Master of Business Administration (MBA) at University of Maryland

UMUC’s online MBA program is ranked #2 of all online MBA programs in the US (#7 worldwide). The Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the “Top 20 Cyber Universities” worldwide. The program is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The program is offered in two formats: a fully online course and a hybrid format that combines online and classroom study. The flexibility allows you to complete earn your MBA in 24 months without interrupting your career. To facilitate teamwork and enhance learning, you will be assigned to a cohort of approximately 25 students who will be together until the completion of the MBA program.

Online MBA Specializations at UMUC

After completing your MBA program (45 credits), you may decide to earn a dual degree by completing 18 extra semester hours in one of the following programs:

  • Master of Distance Education
  • Master of International Management
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Environmental Management
  • Master of Science in Financial Management and Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Health Care Administration
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Technology Management

These dual degree programs are also offered either fully online or in a combination of online and classroom-based study.

Online MBA Completion Requirements at UMUC

To complete your online MBA at UMUC, you must take 45 credits consisting of one 3-credit prerequisite course and seven 6-credit seminars. Each of these seminars is 10 weeks long with three weeks off between seminars. The 3-credit prerequisite course may be waived if you have scored at least 600 on the GMAT or have already completed a graduate degree.

Program Details

Enrolled online MBA students:  2,272

Intakes per year:  4

Accreditation:  Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Time limit for study:  5

Avg. time to complete:  2

Completed in 5 years:  93%

Examinations required:  yes

Online examinations:  yes

Teaching materials online:  50%

Online coursework:  100%

Teamwork with other students:  yes

Has local study centers:  yes

Required to study in local study centers:  no

Required to study on campus:  no

International students:  2.4%

Regions where MBA is supported:  all

Estimated Cost*

Semester hours required:  45

Cost per semester hour:  $694

Fees:  $340

Total program cost (estimated):  $31,570

*For your convenience, Best Online MBA has calculated an estimated cost for this program, which is based on information obtained through a survey conducted by Best Online MBA. We try to keep these estimated costs up-to-date, but you should be aware that these prices are subject to change without notice. For accurate prices, you should contact the school directly. When you speak to the school's counselor, please be sure to ask for a full disclosure of all applicable fees.