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Business Administration - Eller College

Master of Business Administration


nationally ranked public Online MBA for veterans

- U.S. News & World Report, 2024


nationally ranked public Online MBA program

- U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 45
Cost Per Credit: $1250
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Program Details

The Eller MBA program develops business leaders who have the skills to not only solve real-world problems with strong critical thinking skills, but also effectively communicate their solutions to a diverse group of stakeholders. This Online MBA program is a 100% online learning experience with concentrations available in finance, marketing, management information systems, and management and organizations. Students are required to obtain 45 units to earn their MBA and can complete the program in anywhere from 14 months to four years. Courses are presented in a carousel format with eight-week sessions that start six times per year.

Additionally, the Eller College offers a Professional MBA - learn online on your own schedule and connect with classmates in bi-weekly synchronous practicums to develop your professional skillset.

The Eller Online MBA program was recently ranked #7 in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is AACSB-accredited. For additional program information, contact Alana Zwiener at azwiener@arizona.edu or 520-621-5253.

For a limited time, the GMAT/GRE is WAIVED for the Online MBA!

Getting your MBA online has never been easier with six start dates per year and for a limited time, the application fee is waived!

A minimum of three (3) years of professional work experience is required.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


To complete your degree, you’ll take 45 credits, including 28 core units and 17 elective units.  The following are core units (2 units each):

ACCT 540: Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 545: Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BCOM 511: Communications Management
ECON 550: Economics for Manager
ECON 551: Business Strategy
FIN 510A: Survey of Finance as Analyst
FIN 510B: Survey of Finance as Corporate Manager
MGMT 501: Leadership in Organizations
MGMT 520: Managing Ethics in Organizations
BNAD 562/MGMT 562: Applied Business Statistics
OSCM/MIS 560: Operations Managements
MIS 585: Strategic Management of Information Systems
MKTG 510: Market-Based Management
MKTG 579E: Marketing of Innovations



Earning your Master of Business Administration in Business Administration - Eller College will build core skills, including:

  • Marketing
  • Computer science
  • Selling techniques
  • Accounting
  • Merchandising
  • Finance
  • Financial services
  • Billing
  • Financial statements analysis
  • Auditing
  • Invoicing
  • Account management
  • Salesforce
  • Business development
  • Business process
  • Business to business
  • Customer relationship management
  • Sales prospecting
  • Outside sales
  • Sales management
  • Retail operations
  • Purchasing
  • Process improvement
  • Product knowledge
  • Product management
  • New product development
  • Project management
  • Project management
  • Performance management
  • Inventory management
  • Operations management
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Data analysis

Graduates of the Eller MBA program will be prepared to pursue the following careers:

          • Chief Executive
          • Wholesale Sales Representative
          • Manufacturing Sales Represantitive
          • Business Operations Specialist
          • Customer Service Representative
          • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
          • First-Line Supervisor of Office & Administrative Support Workers
          • Project Management Specialist
          • Computer User Support Specialist
          • Management Analyst
          • Sales Manager
          • General and Operations Manager
          • Financial Manager
          • Computer and Information System Manager
          • Marketing Manager
          • Market Research Analyst
          • Marketing Specialist
          • Human Resource Manager
          • Human Resource Specialist
          • Accountant
          • Auditor


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          Builds students’ understanding of the real-world skills and the thinking they’ll need to innovate throughout their career adventures.

          Entrepreneurship Courses
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          The finance curriculum will develop advanced analytical and technical skills preparing you for a position at the top of your field.

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          Develop a deep understanding of how consumers think and how to reach them, and make yourself an exceptionally prepared job candidate.

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          Maximize performance in today’s team-based work environments.

          Management Courses
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          Solve the challenges of today’s tech-driven business world by learning to use IT to support business processes and strategic needs.

          Privacy & Security Courses
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          Today’s global marketplace is rapidly evolving. Stay a step ahead by earning your MBA online and gain the skills to become a true leader in the business world. You’ll earn the same rigorous, high-quality degree as our on-campus students, while completing your assignments from anywhere in the world, at any time of day.

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          You supply the determination. We’ll provide the flexibility. Throughout your degree, you will complete a total of 45 credits in one of six areas of concentration, but the pace and course load are up to you. You will have the freedom to choose from six start dates offered each year and complete your degree in as little as 14 months, or as long as four years.

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