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Customize your MBA to meet your career goals

Kellogg's approach to majors and pathways gives our students the flexibility and guidance they need to create an academic experience that fits their career goals.

As an Evening & Weekend MBA student, you'll start with courses in general management that provide a solid business foundation. Next, you can select from higher level electives that speak to your career and personal goals.

Kellogg does not require students to select a major.

Instead, students have the ability to customize their own intellectual journey through our optional majors and pathways. Majors offer a structured approach to understanding a specific discipline. Pathways take a cross-disciplinary approach to understanding a specific topic. Enjoy full flexibility: you may choose to bypass majors and pathways or explore several of each. Our Evening & Weekend MBA academic advisor is available to help students determine the right path to reach their goals.


Kellogg's majors are grounded in our academic departments.

  1. Accounting
  2. Economics
  3. Finance
  4. Management Science
  5. Managing Organizations
  6. Marketing
  7. Operations
  8. Strategy


Pathways are sequences of courses that serve as a guide to students who want to hone a specific skill set or industry expertise. Cross-functional and integrative by nature, pathways enable students to build knowledge in emerging areas and evolving industries for which there is student and recruiter demand. Pursue any number of pathways and dive as deeply as you like into each. Pathways are not noted on transcripts.

Pathways are described for:

  1. AI and Analytics
  2. Asset Management
  3. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  4. Energy & Sustainability
  5. Entrepreneurship
  6. Growth and Scaling
  7. Healthcare at Kellogg
  8. Real Estate
  9. Social Impact
  10. Technology Management
  11. Venture Capital and Private Equity

The above applies to students who begin their Kellogg studies during or after Summer Quarter 2015.

Contact us about the Evening & Weekend MBA program

Evening & Weekend Application Deadlines

Winter 2025: Sept 25, 2024

Spring 2025: Jan 8, 2025
Summer 2025: March 26, 2025
Fall 2025: June 4, 2025