Hybrid MBA Program - Campus, Online and Evening Options

If you’re looking for a flexible part-time MBA program that allows you to take both on-ground and online courses, GMercyU’s hybrid MBA program is an excellent choice. All core courses are offered on our Gwynedd Valley campus just two nights a week, with concentration courses offered online. The combination of face-to-face and online courses gives you the best of both worlds, and lets you earn your MBA without interrupting your career.

The GMercyU Difference

At GMercyU, we understand today’s working professionals need options. That’s why we’re now offering our 30-credit part-time MBA program in an on-ground and online format. With a focus on ethics and strategic thinking, GMercyU’s hybrid MBA program will help you develop the advanced business knowledge and skills you need to make a real difference in your organization and your career.

As a GMercyU hybrid MBA student, you will:

  • Work directly with faculty members who have professional business experience
  • Collaborate and network with other business professionals from the greater Philadelphia area
  • Learn while you earn – all courses are offered either in the evenings or online, so you can continue to work while you complete your degree
  • Complete one MBA course every seven weeks

Choose from three concentrations to complete online:

  • Health Care Administration
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • International Business

Did you know?
U.S. grads with an MBA have 89% employment rate and earn a median salary of $105,000, according to a 2018 Graduate Management Admissions Council Report.

What You Will Learn - MBA Program

As a graduate of our hybrid MBA program, you will be able to:

  • Perform research and write about ideas and arguments associated with business issues to a high standard using APA format
  • Verbally communicate ideas and arguments associated with business issues in a clear and persuasive manner
  • Apply knowledge and skills to make appropriate business decisions
  • Apply critical thinking to real-life work problems through the application of theoretical and experiential knowledge
  • Identify issues and strategies related to corporate social responsibility and its implications for business
  • Apply technical knowledge of the health care industry to solve workplace problems in health care settings

We have designed our MBA program around a cohort model with small classes. This means that you have the opportunity to establish close professional and personal relationships with classmates through collaboration on projects.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the Hybrid MBA application.
  • Submit official college transcript showing completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Two supervisory letters of recommendation
  • For international applicants: Proof of English language proficiency in the form of official test results from the English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, if English is not your native language

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Gwynedd Mercy University does not require the GRE or GMAT for admission into the Hybrid MBA program.

Prerequisite Courses

If your undergraduate major was not in business, accounting, economics, or a related field, you may need to take prerequisite courses before beginning your MBA. We offer six (6) one-credit foundation courses in an online, self-paced format. Each class takes approximately 15 to 20 hours to complete.

International Applicants

To enroll as a graduate-level international student at Gwynedd Mercy University, you need to:

  • Have your transcript evaluation and course-by-course evaluation completed by either the World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators if you hold a bachelor's degree from an institution outside of the U.S.
  • Score at least a 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL test or a 6 on the IELTS test.

For more information about being an international student at GMercyU, please contact the International Students Program at ruhl.j@gmercyu.edu!


Core Courses (On-Ground) – 21 credits

MBA 610 Strategic Management
MBA 620 Accounting for Decision Makers
MBA 630 Marketing Planning
MBA 640 Managing Business Operations
MBA 650 Managerial Finance
MBA 660 Capstone Business Plan


Choose from two concentrations to complete online:

Strategic Management and Leadership (Online) – 9 credits 

MBA 700 Organizational Theory & Design
MBA 710 Global Management
MBA 720 Managing Human Capital

Health Care Administration (Online) – 9 credits

MBA 730 Health Care Budgeting, Planning, and Finance
MBA 740 Managing Health Care Delivery Systems
MBA 750 Health Care Information System

Credit Requirements

30 credits are necessary to complete the MBA degree. To review course descriptions, please refer to the graduate catalog.

Meet Surya, a GMercyU international student!

Advance Your Business Career with an MBA

Ready to apply? Fill out the Hybrid MBA application today!