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Master of Business Administration

(MBA – Online)

Why a Master of Business Administration degree?

  • The MBA online program is designed to provide the flexibility that professionals need to balance family, work, and school.
  • Gain the skills and knowledge necessary for individuals to enhance their career opportunities including promotions and increased compensation.
  • The MBA assists with starting a new business and attainment of specific management or leadership positions. MBA coursework involves a broad spectrum of business-related topics including accounting, statistics, economics, communications, management, and entrepreneurship.
  • Most courses are 7.5 weeks in length and the program can be completed in 1 year if attending full-time or 2 years if attending part-time.

Program Benefits

  • Learn from faculty with academic and real world experience who care about your success and progress.
  • Develop a mastery of business fundamentals and skills to conduct successful business in both a domestic and international context.
  • Create lasting connections that can lead to promotions and new opportunities in your career.

What is the typical salary for a Master’s of Business Administration?

Salaries for MBA graduates vary depending on area of interest. On average, an MBA degree can deliver a 6-figure income over a period of 20 years.


Financial Manager


Director of Finance


Senior Product Manager

Salary based on data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why Keystone?

You can be confident that Keystone’s Online Degree Programs adhere to the same high standards of quality as our traditional, on-campus programs. Keystone is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It’s ranked among the best regional colleges in the U.S., and as one of the best schools for military veterans. It’s also the oldest educational institution in Northeast Pennsylvania.


Generous Credit Transfer

If you’ve earned applicable graduate level credits with a B or better, they may be accepted for transfer to Keystone. Students can transfer in up to 9 of the 30 credits required for graduation.


Classes are offered 100% online. and are designed to fit into your schedule, enabling you to balance work and family life, finish your degree, enhance your skills and advance your career.


Tuition is an affordable $600 per credit hour. Alumni of Keystone who are enrolled in a Master’s degree program at Keystone College are eligible to receive a 10% discount.  Find out more here.

Program Format

The MBA program will be delivered in an online format. Students will be required to have the necessary hardware and software and access to the Internet in order to complete the coursework. Anticipated program length is one to two years, depending on course load

Program Prerequisites

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree (any major) from a regionally accredited college or university with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Program Schedule

The graduate cohort program will operate on a 7 or 7.5-week session with students completing 3-6 credits of study in each 7 or 7.5-week session.


Keystone College accepts students to the MBA program for fall, spring, and summer terms. Students applying for the MBA program have no additional requirements other than those required for all master’s applicants

Program Goals
  • Demonstrate integrated, innovative strategic thinking and problem-solving skill sets.
  • Demonstrate exceptional oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Synthesize operational knowledge of business, marketing, project management, information technology, finance, accounting, statistics, and quantitative analysis.
  • Appraise environmental, corporate, and financial resource sustainability.
  • Evaluate ethical and responsible behavior in business activities.

Featured Faculty

Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Chair of Business, Management, and Technology
Elizabeth Schneider, JD

Elizabeth Schneider, JD

Associate Professor of Business  
Kevin Vinson

Kevin Vinson

Associate Professor of Accounting


Dr. Patricia Davis
Program Director

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