What is Business Administration?

The Carl H Lindner College of Business welcomes applicants from all professions and educational backgrounds interested in an online, part-time or full-time MBA. Our program prepares tomorrow’s managers with the skills and perspectives needed to serve global markets and compete in a fast-paced environment.  Learn more: http://business.uc.edu/graduate/mba.html

Admission Requirements

• GMAT scores
• Résumé
• Two letters of Recommendation
• TOEFL scores (if you are an international applicant)
• Academic transcripts from all colleges attended
• One Essay

The MBA degree is granted to those who satisfactorily complete the required course work, carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 or more. The degree must be completed within five years of acceptance into the program. All students must contract for graduation and be enrolled for at least one credit hour of study during the academic year of graduation.

Students can transfer up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit from an AACSB accredited university. The course must have been taken within the past five years, with a grade of B or better. Courses must be approved by the academic director.

Business Foundations Courses

Students without an undergraduate degree in business may be required to take some or all of the following business foundations courses.
Course Title/Desc Credit
Business Foundations Courses

Students without an undergraduate degree in business may be required to take some or all of the following business foundations courses.

ECON7000 Foundations in Economics

Minimum Grade: C

2
MKTG7000 Marketing Foundations

Minimum Grade: C

1
ACCT7000 Foundations in Accounting

Minimum Grade: C

2
FIN7000 Foundations in Finance

Minimum Grade: C

1
BANA7011 Data Analysis

Minimum Grade: C

2
MGMT7000 Organizations

Minimum Grade: C

2

MBA Core Courses

Students must complete the following 14 core courses (26 credit hours). BA 7077 and BA 7078 are required only for full-time students. The MGMT 7017 course (global requirement) can be substituted with other internationally-focused courses. The full-time students are required to do a study abroad to fulfill the global requirement.
Course Title/Desc Credit
MBA Core Courses

Students must complete the following 14 core courses (26 credit hours). BA 7077 and BA 7078 are required only for full-time students. The MGMT 7017 course (global requirement) can be substituted with other internationally-focused courses. The full-time students are required to do a study abroad to fulfill the global requirement.

BA7078 Professional Development

BA7077 Career Management

0 - 1
MGMT7014 Leadership and Organizations

Minimum Grade: C

2
ACCT7012 Accounting for Managerial Decisions

Minimum Grade: C

3
BA7010 Corporate Legal and Social Responsibility

Minimum Grade: C

2
MGMT7017 Managing Across Cultures

Minimum Grade: C

2
IS7011 Information and Technology Management

Minimum Grade: C

2
BA7012 MBA Capstone

Minimum Grade: C

2
FIN7014 Financial Management

Minimum Grade: C

3
MKTG7011 Marketing for Managers

Minimum Grade: C

2
OM7011 Management of Operations

Minimum Grade: C

2
ECON7020 Managerial Economics

Minimum Grade: C

2
MGMT7012 Strategic Management

Minimum Grade: C

2
BANA7012 Decision Modeling

Minimum Grade: C

2

MBA Electives

Students must complete 12 credit hours of elective courses, 6000 level or above (graduate level). Although business courses are the norm, business related courses from other colleges are considered with the approval of the academic director. Certificate requirements, available in a variety of business disciplines, are fulfilled with these elective hours.
Course Title/Desc Credit
MBA Electives

Students must complete 12 credit hours of elective courses, 6000 level or above (graduate level). Although business courses are the norm, business related courses from other colleges are considered with the approval of the academic director. Certificate requirements, available in a variety of business disciplines, are fulfilled with these elective hours.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Carl H. Lindner College of Business holds AACSB accreditation. AACSB International business accreditation is an achievement earned only by programs of the highest caliber. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs and only 15% of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB International accreditation.