Online MBA


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Program Description

The Lynn MBA is a well-respected program, rated Top 10 in the region by South Florida Business Journal, nationally-ranked by U.S. News and World Report, and considered to be one of the best online MBA programs in Florida. Learn from credentialed, attentive faculty with real-world business experience in a collaborative, convenient, and flexible online format.

Choose one of nine specializations, fueling your appeal in an ever-changing, ever-personalized marketplace. As you gain the leadership skills you need to pursue management-level positions, you will engage in discussions in a small virtual classroom setting averaging 10-15 students, drawing from personal and professional experiences.

Not only does the Lynn online MBA offer you the flexibility to learn online without having to commute or log-in at specific times of day, we give you the freedom to start and finish your graduate education in as little as one year, helping you remain relevant and fresh in your current or new field. Work full-time while you establish yourself as a business leader with an advanced, reputable degree from a program accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Get started today by applying for our online MBA program with no GMAT or GRE exam required for admission. At Lynn, we value work and life experience and believe we capture driven, highly intellectual students without this roadblock to taking action in one’s career.

Now, more than ever, financial concerns play a role in one’s decision to pursue an advanced degree. We offer a competitively priced online MBA program at an accelerated pace that will give you the courses you need to make the moves you want in your career.

As a student of the program, you'll be able to create a course of study that examines the areas of the business management that interest you most. The Lynn University online MBA offers 9 specializations, allowing you to develop focused skills that can help you take the next step in your career.

With the help of credentialed, industry-expert faculty, unparalleled technological and student support, small class sizes, career counseling and an active, accomplished alumni network, you will feel at home in our thriving global online MBA community.

MBA specializations

By offering a wide variety of specializations, both high-demand, and niche, the Lynn MBA online develops focused business expertise while allowing you to tailor your degree to your passion.

Aviation Management

Learn the ins and outs of airport operations and aviation organizations and management. Your training will prepare you to take on middle- and upper-level management positions at airports, airlines, fixed-base operators, government agencies and consulting firms.

Entrepreneurial Management

Learn to recognize and lead new entrepreneurial ventures that bring bold ideas to market. This specialization focuses on both the creative and practical elements of entrepreneurship, examining innovation and original thinking alongside finance, forecasting, and managing working capital. Courses also study the funding sources available to entrepreneurs and how to pitch a new concept to investors.

Financial Valuation and Investment Management

Gain a deeper understanding of financial analysis and learn development strategies for increased output and improved outcomes. Explore ways in which to calculate the value of a company or asset using discounted cash flow models and equity valuation models. Learn how to measure a portfolio’s risk, domestic and international portfolio management practices, and methods of portfolio optimization. Study corporate development for increased valuation. Graduates of this specialization can obtain senior financial analyst positions within all sectors of the global economy.

Hospitality Management

Take hold of the hospitality world as a leader with managerial and interpersonal savvy. Understand how to efficiently lead resort operations, improve services and offerings, and manage food service administration. Graduates of this specialization go on to work in event planning, food service and lodging management across the globe.

Human Resource Management

Gain the skills expected of today’s HR leaders in this focused course of study. Complete an overview of the management techniques that guide human resource managers while specifically examining essential areas of the field like labor law, benefits, compliance, and compensation.

International Business

Understand the world around you and become a better businessperson for it. Discover the trends and areas of growth in international trade and investment; build a strong foundation in international finance and engage in an in-depth exploration of special topics in the international business affecting the workforce today. Graduates of this specialization could gain management and senior analyst positions in HR, finance, natural science/energy, IT, healthcare and project management.


Be the marketing manager you would want to work for. Students acquire a practical understanding of business functions, leadership techniques, strategic implementation, and the challenges of keeping pace with a dynamic, global economy. Graduates of this specialization go on to pursue managerial positions in communications, sales, marketing, advertising, corporate communications, consulting and public relations.

Media Management

Become a communicator, strategist and media connoisseur at the highest level. Take on the newest technologies and communication planning trends while honing the necessary skills to confidently manage legal issues and regulation in mass communications and the global media world. Understand how media and culture are intertwined and how to make your message count. Graduates of this specialization go on to pursue managerial positions in communications, public relations sales, marketing, advertising, corporate communications, consulting and public relations.

Sports Management

Manage at an intercollegiate and professional level with improved skills in athletic administration. Learn to create an optimal environment for interpersonal and business growth while understanding the issues that affect the future of the industry. Graduates of this specialization go on to pursue managerial positions in professional sports teams, sports and fitness marketing, private and public health clubs and sports stadiums and arenas.

MBA Foundation Courses

  • Graduate Orientation Seminar
  • Leadership and Management of Organizations
  • Marketing Management in a Global Economy
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management Seminar


Students are required to meet the following prerequisites for admission to the program:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Undergraduate GPA 2.5 or higher.
  • Official undergraduate transcripts.
  • A résumé and personal statement (which is a writing sample demonstrating the capacity to perform at the graduate level).
  • One letter of recommendation from an academic or professional source.

For international students who have not graduated from an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States, a satisfactory TOEFL score (550 paper-based, 213 computer-based or 80 internet-based) or IELTS score (6.5 or above) along with an International Transcript Evaluation and a course equivalency report must be provided.

Prerequisites for those without an undergraduate business degree

  • Undergraduate transcripts from MBA applicants are reviewed to determine whether the applicant has completed prerequisite coursework in financial accounting, macroeconomics, and statistics.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications such as Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential.

While not required for admission, students who have not taken a course in accounting, macroeconomics, statistics and/or who lack proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) may be required to take undergraduate prerequisite courses in each before taking the foundation courses in the MBA program.

Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

Lynn University’s small size and fearless people let us do things the big schools only wish they could. Experience boundless classrooms with iPad-powered learning. Connect with potential employers as ... Read More

Lynn University’s small size and fearless people let us do things the big schools only wish they could. Experience boundless classrooms with iPad-powered learning. Connect with potential employers as early as your first semester. Gain a global mindset with peers from around the world. Graduate at warp speed with accelerated degree programs. Read less