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 for your part-time MBA?

Leadership and career development

The Kellogg Leadership Journey is designed to accelerate your development as a brave leader in a setting that allows you to look holistically at your career and professional goals.

Flexibility for the working professional

The Evening & Weekend MBA Program offers schedule options to fit your lifestyle and different paces to match your experience. Customize your curriculum with more than 100 electives.

Distinctive culture

You'll join a community of driven and supportive professionals who are committed to learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Evening & Weekend MBA Classes

Choose a schedule that works for you

Earn your MBA on the weekends

Regardless of where you live, you can earn a Kellogg MBA. With its concentrated format, the weekend schedule is a great option for students commuting from across the country or local residents who prefer the convenience of weekend learning.

Weekend schedule benefits:

  • Classes are held every weekend on Saturdays.
  • All classes are held at < href="https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/programs/part-time-mba/student-experience/campus-services-and-facilities.aspx">Wieboldt Hall in downtown Chicago with convenient hotel options within a few blocks.
  • Spend a full day immersed in study and connected with your classmates.
  • Take evening classes as your schedule permits. Add Friday afternoon or Friday evening classes for additional flexibility in fast-tracking your degree.

Earn your MBA in the evenings

Enjoy the Kellogg experience without putting your career on hold. Ideal for professionals who live and work in the Chicago area, the evening schedule allows you to take insights from class and apply them at work — the very next day.

Evening schedule benefits:

  • Classes are held on weeknights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wieboldt Hall in downtown Chicago.
  • Each class meets just once a week.
  • Take weekend classes on Saturdays as your schedule permits.

Evening & Weekend MBA: choose a schedule that works for you

Program start
Fall, winter, spring or summer quarter
Courses per quarter*
0–4
Time to finish
Accelerated:
1–4 years to graduate (average time is 2 years)

Traditional:
1.25–5 years to graduate (average time is 2.5 years)
Class schedule
Evening:
Classes are offered Monday through Friday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Weekend:
Classes meet Saturdays, either 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and/or 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional schedule flexibility:
Evening & Weekend students also have the option to take evening and daytime courses on the Evanston campus with the Full-Time MBA students, contingent on class availability.

Setting your pace: two paths for study

Kellogg students learning in the part-time MBA classroom

Accelerated

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

Traditional

1.25–5 years to complete

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

Upcoming Events

January 22, 2020
6:00-8:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall
Room 440
Insider's Guide to Acing the Evening & Weekend MBA Application
Learn more about the admission process, application requirements and tips for preparing for the GMAT or GRE exam. Kellogg Admissions staff and Manhattan Prep staff will provide applications tip and candidly answer your questions.
January 26, 2020
9:00-11:00 am
Taste 222
222 N Canal St.
Chicago
Leadership Breakfast with Diversity Student Organizations
Join us for a morning of conversation, networking and celebration as we honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Connect with Kellogg student leaders from our Black Management Association, Hispanic Management Association, Pride@Kellogg and Women's Business Association as they discuss how their student organizations foster and promote diversity, inclusion and leadership at Kellogg. The breakfast will include an admissions presentation and a student and alumni panel. 

January 28, 2020
5:00-7:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall
Room 440
Meet and Greet with Kellogg Career Coaches and Students
At this networking event, network with current Kellogg students and our world-renowned Career Management Center Career Coaches. Hear from students who have utilized the Discover, Amplify, Launch and Shift pathways of career support to move up in their industries or take their careers in a new direction.
February 4, 2020
12:00-12:45 pm
Live Webcast
Information Session: Virtual
During this webinar-style information session connect with admissions staff as they provide information about the Kellogg Evening & Weekend MBA program, admissions process and application requirements. The session will include live Q&A.
February 15, 2020
8:00 am-6:00 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, attend information sessions on admissions, student life and career services, and hear keynote addresses by Kellogg leadership all in one day. If you are applying for the Summer 2020 quarter, you may also complete the interview required for application (optional).

A sampling of our part-time MBA class profile

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
Senior Manager, Capital One

“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
Senior Marketing Manager, Retail Leadership Development Program, Amazon

“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
Senior Associate, Finance, KPMG

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

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