Graduate Program: Business Administration

General Information


Business Administration (MBA) - Online

Program Description

The OMBA is a very flexible program designed for working professionals, delivered 100 percent online.  It can be completed in as little as 14 months or you can take up to 6 years, depending on your schedule. You decide how many courses you take at a time. Most students complete the program in 20-24 months.

The program requires the completion of 45 units/credits to earn your MBA. It is made up of 14 core courses (required) that are 2 units each, for 28 units, and 17 units of electives.  Courses are offered in a carousel format that repeats every 14 months. There are two sessions each semester.  During a typical session 2 core courses and a minimum of 2 electives are offered.  Sessions begin 6 times a year or every 8 weeks, so there are many times per year when you can begin the program.



Department/Academic Unit(s)

The Eller College of Management is home to the Eller MBA program, which houses the Full-Time, Evening, Professional, Online, and Executive MBA programs. With emphasis on Innovation, Application and Communication, the Eller MBA program is developing business leaders who can not only solve real world problems with a strong critical thinking framework, but also effectively communicate their solutions to a diverse group of stakeholders.

These degree programs are designed to educate students in modern scientific research methods as applied to general and specialized management problems and to prepare students for careers in education, management, or government.

In addition, the Full-Time MBA program offers a variety of dual programs. By combining the MBA degree with a graduate degree in a legal, scientific, or technical field, Eller MBA students are uniquely poised to leverage their considerable understanding of the marketplace and create value in some of today’s most dynamic and interesting enterprises.

All prospective students interested in a dual-degree program option should also check with the partner department for additional admission requirements. To be considered a dual-degee candidate, admission must be granted to both programs. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree, or its equivalent. Proficiency in mathematics at the level of Calculus is preferred. Individual functional areas will vary to allow for differing backgrounds and to accommodate different special interests. Please visit our website for more information.



Eller College of Management

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Tuition and Fees

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Completion Requirements
Admissions Information

Minimum Credit Units (33)

Core Coursework Requirements

Coursework: 14 two-unit cores courses and 17 elective units must be completed to earn the MBA. 

  • ACCT 540: Introduction to Financial Accounting (2 units)
  • ACCT 545: Introduction to Managerial Accounting (2 units)
  • BCOM 511: Communication for Managers  (2 units)
  • ECON 550: Economics for Managers (2 units)
  • ECON 551: Business Strategy (2 units)
  • FIN 510A: Survey of Finance as Analyst (2 units)
  • FIN 510B: Survey of Finance as Corporate Manager (2 units)
  • MGMT 501: Leadership in Organizations (2 units)   
  • MGMT 520: Managing Ethics in Organizations (2 units)
  • MGMT/BNAD 562: Applied Business Statistics (2 units)
  • MIS/OSCM 560: Operations Management (2 units)
  • MIS 585: Strategic Management of Information Systems (2 units)
  • MKTG 510: Market-Based Management (2 units)
  • MKTG 579: Marketing of Innovations (2 units)



Additional Requirements

See required coursework

Student Handbook

Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.

Admissions Requirements

We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE

Funding Opportunities

The Academic Unit has not provided this information.

Funding Opportunities

Domestic & International Applicants

Fall:December 15th

International Conditional Admission

International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.

Other Information

The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832

Last revised 06 Oct 2020