MBA FAQsIs the MBA program accredited?All of Colorado Christian University's programs are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Visit our Accreditations page for details.How many credit hours is the MBA program and how long does it take to complete?The program is 39 credit hours and generally takes approximately two years. See the MBA Curriculum page for additional information. Do I have to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)?The GMAT is used as one indicator of readiness for graduate school. The GMAT is typically required for candidates to CCU's MBA program. However, the GMAT requirement will be waived for students with an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or above. Read more about the GMAT test and other MBA admission requirements.Are there any prerequisites?All applicants to the MBA program must complete prerequisites in accounting, finance/economics, and statistics. These courses are required for students who intend to enroll in CCU's MBA program. Students can enroll in the MBA program and begin to take classes, however must demonstrate completion of the prerequisite courses by submitting the transcript showing proof of completion to the registrar's office before taking the requisite course. See MBA Prerequisites for details.How much does the program cost?View current tuition and fees for the MBA program.Is financial aid available?See our Financial Aid site for detailed information about financial aid and payment options for graduate students. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You are also encouraged to check with your employer about additional tuition benefits that may be available through your company.What is the program format?The MBA program can be completed online, by attending class, or through a combination of both. Each course is typically taken over a five-week time period. Visit MBA Curriculum for additional information about the program format and curriculum.How does the online format work?For online courses, CCU students utilize Blackboard Learn, a leading solution in electronic education, to participate in MBA classes that blend the latest in eLearning technology with the latest business theory and practice. Students attend classes electronically, do research using the Internet, exchange e-mail, and participate in online discussions. Even assignments and tests are submitted online. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them prior to scheduled deadlines.How is the online format different from a traditional classroom-based format?All of the thirteen required courses for the MBA program are available in an online format. In seven-week blocks, participants use online tools (e.g., the Internet, Blackboard Learn, online threaded discussions, e-mail, document sharing, the grade book, online presentations, etc.) to share from their experiences, work together to solve assigned problems, compare solutions for business case studies, and learn from the facilitating instructor and each other. For the general MBA program with leadership as its focus, the international course is a study-travel event that places students for a little over one of its seven weeks in a major foreign city and country. In short, the experience is a rigorous, high-quality Master of Business Administration degree program, delivered in an accessible, convenient format available to students all over the world.Where is the program offered?Visit CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies programs page to see where the MBA program is offered.