Master of Business Administration

Choose your Path

HPU offers two ways to earn your MBA with our MBA+ and MBA Accelerated programs. Complete your MBA your way!


After you complete your first semester, you can specialize your MBA with a Graduate Certificate. Our MBA+ program allows you to add an HPU Graduate Certificate to get a deep dive into an area of emphasis. Coursework will also count concurrently toward your MBA elective requirement. Specialize your degree with courses ranging from Business Analytics to Nonprofit Management.

Or choose to complete your degree faster with our MBA Accelerated program. A 32-credit program, with flexible course options offered in accelerated 8-week terms. Tuition for 2023-24 is $1,315* per credit. Students can mix and match based on interests or work schedules.


To view estimated costs visit hpu.edu/costs.

Take Action! Applying is Easy!

You can enter our MBA program year-round.

  • Fall (August), Spring (January), Summer (May)


Admissions requirements:

  • Apply online hpu.edu/apply ($55 app fee)
  • Official transcript/s
  • Resume

  • GMAT/GRE score
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement/Essay

*English Proficiency required for International students

Optional add-ons:

  • Graduate certificates in a specialized area of emphasis

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Why Choose HPU for your MBA?

You will gain hands-on experience, engaging in project-based learning with our global partner companies

Our faculty are professionals in their field, not just academics

Honolulu is a hub of industry and a key recruiting destination for Fortune 500 companies. 

Key Benefits

MBA Accelerated can be completed in 12 months, full-time

Flexible course options offered online or in-person (hybrid option available for military affiliated)

Access to earn professional certificates from Google, IBM, Salesforces, Meta and more

Discounted tuition rates for military affiliated and our partner organizations

MBA Coursework



  • MBA Accelerated

    Fall A 1st 8-week

    BUS 5001 MBA: Ho'omakaukau (1)*

    MKTG 6001 Strategic Marketing in the Digital Age

    Fall B 2nd 8-week

    MGMT 6002 Leadership of Self and Others

    ACCT 6001 Financial Information for Managers in the 4th Industrial Revolution*

    Spring A 1st 8-week

    FIN 6001 Complex financial decision making in the new age of technology

    MGMT 6331 Managing across borders in the 21st century

    Spring B 2nd 8-week 

    IS 6041 Business analytics for big data revolution

    MGMT 6900 Strategic management in the fourth industrial revolution

    Summer A 1st 8-week

    ECON 6000 Economics for Business

    MGMT 7004 Capstone project

    Summer B 2nd 8-week

    BUS 7999 MBA: A hui hou (1)*

    Program Approved Elective

    *BUS 5001 is a foundational 1-credit course and BUS 7999 is a mastery 1-credit course. Both courses are required, but are not assessed regular tuition and will be delivered as online, self-placed courses.

    *ACCT 6001 should be taken prior to FIN 6001

  • MBA+ Certificates

    Business Analytics

    Environment, Policy, & Leadership

    Global Leadership & Sustainable Development

    National Security & Strategic Studies

    Nonprofit Management

    Organizational Development and Leadership

    Sustainability & Security Studies

    Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages