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

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.

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

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

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

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


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

December 17, 2019
12:00-12:45 pm
Live Webcast
Virtual Information Session on Kellogg's Emerging Leaders program
The Kellogg Evening & Weekend MBA is excited to announce the launch of the Kellogg Emerging Leader's Program. This new program is designed for talented, early-career professionals who have less than 3 years of full-time work experience and are looking to start the MBA earlier in their career. Join us for this virtual session to learn more about this new program. The session will include live Q&A with admissions directors.
January 8, 2020
6:00-8:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall
Room 440
Information Session: On-Campus
This interactive session will provide an opportunity for you to learn about the Kellogg Evening & Weekend MBA program, admissions process and application requirements. A student and alumni panel will share their experiences.
January 14, 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.
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.

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
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."

Student Blog

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