MBA

Master's Degree Program

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Gain the skills and knowledge to grow as a business leader. Designed for students of all academic backgrounds, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at UAF offers an affordable, flexible option for working professionals who want to advance their careers.

Our accredited MBA program provides a solid foundation in management theory, marketing, finance, corporate strategy and analytical thinking. It also provides the skills employers desire most—leadership, problem-solving, communication and time management. Depending on your professional goals, you can focus your MBA degree in general management or STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

The MBA degree is offered entirely online and can be completed in less than two years. We offer in-state tuition for all online MBA courses and do not require an undergraduate degree in business.

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Why Earn Your MBA at UAF?

Sharpen your business skills in a top MBA program that delivers maximum value and quality. These are some of the unique opportunities that make this one of the best online programs for MBA degree seekers.

  • Join one of the best online MBA programs in the nation. Only 1.5% of universities in the world have earned both business accreditation and specialized accounting accreditation through AACSB International, ensuring that our program has met rigorous standards for quality. Many of our MBA courses are also recognized by Quality Matters.
  • Earn your MBA online in one year, if you choose, or work on a schedule that fits your needs. Most MBA students take 18-36 months while continuing to work.
  • Earn your MBA without any required business background. We offer online self-study modules in place of prerequisite courses to help you prepare.
  • Focus your MBA degree in either general management or STEM.
  • Earn your STEM MBA at UAF, a national and world leader in climate change and Arctic research. We have the highest number of publications and citations in Arctic research of any university in the world and are America’s northernmost Land, Sea and Space Grant institution.
Specialize your MBA degree in an area of professional interest

  • The online MBA degree offers two concentrations: one in general management and one in STEM. The STEM concentration allows you to take three graduate-level courses from your field of study and pair them with College of Business and Security Management classes. Possible STEM fields include fisheries, ocean science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, biology and more.

Earn your MBA degree online at your own pace

  • Offering maximum flexibility to accommodate any schedule, our MBA program allows you to work at your own pace online while enjoying the same high quality instruction you would receive on campus. You can complete the degree in less than two years.

Join an accredited online MBA program you can afford

  • Only 1.5% of universities in the world have achieved AACSB accreditation, ensuring that our MBA online degree meets rigorous standards and delivers a solid management education. In addition to offering one of the top MBA programs online, we also offer one of the most affordable, offering in-state tuition rates for all online courses.

Get your MBA without having a business background

  • Are you interested in a MBA, but have an undergraduate degree in something other than business? We allow you to take seven online, self-study, pre-MBA modules in place of prerequisite courses to help prepare for a graduate program in business.

 

Complete your Master of Business Administration Degree Online

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Our MBA students learn by doing. From consulting to helping a local business solve one of its toughest problems to drafting a business plan from scratch, the online MBA degree emphasizes practical skills and knowledge that will directly enhance your career.

Experience online learning at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

UAF offers one of the best online MBA programs in the nation. Classes are small and highly interactive. Expert faculty bring diverse real-world business experience to the coursework. You also pay in-state tuition regardless of where you live, making this an affordable online MBA program for students across the United States.

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Cost breakdown for the online MBA general management program

The estimated cost for the MBA online program (concentration in general management) based on current rates is $22,700.

Use code UAFCBSM when applying to get your application fee waived!

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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What Can You Do With an MBA?

There are many advantages to earning your MBA degree. It’s a great way to advance your career and earn a higher salary. You can gain expertise to start your own business, lead high profile teams and become a leader in your field of interest. An MBA degree will also help you gain networking resources and enjoy greater job security.

Jobs for an MBA with a Focus in STEM

The online STEM MBA program, with a focus in fisheries, marine biology and oceanography, is particularly beneficial for individuals interested in developing a more sustainable use of Alaskan and Arctic natural resources and industries.

 

 

 

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