Graduate: Master's

Richard J. Wehle School of Business

With a Master of Business Administration from the Wehle School of Business, you aren’t just earning a versatile degree—you’re gaining a strong foundation in key business areas and a professional network of mentors and peers.

Program Description

The Wehle MBA is a valuable degree for students in any major. Students enrolled in our program come from diverse disciplines, such as business, psychology, education, communication and the sciences.  

Our MBA program:

  • Is designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of industries and professional roles in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors
  • Offers a strong team environment that nurtures personal and professional relationships while preparing students for real-world collaborations
  • Offers seven concentrations: accounting, financial services, global supply chain management, health information technology, international business, marketing in the new economy, marketing for the food industry.

New Concentration in Food Marketing - Canisius recently partnered with St. Joseph's University to offer a food marketing concentration. Provided in an online format, you have the advantage of taking classes in the world-renowned SJU Food Marketing Program. You will have the opportunity to study with industry-experienced faculty and gain the skills required to open doors at any number of food manufacturing and distribution companies.

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One Program. Two Paths. 

The MBA program at Wehle offers two distinct paths, each designed to fit your learning style and schedule. 

Flexible MBA

Earn your MBA without having to interrupt your career. The Flexible MBA lets you complete your degree at your own pace. If you're a working professional, you can complete your MBA by attending evening courses. Some courses may be offered in a hybrid format with evening meeting times or fully online. 

Accelerated MBA

For a fast-track option, the Accelerated MBA gives you the ability to complete your MBA in 16 months, depending on concentration, by attending classes full-time during the day and evening. Some courses may be offered in a hybrid format or fully online. 


Wehle is proud to offer the top part-time MBA among private institutions in Western New York, based on US News and World Report's 2020 Best Graduate Schools ranking. The publication's annual ranking is determined by five factors, including assessments from peer business institutions.


part-time MBA among WNY private institutions, US News & World Report 2020

Canisius Stories

Success that’s sustainable. Graduates who get hired

Our alumni move on to top organizations in Western New York and beyond, thanks to challenging coursework, extensive networking opportunities and faculty mentors who take their success personally.

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Inspired Outcomes

“The connections I made at Canisius were invaluable for me. I was given a direct line to an interview and landed a job before I even graduated”- Regis Cleary MBA ‘14.

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