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Flexible MBA (Online)


Total Credits 36-39

Financial Aid Scholarships Available

  • Complete your degree in as few as 18 months
  • Pick from 4 concentrations — Finance, Healthcare Management, Leadership and Change, and Executive Coaching
  • AACSB-accredited MBA — a distinction reserved only for the top 5% of business schools
  • Curriculum built to adhere to 3 C’s of leadership — Competence, Character, and Commitment to Community

Our top-ranked, Flexible MBA is offered 100% online, on campus, or in a blended format. With more than 170 business leaders contributing their expertise to the McColl School of Business, no other MBA can match our robust network of connections in the Charlotte community and beyond.

What Makes Us Unique?

Rankings and Accolades. In addition to its AACSB distinction, the Queens Flexible MBA is known, respected, and extremely reputable.  

  • Top 20 Global Online MBA in 2020, CEO Magazine
  • No. 21 in Student Engagement, U.S. News and World Report
  • No. 4 “Best Online Change Management MBA Degree Programs”, MBA Central

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A Top-Ranked MBA Program with Four Concentrations

With concentrations in FinanceHealthcare ManagementLeadership and Change, and Executive Coaching, we have designed an online MBA program that can help set you apart and grow as a professional leader in your community.

You will test yourself with our team-based approach to learning, including a weekend of leadership-focused activities in the mountains of Little Switzerland, N.C.

We also offer unmatched networking opportunities, mentorship, personalized executive coaching, and an international travel opportunity for MBA students.

25% of Recruiters Are Willing to Pay MBA Graduates a Premium Salary if Their MBA is Specialized.1

Compare Our MBA Concentrations

An MBA with an area of focus can help your degree standout to employers. The Queens Flexible MBA offers 4 concentrations so you can tailor your education to your needs, interests and professional aspirations.

Are You Debating Between Two or More Tracks? 

Use our compare programs feature to see differences and similarities easily.

Flexible MBA: Executive Coaching

Develop the skills you need to help executives lead teams, meet organizational goals, and succeed.

Flexible MBA: Finance

Prepare for financial management roles across industries, including insurance, manufacturing, and government institutions.

Flexible MBA: Healthcare Management

Lead the administrative side of patient-centered care, from budgeting and scheduling to human resources.

Flexible MBA: Leadership and Change

Understand your approach to leadership and examine the human dynamics of organizational change.

A Curriculum That’s Flexible, Customizable, and Gives You More Options

With a flexible set of core courses, you can customize the Queens MBA to fit your life and goals. Enjoy the flexibility to learn online, on campus, or a combination of both formats. You can further tailor your education to your professional aspirations by choosing one of our four in-demand concentrations, or build your own option from our extensive elective course offerings.

The Queens curriculum is built on business school founder Hugh McColl’s 3 C’s of Leadership: Competence, Character, and Commitment to Community. You will graduate ready to become an ethical leader who can envision, plan, and implement initiatives throughout all aspects of business management.

Core courses 8

Electives offered 20+

Executive Coaching Concentration: Develop the skills you need to help organizational leaders reach their goals, improve performance, and create sustainable management policies that drive successful outcomes.

Finance Concentration: Prepare for financial management roles across industries, from insurance and manufacturing to government institutions.

Healthcare Management Concentration: Prepare to manage all aspects of the business side of medical practice and support doctors, nurses, and other practitioners as they treat and prevent illness.

Leadership and Change Concentration: Lead organizations of all sizes through periods of transformation with a program ranked No. 4 “Best Online Change Management MBA Degree Program” in the nation by MBA Central.


What You Will Learn

As a student, and eventual graduate, of the Queens online MBA program, you will confidently walk away with a robust set of skills to propel you toward continued career success and proactively position you for future opportunities. Outcomes of the program include but are not limited to the following.

“Networking with the cohort and faculty was so essential contributing to the overall experiences. I am not aware of any online MBA program as vetted and earnest as the faculty and staff of McColl School of Business.”

– Kiara Arnold, MBA Alumnus

The Gold-Standard Degree for Business Leaders

An MBA can open career opportunity.

Top-earning titles for MBAs include Financial Manager, Chief Executive, and Medical and Health Services Manager. In 2018, the median annual salary for management occupations was $104,240, with a steady, 7 percent career growth projected from 2018 to 2028.2

This MBA program helps you discover your strengths, evaluate your career goals, and open the door to executive-level opportunities. You will stand out with a nuanced understanding of your own leadership style and the prestige of a school accredited by AACSB-International, the world’s highest standard for business education.


