Evening MBA in Macon

Earn your MBA at your own pace, on your own terms.

The Evening Master of Business Administration (MBA) program on Mercer’s Macon campus immerses you in a small-class, highly interactive learning environment where students and faculty alike bring diverse real-world experience to the academic conversation. Cultivate advanced expertise in business theory by night. Apply new knowledge and skills that impact your work by day. Prepare to take your career to the next level.

Mercer’s flexible evening format helps working professionals maintain a manageable work-life balance:
  • An individual course meets one night per week.
  • Courses are scheduled on weeknights and occasionally on Saturdays.
  • Supplement on-campus classes with online courses as desired.
  • Courses enroll for fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • The entire program can be completed in 12-24 months.

The Evening Master of Business Administration Program opens doors for both career advancement and entrepreneurial pursuits through a path of learning that leads students to gain a deeper knowledge in the management of human, material and financial resources in business, government and non–profit organizations. Students develop critical leadership and problem-solving skills while building strong relationships with fellow students and accomplished faculty, leading to authentic networking and professional growth opportunities.

The program features:

  • Four foundation courses*
  • Twelve core business management courses
  • Collaborative learning exercises and projects that simulate real-world business environments
  • Flexibility to progress through the courses at your own pace

*Foundation courses may be satisfied by previous undergraduate coursework in business. Otherwise, foundational requirements may be completely conveniently online while enrolled in core courses.

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The popularity of Mercer’s Evening MBA makes it our most diverse business degree program offered, with an average student age of 30. Industry and level of work experience varies, with an average of six years. Most students select the evening format for its schedule flexibility and maintain employment for the duration of the program.

Individuals who successfully complete the Evening MBA degree program can go on to work as business professionals in positions including: market researcher, financial analyst, healthcare administrator, supply chain analyst, customer engagement manager, account manager, business representative or associate brand and product management associate.

Applicants for the Evening Master of Business Administration Program must be in good standing with the most recent regionally accredited college or university attended.
Application Checklist
Submit all of the following items to complete your application to the program:

  • Evening MBA Program Application for Admission
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  • $50 Non-refundable Application Fee ($100 for International Applicants)
    Submit the required application fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to Mercer University. Do not send cash. The application fee is non-refundable and cannot apply toward tuition.
  • Official GMAT or GRE Test Score
    Applicants must take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and achieve a qualifying score. Applicants holding a graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent international graduate degree may waive the GMAT requirement. Unofficial copies of the score report may be included with the application for initial review and evaluation, but an official score report will be required for applicants who are offered admission.
  • Transcripts from All Previously Attended Institutions
    Submit an official transcript from every college or university previously attended regardless of length of stay (including undergraduate, graduate, summer school, and study abroad coursework). Former and current Mercer University students are not required to request a Mercer University transcript. For assistance, contact MaconMBA@mercer.edu

You may also wish to submit a resume summarizing career and civic involvement, though it is not required.
Priority Deadlines
Submit your application with all supporting materials by the following deadlines
Fall I (Classes begin in August): August 1
Spring I (Classes begin in January): December 1
Summer (Classes begin in May): April 15

Submit all materials to the following address:
Mercer University
Stetson School of Business and Economics
MBA Program - James Hunt
1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA 31207

Evening MBA $740 $2,220 $4,440 $6,660

Financial Planning
Students enrolling in the Evening MBA can take advantage of federal and/or private loan programs to assist with covering the costs of tuition. Mercer University’s Office of Student Financial Planning is equipped to provide up-to-date information on financial assistance available to graduate students via federal loan programs.

478.301.2670 | financialaid.mercer.edu

MBA.com, the official website of the GMAT, offers additional resources related to financing your degree.


Are you ready to take your educational goals to the next level? The Stetson School of Business and Economics, in conjunction with Mercer’s Walter F. George School of Law, offers a Dual Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor degree program.

Learn more >

Non-U.S. citizens or students who graduated from a non-U.S. university must also complete the following requirements to be evaluated for admission:

  • Evaluation of Foreign Credentials
    Applicants who completed all or part of their education abroad are required to have their foreign educational credentials evaluated by an independent evaluation service. A Course-by-Course and Grade Point Average Equivalent Evaluation is required for admission. You must submit an official sealed copy of your evaluation with your application materials.

    Contact the Office of Admissions for more information about evaluation service providers at business.admissions@mercer.edu or (678) 547-6300.
  • Official Translations
    Documents submitted in a language other than English must be accompanied by official translations.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    A TOEFL or IELTS score not more than two years old is required for international applicants whose primary language is not English. Official score reports must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions by the Educational Testing Service. Use institution code 5025 for submission of official score reports. Unofficial copies of the score report may be included with the application for initial review and evaluation, but an official score report will be required for applicants who are offered admission.

    Exception: A TOEFL score is not required of international applicants who have attended another U.S. institution and completed freshman English Composition I and II with a grade of "C" or higher.