Online Master of Business Administration Program

If you have a mind for business and a desire to lead, Harding’s online Master of Business Administration program can help you meet your goals. Our MBA degree, consisting of 10 courses and 30 credit hours, is offered completely online.

Motivated students can finish the online MBA program in as little as 14–16 months or at their own pace. Courses are worth three credits and run for six weeks. No matter what pace you choose, Harding Online offers one-on-one academic advising and support.

What You Will Learn

Students enhance their understanding of business and leadership throughout the duration of the program. Harding’s students develop well-rounded knowledge in core areas of business ethics, management, accounting, financial management, quantitative business analysis and marketing.

Harding is dedicated to providing students with knowledge and skills that are directly applicable to positions of leadership in business. Graduates are equipped with high-level business practices and management skills to support their long-term success. In addition to hard skills, each course emphasizes communication and critical thinking.

Online MBA degree students will also gain beneficial professional skills in the following courses:

  • Ethical and Social Issues in Business
  • Project Management
  • Conflict Management

Christian ethics are foundational to Harding’s online MBA program, helping students navigate potential ethical dilemmas and identify the business practices that match their values. Students are encouraged to be leaders of integrity who set the same high expectations for those they manage. If you want a quality business degree taught from a Christian perspective, Harding’s online MBA program may be right for you.

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Career and Salary Outcomes

An MBA degree is a pivotal element to career success and growth. Learn about the ways an MBA can support your career and salary outcomes.

Admissions Requirements and Process

Harding is here to make your admission process as smooth as possible. Visit our admissions requirements page to learn more about enrolling in our online MBA program.

Online MBA Program Tuition

Learn about Harding’s affordable MBA tuition rate and start planning for your degree.

Online MBA Degree FAQs


Before investing in an online MBA program, you need to know if it will help you professionally. An MBA degree is an investment in your career and symbolizes your commitment to your personal and professional development. These are valuable messages to send to future employers. In addition, an MBA builds on the concepts you learned in your undergraduate degree to provide actionable knowledge you can apply directly on the job.


As more individuals seek to develop their skills without sacrificing their flexibility, online degree programs have grown in popularity and developed significantly in the past 10 years. An online MBA program carries the same weight as an on-campus program. The classes and content of Harding’s online program are developed with the same level of dedication as our on-campus programs.


The average salary for MBA graduates in 2021 is projected to be $87,966.1 This is significantly higher than the average starting salary of $53,889 for those graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2019.1 Thus, pursuing an MBA can provide you with both career advancement and a more lucrative salary.

1Retrieved from NACE, Starting Salary Projections Positive for the Class of 2021, in July 2021

About Harding

Harding University, located in Searcy, Arkansas, is proud to offer completely online graduate programs. Harding is committed to supporting students in their educational path with degrees that provide professional development. Learn more about Harding Online and our affordable tuition rates.