Why study Business Administration?

The Carl H Lindner College of Business welcomes applicants from all professions and educational backgrounds interested in an online, part-time or full-time MBA. Our program prepares tomorrow’s managers with the skills and perspectives needed to serve global markets and compete in a fast-paced environment.  Learn more: http://business.uc.edu/graduate/mba.html

Admission Requirements

• GMAT or GRE score (optional)
• Résumé
• Two letters of Recommendation
• TOEFL scores (if you are an international applicant)
• Academic transcripts from all colleges attended
• One Essay

The MBA is a general management degree that improves career stability and mobility. Many management roles prefer candidates with an MBA. Also, the MBA is a good degree to help job-seekers switch career fields.

Seventy-two percent of Lindner MBA students who graduated during the 2019-2020 academic year accepted a full-time position within three months with an average starting salary of $93,681. 

The MBA degree is granted to those who satisfactorily complete the required course work, carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 or more. The degree must be completed within five years of acceptance into the program. All students must contract for graduation and be enrolled for at least one credit hour of study during the academic year of graduation.

Students can transfer up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit from an AACSB accredited university. The course must have been taken within the past five years, with a grade of B or better. Courses must be approved by the academic director.

Minimum required score for the IELTS is 6.5. Minimum TOEFL score is 90.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Carl H. Lindner College of Business holds AACSB accreditation. AACSB International business accreditation is an achievement earned only by programs of the highest caliber. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs and only 15% of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB International accreditation.

Contact Information

Graduate Programs Office
1319 Carl H. Lindner Hall
2906 Woodside Drive, PO Box 10211
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0211
(513) 556-7020

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Program Code: 22MAS-BA-MBA