Online Global MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Discover an MBA With a Global Perspective
Top 5% of Business Schools
#1 for Business and Economics1
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- Duration 2 Years
- Cost per Credit $500
- Credit Hours 33
- No GMAT or GRE required
- Up to 6 transfer credits accepted
- No residency requirement
- Accelerated study option available
Earn a Customizable, Accelerated MBA
Lebanese American University’s 33-credit Global MBA delivers the foundational tools, practical experience and global connections you need to succeed as a leader in the international marketplace. Most students complete their degree in two years, but an accelerated study option is available where you can double-up on courses and graduate in 12-14 months.
Drawing on insights and expertise from a variety of expert, research-driven faculty, this program offers a gateway between Eastern and Western business culture. Because the Adnan Kassar School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – placing it in a select group of less than 5% of business schools worldwide – you can be confident that employers will recognize your degree as a mark of business excellence.
When you enroll in our Global MBA program online, you can customize your studies and build specialist knowledge through a wide range of elective offerings. And you’ll graduate with the business acumen and strategic management expertise required to gain a competitive edge in the workplace and become a business leader in our diverse world.
“The Global MBA Program has helped me by increasing my critical thinking, bringing new perspectives to work, learning new techniques that deliver outputs in an efficient, timely manner, and developing strategic leadership skills that benefit my work environment. We do not only learn from the courses, but students’ experience sharing is the key to knowledge and success.”– Zahy Al Asmar, Online Global MBA student
Gain Versatile Skills for Global Leadership Careers
Our Global MBA qualifies you for management-level careers in a number of in-demand business areas. The skills you gain in this program will prepare you for roles like:
- Executive Leader
- Financial Director
- Marketing Director
- Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Customize Your Degree for Your Professional Goals
33 total credits
Pursuing an MBA program online with Lebanese American University gives you the chance to learn from a supportive faculty of globally recognized business experts. Our 33-credit, 11-course curriculum combines a core of must-have business skills with customizable electives so you can build a knowledge base that fits your chosen career path. Topics include IT management, accounting, operations management and hospitality and tourism.
- ACC1MBA1 Financial Accounting
- ECO1MBA3 Business Economics
- MGT1MBA6 Strategic Management
- MKT1MBA4 Marketing Management
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No GMAT required
No application fee
We’ve designed our online application process to be quick, easy and stress-free. With three program intakes per year, you can begin your studies when convenient. Our expert admissions team can guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have.
To apply for the Global MBA program, you’ll need the following:
|Official transcripts showing a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university|
|2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale|
|CV or resume|
|At least one letter of recommendation|
|Work experience recommended|
|Applicants may be asked for an interview|
|If English is not your first language, you will also need to supply an up-to-date English language test certificate. Graduates of recognized universities where the language of instruction is English are not required to provide formal proof of English proficiency.|
|Start Dates: January, March, June, September, and October|
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Invest in Your Future With an Affordable Degree
$500 per credit hour
$16,500 total tuition
Employer reimbursement accepted
Earning an MBA is an investment in your future success and one of the best ways to accelerate your career and increase your earning potential. Lebanese American University is proud to offer competitive tuition for our online programs and accepts home country scholarships as well as employer reimbursement.
Our admissions representatives can provide full tuition details and help you find the funding option that’s right for you. Call us at +1 646 989 1609 for more information.Learn More
What You’ll Learn
With our innovative curriculum and culturally diverse learning community, you can position yourself at the center of global business and stand out as a leader in the marketplace. Graduates of our Global MBA have the analytical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills needed to take their careers to the next level.
Graduate With the Skills to Lead
When you finish your program, you’ll be able to:
- Select and analyze relevant data and propose an optimal solution to a business problem.
- Demonstrate effective involvement in a team.
- Evaluate the social and ethical issues involved in a business case.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
Abdul-Nasser El-Kassar, Program coordinator, Online Global MBA, MBA in Business Analytics
Abdul-Nasser El-Kassar is the program coordinator for the Online Global MBA and the MBA in Business Analytics. He is also an associate professor at the Adnan Kassar School of Business. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, and has received the Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Program certificate from the University of Florida. With a background in both mathematics and engineering management translated by two master’s degrees from University of Louisiana, his research ranges from quantitative methods to engineering management and its underlying mathematics. His research has been published in recognized journals including the Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Cleaner Production and the International Journal of Hospitality Management.
Diverse, Expert Faculty
Our diverse faculty has more than 100 publications in the fields of analytics and a track record of business success. Many work as consultants and advisors in the industry. They bring their expertise to the classroom and work one-on-one with students to help them meet their business goals.
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Discover 100% Online Business Education
Our online programs are delivered in an asynchronous format, so you can complete your coursework from anywhere you have an Internet connection. The Global MBA has no residency requirement, allowing you to study at your own pace and balance work, school and personal commitments while earning your degree.
As you complete your MBA program online, you’ll grow your network with classmates from around the world who have a wide range of professional backgrounds. Lebanese American University delivers the flexibility you need for success with the same distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and academic excellence as our on-campus offerings.Explore the Online Experience
Answers to Common Questions
Explore answers to the most frequently asked questions about our 100% online Global MBA. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us for additional program details.
The Adnan Kassar School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing it in a select group of less than 5% of business schools worldwide. We are also ranked #1 in business and management in Lebanon by THE Subject Rankings for 2023.
The Lebanese American University (LAU) operates under an absolute charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). All online degrees offered by the LAU are fully registered in the “Distance Education Format” with the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
You are required to take six core courses (including the capstone course) and five electives. You will take five three-credit courses in your first year, followed by five three-credit courses in your second year. The capstone course in strategic management will run throughout your studies.
Though there is no particular order in which you must take your required courses, the capstone course must always be completed last. Review course details here.
The online Global MBA prepares students for professional advancement in a wide range of leadership roles. Possible career paths for graduates include marketing manager, program analyst, business analyst, entrepreneur, financial manager, sales manager and more. Learn more about career outcomes.
- World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Business and Economics. Times Higher Education. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2023/subject-ranking/business-and-economics#!/page/0/length/25/locations/LBN/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats.