Why study Business Administration : Online?

The University of Cincinnati's dynamic and comprehensive online MBA program offers a mixture of academic, research-intensive learning combined with real-life learning experiences, teaching you to create solutions with real business impact. It's a chance to dive deep into the knowledge you need to develop key business skills, as well as an opportunity to show potential employers what you're made of.

The MBA online program faculty are the same faculty that teach on campus and are comprised of leading-edge thinkers, award-winning researchers and active business practitioners. You can earn your degree from our AACSB-accredited College of Business at an accelerated pace — in as few as 12 months. 


Admission Requirements

  • GMAT or GRE score (optional)
  • Résumé
  • References
  • TOEFL scores (if you are an international applicant)
  • Unofficial transcripts are used for admissions review. Official transcripts required from all colleges attended when offered admission
  • 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 strating 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 each academic year.

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 and for the TOEFL 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

Jeffrey Franke
2906 Woodside Drive
Lindner Hall 1318
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0020
(513) 556-3546

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Program Code: 22MAS-BA-MBA-.BA-DL