Master of Business Administration Hawaii Pacific University
Most Diverse - Highest Average Salary - Best Online Education
Hawai‘i’s location at the center of the Pacific Rim makes it one of the most dynamic and globally important regions in the world. The HPU College of Business connects students directly to the region through Honolulu, a hub of industry and a key recruiting destination for Fortune 500 companies. The bottom line? Opportunities abound for students, including internships, partnerships, and hands-on experiences that prepare you for leadership and ready you for the real world. And at HPU you will become part of the student body consistently ranked as the most culturally diverse in America, at the university rated as Best in Hawai‘i.
Complete your MBA with HPU’s flexible program, offering the convenience of online, classroom, or military base learning. HPU’s MBA provides you the best value through total cost, time to completion, and convenience. What’s more: HPU alumni earn a median salary that’s among the top of all American universities and the highest for Hawai‘i schools.
Online or In-Person
HPU is ranked as one of the nation’s top online universities, and the best in Hawai‘i. Explore a full range of career possibilities in traditional and cutting-edge fields. HPU’s online MBA program is available worldwide in a convenient 16-month program, or in a traditional setting in Downtown Honolulu in a 20-month program. In addition to these two flexible options, we offer the program in an online/in-class hybrid at each military base on O‘ahu.
Why Choose HPU for your MBA?
HPU's Downtown Location
Benefit from the downtown location found in the heart of the economic epicenter of Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Master of Business Administration degree is proven to increase career advancement in Asia Pacific organizations.
Gain hands-on experience working with Honolulu's global business community and engage in project-based learning through working with partner companies.
Experience Innovative Coursework
Study alongside veteran colleagues in the College of Business at HPU, which is ranked 41st in the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Business Schools, and the only Hawai‘i school to make the list.
Intimate Learning Environment
Excel in small classes with professionally and academically qualified professors who will help you become profession-ready global leaders.
Enjoy the flexibility of pursuing your MBA online with HPU, ranked number 18 among 25 of the Best Online MBA in International BusinessDegree Programs by TheBestSchools.org.
Balancing Work, Life and your MBA
Tailored to Active Military and Veterans
From our home base in downtown Honolulu, we bring HPU to you, anywhere in the world, with our online MBA.
Make the most of our compact, 8-week courses. Interact with our excellent faculty and get to know your fellow students as you come together at HPU, ranked Best Online University in Hawai‘i, and among the tops in the U.S.
If you’re a veteran, take advantage of our online/on-base hybrid program on O‘ahu that lets you take full advantage of your GI benefits.
Tailored to Working Professionals
The bottom line at Hawaii Pacific University's College of Business is the successful outcomes for its students. We understand the importance of balancing family, career, and your education, and are dedicated to providing a flexible course of study for our graduate students, with:
- Program study that is only 8 courses and just 2 courses per term can be completed in 16-20 months. We have face-to-face and online courses available and you can take just one course per term.
- HPU provides an affordable MBA in convenient and centrally located downtown Honolulu, and with our business partnerships throughout the state, you may be eligible for a discounted tuition. Here's a list of some of our business partners:
- Adventist Health Castle
- American Savings Bank
- Aloha United Way
- Hawaii State Teachers Association
- MDX Hawaii
- Partners in Development Foundation
- Associa Hawaii
- Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
- Bank of Hawaii
- The Queen's Health Systems
- Child & Family Service
- Waianae Coast Community Mental Health Center
- Talent HR Solutions
- Hawaii Government Employees Association
- Hawaii Pacific Health
- Waimanalo Health Center
Professional Background Faculty
Hawai‘i’s location at the center of the Pacific Rim makes it one of the most dynamic and globally important regions in the world. The HPU College of Business connects students directly to the region through Honolulu, a hub of industry and a key recruiting destination for Fortune 500 companies. HPU's faculty come to us from countries across the world and are educated at top-rated universities in their countries.
Available Entry Terms
- Fall: seated
- Spring: online and military hybrid
English Language Requirements
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