Discover Chicagoland's Best Value MBA. Conveniently located in the near western suburbs, we offer the highest quality education with an unrivaled return on investment.

As one of Chicago’s leading business schools, we offer a challenging, values-based environment where you will engage with faculty to learn real-world skills that prepare you to thrive in a fulfilling career.

The Brennan School of Business is AACSB accredited, a distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide. AACSB schools provide a better return on your investment with higher-caliber academics and degrees of distinction that help advance your business career. We offer an exceptional value as compared to other high-caliber Chicago area schools.

A Brennan MBA offers you:

  • Market readiness with in-demand degrees such as Accounting, Data Analytics, Healthcare Administration and Leadership.
  • Degree completion in as little as 18 months
  • Accelerated pathways with GMAT or class waivers
  • Full– or part-time programs delivered online or on campus
  • Hands-on learning opportunities as you solve business challenges for real corporate clients
  • An intimate classroom setting with an average student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1
  • Access to personalized coaching from Chicago’s experienced business leaders on everything from interview skills to career planning
Multiple Ways to Reach Your Career Goal 

In addition to the MBA, the Brennan School offers a variety of master’s degrees and concentrations. 

  • BS-MBA, accelerated MBA, for those who earned credit hours as part of a bachelor’s program 
  • MBA-JD, for those also enrolled in The John Marshall Law School 
  • MBA-RD, for those enrolled in Dominican’s cohort Dietitian Program 
  • MBA-MSW for those enrolled in Dominican’s School of Social Work 
  • MBA-MLIS for those enrolled in Dominican’s School of Information Studies 
Market Readiness 

Our optimized curriculum is rooted in experiential learning. Take a look at our program overview and attend an information session to learn more. 

  • Business foundations courses will ground you in basic principles and frameworks. 
  • All foundation courses are sequenced and compressed into one-credit courses so they can be completed in less time. 
  • MBA Core courses are rooted in experiential learning. This includes a one-credit Student Gateway Practicum that is centered on experiential problem solving with either a business client or a philanthropic organization. 
  • Capstone course centered on an applied strategic development project, utilizing skills learned in MBA courses and teamwork. 
  • Expanded Elective Program allows students to deepen skills in seven market-trending specialty areas: accounting, data analytics, finance, leadership, health care administration, international business administration and marketing. 
  • The dedicated Brennan Career Development Program includes networking and professional development events in addition to one-on-one career advising by five Executives in Residence. 
Easy to Fit Into Your Busy Schedule 

We know you have job and family responsibilities along with your ambitious goals, so we designed our program for busy adults: 

  • Full time or part time 
  • Weekday evening classes 
  • On the convenient River Forest campus, online or in a hybrid format 
  • Complete the program in as little as 18 months, or take as long as you need
  • Start with a few courses and earn a certificate 
Connections to a Successful Network 

Your network of successful business leaders will grow exponentially—starting in Brennan’s classrooms, with our faculty and your fellow students. Our classes are small and our students bring varied background perspectives, resulting in a rich, immersive learning experience whether online or on our campus. Our faculty bring a balance of academic rigor and practical experience into the classroom, including the global perspective crucial to success in today's business environment.And you’ll become a member of our large community of alumni already working in top corporations, agencies and organizations in Chicago and beyond.

Ready to learn more? Request information on our MBA program and we'll be in touch. 

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