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Shingo Online MBA

The Shingo Prize is the internationally recognized standard for operational excellence. The Huntsman Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Specialization in operational excellence is an online program where you will gain a deep understanding of the Shingo ModelTM and the principles and behaviors required to make operational excellence sustainable. Learn more about the Shingo Model at

Program Description

The two-year AACSB-accredited MBA program includes:

  • 36 total credits
    • 27 MBA credits
    • 9 Shingo Specialization credits
  • Attendance at the annual Shingo conference and a Shingo study tour
    • Travel expenses for both events are included in your specialization tuition.

Between the Shingo conference, your coursework, and the Shingo Study Tour, you will complete all five Shingo workshops, earning you the status of Shingo alumnus.


Tuition is divided between six semesters. Your cost for each semester will reflect the credits being taken. The average cost is $7,500 per semester.

  • $1,000 per MBA credit hour (27 total)
  • $2,000 per Shingo Specialization credit hour (9 total)

*Tuition is estimated from the 2019-2020 tuition rates.

For more information about tuition, visit the tuition and financial aid page.

Application & Admission Information

Applications to the Huntsman Online MBA program are accepted throughout the year. The Shingo Specialization cohort is capped at 25 students per year. We strongly encourage interested individuals to apply early for the Specialization program. For admission details and requirements, visit the application page.

Talk with a Shingo MBA Advisor

For specifics about the Shingo Online MBA, contact Kimberly Olsen.

Kimberly OlsenKimberly Olsen
Shingo MBA Advisor

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