The University of Cincinnati’s AACSB-accredited online MBA program allows you to advance your career on your own schedule and can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. Login to classes when and where you like and complete the entire program online in just one year, with the option to take in-person courses at UC’s Uptown Campus.
Our unique and comprehensive program blends a mixture of academic, research-intensive learning with real world experiences that prepare you with the skills necessary to tackle today’s business challenges.
Led by the same award-winning faculty as our on-site classes, our online MBA 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 online MBA program in Ohio, the fifth best in the Midwest, and No. 66 in the country.
12 credit hours of electives customize your MBA to fit your specific career goals. Our online certificate/concentration offerings include Health Care Administration, Health Care Finance, Health Care Operations, Health Care Policy and Regulation, Marketing, Corporate Taxation, and Individual Taxation.
Cincinnati’s online MBA program offers you:
“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.
“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.
“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.”
The GMAT/GRE is required for the MBA program; however, waivers are available. Factors determining eligibility are listed below.
We highly recommend applying to your program of choice before taking the GMAT/GRE or sending us your scores.
You may be eligible for an entrance exam waiver if you:
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Yes, to walk across the stage for your graduation. (Just kidding, that is optional!)
The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are truly all online, requiring no on-campus visits. There are a few rare exceptions and those are noted on the program information pages.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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