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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!


For Traditional Students

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  • 3 Years of Undergraduate Study
    toward your Bachelor of Science
  • 2 Years of Graduate Study
    toward your Master of Business Administration

MBA Path

For Graduates with a BA or BS Degree

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  • 1 Semester of Optional Refresher Courses
  • 16 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.

MBA Career Opportunities
According to INDEED, here are the top 20 career opportunities open to individuals earning an MBA

  • Accountant
  • Health Center Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Consultant
  • Investment Banker
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Policy Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • IT Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer

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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.


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


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


Tuition as of the 2024-2025 academic year is $750 per credit hour.

Admission Requirements

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For more details about the program, contact Dr. Greg Bauer, Director of MBA Studies for more details about the program via email at

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