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Master Of Business Administration (MBA)


Why choose an MBA at UCM?

Flexible. Affordable. Convenient.

The University of Central Missouri’s award-winning Master of Business Administration program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and maintains a solid reputation in Missouri for preparing excellent business professionals. Our MBA is recognized as one of the Best Online MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report and College Consensus.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA)  program at the University of Central Missouri uses an experiential learning approach to bring real business challenges into the classroom, so that you can practice the skills you need to make an impact in your organization. Program faculty incorporate management best practices as well as practical skills including quantitative analysis, effective communication, leadership, and teamwork. MBA graduates possess a skill set in strategic and fact-based decision making and are prepared to assume positions of leadership.


Learn From the Best

With real-world experience and high-caliber academic training, the expert faculty members in UCM’s MBA program work hard to provide you with the support you need to succeed academically and at work. Whether meeting face-to-face or virtually, professors are accessible and ready to provide you with mentoring and research assistance. Our program uses an experiential learning approach that brings real business challenges into the classroom so you will graduate with valuable skills in strategic, research-based decision making and be ready to assume positions of leadership.


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All concentrations are available on-campus in Warrensburg and 100% online.

  • Airport Management 
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Individualized/Interdisciplinary 
  • International Business
  • Management & Organizational Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations 
  • Sports Business

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Courses now offered in three formats

  • Hybrid/Face-to-face in Warrensburg
  • Online (100% asynchronous, no scheduled class sessions)
  • Business Graduate Synchronous (100% online with virtual scheduled class sessions)



Tuition & Fees

Our MBA program is one of the most affordable in the region.  Get an estimate of the tuition and fees associated with an MBA at the University of Central Missouri by using our cost calculator. The program cost is the same for online and on-campus delivery modes, meaning that you can choose the delivery mode that best suits your needs for each course throughout the program.


Start Dates

You can be on your way to your MBA quicker than you think. The MBA program follows a mini-mester system and admits students 5 times per year in August, October, January, March, June. International students seeking admission on  F1 or J1 visas are eligible to apply for January, June, or August start dates.



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.

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Admission Requirements

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.

Begin your journey to an advanced degree at UCM today!

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Dr. Dan Jensen
MBA Director
Dockery 400G
Tel: 660-543-8039


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