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Your MBA. On Your Terms.

Whether you choose the Evening MBA Programor the Weekend MBA Program, you’ll build a powerful network and push your career to new heights.

Choose Your Program

The best Part-Time MBA Program in the world comes in two formats. The Evening MBA Program is a good fit for Chicago-area residents who are interested in weeknight classes. The Weekend MBA Program meets on Saturdays and enrolls professionals from the Chicago area and around the country. Both are designed for curious, high-achieving professionals who plan to pursue an MBA program while working full time.

Part-Time MBA at a Glance

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Evening or Weekend Classes

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Part-Time Schedule

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Typically completed in 2.5–3 years

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20 Courses to Complete the Degree*

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130+ Courses to Choose From

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14 Concentrations

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Option to Take Up to 25% of Courses Remotely

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Start in Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer

*Plus Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) required course

Why Earn your MBA Part Time at Booth?

A Booth MBA empowers you to lead with confidence and put your ideas into action. Here are just a few of the benefits of a part-time MBAfrom Booth:

  • Set your own schedule. Choose from evening or weekend classes, take one or two courses at a time, and take up to five years to earn your MBA part time while fully employed. Our program gives you the flexibility you need as a working professional.
  • Customize your curriculum. Explore the topics and courses that most interest you. With just one required course, a Booth MBA gives you the freedom to tailor your studies to meet your needs.
  • Expand your network. Tap into our powerful network of nearly 57,000 alumni around the globe. As a student here, you’ll join an inspiring community of leaders who are dedicated to your success.

Part-Time MBA Schedule

The Part-Time MBA format offers weeknight courses Monday through Friday at 6 - 9 p.m. and on Saturdays at 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. This schedule offers ultimate flexibility, allowing you to find the pace that works best for you. On average, students spend six hours per week in class and take two courses per quarter, allowing them to graduate within 36 months. With this format, you can balance work, family, and other commitments while still earning your MBA and advancing your career.

Weekend MBA Program

With classes on Saturdays in downtown Chicago, the Weekend MBA Program attracts working, high-potential professionals from across the country.

Weekend MBA Program

Evening MBA Program

The Evening MBA Program is ideal for professionals in the Chicagoland area who want to continue working full time while earning a top MBA.

Evening MBA Program

Discover Academic Life at Booth

Find out how our educational approach will prepare you to think for yourself, challenge the status quo, and ground discoveries in data.

Discover Academic Life at Booth

Explore the Part-Time MBA Student Experience

In our collaborative community, you’ll expand your network, get involved, learn to lead, and put your best ideas into action.

Explore the Part-Time MBA Student Experience

Elevate Your Career

Whether you’re seeking a career change or looking to advance in your current organization, a Chicago Booth Evening or Weekend MBA will empower you to succeed.

Elevate Your Career

Part-Time MBA Class Profile

This profile includes all Evening and Weekend MBA students who matriculated this past year.


Part-Time MBA Class Profile

How to Apply and Fund Your Part-Time MBA

Explore Part-Time MBA Admissions

Unlock your potential in a community of fellow risk takers. Here’s what you need to know about applying to our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs.

Explore Part-Time MBA Admissions

Part-Time MBA Cost

A Chicago Booth MBA is an invaluable investment. Explore details about tuition and fees for our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs.

Part-Time MBA Cost

Explore Scholarships and Financial Aid

As a Part-Time MBA student at Chicago Booth, you may qualify for merit-based awards, loans, or veterans benefits.

Explore Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply as an Undergraduate

Get a head start on your MBA by applying to the Chicago Booth Scholars Program in your final year of college, then working for two to five years before enrolling.

Apply as an Undergraduate

Get Answers to Your Questions

Connect with a Student

Interested in learning more about the Chicago Booth MBA experience? Let us connect you to a current student.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about our Evening MBA Program or Weekend MBA Program? View our frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Attend a Part-Time MBA Admissions Event

Take advantage of opportunities throughout the year to get an inside look at Booth's Part-Time MBA Program.

Attend a Part-Time MBA Admissions Event

Chicago Booth MBA Masterclass Series

Go inside the Booth classroom by viewing past MBA Masterclass sessions with our world-class faculty, and sign up for future, real-time MBA Masterclass virtual events.

Chicago Booth MBA Masterclass Series

Download Exclusive Insights

What is the real value of an MBA? Booth students share their thoughts alongside inside tips from the Admissions Team in this exclusive guide.

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Stories from the Part-Time MBA Community

Creating Lifelong Connections: Student-Led Groups and Clubs at Chicago Booth

Learn more about some of our student-led groups and clubs within the Part-Time Program at Chicago Booth.

Creating Lifelong Connections: Student-Led Groups and Clubs at Chicago Booth

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How Chicago Booth Leads the Way in Healthcare

Student Nicole Villarreal tells us about Booth and the University of Chicago’s Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration and Policy (GPHAP).

How Chicago Booth Leads the Way in Healthcare

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Seven Truths About the Part-Time MBA Program

Curious about the Evening MBA or Weekend MBA Program? Wondering if you can get an MBA while working full-time? Our Part-Time Admissions team has answers to these questions and more.

Seven Truths About the Part-Time MBA Program

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Part-Time MBA Blog

Get an inside perspective on the admissions process to the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs, including advice, tips, and assistance to applying to Booth.

Part-Time MBA Blog

Begin Your MBA Journey

The first step in joining our Part-Time MBA Program is to apply for admission.

Application Deadlines
Summer Quarter: March 25, 2024 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)
Autumn Quarter: June 7, 2024 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)
Winter Quarter: September 23, 2024 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)
Spring Quarter: January 3, 2025 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)

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