Master of Business Administration - MBA

April 16, 2021
38-48 credit hours

Waived Application Fee Summer Semester 2021

The University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business’ MBA program is a unique and comprehensive program that blends academic, research-intensive learning with real-world experiences that prepare you with the skills necessary to tackle today’s business challenges. You’ll gain strategic leadership and decision-making skills as well as core skills in accounting, economics, finance, leadership, operations management, business analytics, information technology, and marketing.

Enrolling in online classes means you can log on when your schedule allows. The program can be completed in a year, with the option to take in-person courses at UC’s Uptown Campus.

Customize your MBA program online to fit your specific career goals by choosing from among 12 credit hours of electives. Our online certificate/concentration offerings include: Health Care Administration, Health Care Finance, Health Care Operations, Health Care Policy and Regulation, Marketing, Corporate Taxation, Individual Taxation, and Investment Management.

Accreditations and Rankings

Led by the same award-winning faculty as our on-site classes, our online University of Cincinnati Master of Business Administration is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the country for its value.

  • U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us as the best MBA program online in Ohio and No. 62 in the country.
  • AACSB accreditation for a proven track record in providing the best in business education worldwide
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • CEO Magazine ranked us as one of the top 20 online MBA programs in North America and one of the top 30 online MBA programs in the world.
  • Ranked 14th for our online MBA offerings in Healthcare Administration by College Values Online.

Why Earn Your MBA?

Are you looking to increase your career stability and mobility? Then earning your Master of Business Administration online through the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business might just be the perfect move. It’s one of the most beneficial master’s degrees for job-seekers today, and 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 our online MBA program, which is possible to complete in as little as one year.

Student Testimonials
Emily S, Recent MBA Graduate
“I’m really happy with my choice to pursue my MBA at UC. I was attracted to the online MBA because of the high regional and national rankings it has received and because of the flexibility that online courses provide. I also wanted to be able to work my full-time job while earning my degree. My main motivation for completing an MBA was to facilitate a career change. The Lindner College of Business is unique in that it is the only UC college with a dedicated Career Services Center of its own, which was an excellent resource for me as a student and continues to be as an alumnus. ”

Emily S.
Recent MBA Graduate

Headshot of Jim Tinker, Online MBA student
“As someone currently enrolled in UC's Lindner College of Business online MBA program, I can attest to the value of the program. The pace can be intense at times, but the structure allows for logical progression. I was, honestly, surprised that I found the online learning experience preferable both for convenience and for comprehension. Being able to replay lectures, have online notes, ability to ask questions of instructors easily and actually collaborate with classmates in a meaningful way were real plusses. UC knows how to leverage technology. The curriculum is rich and useful; the professors are first-rate. ”

Jim T.
Division Director, Donor Recruitment & Community Relations for Hoxworth Blood Center

Jessica S, Current Online MBA Student
“Working full-time in healthcare operations, being married with three children and pursuing my MBA is something that takes effort and sacrifice. Distance learning (taking online classes) presents its own challenges. You must have good time management skills and know when to prioritize school. There’s not always a set time to show up to class, so you have to tap into that discipline a different way. On the other hand, being in an online program is incredibly liberating. You make your own schedule and the technology is always available and easy to use. My professors give adequate time and methods for virtual check-ins, such as WebEx, and regularly make themselves available to meet in person. They genuinely want their students to succeed.”

Jessica S.
Current Student

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