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The Johns Hopkins MBA, on your schedule.

The leadership challenges of the 21st century demand an MBA program that is distinctive and innovative. But the challenges of today’s professionals demand freedom and flexibility. The Carey Business School’s Flexible MBA harnesses the knowledge and the resources of the Johns Hopkins University, one of the world’s greatest research universities. It’s the world-class education generations of business leaders have come to expect from Hopkins, designed specifically to fit your busy schedule.

The Flexible MBA features:

  • Convenient evening, Saturday, and online courses
  • A choice of nine concentrations
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Financial Businesses
    • Health Care Management
    • Information Systems
    • Interdisciplinary Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate and Infrastructure
  • A focus on real-world skills and business knowledge to help you transition into leadership positions in the private, nonprofit, and public service sectors

The 54-credit course of study may be completed over three academic years. However, students have the flexibility to take up to six years to finish the program if needed.

Study with a diverse group of students.

Data Source: Fall 2015
Program Total Students Average Age % Female % Male % Domestic % International
Flexible MBA 490 32 40.6 59.4 94.5 5.5


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The Flexible MBA is designed for full-time working individuals. Courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays, allowing students to complete the program without interrupting their careers or excessively disrupting their personal lives. An online course option is available. Classes for the 54-credit program are offered in Baltimore, Columbia, and Washington, D.C. Students wishing to take a full-time MBA program should consider the Global MBA program.

The sequence and availability of specific electives may vary. Students must consult with academic advisers to ensure that they take courses in the approved sequence. Classes start in the fall and spring.

Business Foundations

(30 credits)

  • Business Communications
  • Conflict and Negotiations
  • Business Leadership and Human Values
  • Business Law
  • The Firm and the Macro-economy
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Decision Models
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Investments

MBA Concentrations Offered Online

  • Financial Businesses
  • Health Care Management
  • Management

MBA Concentrations Offered on Campus

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Businesses
  • Health Care Management
  • Information Systems
  • Interdisciplinary Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate and Infrastructure

Sample Electives 

  • Fixed Income
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Facilitating Strategic Change
  • Evaluating Health Care Innovations
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Design Leadership
  • Real Estate Funds and Portfolio Management
  • Wealth Management
  • CityLab
  • Discovery to Market
  • Global Strategy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Marketing Strategy

*All Flexible MBA students are required to take 30 credits of foundation of business courses. Students can select from 9 concentrations. Students are also required to take one 12-credit concentration and have the option of selecting a second concentration or selecting 12 credits of electives for a total of 54 credits.

Students who complete an MBA between May 2014 and August 2015 are eligible to continue their studies in a complementary new area with Carey's Second Degree Option. More information is available on the Second Degree Option website.

Tuition (AY 2016-2017) Application Fee Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
$1,290 per credit $100 $250 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable.

  • Late Registration Fee –$250
  • Late Payment Fee – $250
  • Returned Check Fee – $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee –$75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee – 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students.

We offer a variety of financial aid programs, including scholarships, loans, and work study opportunities.

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Apply to the program.

  1. Review our application dates. Select the application period that’s most convenient for you. Please note that you may not apply more than once per year.
  2. Organize all application materials. This includes official transcripts, resume, essay, letters of recommendation, any necessary test scores, and application fees.
  3. Submit your online application.
  4. View our frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 410-235-0545 or