Accelerated MBA

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

Fast-track your career growth on your busy schedule, earning an MBA in just 17 months with convenient weekend classes.

Why Earn an Accelerated MBA?

An accelerated MBA program allows individuals with work experience to gain a balanced, diverse and global orientation to business education on a shorter timeline while maintaining their current position. Coursework will emphasize leadership, team building, analysis and problem-solving, preparing you to take on leadership roles in a variety of business settings.

Why Earn Your Accelerated MBA at Adelphi?

  • Earn your degree quickly on a schedule designed for working professionals with classes held on Saturdays.
  • Learn in small classes and receive exceptional guidance and support from our inspiring and accomplished faculty.
  • Gain invaluable insights and build your network as you work alongside a small group of business peers.

Adelphi’s James Riley, Jr. Trading Room is equipped with the same Bloomberg terminals used by Wall Street financial professionals.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our graduate students are working or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Adelphi’s unique schedule format in the accelerated MBA program has provided me the opportunity to pursue my MBA as a working executive enabling me to balance professional and personal obligations relatively well. The program presents opportunities for me to strengthen my leadership and management skills, learn from accomplished peers and have the ability to learn from real-world experienced professors.

Ayana Culley ’11 Current Professional Business Administration major, also completed her BS in Nursing

How Long Will It Take Me to Complete the Program?

  • The Accelerated MBA program will take 17 months to complete.
  • Fourteen courses (42 credits)
  • Two courses taken every term
  • Terms are eight weeks long
  • Seven terms total
  • Cohort format used for the entire program
  • Eight hours of online activities per course in addition to in-class instruction

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of four years of managerial experience and should submit the following application requirements:

  • Graduate application and $50 fee
  • One letter of recommendation from an academic or professional source
  • Personal essay (500 words)
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of a bachelor’s degree earned at an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé with a minimum of four years of managerial experience

Awards & Recognition

Britt'Ny Brown

Director of Graduate Programs
Phone Number
Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise 117

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