One-Year MBA | Accelerated MBA Program

Kellogg Executive MBA campus located in Evanston, close to nearby Chicago

Accelerate Your Career

Our One-Year MBA Program is your fastest path to a Kellogg MBA. It is designed to build upon your business fundamentals and get you back in the workforce with new skills and knowledge that will propel your career forward. From June to June, you'll immerse yourself in the rigorous curriculum, learn from world-class faculty and build leadership experience and a supportive network that will help you immediately and throughout your career.

  • Start in June
    The program kicks off in the summer to get you accustomed to the rigorous academic pace of MBA studies and complete three to five courses. In September, you’ll join the second-year Full-Time Program class and complete the electives that match your interests and enhance your career goals.
  • Choose from among 200 courses
    Bypass core courses and focus on the electives that best meet your career goals. Delve into a select number of disciplines or go as broad as you like.
  • Experience the Kellogg Difference
    Take advantage of the vast experiential learning opportunities, world-renowned faculty and distinct cross-disciplinary thought leadership model that make Kellogg stand out.
  • Finish faster
    After completing the required 15.5 course credits, you’ll receive your MBA degree in June — one year after you started.

One Year MBA Student Perspectives

A portrait of Natalia Herrera, a one-year MBA student at Kellogg.

Natalia Herrera

“I never imagined I could do so much in a year.”
A portrait of Narayanan Radhakrishnan, a one-year MBA student at Kellogg.

Narayanan Radhakrishan

“The academic opportunities at Kellogg have a strong combination of both breadth and depth, which allowed me to take a diverse set of courses and also focus on areas that were of particular interest to me.”
A portrait of Santiago Loizaga, a one-year MBA student at Kellogg.

Santiago Loizaga

“The One-Year Program gave me the opportunity to live the full-time MBA experience, both in terms of access to great career opportunities and incredible personal experiences.”
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Juliana Merola '14

Juliana was laser-focused on financial services – and had been for some time. She had worked in banking for years, and even had a finance degree. So Kellogg’s One-Year Full-Time Program was a perfect fit. Its accelerated format enabled her to bypass core curriculum and zero-in on courses that would strengthen and propel her career.