Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Offered: Online

Earn your master’s degree from UMassD

AACSBThe UMass Dartmouth online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides advanced management education in a 100% online format. It is open to those with a business or non-business baccalaureate degree.

The online MBA program is generally completed in 5 consecutive semesters with 2 courses per semester (not including foundation courses). Given the flexibility of this program, the degree can be earned in more or less time, depending on availability of courses and the student's desired pace.

A GMAT waiver may be granted to students applying to the UMass Dartmouth MBA program who complete the online Business Foundations certificate program with a GPA of 3.30 or higher and no earned grades below a B- in the four certificate courses.

The UMassD Charlton School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest international accreditation standard for schools of business.


UMass Dartmouth online Charlton MBA students must complete 30 credits to graduate, or 39 credits if the three foundation courses are not waived.

Core courses
ACT 650 Accounting for Decision Making
MKT 650 Marketing Strategy
FIN 650 Finance for Decision Making
MIS 650 Information Technology Management
POM 651 Advanced Operations Analysis
MGT 650 Advanced Organizational Behavior
MGT 659 Strategic Management

Sample electives courses 
ACT 671 Strategic Cost Management
FIN 672 International Financial Management
MIS 672 Digital Economy and Commerce
POM 677 Logistics Strategy and Management
MKT 671 eCommerce and Digital Marketing
MGT 600 Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Law 

For the complete list of elective courses, download the fact sheet.

Career Opportunities

The Charlton MBA can help you move ahead in your career, whether you are:

  • manager
  • accountant
  • marketing professional
  • engineer
  • educator
  • healthcare professional
  • entrepreneur

UMass Dartmouth Advantages

Customize your education and receive the help and guidance to finish as planned:

  • AACSB-accredited Charlton College of Business education
  • Charlton College of Business was named to The Princeton Review's 2015 edition of its "Best 295 Business Schools"
  • Value and affordability of a UMass education
  • One-on-one personal advising from enrollment through graduation
  • Limited class size ensures individualized interaction with professors
  • Free online and in-person tutoring and writing center

Sample Course Offerings

Examples of courses offered in the Master of Business Administration include (course offerings subject to change):

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Social Media for Professional Purposes
  • Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • Information Technology Management
  • Strategic Management

Learning Style: Online

Online courses are taught by UMass Dartmouth faculty and seasoned practitioners to provide high quality instruction and personal attention. Students have the flexibility to accommodate work and home responsibilities within the structure of defined assignment due dates.

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