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Master of Business Administration

Making the moves you want in your business career requires a high level of analytical and communication skills, as well as the ability to be a team player while you lead a team. Be ready to assume a leadership position when you complete your Master of Business Administration at the University of Central Missouri.

The high caliber of a UCM education is demonstrated through our accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). You'll have the flexibility to complete your MBA completely online, synchronously or asynchronously — or, if you prefer, you can take some of your classes at our Warrensburg campus. Best of all, you get this convenience and quality instruction at some of the nation’s most affordable tuition rates. For these reasons and many more, UCM’s MBA program is continually ranked among the best MBA programs, both in the region and across the country.

UCM offers 10 concentration areas for your Master of Business Administration degree:

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No GRE or GMAT required

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AACSB-accredited MBA program

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Regularly ranked among best MBA schools

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96% job placement rate of MBA graduates

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Hybrid and 100% online MBA options

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Complete your MBA in as few as 12 months

Find your future with an MBA at UCM

At the University of Central Missouri, you’ll solve real-life business challenges and get hands-on experience — in and out of the classroom — through:

  • Applied learning: Put your learning to action when you complete projects for real-world clients and gain real-world experience that makes a difference not only for them but also for your resume. For example, you may participate in our Student Managed Investment Fund or earn a place in our student-operated PR firm, Innovative PR.
  • Internships: See a leadership role in action and gain on-the-job experience with an internship geared to your career goals and skill level. For example, as an MBA student with a Sport Management concentration, you may intern for the Kansas City Royals. Pursuing an MBA in Finance? You may learn the ins and outs of your future career at Central Bank. 

Enhance your college experience with even more networking opportunities when you participate in campus-based and virtual networking events hosted by UCM’s Career Services Center


What can you do with a Master of Business Administration degree from UCM?

When you complete your Master of Business Administration at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll have stronger analytical and interpersonal skills and a broad professional network. You’ll be well-prepared to assume the business career you desire and to increase your earning potential. In fact, a 2021 survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council found an MBA degree can earn you a median salary 77% greater than a bachelor’s degree.

Depending on which of our 7 concentrations you choose, UCM’s MBA program can help you start your career in — or earn a promotion to — positions such as:

  • Financial analyst
  • PR manager
  • Airport director
  • Hospital administrator
  • Sports facility manager
  • Corporate leader
  • Business owner

No matter your goal, you’ll always have the support of UCM’s faculty and staff. They’ll be available for coaching and advice as you navigate your academic career and shape your professional future.


Learn more about career options with a UCM MBA



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