Strategically Designed for Real-World Success
Less theory, more application, greater results.
Utica College has a new take on the traditional MBA with a modern, real-world approach to graduate-level business education. The program consists of flexible, tailored coursework based on actual, current business scenarios and case studies. Built around you, this online MBA provides you with unparalleled, relevant skills proven through real-world application, at an affordable price. Utica College does not require that students have an undergraduate business degree or take the GRE/GMAT prior to applying. If you are looking for an affordable MBA that will give you practical business skills, Utica’s Master of Business Administration is for you.
This online MBA program is a candidate for accreditation with ACBSP, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Founded in 1988, the ACBSP is a leading accreditation association for business education that focuses on teaching excellence, student learning outcomes and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP accredits nearly 3,000 programs at over 430 campuses around the world. Its student-centered teaching and learning approach ensures that you will gain the right skills from your educational investment.
An MBA with Options
As an accredited college, Utica remains forward thinking and student-focused. The flexibility of the online MBA program is unprecedented, and offers you the opportunity to structure your business studies in the way that best suits your schedule and learning style. Our mission is to develop the next generation of great business leaders, and we strive to give our students as much flexibility as possible to acquire the skills needed for business success.
Core courses in the MBA program are available 100% online or in a blended format. These blended learning options include:
- Ability to attend scheduled classes on-campus
- Ability to attend the virtual classroom to work with other students and teams and interact with the instructor (synchronous)
- Ability to watch recorded lecture sessions at your discretion (asynchronous)
As a student in the MBA program, you can combine and take advantage of any of the learning options outlined above. This progressive approach allows you to choose the learning format that will maximize your understanding and application of the core material. Coursework, assignments and grading are identical between learning options. There is no mandatory on-campus residency, but students are welcome to attend classes on our beautiful campus in upstate New York.
A Strategically Designed MBA
The program is strategically focused and features intense coursework optimized to build your expertise in several in-demand focus areas. These areas of focus consist of specific advising specializations, as well as a general option that allows you to further customize your graduate business degree.
Designed to provide you with modern, outcomes-based skills that you can apply to your career today, the program includes 30 credit hours of graduate courses: 15 hours in the business core, 12 in your chosen specialization, and 3 credit-hours in the final capstone courses.
The capstone courses center around a business application project conducted using a real-world company. The online MBA’s performance-driven approach gives you the knowledge, tools and experience you need to immediately advance your career and lead your organization into the future.