Evening & Weekend MBA Program

Propel your career in a top part-time MBA program

Kellogg’s top-ranked part-time MBA is designed for intelligent, ambitious leaders who want to propel their professional development without putting their careers on hold.

In the Evening & Weekend MBA Program, you will master the skills and build the network you need to realize your highest career aspirations while earning an MBA part time. Only at Kellogg will you find the broadest array of global opportunities, an unparalleled approach to leadership development and a curriculum that builds well-rounded leaders.

Customize your downtown Chicago class schedule by choosing from the Evening MBA or Weekend MBA programs, and follow a Traditional or Accelerated pace to earn your degree. By graduation, you’ll share the same toolkit, skills and network as our most prominent alumni.

Why choose Kellogg’s Evening & Weekend MBA Program?

Leadership and career development

Our Leadership Career Series is designed specifically with the Part-Time student in mind. Identify and understand your strengths, fine-tune your leadership style and clarify your career goals. The result: You become a world-class leader, faster.

Flexibility for the working professional

As an Evening & Weekend Program student you’ll take classes at times that fit your busy schedule and customize your curriculum with more than 100 electives.

Value that lasts a lifetime

Earning an MBA from Kellogg won’t just accelerate your career in the short term. It will open up opportunities for a lifetime, as seen by trailblazing alumni.

Choose your schedule

Chicago skyline lit up at night and Kellogg Chicago campus

Evening MBA

Our Evening MBA Program lets you take MBA classes during the week, right after work. The Evening Program is a popular option for professionals who live or work in the Chicago area and want to earn a part-time MBA.

Kellogg Weekend MBA students head to class on Saturdays

Weekend MBA

The Weekend MBA Program lets you spend your Saturdays immersed in class. It’s ideal for commuters or locals who like to earn their part-time MBA but travel during the week. And with the option to add Friday or weeknight classes, you’ll have ample opportunity to earn your MBA.

Set your pace

Kellogg students learning in the part-time MBA classroom


1-4 years to complete

Dive right into advanced electives if you’ve completed requisite business courses.

Kellogg part-time students walking to Kellogg Chicago MBA campus


1.25–5 years to complete

Complete core management courses before refining your skills in a specific area.

Upcoming Events

April 12 - May 24, 2017
6:00-9:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall
Insider Series Class Visit: Leadership Lessons from Industry CEOs
The Kellogg Evening & weekend MBA Program invites prospective students to register for one of our most popular class visits- Professor Harry Kraemer's course, Managerial Leadership. Each week, Professor Kraemer invites industry leaders to speak about their leadership style and lessons they learned from leading organizations and people.
April 25, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm
Live Webcast
Admissions and Financial Aid Web Chat
This lunch time web chat is a great opportunity to interact with admissions staff as they give you tips and straight forward answers to your questions, helping you to best navigate the admissions journey. Admissions officers will guide you through application requirements and give tips on what they are looking for. Financial Aid staff will share information and resources available for financing your education.
April 27, 2017
6:00-7:30 pm
Madison Dearborn Partners
Insider Series Event: Leadership With Harry Kraemer
Join the Evening & Weekend MBA Program as we welcome Professor Harry Kraemer, author of Becoming The Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership. Professor Kraemer will share details about his latest book, discuss leadership best practices and answer questions. This event is a great opportunity to discuss the topic of effective leadership with Kellogg peers and faculty alike.
April 29, 2017
12:00-1:30 pm
Room 540
Information Session
These interactive sessions will provide an opportunity for you to learn about the Evening & Weekend MBA program at Kellogg. The Admissions team will provide information about the admissions process, the Kellogg curriculum and Student Life programming and opportunities. A student panel will offer insights and advice from current students.
May 20, 2017
8:15 am-7:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall
Kellogg Preview Day
Kellogg Preview Day is designed to give students interested in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program a convenient opportunity to visit a class and attend information sessions on admissions, student life and career services. If you are applying for the Fall 2017 quarter, you may also complete the interview required for application (optional).  The day provides the opportunity to meet and network with current Evening & Weekend students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Meet our part-time MBA students

Hear what students have to say about the power of attending the Kellogg Evening & Weekend MBA Program.
Bruce Klink is a Kellogg part-time MBA student who experienced MBA study abroad
Bruce Klink

“Kellogg’s Evening MBA Program hands you new opportunities, relationships and capabilities to develop the mindset of a global leader.”

Charlie Hart went to the Kellogg part-time MBA for career development
Charlie Hart

“Kellogg provided me with the momentum I needed to meet my goals faster than I could have ever anticipated."

Susan Wang used the Kellogg part-time MBA program to prepare for a career in finance
Susan Wang

“Kellogg has taught me to utilize my existing finance skills to think creatively."

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