The Queens MBA Experience

When you enroll in the Queens MBA program, you will gain unparalleled access to a variety of experiences atypical of standard MBA programs. These immersive learning opportunities can help you further hone your leadership skills and build a lasting network of like-minded professionals.

Mentorship Program

Through the McColl School Mentor Program, get matched with alumni for guidance, tools, resources, and networking opportunities.

International Experience

Explore international markets and global business practices while developing multicultural awareness with this optional international trip.

BB&T Leadership Challenge

Escape to the Western North Carolina mountains for a leadership development retreat that will challenge you intellectually and physically while you build relationships with fellow students, faculty, and staff.

Executive Coaching

Experience 4–6 customized sessions with an executive coach selected for you based on a tailored matching and interview process. You will develop actionable plans to drive your growth and long-term transformation as a leader.

Orientation Weekend

Join us for an immersive orientation weekend that introduces you to your classmates, faculty and support staff, framing expectations for your MBA experience and introducing learning styles and strategies for success.

Flexible MBA Admission Requirements


No application fee

Queens University of Charlotte makes it easy to apply for admission to the online MBA program. Here is what you will need to get started.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

The Queens Flexible MBA program costs $1,165 per credit hour. Scholarships are available and you may qualify! Take time to speak with one of our program managers to learn more about our scholarship opportunities. 


Figuring out how to pay for your education shouldn’t be intimidating. Many of our students use Federal Financial Assistance to offset their tuition, and you may qualify, too.

Learn more about your financial aid options, including employer tuition reimbursement, scholarships and grants, and military benefits.


The Online Student Experience and It’s Advantages

Queens has a student-first approach to online learning that prioritizes what you need to succeed, including 24/7 tech support. You will benefit from smaller class sizes and experience our rich, interactive learning platform that makes connecting with your studies simple.

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“As my career as a HR Business Partner grew, I needed to increase my business acumen. The flexibility and reputation led me to Queens’ MBA program. I found balance by having some control over my evening and weekend schedule and by engaging the support of my classmates and faculty.”

— Lexa Hough, MBA ’18, VP Human Resources, LPL Financial 

Guidance From Expert Faculty

Thanks to our small class sizes, you’ll have direct access to your professors. Get answers to your questions, individualized support, and more.


Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore Queens’ online MBA, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.

You can complete the Master of Business Administration program in approximately two years if you take two courses per semester, which is considered full-time.

You can also take longer to complete the program if needed. Select students may opt to take on more courses at once, completing the program on a shorter timeline, depending on concentration.

The number of management occupations is projected to grow by 7% between 2018 and 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That amounts to more than 700,000 new jobs for qualified candidates. The median annual wage for these positions is the highest of all major occupational groups, sitting at $104,240.

Management is just the beginning when you have your MBA. You can also tailor your degree to your career aspirations with our four concentrations: Executive CoachingFinanceHealthcare Management, and Leadership & Change.

Explore your career opportunities on our Career Outlook page.

No work experience is necessary to apply, but you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Official GMAT/GRE scores are also required, though you may be eligible for the GMAT/GRE waiver if you have relevant full-time work experience.

See the Admission Requirements page for more information.

The estimated tuition for this program is $41,940 to $45,435 depending on your chosen concentration.

Please note this amount doesn’t include other costs you might incur, such as textbooks, school supplies, personal expenses, and loan fees.

Find more details about tuition, scholarships, and financial aid options on our MBA Tuition page.

If you take two courses per semester, that would be considered full-time. You can also study on a part-time basis if you prefer.

The Queens MBA program includes 36 credit hours of foundation, core, flexible core, and elective courses. You’ll explore coursework in leadership development, strategic planning, organizational development and international business. The foundation and core courses are mandatory for all MBA students, but your electives and flexible core courses may vary.

Outside of the curriculum, we also offer an optional, immersive two-day experience on the Queens campus in Charlotte, N.C. where you’ll get insights into leadership and personal learning style.

You also have the opportunity to benefit from mentorship, executive coaching, an unmatched business network, and a special leadership challenge in the mountains of Western North Carolina

See the curriculum page for more information.

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  1. Graduate Management Admission Council (2017). Corporate Recruiters Survey Report 2017. (Rep.) Retrieved September 10, 2019, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Management Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 10, 2019, from