Business administration degrees are often specific to one specialized area. If a typical Master of Business Administration (MBA) program doesn’t cover the topics you want to focus on, the University of Central Missouri offers an alternative MBA degree.
Our master’s degree in Business Administration includes an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration area that allows you to select one (or two) of the following UCM graduate certificates:
A flexible MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration area
UCM is continually ranked among the best schools for MBA degrees. This is because of our accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the support of our expert faculty and our affordability. We also make getting an MBA from UCM more accessible than ever. You can choose to take classes entirely online, though some are held on campus in Warrensburg for flexible options in earning your MBA.
Our MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration allows you to tailor your graduate education to meet your specific career goals while earning your master's degree on your schedule.
Your first course, MBA Business Knowledge Foundations, will allow you to explore and build skills in different business aspects online. In the process, you may uncover goals and interests before delving into curriculum specific to your career objectives.
From new to seasoned professionals to domestic and international students, UCM’s Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration area offers a master’s degree in Business Administration for all.
Pick from multiple graduate certificates
AACSB-accredited MBA program
Ranked among best schools for MBA degree
No GRE or GMAT required
In-person and online options
Among region’s most affordable tuition
In online classes, which we’ve purposely kept small, for your MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration, UCM’s faculty who have subject-matter expertise will teach best practices and skills from a manager’s perspective. These include:
UCM’s graduate certificates serve as the basis of your MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration. If you’ve previously earned your graduate certificate from UCM, you’re already on your way to completing your Master of Business Administration.
Otherwise, you can complete your Master of Business Administration with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration area in as few as 12 months. If you need to balance work and life with your education, you have the ability to extend your MBA studies over several years.
Experiential learning for your Master of Business Administration with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration will allow you to apply what you’re learning to real-life situations:
The wealth of experience you’ll gain as you pursue your master’s degree in Business Administration at UCM will boost your resume and attract employers’ attention.
No matter your chosen graduate certificate(s), your Master of Business Administration with an Individualized or Interdisciplinary concentration will prepare you for management jobs in businesses large and small, nonprofits and other organizations. These roles may include:
Your opportunities with an MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration
Because UCM is recognized as one of the best schools for MBA degrees due to our high-caliber, AACSB-accredited curriculum, your Master of Business Administration will be a mark of your preparedness. As you navigate your career opportunities, UCM faculty will be available for coaching and advice.
Use the interactive tool below to discover the types of careers that await you with UCM’s master’s degree in Business Administration with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration.
Investing in UCM’s MBA with an Interdisciplinary/Individualized concentration will advance your career and your earnings potential. To help you get the graduate education you need and achieve your goals, the University of Central Missouri provides information on various means to finance your Master of Business Administration degree. These may include loans, grants, work-study opportunities and scholarships.
Scholarships for MBA degrees
Among the scholarships awarded annually to graduate students pursuing UCM’s Master of Business Administration degrees are:
Access the UCM Scholarship Finder to learn about these scholarships as well as others available through UCM, alumni gifts and more.
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Applicants for the MBA program must have a completed undergraduate degree (in any discipline) from an accredited institution and have earned a minim undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). The GMAT and GRE are no longer an admissions requirement. However, students must be prepared for the rigor of quantitative analysis (including business math and statistics, accounting, finance, and economics) in order to be successful in the program.
The University of Central Missouri's Master of Business Administration program is accredited by AACSB International. UCM is one of only six universities in the state of Missouri to have both business and accounting accreditations through AACSB. When you're evaluating your MBA options, an AACSB accreditation means that the university has met the highest standards in business education.