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Earn a world-class weekend MBA degree without putting your career on hold.

With our flexible curriculum and weekend schedule, the Booth Weekend MBA Program is ideal for curious, high-potential professionals from all corners of the United States.

Advance in your career while earning an MBA from the best academic business school in the world. The Booth Weekend MBA Program combines the world’s most flexible MBA curriculum with a class schedule that fits your needs. In our collaborative community, you’ll build the knowledge and skills to rise to any business challenge and propel yourself to the next level.

Forge Your Own Path

The best weekend MBA program in the world attracts working professionals from the Chicago area and around the country. Seventy-seven percent of Weekend MBA students travel to class from beyond Illinois. In evening classes on Fridays and Saturdays in downtown Chicago, you’ll follow the same rigorous curriculum taught in all of Booth’s MBA programs, and you’ll work with the same world-class faculty.

2.5–3 

Average Years to Complete Program

Total Number of Years Allowed to Complete Degree

Average Number of Courses Per Quarter

20 

Required Number of Courses to Complete Your Degree*

130+

Courses to Choose From

13

Concentrations to Choose From

40+

Student Groups

300+

Student-Life Events per Year

*Plus Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD)

Traveling to Chicago

Seventy-seven percent of Booth Weekend MBA students travel to our downtown campus each weekend from California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Wisconsin, and beyond.

As a commuter, you will have access to:

  • Free shuttle service to and from Midway and O’Hare Airports before and after class on Saturdays
  • Discounted rates at nearby downtown Chicago hotels
  • Saturday access to student events, faculty, the administrative office, academic advisors, and Career Services

Most out-of-town students arrive Saturday morning, attend two classes, and still have time to study, network, and socialize before leaving town. Weekend students can also take a Friday evening course if their schedule allows. Students within driving distance often carpool with classmates from the same area.

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.

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.

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Attend a Weekend MBA Admissions Event

Admissions staff, students, and alumni host admissions events year-round, primarily off-campus, and/or virtually. Our events take place around the globe.

Upcoming Events

EventEvening MBA and Weekend MBA Virtual Information Session Online, October 29, 2020 | Register Now

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Chicago Booth MBA Masterclass Series

Join Chicago Booth’s world-class faculty for interactive, real-time sessions that put you in the virtual classroom with other prospective Chicago Booth students. Experience the academic insights of our renowned professors.

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.

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.

Begin Your MBA Journey

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

Application Deadlines
Spring Quarter: January 8, 2021 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)
Summer Quarter: April 2, 2021 (Evening MBA only)
Autumn Quarter: June 11, 2021 (Evening MBA and Weekend MBA)
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Stories from the Weekend MBA Community

Clubs at Booth

Aeronautics, crafting, and hiking: get a taste of the many activities our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA student-led groups pursue.

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