Full-Time MBA Program

The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program sets graduates up for success with an optional internship, specializations, career services.

There’s a reason this program is ranked No. 1 among Midwest public institutions for alumni satisfaction by Bloomberg Businessweek. Students can complete this program in as little as one year or 16 months with an internship.

We limit our full-time MBA class sizes so we can give each of our students the personalized attention they deserve. Students engage with the Cincinnati business community, working to find solutions to real-world problems for some of the world's leading companies. In fact, some of those companies, such as Procter & Gamble, Kroger, and Macy’s, are within three miles of campus.

MBA Curriculum and Specializations

With 20+ optional specializations to choose from, there are classes for every career interest. These specializations include data analytics, entrepreneurship and health care administration. Our students and world-renowned faculty play an integral part in creating in-depth classroom experiences. The UC MBA full-time curriculum consists of 36 to 48 semester hours.

At UC, we provide students with life-changing learning opportunities. That’s why full-time MBA students have the chance to study abroad in Chile for hands-on learning about business in Asia. Not only will you receive academic credit towards your degree, but you’ll improve your resume and increase your global business knowledge.

Why earn an MBA degree?

Earning an MBA is one of the most beneficial master’s degrees for job-seekers today. One benefit is improved career stability and mobility. Many management roles prefer candidates with an MBA over candidates who only have an undergraduate degree. Additionally, anyone looking to switch career fields can benefit from this program. Our graduates have worked everywhere from Fortune 500 companies to startups.

Graduates of our program earn an average starting salary of $106,000 and our Career Services team ensures that you aren’t alone when looking for employment post-graduation. We even provide students with personal career coaches for additional guidance during and after the program. Classes such as Strategic Management or Leadership and Organization are crucial for anyone looking to pursue managerial positions at any company.

Apply to our full-time MBA program today!

The University of Cincinnati's MBA degree program utilizes internships, study abroad opportunities, specializations, and career services in order to prepare students for successful careers after graduating. Interested in learning more?

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Johnny Rungtusanatham

Academic Director, MBA Programs and Professor, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

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