Tabor’s M.B.A. provides superior graduate-level education. Offered in an accelerated format, the degree is designed for working professionals, and upon completion of your degree, you will possess the appropriate knowledge, practical skills, and professional abilities necessary to fill executive leadership and administrative positions throughout the industry. The integration of biblically-based teaching is designed to equip graduates with a foundation for the development of ethics, values, and character.

Pick an Emphasis

The M.B.A. has three emphases: Leadership, Sport Management & Leadership, and Global Sports Leadership. Eighteen credit hours make up the six core classes: Managerial Accounting & Finance, Managerial Economics, HR Management in a Global Environment, Strategic Marketing, Case Studies in Strategic Management, and M.B.A Capstone Seminar.

Each emphasis also carries an additional 18 credit hours, which are listed below.

  • Two-year program
  • 36 credit hours
  • Fully online
  • Core classes:

    Case Studies in Ethical Leadership, Leadership Foundations (Studies & Theory), Operations & Service Management, Leadership Practices, Learning Orgs & Change Management, Leadership Strategies, MBA Capstone Seminar

Sport Management & Leadership
  • Two-year program
  • 36 credit hours
  • Hybrid format
  • Core classes:

    Culture and Ethics of Sport, Fundamentals of Sport Business, Concepts & Principles of Sport Management, Applied Sport Leadership, Performance Psychology in Sport Organizations, Service in Sport Leadership, MBA Capstone Seminar

Global Sports Leadership
  • One-year program
  • 36 credit hours
  • Hybrid, includes international trip
  • Core classes:

    Culture and Ethics of Sport, Applied Sports Leadership, Fundamentals of Sport Business, Concepts and Principles of Sport Management, Service in Sport Leadership, MBA Capstone Seminar

Success Story

Todd Lewis, MBA, PHR (2009 graduate)

Todd Lewis

Account Executive, IMA Financial Group, Inc.

“The combination of doctoral-level educators and current business executives was the perfect combination of theory and real-time practical education. Upon graduation, I was immediately prepared to perform as a leader for my company, employing not only hard technical skills but also the people skills necessary to motivate and engage my employees.”


Why Tabor?

  • The degree requires 36 credit hours and is delivered in either a hybrid or online format.
  • All instruction is Christ-centered and taught by qualified faculty.
  • Each course is designed to be completed in seven weeks.
  • Personalized attention is provided with small class sizes.

Our promise to students:

  • To provide an education that encourages you to place Christ at the center and be challenged to pursue excellence.
  • When you complete your degree, you will be equipped to make the world a better place, helping you discern your career as a calling to partner with Christ and His kingdom.
  • To support you on each step of your journey.

Program Overview

  • We incorporate traditional and emerging social and organizational theories, practices, policies, and technologies that support collaboration, foster innovation, and promote strategic thinking.
  • Develop leadership focused on the highest Christian ethical standards.
  • Transfer up to two applicable graduate courses completed at other accredited universities and colleges.
  • Tabor is accredited and provides access to federal student loans for those who qualify. Discounted scholarships are also available to Tabor alumni.

M.B.A. Application Requirements

  • An official transcript showing a conferred bachelor’s degree from a nationally accredited program.
  • An overall cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7 and 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Students may petition for probationary status if their cumulative GPA is below 2.7.
  • International students must take the TOEFL (minimum score of 560) before being considered for admission.
  • All applicants must submit an online application for admission, official transcripts from each college attended, three reference letters, a goal statement, and a resume.

Program Cost

Beginning Spring & Summer 2023

  • $21,000 ($583/hour)
  • Price per term: $3,500
  • Semester/terms: 6

Global Sports Leadership only

  • $21,000 ($583/hour)
  • Price per term: $7,000
  • Semester/terms: 3
  • The cost includes an international trip