Master of Business Administration in Strategic Leadership

Choose your path. Earn your MBA in just 16 months or pursue your bachelor's and master's degrees together through our innovative combined BS+MBA program!

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For Traditional Students


Years of Undergraduate Study
toward your Bachelor of Science


Years of Graduate Study
toward your Master of Business Administration


MBA Path

For Graduates with a BA or BS Degree


Semester of Optional
Refresher Courses


Months of Intensive
Graduate Study


What Is the Strategic Leadership MBA?

The Barton Strategic Leadership MBA is an exciting opportunity for students to develop new skills and to grow personally and professionally. The curriculum is structured so that degree-holding students can earn an MBA in 16 months. Traditional students can graduate in five years with a combined Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration.


Barton College has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer a 3+2 Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Strategic Leadership.


The School of Business at Barton College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.

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Program Details

Admission Process

Admission into the graduate program is straightforward. The streamlined steps provided here will guide you through the admission process.

Admission Requirements

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Our Strategic Leadership MBA curriculum is designed to accommodate students entering the program as high school graduates, college transfer students, or established adults who already possess a BS or BA.

BS+MBA Curriculum   MBA Curriculum


For applicants already possessing a BS or BA degree, tuition is $750 per semester hour for 2021-2022.


Examine leadership from many perspectives through international travel, Barton/Wilson business partnerships, and a global outreach project.

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Contact Dr. Karen Palasek, Director of MBA Studies, for more details about the program. Call 252-399-6420 or email

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