The 42 unit/credit hour Evening MBA program, located in Tucson, 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 22 months through this lock-step, cohort based program that meets one night per week from 4pm – 10pm, in Tucson. Concentrations are offered by completing electives in Marketing, Finance, 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 following MBA programs:
-Full-Time - Tucson, Arizona
-Evening - Tucson, Arizona
-Professional - Chandler, Arizona
-Executive - Phoenix, Arizona
-Online - Online
The Eller Way
As students, faculty, and staff members at the Eller College of Management, we embrace a long and sustained culture of excellence. Our school is nationally recognized, and our contribution is critical to our continued elevation. Our standards are high and call us to:
-Integrity: Do the right thing 100 percent of the time.
-Innovation: Creatively anticipate and leverage change.
-Excellence: Consistently surpass ordinary standards.
-Determination: See challenges as opportunities.
-Inclusion: Create a community where everybody thrives.
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 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.
Eller College of Management
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Phoenix Campus - Phoenix
TOEFL - Internet-Based: 100 (For international applicants only)
1 Professional recommendation
Statement of Purpose
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.
International Applicants: While the majority of the students in our Evening MBA program are domestic students, we do enroll a small number of international students, who are typically working for local companies and currently hold a visa or are a permanent resident. The University of Arizona does not issue student visas for this program.
Apply through GradApp application at: https://apply.grad.arizona.edu
Minimum TOEFL: Internet-based: 100 (For international applicants only)
Minimum IELTS: 7 (For international applicants only)
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 https://grad.arizona.edu/funding/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 https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. Basic eligibility requirements are available at https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/eligibility.
Professional MBA Scholarships: Available for the Evening MBA program. All applicants will be considered for scholarship on a case-by-case basis, based on availability. We strongly recommend applying by round 2 if you are interested in a scholarship. Scholarships, referral codes, and QTR (Qualified Tuition Reduction for employees of the three state universities) cannot be stacked.
October 15: Round 1
December 1: Round 2
January 15: Round 3
March 1: Round 4
April 15: Round 5
June 1: Final Deadline
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
Minimum credits: 42 core 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 22 months.
Year One - Fall
BNAD 562: Applied Business Statistics (2 units)
MGMT 501: Leadership in Organization (2 units)
ACCT 540: Introduction to Financial Accounting (2 units)
MKTG 510: Market-Based Management (2)
Year One - Spring
ECON 550: Managerial Economics (2 units)
BCOM 511: Management Communications (2 units)
MGMT 575: The Science and Practice of Influence (2 units)
MGMT 503: Human Resource Management (2 units)
Year One - Summer
MIS 560: Operations Management (2 units)
ECON 551: Business Strategy (2 units)
BNAD 597: Eller Business Consulting (2 units)
Year Two - Fall
FIN 510A: Financial Management (2 units)
MKTG 555e: Special Topics in Marketing (2 units)
FIN 510B : Financial Management (2 units)
BCOM 512: Advanced Business Communications (2 units)
Year Two - Spring
ACCT 545: Introduction to Managerial Accounting (2 units)
MIS 585: Strategic Management of Information Systems (2 units)
BNAD 513: Global Context of Business (2 units)
ENTR 696H: Principles of Entrepreneurship (2 units)
Year Two - Summer
MGMT 520: Managing Ethics in Organizations (2 units)
MKTG 579E: Marketing of Innovation (2 units)
Visit the following program web site for more information on Program Overview, Curriculum and Courses: https://eller.arizona.edu/programs/mba/evening/program
Visit the following program web site for more information: https://eller.arizona.edu/programs/mba/evening/admissions
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.