Program overview

Sharpen your business expertise and position yourself for advancement in today’s competitive business environments with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rider University. You’ll benefit from an AACSB-accredited program, small class sizes, convenient course formats and the option to tailor your degree to your interests in one of five specializations within the MBA program: business analytics, finance, information systems, sport management and forensic accounting. The MBA program is also offered fully online.

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Program requirements

Rider’s 36-credit MBA program offers several career-focused concentrations to give you the flexibility to customize your degree and receive specialized training based on your area of interest.

Career-focused concentrations

As a student in the MBA program, you may select electives that will enable you to choose a varied selection of courses or you may concentrate in a particular area of interest.

Your concentration options include:

  • Business analytics
  • Finance
  • Information systems
  • Sport management
  • Forensic accounting

Dual degree option

Combine a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and an M.S. in Information Systems to earn the degrees quicker with fewer credits. Our dual degree offerings allow students to earn both degrees with fewer total credits than earning the degrees separately.

Business students

Benefits of earning your MBA

Sharpen your business expertise and position yourself for advancement in today’s competitive business environments. Rider's MBA program offers flexibility to fit your busy schedule and is designed to prepare you for the next phase of your career.

The ROI of Rider's MBA:

  • Increased employability
  • Improvement in salary and promotion potential upon degree completion
  • Enhanced analytical, communications and technology skills
  • Opportunity to retool and to change careers
  • Confidence in your strategic leadership capabilities
  • Access to a strong and diverse network of faculty, colleagues and alumni
Graduate student in the Norm Brodsky College of Business.

Tuition benefits for University partners

Rider University is proud to partner with local and international businesses and organizations to promote professional development and make higher education more accessible. Tuition discounts and additional benefits are available for eligible employees or members, as well as their immediate family members under the age of 24, for undergraduate or graduate study. Partners include Bank of America, Prospanica, Church & Dwight, the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber and more. 

Accelerate your master's degree

Our undergraduate accelerated option makes it possible to earn both your bachelor’s degree and a graduate degree in less time. Rider students pursuing the accelerated option work closely with an academic advisor to develop a personal education plan for completing their degrees. Contact your faculty advisor to learn more about this accelerated learning opportunity.


Thomas O'Connor

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Sweigart Hall

toconnor [at]


Academic Focus: Human Resource Management, Management

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