Online MBA and Dual MJ/MBA Program FAQs

MBA and MJ/MBA Dual FAQs

You can complete the online MBA in as little as 18–24 months. The program requires only 33 credit hours through 8 core courses and 3 electives, and we work with you to help fit your coursework into your schedule.
You can complete both degrees in the accelerated dual program in as little as 2.5 years (combined required credits are reduced from 62 to 48).

Explore the online MBA curriculum.
No, the general online MBA and business process management concentration do not require any on-campus activities or residency.

Additionally, all online students are welcome to attend any on-campus events of interest such as career fairs, recruiting opportunities, and graduation ceremonies.

Learn more about Widener’s online MBA.
The MBA consists of 33 credit hours at $1,004 per credit.

Total estimated tuition: $33,231
Our Dual MJ/MBA program consists of 48 credit hours, with 8 Jurisprudence and 8 business courses (3 credits each). The cost per credit hour varies depending on the type of course. Jurisprudence cost per credit hour is $1,056 and the business course cost per credit hour is $1,004.

Business courses: $24,096
Jurisprudence courses: $25,344
Total estimated tuition: $49,440
To apply for the online MBA, you’ll need the following:
  • A bachelors degree
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7
  • A minimum GMAT score of 450*
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 for international students
*Note: GMAT waiver may be available for those with five years of relevant work experience, a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution and/or an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.

Candidates must submit a statement of purpose and two recommendation forms at time of application.

Read more about Widener’s admission requirements.
No, but if you hold a degree from a non-business background you may be required to complete up to five foundation prerequisite courses. See curriculum page for a list of foundation courses.
A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA is recommended.

Students seeking the dual degree have a conditional GMAT waiver. You will be expected to maintain sufficient academic progress in the MJ portion of the dual degree. In the event that sufficient progress is not made in the MJ portion, you will be required to take the GMAT and earn a 450 or higher to continue in the MBA program.
Yes. If you have five years of relevant work experience, a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution and/or an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher you may be able to waive the GMAT requirement.
Widener’s online MBA does not require an undergraduate degree in business, but if you recieved a non-business undergraduate degree you may need to need to complete up to five foundation courses.
Five years of relevant work experience may override Widener’s required GMAT minimum of 450 for the online MBA program.
There are no professional requirements for the MJ/MBA dual degree program.
Yes. The business process management concentration prepares you for the Certified Business Process Professional certification governed by the Association of Business Process Management Professionals.
Wideners Online MBA program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AACSB-accredited schools are considered to have the highest-quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools. They undergo ongoing external review and have to meet rigorous accreditation standards and criteria for quality. Employers want quality business graduates from quality business schools. This is why it is so important to choose an AACSB-accredited business degree program that will teach you the knowledge and skills employers require.
The MJ program has the distinction of being accredited by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). The MBA is accredited by the AACSB.
Yes. Financial aid is available for undergraduate or graduate students primarily in the form of federal loans.To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Employer tuition reimbursement arrangements are available to qualified students with employer documentation.

Widener University’s FAFSA code is 003313.
At Widener, we participate in educational benefit programs offered through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Yellow Ribbon Program, and offers matching tuition assistance to eligible undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9-11 Bill benefit programs are available to qualified veterans.
Once you request information, a Program Manager will be assigned to assist you with your research and your admissions file. Upon acceptance, you will have a designated Student Services Coordinator to assist you throughout your program.
The MBA program offers three sessions per year to allow you the greatest flexibility and convenience. View our full academic calendar here. Request information or contact a Program Manager for the next session date.
See our Career Outlook page for details on how the online MBA from Widener University will take your career to the next level.
Yes! MBA graduates generally see a salary increase of 67–103 percent over their pre-degree salaries, depending on the industry. Explore our Career Outlook page for details on how much you can earn with an MBA.
We review applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. Please call us at 844.386.7321 to talk to a Program Manager who can help you get started, or request more information.

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If you have additional questions, request more information or call 844-386-7321 to speak with a Program Manager.