National College offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program for students interested in continuing their postgraduate education in the field of business. Through the program, business professionals increase their breadth of knowledge, their ability to analyze business alternatives more thoroughly, and their opportunities for more challenging, responsible, and productive careers in the business community.
As part of National College’s MBA program you will join a small number of committed students and an experienced faculty team who bring their professional and personal experiences to the program. Our MBA program will challenge you to put learning into practice through projects with companies and other local organizations throughout the Roanoke Valley, Virginia area and will strengthen your ability to lead and succeed.
Graduate students enrolling at National College can expect a welcoming environment where quality teaching, personal attention and collegiality are strongly valued, small discussion-based classes are the norm, and where there is a strong institutional commitment to educating the next generation of successful business professionals.
Applicants to the MBA program should have earned a Bachelor's degree in business or in a nonbusiness field.
As a student in the MBA program, you will:
National College's MBA program boasts a network of accomplished alumni. Graduates have achieved a wide range of professional goals, including new career direction, advancement to management, and business ownership.
The MBA program consists of nine core courses and five elective courses for a total of 56 credit hours of coursework. Classes are offered during the spring, summer, fall, and winter terms at National College's Roanoke Valley, Virginia campus.
Develop an understanding of financial theory and its application through case analysis. Topics include capital management, operating and financial leverage, costs of capital, investment, and financing decisions.
Learn how to analyze all marketing issues from the perspective of the marketing manager. Students explore how consumer behavior, market research, environmental trend analysis, new product development, pricing and distribution decisions, and promotional considerations must interact to create a successful marketing program.
This course endeavors to help students develop an understanding of the strategic role of operations and to develop an appreciation for operations activities and how to improve them.
Program core courses may include:
Sister City Grant (International Students)
How to Apply
Complete the application and include the following:
Mail the completed application and all requested materials to:
MBA Admissions Office
1813 East Main Street
Salem, Virginia 24153
If you would like more information about the program, please contact the MBA Admissions Office at
For International students wishing to obtain an MBA please mail the completed application and all requested materials to:
MBA Admissions Office
1813 East Main Street
Salem, Virginia 24153 USA
|Tuition||$402/credit X 56 credits = $22512|
|Books||$225/course X 14 courses = $3150|
|Activity Fee||$15/Term X 5 terms = $75|
|Applies to||On-Time Completion Rate||Median Title IV Loan Debt||Median Private Loan Debt|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||26.7%||$29,631.00||$0.00|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Note: Median Institutional Loan Debt is $0 for all National College campuses.
Additional Notes: Areas marked N/A indicate that 10 or less individuals graduated from this program during the specified reporting period and used this particular source of funding.
|Applies to||Placement Rate*|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||92.9%|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses.||No Data|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses.||No Data|
|*This rate is calculated based on a formula provided by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information on this agency, click here.|
Additional Notes: Areas marked with No Data indicate that no students graduated from the program during the reporting period