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MBA - Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
University rank #392 (QS) , CO,
Tailor your MBA to fit you. With more specialization options than any other part-time or full-time MBA program in Colorado, your degree matches your lifestyle and career goals. The Master of Business Administration program is offered at University of Colorado Denver.


Take classes in the classroom or online. You can also complete the degree fully online. We give you the power of choice.

Our Professional MBA from University of Colorado Denver provides built-in flexibility for you to explore your interests, while still giving you a solid business foundation applicable to every industry or discipline. You can also customize your MBA by taking advantage of your elective hours to complete a specialization. With over 15 hours of electives, you can choose from over 100 electives to hone your skills.

 Program highlights include:

  • Our downtown Denver location provides access to business leaders and experiences.
  • Career and professional development opportunities are available every week through guest speakers, panel events, career fairs, and exclusive internship opportunities.
  • Flexibility and convenience built into the program that allows you to take classes in our downtown location, online, or close to the Denver Tech Center at CU South Denver.
  • 19 specialization options that give you a way to customize your degree to your interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership
  • Data analysis
  • Law and ethics
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information systems
  • Economics
  • Operations
  • Financial management
  • Strategic management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Credits
    48 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • $50 domestic, $75 international application fee
  •  Online application
  •  GMAT/GRE score
  •  Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  •  Four essays
  •  Resume
  •  English language proficiency—international applicants only

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1378 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1378 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    1378 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1378 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • In-State

    626 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 626 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships/Awards and loans are available. A special 11-Month MBA award is available for students who qualify.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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