Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Lindner MBAGraduate Program Ranking

Lindner MBA Curriculum

The UC MBA is a rigorous, yet customizable experience! The curriculum consists of 36-48 semester hours.

Foundations (10 semester credits)

  • Not required for all students; transcripts will be reviewed for waiver eligibility
  • Available online
  • Courses include:

Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credits
Acct 7000Foundations in Accounting
Fin 7000Foundations in Finance1
Econ 7000Foundations in Economics2
BANA 7011Data Analysis2
MGMT 7000Organizations2
MKTG 7000Marketing Foundations1

Core (26 semester credits)

  • Required of all MBA students
  • Courses include:

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Credits
Acct 7012Accounting for Managerial Decisions
BANA 7012Decision Models2
Econ 7020Managerial Economics2
FIN 7014Financial Management
IS 7011Information and Technology Management
OM 7011Management of Operations
MGMT 7014Leadership in Organizations2
MGMT7012Strategic Management2
MKTG 7011Marketing for Managers2
BA 7010Corporate Legal and Social Responsibility2
Global - requirement can be met with one of a select set of courses2
Capstone - requirement can be met with one of a select set of courses2


Electives (12 semester credits)

Students have the option to take a variety of courses or to earn a graduate certificate (see partial list below). For a complete rundown of all certificate options please visit

  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Real Estate
  • Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Professional Selling 
  • Retail Management

  • Innovation
  • Operations Excellence
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Sciences
  • Entrepreneurship 

  • International Business
  • Leadership & Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Care Finance
  • Health Care Operations
  • Health Care Policy and Regulation