Leila Gallagher


Grantham University’s online Accelerated Master of Business Administration option is designed to be completed in as little as one year

LENEXA, Kan. – July 1, 2016 – Grantham University, is pleased to offer an Accelerated Master of Business Administration (Accelerated MBA) option that features the same 100 percent online courses of the traditional MBA but allows students to increase their course load, thus “accelerating” their time to graduation. Students can complete the program in as little as one year compared to the traditional MBA completion of two years.

"The new program option is ideal for students who are able to focus time and attention on additional coursework, with the goal of completing their MBA more quickly,” said Dr. David Marker, Grantham University dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business. “The Accelerated MBA is a rigorous path that satisfies the need for advanced education in a shortened timeframe – perfect for those on the fast track to career success.”

According to Dr. Marker, the MBA program outcomes include: analyzing business practices, applying knowledge of all foundational business areas, integrating theory and practice, utilizing communication skills, evaluations techniques and employing quantitative analysis.

The Master of Business Administration programs at Grantham University are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business (IACBE). Programmatic accreditation by the IACBE is a validation and reassurance to students and the higher education community that the school of business at Grantham University complies with high standards, best practices, and demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement and advancing academic quality.

The Accelerated MBA is one of more than 45 certificate and degree programs offered by Grantham University in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Nursing and Allied Health, Business, and Engineering and Computer Science. For more information visit:

About Grantham University: Grantham University, established in 1951, is marking the University’s 65th birthday in 2016 and today offers over 45 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. With a mission to provide quality, accessible, affordable, professionally relevant programs in a continuously changing global society, Grantham’s courses are 100 percent online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty or from almost anywhere in the world. Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning more than six decades of service.