CU DENVER BUSINESS SCHOOL
CU Denver Professional MBA programs empower working professionals to address and capitalize on the problems and opportunities in today’s complex, fast-moving global business environment, employing critical thinking, strong analytical skills, team-based, ethical approaches and a strategic perspective. We offer five distinct, fully online MBA program specialization options. Take the next step on your path.
AT A GLANCE
5 specializations to customize your MBA
#2 Part-time MBA program in Colorado, #74 in US, U.S. News and World Report
Complete at your own pace, in as little as 16 months and as long as 5 years
Online courses are taught by the same professors and lecturers that teach on campus. All core MBA courses can be found online.
The following specializations can be completed fully online:
Our Professional MBA provides built-in flexibility for you to explore your interests, while still giving you a solid business foundation applicable to every industry or discipline. You can also customize your MBA by taking advantage of your elective hours to complete a specialization. With over 15 hours of electives, you can choose from over 100 electives to hone your skills.
Program highlights include:
You'll have full access to our Business Career Connections team for life. With over 10 years of recruiting and advising experience, they'll help you navigate your way through the corporate recruiting process. Our connections to over 300 business partners provide exclusive opportunities to network with industry leaders.
Their services include:
Fully online Specializations:
Through hands-on learning, you'll work within MicroStrategy’s Business Intelligence Software, a leading software for business intelligence.
Technology is only as powerful as the person behind it. Information technology can turn you into a driver and enabler of business strategy.
You’ll have specialized skills in different financial function areas including corporate, investments, and financial institutions. You’ll be able to choose from a range of topics including forecasting, derivatives, risk management, and firm evaluation.
You’ll know how to analyze data and better manage business processes with technology.
You’ll learn how to build a strategy to reduce operating costs, open up new markets and revenue streams, increase customer loyalty, and improve financial performance.
Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is an affordable option with discounted tuition rates for non resident, fully online students. And of course, you will save money not having to drive to campus! Tuition and fees are based largely on the class that you enroll in.
Tuition amount assessed is determined based on which school/college is offering your class, as well as if it is an undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. Visit our tuition and financial aid page.
Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.
The Professional MBA consists of 48 credit hours total, broken down into core, elective/specialization, and an international business elective. Complete at your own pace, in as little as 16 months and as long as 5 years.
Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first time student, a transfer student, or an international student.
Learn more about the admissions process by filling out the form above or contacting an Enrollment Navigator today.
Our Business Career Connections (BCC) office connects top Denver employers to our students. They know what recruiters are looking for and have a wealth of resources that you have access to as a student and alumnus.
$79k median base salary among CU Denver MBA alumni, 2017
Companies looking to hire come to CU Denver first because of our reputation in producing work-ready graduates.
“CU Denver students have real-world experience and are ready to talk about their jobs. There’s a reason we keep coming back.”
– S&P Global Recruiter
The Professional MBA consists of 48 credit hours total, broken down into core, elective/specialization, and an international business elective.
Business fundamentals are important for future leaders. We’ve chosen areas that you need to be successful in managing teams, no matter the organization or industry.
Most students use these hours to build out one of 5 specializations to dive deeper into one area. We offer hundreds of classes to customize your degree. Review the next section for more information on those specialization options. You also have the option to choose electives to explore your interests and dive deeper into the areas of business you are most interested in. Below are a few areas to choose from:
To fulfill this requirement, you can either complete international class in Denver or participate in a course abroad. Our international courses focus on live case studies and international consulting projects to get you hands-on experience. Past trips have taken students to Cuba, China, and Ireland.