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Earn your MBA online at UMassD in 24 months

Advance your career with an MBA.

The key is finding a program that is exceptional, flexible, and affordable to fit your goals, budget, and timeline. Fill out the form and begin the conversation to see if UMass Dartmouth’s 30-credit online MBA is the right fit for you.

The Charlton MBA is responsive to the changing demands of the global, technology-driven economy. Taught by leading business scholars and seasoned industry professionals, this advanced degree also offers you the option to concentrate in specific areas.

5 concentrations currently available online

  • accounting
  • business analytics
  • finance
  • organizational leadership
  • supply chain management and information systems

Learn about the criteria for a GMAT waiver.

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 Marketing Research
  • MGT 600 Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Law 

Course descriptions, schedules and requirements

Student Success

Jill Abrahams ’19

After deferring her dream of earning an MBA, Jill returned to UMass to complete "unfinished business."

Career Opportunities

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

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

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

  • AACSB-accredited Charlton College of Business education
  • Value and affordability of a UMass education
  • One-on-one personal advising from enrollment through graduation
  • Limited class size ensures individualized interaction with professors
  • Networking opportunities with other working professionals and faculty


University requirements for graduate admissions

  • Submit an application via the online portal. Be sure to provide your full legal name and to capitalize the first letter of all proper nouns.
  • Pay non-refundable $60 application fee (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa) via the online portal. For Nursing applicants, the non-refundable application fee is $75.
  • Statement of Purpose, minimum 300 words. Unless otherwise indicated in the program requirement details, indicate your graduate study objectives, research interests and experience, and business or industry experience if applicable. If you are applying for a teaching or research assistantship, include any special skills or experience that would assist us in making assistantship decisions.
  • Resume
  • Transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended (regardless of whether a credential is earned or not). Unofficial transcripts are accepted for admissions application review, once enrolled a final official transcript is required. International students applying for Data Science must submit semester-by-semester transcripts as well as consolidated transcripts. 
  • Many programs have specific recommendations/requirements, please see the additional program-specific requirements for more information.
  • International students: official TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson PTE or Duolingo (if accepted by program) score. Unofficial scores are accepted for admissions application review, once enrolled official scores are required and must be sent by the testing agency (copies/scans not accepted). This is required of any applicant who did not earn a bachelor’s degree or higher degree from an accredited academic institution in the U.S. or accepted English-speaking country, see exemptions for more details. The Duolingo test is not accepted for the following programs: Art Education, Biology/Marine Biology, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory, Marine Science and Technology (MS, PSM, PhD), Nursing (MS, DNP, PhD), Portuguese Studies, Professional Writing and Communication, Psychology (ABA, Clinical, Research), and Public Policy.

Program deadlines

Learning Style: Online

Online courses are taught by UMass Dartmouth faculty 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. The majority of our online courses are taught asynchronously.

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Course descriptions, schedules and requirements