2-year Flexible MBA Program for Working Professionals

Illinois’ Professional MBA Program offers a blended classroom experience, incorporating both face-to-face courses and high-engagement online classes to provide the ultimate in flexibility allowing you to earn an Illinois Gies MBA in just two years.

Why this model?

The blended program improves flexibility through the virtual classroom experience, meeting learners where they are. The online courses are in the summer and classes in Spring and Fall are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
You’ll have access to more than 1,000 Illinois Gies MBA students globally, providing unmatched networking opportunities as well as real-time perspectives from the front lines of business. Also, you’ll have more choices of courses and specializations to support your career interests.
The time to complete your MBA has been reduced to just two years, which decreases tuition costs and allows you to increase your earning potential more quickly.

Explore the program


Learn about the value of the Professional MBA program through the voices of those who truly matter.

Listen to what our students say about the program, and if you have more questions, we'll connect you.


Illinois has a long reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Our outstanding faculty are the heart of that tradition.

Listen to our faculty talk about what they do best.


The Professional MBA is designed for ambitious, motivated, and capable people looking for success in today’s complex business environment.

Learn about our flexible approach to graduate learning


An admission process that takes into account the demands of the working class business professional.

We make this process easy for you, find out how

Connect with us

We always enjoy hearing from potential applicants.  Choose how you’d like to connect by clicking one of the buttons below.

Chat with an admissions rep
Register for an event
Join our email list
Other questions

Upcoming Events

No items, feed is empty.