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If you are looking for a network of business professionals with a commitment to education, career development and promoting the economic wealth of the African-American community... the National Black MBA Association is for you!

The strength of the NBMBAA as an organization lies in its extensive network of local chapters. Through its 43 professional chapters nationwide and 11 Collegiate Chapters the NBMBAA keeps abreast of issues affecting members across the country and around the world.

Boasting over 8,000 members, the NBMBAA is the most powerful social network of individuals dedicated to increasing corporate diversity and access to capital. We educate. We provide career opportunities. We invest in the empowerment of Black business minds.

Monthly seminars, workshops, corporate receptions, newsletters, community activities and social events also keep members informed, involved and connected throughout the year. These are just some of the great benefits that we offer to our members!

How can membership benefit you?

  • Career and life skills training
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Infinite networking possibilities
  • Executive and student mentoring opportunities
  • Members only discounts and events
  • Career Opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial training and business support
  • Reduced registration at the NBMBAA National Conference.

What can you do to increase your benefit?

  • JOIN NOW
    Don’t wait.  Applications are available on-line and at all events.  Membership operates on a rolling 12 month basis.
  • PARTICIPATE
    We develop programs for you, and look for your support to make them successful.  Come see what we are about.
  • LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD
    Tell us what you would like to see.  Contact your Leadership Team, participate in planning sessions, and complete the survey that will be sent in a couple of months.
  • GET INVOLVED
    You will get out of this organization what you put into it.  Join a committee, help organize an event, or  volunteer  your time.  We are all busy and have competing priorities, but anything you can do is appreciated!


We offer several membership options based on professional level and affiliation.

NBMBAA Member Program Rates
  • Full Membership status includes professionals with a graduate degree in any particular field (MBA, MHA, MPA, MS, MA ,JD, etc.)
$125/year
  • Associate Membership status includes professionals without a graduate degree, but with extensive experience or entrepreneurial success.
$125/year
  • Student Membership status includes students enrolled in any graduate degree program (a two-year limit). New/Renewing members need to submit evidence of matriculation into a graduate degree program (i.e. a copy of a current school ID card or registration).

$60/year
(limited to two years)

  • Collegiate Student Membership status includes an undergraduate student from an approved collegiate chapter.  Application will remain pending until approved by headquarters.
$35/year
  • Lifetime Membership status is granted to any member who makes the financial commitment to the full or associate lifetime status.
$1000 one-time payment or $350/year (for 3 years)
Rates shown in US Dollars



Membership Renewals / Member Profile Updates

Please utilize your current member number and password to login into your profile and renew your existing membership. If you do not know your member number or password, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 312-580-8291.