The 45 unit/credit hour Evening MBA is designed for working professionals seeking to move their career forward while networking with classmates employed at the area’s most notable companies and institutions. Earn your MBA in 24 months through this lock-step, cohort based program that meets one night per week from 4pm – 10pm. One cohort meets in Tucson and one cohort meets in Phoenix. Concentrations are offered by completing electives in Marketing, Finance/Accounting, or Management Information Systems. Take what you learn from the classroom directly to the conference room — improving your performance and professional stature, while gaining the insights needed to meet the challenges of this dynamic global economy.
The Eller College of Management is home to the Eller MBA program which houses the Full-Time, Evening, Online, and Executive MBA programs. With emphasis on Innovation, Application and Communication, the Eller MBA program is developing business leaders who can not only solve real world problems with a strong critical thinking framework, but also effectively communicate their solutions to a diverse group of stakeholders.
These degree programs are designed to educate students in modern scientific research methods as applied to general and specialized management problems and to prepare students for careers in education, management, or government.
In addition, the Full-Time MBA program offers a variety of dual programs. By combining the MBA degree with a graduate degree in a legal, scientific or technical field, Eller MBA students are uniquely poised to leverage their considerable understanding of the marketplace and create value in some of today’s most dynamic and interesting enterprises.
All prospective students interested in a dual-degree program option should also check with the partner department for additional admission requirements. To be considered a dual-degee candidate admission must be granted admissions to both programs. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Proficiency in mathematics at the level of Calculus is preferred. Individual functional areas will vary to allow for differing backgrounds and to accommodate different special interests. Please visit our website for more information
TOEFL - Internet-Based: 100
2 letters of recommendation
Separate department application found at https://ellermba.force.com/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
2 Essays Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended. International applicants are to provide official transcript and degree certification/diploma in native language and official English translation
Required test(s): GMAT
Minimum TOEFL: Internet-based: 100
Minimum IELTS: 7
Graduate degree seeking students that are US citizens or eligible non-citizens are eligible for federal student loans if they are enrolled in at least half time as defined by the Graduate College http://grad.arizona.edu/financial-resources/federal-state-and-institutional-aid. All students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for federal loans. The form is available on line at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. Basic eligibility requirements are available at http://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/basic-criteria.
Guaranteed Early Decision: December 1
Priority Consideration: March 15
Standard Deadline: May 15
Final Deadline: July 15
Minimum credits: 45 (41 core units and 4 elective units)
Other requirements: Students must complete each course with a grade of C or better and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better to graduate. Only grades A-C are acceptable for the Master Plan of Study. Audit courses do not count towards the degree credit minimum nor do undergraduate classes.
We expect students to complete all course requirements in 24 months.
BNAD 515: Business Intensive
MGMT 501: Leadership in Organizations
ECON 550: Economics for Managers
MGMT 562: Applied Business Statistics
ACCT 540: Introduction to Financial Accounting
BCOM 510A: Management Communication
MGMT 524E: Groups and Teams
MIS 560: Operations Management
FIN 510A: Finance
MKTG 510: Market-Based Management
FIN 510B : Finance
MIS 585: Strategic Management of Information Systems
BNAD 520E: Project Management
BNAD 513: Global Context of Business
ACCT 545: Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECON 551: Business Strategy
MKTG 546: Special Topics in Marketing
MGMT 520E: Legal and Ethical Values in Business
MGMT 564E: Negotiations
MKTG 579: Marketing of Innovation