Earn your accredited MBA online through UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business. The University of Massachusetts Lowell's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program is designed to prepare managers to become effective leaders in a rapidly changing and diverse competitive environment. This MBA program puts great emphasis on using case studies, experiential learning techniques and field programs applicable to a wide variety of commercial, industrial and not-for-profit settings to integrate theory and practice for students.
Accredited Online MBA Program
The UMass Lowell Online MBA Program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement in business education.
For students who have taken undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting, Business Financial Analysis, Marketing Fundamentals, Operations Fundamentals, Organization Behavior, and Global Enterprise and Competition -- and have completed those courses with a grade of "B" or better within the past five years (this must be evidenced on your official transcript, which you will submit along with your application into the program) -- the Online MBA program consists of a total of 10 courses (30 credits). For students who have not completed undergraduate coursework in the above areas, the Online MBA consists of a total of 16 courses (42 credits). Courses are offered online every Fall, Spring and Summer, allowing students many opportunities to take courses. Courses are asynchronous, meaning you can access your course work anytime, anywhere.
Concentrations offered in:
- Information Technology
As a non-degree student, you can take up to six credits in the Online MBA program before you are formally accepted into the program.
- Ranked as a Top Online MBA Program by U.S. News & World Report, 2017
- Named a Best Business School by The Princeton Review, 2017
- Named a Best Value in Online MBA Degrees by DiscoverBusiness.us, 2018
- Named One of the Best Affordable AASCB Online MBA Programs by GetEducated.com, 2017
- First-rate faculty
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RESIDENTS OF ARKANSAS, KANSAS AND MINNESOTA
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own. Current UML students that move their residence to one of these states should contact Catherine_Hamilton@uml.edu in Online and Continuing Education to determine their eligibility to continue their program of study.
New students register for courses using UMass Lowell's New Student Registration Form. Follow the instructions for registering included on the form. Current students register for their courses online by logging in to the secure Student Information System (SIS).
Please See Fee Schedule Below.
|Type of Fee||Amount|
|Fee Per Credit||$640|
|Registration Fee Per Pemester||$30|
|Returned Check Fee Per Semester*||$30|
|Late Fee for Nonpayment||$50|
|Total For Course**||$1,950 ($640 x 3 credits = $1,920 + $30 registration fee per semester)|
For additional registration information, visit UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education Website. Registration is administered through UMass Lowell's Registrar's Office. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact the Registrar's Office at 978-934-2550.
The Master's Degree in Business Administration - Online MBA Program is fully accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB International is a professional association for college and university management education, and the premier accrediting agency for business programs around the world. The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Did you know?
The University of Massachusetts has earned many awards for its distance learning programs, faculty and technology including:
- 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
- Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
- Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
- Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
- Excellence in Distance Teaching Education, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
For application into this program, you will need to take either the GRE, the GMAT, or provide proof of 8+ years of professional/managerial experience.
Three letters of recommendation from employment-related sources
A one-page essay highlighting academic and career goals
A score report for TOEFL with a 550 minimum must be submitted if the applicant is a citizen of a non-English speaking country or has never earned an academic degree in the United States.
Please send application package to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Cumnock Hall, Suite 110
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854-5130
Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility.
For more information or if you have additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.