy all the benefits of the Ashford experience:

  • Convenient & Flexible – Balance work, life, family, and school when you earn your education master’s degree online
  • 6-Week Classes – Take one class at a time and still be considered full time
  • Weekly Start Dates – You don’t have to wait for next semester to come around; you decide when you start, and it can be as soon as next week
  • 24/7 Support – Communicate with librarians, writing consultants, and tech support whenever you want. Ashford’s enrollment coaches are here to guide you every step of the way, available 7 days a week.
  • Tuition Assistance – Scholarships and financial aid are available to those who qualify
  • Ashford Promise – No charges or debt incurred until the fourth week of your first course
  • Transfer Credits** – Transfer up to 9 approved credits toward master’s degrees in education
  • No Application Fee – There’s no cost to submit your application
  • No GMAT or GRE Required – Pursue your master’s degree in education without GMAT or GRE scores


“I am now working in the career I have wanted to work in for many years. I have gained knowledge above and beyond what I had before”

Tony Flaminio
Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2015


What You'll Learn

MBA programs develop knowledge in all of the core functional areas of today’s business world. When you earn your MBA degree online at the Forbes School of Business and Technology®, you’ll discover a modern approach to business education that incorporates simulations, videos from leading business experts, pertinent books and publications, and industry-specific case studies.

The core courses in the MBA cover:

  • -     Finance
  • -     Human resources
  • -     Budgeting
  • -     Analysis
  • -     Operations management
  • -     Business management
  • -     Business law and ethics
  • -     Global marketing
  • -     Global economics

In addition to core courses, you can select two elective courses to enhance your knowledge in topics like:

  • -     Entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship
  • -     International business
  • -     Technology and innovation


Careers for Online MBA Graduates

The Master of Business Administration degree provides a broad background and general knowledge in the field of business. As there are many possible fields of employment, specific employment will depend on your undergraduate degree and work experience. Generally, an MBA graduate may work in private or public companies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or become an entrepreneur. Specific career opportunities may include Management Analyst, Business Development Manager, Leadership Development Manager, Executive Director, Marketing Manager, Treasurer and Controller, or Chief Executive.

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Accreditation Information

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Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001

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Ashford’s Master of Business Administration degree is accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

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*Availability of start dates is based on program selection. Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

**The transferability of credits is subject to Ashford University's transfer credit policies, and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward an Ashford University degree program.

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