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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


By offering the courses online, business professionals can conveniently earn their MBA in finance, accounting or information technology from home, the office, or even while traveling. Available through the University's Robert J. Manning School of Business, the AACSB accredited program offers smaller class sizes to ensure ample opportunity for interaction among students and faculty.

The online MBA curriculum integrates theory and practice for students through extensive use of case studies, actual industry projects, experiential learning techniques, and field programs applicable to a wide variety of commercial, industrial and not-for-profit settings. Students can either pursue a general program of study by selecting elective courses around their particular areas of interest, or they can pursue one of the three concentration areas in Finance, Accounting, or Information Technology.

All of the faculty who teach in the MBA program are highly-credentialed professionals who have extensive experience and scholarship in their respective fields and the program was recently ranked by as a Best Buy in Accredited Online MBA Programs.

The program consists of 10 to 16 courses (30-42 credits), depending upon the student's educational background. This MBA degree program is available entirely online, on campus, or as a mix of online and on campus courses.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Accreditation indicates that the University is recognized and approved by regional and national associations concerned with the quality of higher education, and it assures that study undertaken here has transfer value to other accredited institutions of higher education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Financial Analysis
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Operations Fundamentals
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Global Enterprise and Competition
  • Accounting Information for Management Decisions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Customers and Markets
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Strategy Formation and Implementation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • An official transcript of grades mailed directly from your undergraduate institution to the address below.
  • An official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score OR Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score OR proof of 8+ years of professional/managerial experience with permission of the MBA director.
  • Three letters of recommendation from employment-related sources
  • A resume demonstrating a minimum of two years of full-time relevant work experience.
  • A one-page essay, highlighting academic and career goals
  • For citizens of non-English speaking countries who have never earned an academic degree in the United States

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Financial aid consists of grants, scholarships, loans, student employment, waivers, reimbursement programs, and other financial arrangements. Students must be matriculated in an eligible degree or certificate program and be enrolled in courses required for that program.


Federal TEACH Grant

  1. Federal Grant administered by the US Department of Education
  2. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non Citizen
  3. Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 each semester
  4. Enrolled in coursework or plan to complete coursework toward a career in teaching in a high need subject area
  5. Complete a TEACH Grant Counseling and TEACH Grant Agreement each year
  6. Awards provide up to $4,000 per year for two years
  7. Gift aid that will become a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, if eligibility requirements are not met

For more information, go to: TEACH Grant

Federal Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant Program

  • Federally funded grant available to graduate nursing students
  • Award amounts vary and are dependent upon funding
  • Please contact the Department of Nursing for more information

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