West Palm Beach & Wellington

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

What brought you here was a belief that you can serve the world at a higher level with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). We believe that, too. At PBA, we understand and offer one-on-one advising to help you soar to new heights in your career. You’re immersed in an environment that reflects your values, amplifies your skills and inspires you to follow your passions to become a brighter you.

If you are looking for a fast, affordable and accredited MBA, Palm Beach Atlantic’s MBA degree program offered through the Marshall E. Rinker School of Business can prepare you for success in today’s global environment.

Features of our leading MBA degree program:

  • Flexible. Our MBA classes meet one night per week, allowing you to balance your home and work commitments with your educational goals.
  • Fast. Our accelerated programs allow you to earn your MBA degree in about 24 months.
  • Personalized attention. MBA classes are limited to no more than 25 students, which enhances learning and interaction with faculty and other students.
  • Affordable. PBA’s degree program is competitively priced, which helps you afford to follow your career dreams.
  • Accredited. Our MBA program is accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), so you can rest assured that your instruction is meaningful and high quality.
  • Rooted in faith. PBA’s MBA courses are infused with Christian morals and values to provide you with a solid foundation for ethical conduct in business.

Our MBA program

  • 36 graduate credits that students complete in 24 months.
  • Choose from the Finance or Marketing concentrations, or opt for the general program selecting elective courses from both areas.
  • Master of Business Administration courses are offered weeknight evenings at PBA’s West Palm Beach campus
  • Program entry points are fall (August) and spring (January) with application deadlines of, August 1 and December 1. Selected courses are offered during the summer term.
  • Students may combine the international marketing course with an international business trip scheduled each May at an additional cost. Destinations change annually.

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MBA Admission Requirements

  1.  Earn a baccalaureate degree in business administration from a regionally accredited institution or a baccalaureate degree in another major with successful completion of foundational business courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, microeconomics and statistics.
  2.  Submit: 
    • A completed online application and $45 nonrefundable fee (Click on the drop-down arrow to select the Graduate application)
    • Official transcript from college/university where bachelor’s degree was conferred and from college/university where prerequisite courses were taken
    • GMAT scores taken within the past five years
    • A current resume
    • Two letters of recommendation
  3.  Faculty interview – Once candidates submit all required documents, the complete application is reviewed by the Graduate Admissions Committee to determine invitations for an interview.

* International students should inquire about additional admission requirements.

Image: PBA students visit Dubai during a Global Business Trip. The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report rank PBA among the best universities in the Southeast.


Admissions decision and notification:

Applicants will be notified in writing of the Graduate Admissions Committee’s decision within two weeks after submitting your completed application. To secure a spot in the Master of Business Administration program, accepted students must, no later than 30 days before classes begin, submit:

  • A non-refundable $100 deposit, which is applied to tuition upon enrollment


Palm Beach Atlantic's grad calculator helps you plan college expenses.

The estimated tuition for the entire MBA program is $22,860*. This includes tuition for 36 credit hours ($600/credit) and the Resource Fee ($210/semester). This is based on a two-year full-time degree plan.

Use our Adult Tuition Calculator to plan your college expenses.

*Cost based on 2016-2017 fee schedule and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Financial Aid

Palm Beach Atlantic makes every effort to offer financial assistance through a variety of programs (federal and institutional) to deserving students. Primary funding for graduate study is provided on the basis of demonstrated financial need in the form of work study awards and student loans. Students must apply for financial aid each year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Learn more about opportunities for Financial Aid*; for questions on work-study or loan eligibility please contact finaid@pba.edu.


PBA’s growth in graduate and professional programs has provided additional scholarship opportunities to become available through faithful donors wanting to assist students in achieving their educational goals. For additional information about these scholarship opportunities for your program, please contact us at the Rinker School of Business at (888) 468-6722 or (561) 803-2122.

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