Graduate Business Schools in Metro Detroit *


DeVry University, Southfield | Private

Graduate programs: DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management offers 16 different MBA concentrations, including accounting, e-commerce management, finance, health services, hospitality management, human resources, marketing, and project management. Earn your MBA on campus or online, or both.

Executive Education: Not available.


Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti |

Graduate programs: MBA courses are offered evenings at the Ypsilanti and Livonia campuses. Concentrated MBA degrees are available in e-business, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources management, internal auditing, international business, marketing, nonprofit management, and supply-chain management. Graduate certificates in business are offered, as well.

Executive Education: Through the Professional Education Center, a customized MBA program is available at the corporate site.


Lawrence Technological University, Southfield |

Graduate programs: Lawrence Tech offers a variety of master’s and doctoral degrees, many of which are available online. In addition to an MBA program and a strong focus on business administration, courses are available evenings and weekends, covering information systems, operations management, and construction-engineering management.

Executive education: Certificate programs covering lean certification, Six Sigma, and project management can be scheduled on campus, offsite, or on location at your business.


Michigan State University, East Lansing |

Graduate programs: In addition to a full-time MBA program on the main campus, the university offers the Broad Weekend MBA program with an emphasis on leadership at the school’s Management Education Center in Troy, as well as at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development near MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Executive education: A wide range of non-degree, open-enrollment programs in leadership, strategy, supply-chain management, marketing, and financial management are available. or

For full-time MBA, 517-355-7604; weekend MBA, 517-355-7603; executive-development programs, 517-353-8711

Oakland University, Rochester Hills |

Graduate programs: An MBA program with a concentration in information technology and international business is offered evenings at the main campus, and at OU centers in Birmingham and in Macomb County. Saturday morning classes offered at the main campus. Oakland also offers a concentrated MBA in accounting, business economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources management, international business, management-information systems, marketing, production/operations management, and supply-chain management.

Executive education: Offers a wide variety of short courses and certificate programs, in addition to customized on-site consultation through its Center for Executives and Continuing Education.

MBA program:; 248-370-3287. Center for Executives and Continuing Education:;


 South University, Novi | Private

Graduate programs: MBA courses in eight specializations in a mixture of on-campus and online formats. MBA programs include: accounting, entrepreneurship and small business, finance, hospitality management, human resource management, international business, marketing, and sustainability.

Extracurricular resources: Optional on-campus seminars covering writing skills, habits of success, research best practices and more are available on a regular basis in the campus library. or 877-693-2085

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit |

Graduate programs: An MBA program is offered on weekends and evenings, and an EMBA degree (Executive MBA) is available over a 15-month period, with cohort classes meeting every other weekend. A concentrated MBA in business-turnaround management, finance, marketing, and international business is available. A master’s degree in business-turnaround management (MBTM) and a non-degree certificate are also offered.

313-993-1204. Business Turnaround program:, 313-993-1232

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor |

Graduate programs: In addition to a full-time MBA program, a flexible evening MBA is available in Ann Arbor, as well as at satellite locations in Dearborn and Southfield.

An executive MBA program combines Ann Arbor classes with online learning. Certificate programs, including leadership, sales management, and marketing are offered on campus and at corporate offices. Customized programs are available, as well.

734-763-5796; or 734-763-1000

University of Michigan-Dearborn |

Graduate programs: MBA is offered on weekday evenings, online, or as a combination of the two. Students can select a concentration in accounting, finance, human resources

management, international business, management information systems, marketing, and supply-chain management.


Walsh College, Troy |

Graduate programs: MBA offered evenings and weekends, primarily at the Troy campus, but also at the Novi campus and online. In addition, a doctorate of management in executive leadership, a two-year course of eight consecutive semesters is offered, plus several master’s-level degrees, including strategic leadership and international business. Certificate programs in finance and human resources management are offered,as well.


Wayne State University, Detroit |

Graduate programs: MBA program offered on a full- or part-time basis at Detroit and Farmington Hills campuses on weekends and evenings, as well as online. In addition, customized MBA programs are available on-site for corporate clients. MBA concentrations are available in multiple disciplines.

Executive education: Offers a wide variety of short courses and certificate programs, in addition to customized on-site consultation through the Executive and Professional Development Department., 313-577-4449. For campus-only MBA, visit or call 313-577-4505

 *Listings reflect programs offered by a college’s business school, where such business schools exist. This list does not include certificate programs or minors; only associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. All universities public unless otherwise noted.

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