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Earn Your MBA 100% Online

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Gain in-demand skills in business administration to maximize your marketability and prepare for advanced positions in the growing field of management and leadership.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 1 million management positions will open up each year over the next decade — positions with a median annual salary more than double that of the national average of all occupations. With your UDOnline MBA, you will be well prepared for management and leadership roles across industries and organizations.

Flexibility and Convenience

The MBA program courses are offered 100% online in an eight-week format to meet the growing demands of our professional students’ schedules. Part-time and full-time options are available, allowing students to complete their graduate degrees in as few as 15 months.

Learn New Skills

While some MBA programs offer specializations, you will have the opportunity to earn “skills badges” in addition to pursuing a specialization in analytics, finance, marketing, leadership, or general business. Some of the badges include data-driven marketing, financial analytics, marketing leadership, and finance management.

Affordable and Accessible

One of the lowest price points among Midwest MBA offerings ($15K US). Ability to combine specializations to create highly custom MBA paths. Layered specializations and ability to earn highly customized skills “Badges” + Certifications. Credentialing/badging for individual skills available throughout program. Program and university place significant attention toward market trends and current demand for skills.


  • No GMAT or other required test scores
  • No application fee
  • Simple application process with no references or writing samples required

Make a Difference Through the Study of
Business Administration

At the University of Dubuque, our 100% online MBA program was built with you in mind to provide the flexibility, convenience, and lifetime value you deserve. From a faculty of experienced business professionals to market-focused specializations, we’re dedicated to your continued success — in your classes, in your career and in your life. You have a place with us.

Program Goals, Requirements and Course Details
Master in Business Administration

Program Goals

  • Lead and manage with in-depth knowledge in key areas of finance, human resources, operations, and strategy.
  • Exercise character and ethics in decision making.
  • Communicate effectively across the global business landscape.
  • Think and act both tactically and strategically in complex business situations.

Depending on how you customize your education, you’ll be primed to pursue these leadership career opportunities:

  • Facility or Operations Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • HR Director
  • VP of Sales
  • C-Suite Executive


  • Bachelor’s degree in a recognized program of student study from a regionally accredited or domestically recognized international institution of higher education.
  • Official transcripts
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
    (Note: conditional admission may be an option if your GPA is below the minimum 2.75 requirement. Contact your online admission counselor for more information.)

Master of Business Administration Degree Requirements

Master of Business Administration

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
36 Credit Hours
BUS 602Financial Decision Making3
BUS 620Managing the Business Culture3
COM 622Global Business Communication3
BUS 626Strategic Implementation3
BUS 647Stakeholder Engagement3
BUS 665Analytics for the Business Environment3
BUS 668Innovation and Change Management3
BUS 693Business Capstone Project3

Core Courses for Analytics, Marketing, Finance, and Leadership

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
6 Credit Hours
BUS 681Technology and Operations Management3
BUS 690Business Strategy and Innovation3

Courses for the Analytics Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
6 Credit Hours
BUS 669Data Analysis and Visualization3
BUS 667Statistical Data Analysis3

Courses for the Marketing Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
6 Credit Hours
COM 635Integrated Marketing Communication3
BUS 635Digital Marketing Channels3

Courses for the Finance Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
6 Credit Hours
BUS 651Financial Management3
BUS 659Financial Modeling in Excel3

Courses for the Leadership Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
6 Credit Hours
BUS 648Problem Solving & Crisis Management3
BUS 645Effective People Management3

Courses for the Diversity Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
12 Credit Hours
DIL 601Foundations of Diversity & Inclusion3
DIL 610Cultural and Social Group Identities3
DIL 615Managing the DI Change Initiative3
DIL 620D & I Measurement and Accountability3

Courses for the General Business Specialization

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
12 Credit Hours
Any 4 courses from the elective list for specializations12

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