2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jul 25, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated Management Information Systems to MBA Program

Jeff Doolittle, M.B.A., Director

36 hours

This B.S. to MBA Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master Program enables undergraduate business students to complete graduate level business administration courses during the senior year of their traditional business program.  Students qualify to graduate with a bachelor’s degree at the end of four years and then complete one additional year of M.B.A. coursework.

Traditional courses will be offered on-ground.  The MBA core courses are 8 weeks in length and are delivered online.  There are no required face-to-face meetings for the MBA core courses.  This program is designed for working adults.  Students can expect to spend 8-10 hours per week on MBA course related activities. Total time to complete the program is 16 months, with courses starting every 8 weeks.

To remain eligible, students must maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 with a minimum C in all core and required supporting courses in the undergraduate major.  Dual enrolled courses require a B or higher to receive credit. Students are eligible for campus housing, food service, and rec center access during the MBA portion of the program, however, they are not required to stay at Olivet or in Bourbonnais to complete it.

Students from a broad range of business bachelor’s degrees are eligible for the program.


Students completing the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s program must complete 4 courses at the 500 level as a part of the Bachelor’s degree.

To graduate, a student must complete the MBA curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Students falling below a 3.0 will be put on academic probation and may be subject to suspension from the program.