Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program offered at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is distinctive because it offers our students a scholarly environment where we focus on fostering innovation, leadership competencies and global business skills needed in today’s world. By having students work closely with talented faculty with diverse backgrounds and extensive industry experiences, every aspect of the MBA program is designed to encourage new ways of thinking to develop the knowledge and skills you need to be successful. Our curriculum combines advanced knowledge with fundamental practical skills of leadership, quantitative analysis and theory with the aim of giving our students the widest range of opportunities to apply them to real business situations. At NDNU we focus on merging career and academic goals to meet the needs of professionals.

See the NDNU General Catalog for course descriptions.

Beginning Fall 2015, this program is also offered online and  in Tracy, CA.


A working professional may complete the MBA program within two years and may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semesters.

  • The School of Business and Management has been granted initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading accreditation association in business education
  • Courses in the MBA program are conveniently scheduled in the evening on NDNU’s Belmont campus
  • The MBA program at NDNU considers the evolving nature of technology, global markets, systems analysis, problem solving, ethics and social responsibility of organizations
  • NDNU’s focus is not only on graduates making a difference in their career, but using this degree to make a difference in their world by considering sustainable approaches to creating and running organizations
  • Our students are mentored to develop fundamental practical skills in quantitative analysis, theory and leadership that they can apply immediately to their business environment

Admission Requirements

Students may apply to enter the Master of Business Administration program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters and should meet the following requirements:

  • Completed NDNU application for admission
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, academic or professional.
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, with one transcript showing a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S., or equivalent academic preparation outside of the U.S. All transcripts from universities outside the United States must be evaluated by a professional credential evaluation service. We accept evaluated transcripts from members of NACES (
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • MBA prerequisites: Financial Accounting, Statistics, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. A grade of “C” or better is required for prerequisite courses.


Grad Admissions

Jordan Holtzman
Program Director, Graduate Business Programs