Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

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Why UAB for an MBA?

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The UAB MBA program is decision-oriented, focusing on key aspects of modern administration, and it seeks to prepare graduates for leadership roles in business, industry, government, or social services. In order to deal effectively with increasingly complex problems of organizations, managers require training in sophisticated analytical techniques, an appreciation for the behavioral facets of management, and an ability to anticipate and adapt to changes in the organizational environment.

Why UAB for Your Business Education

At UAB, you learn from the experts - not only from nationally recognized faculty and course material that's based on real-world examples, but also from industry leaders doing business day to day in the largest business community in Alabama.

Accessible
Evening classes that meet once a week and on-line courses offer MBA students the ability to meet personal and professional obligations while advancing their education and career.

Accredited
UAB is the only public university in the Birmingham area that offers an AACSB accredited MBA program. Reasonable tuition rates coupled with the highest standard of achievement that business schools can achieve makes UAB’s MBA program a great value!

Diverse
UAB MBA students vary in age, academic background and come from all over the world. This diversity provides a dynamic classroom experience that mirrors the workplace. As a result, students are able to approach and solve business problems from varying perspectives.

Streamlined Curriculum
Students engage in a 36 hour curriculum that promotes a cohort experience over the course of study. Students may choose to customize their degree through a concentration in finance, information technology management, healthcare management or marketing. Completion of a concentration requires students to take an additional class resulting in a 39 hour degree program.

Dual degrees are also offered in conjunction with School of Public Health MBA- MPH and the School of Health Professions MBA- MSHA.

Nationally Recognized

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  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB's MBA among the nation's top 15% of best part-time MBA programs in the U.S. News Business School Compass 2014.

  • The Princeton Review reports UAB is one of the best institutions you can attend to earn an MBA and lists UAB in their 2014 edition of the "Best 295 Business Schools".

  • UAB is ranked No. 6 in the nation for the "race/class interaction" category and No. 14 for "town-gown relations are great", according to The Princeton Review's 2013 edition of its annual book, "The Best 377 Colleges."