The Isenberg School of Management MBA Program is accredited at the highest level by the AACSB, and has a strong emphasis on experiential, collaborative learning. As one of the first major accredited business schools to pioneer offering graduate education online, Isenberg is recognized as a leader in offering a high quality MBA that can be completed anytime, anywhere. Isenberg is proud to be part of UMass Amherst, the flagship campus for the UMass network, renowned for its accomplishments in technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability.
The Isenberg MBA has received ongoing national recognition including:
- #3 Best Online MBA Worldwide (Financial Times, 2017)
- #12 Best Online MBA (U.S. News & World Report, 2017)
- #12 Best Part-time MBA (U.S. News & World Report, 2017)
- #13 Best Part-time MBA (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
Options: You can complete your degree 100% online or part-time at one of our Massachusetts satellite campuses: Boston, Shrewsbury, or Springfield. If you are interested in specializing in a certain area, we have focus areas in Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Administration, Marketing and Sport Management.
Curriculum: Our curriculum instills quantitative skills and business acumen, and is delivered by the same accomplished faculty as our onsite classes. The Isenberg Online MBA can be completed in 37 credits (39 credits without prior business coursework). Core courses are offered online every Fall, Spring and Summer.
Try a Class: Whether you're considering your MBA with Isenberg, or want to take a stand-alone course that will advance your expertise, we offer you the opportunity for exploration and growth. You have the option to take two classes (6 credits) before applying for your MBA, or while your application is being processed.
Learn more: To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right, or visit the Isenberg website.
RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS:
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas.
Course registration for all Isenberg Online MBA courses is administered by UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education.
|Cost per credit (online course)||$900|
|Non-refundable Registration Fee per semester||$47|
|Total for Course Cost||$2747 (900x3crds. = 2700+ 47 reg. fee per sem.)|
Students who live in the New England area also have the option of taking courses at our Massachusetts satellite campuses in Boston, Shrewsbury, or Springfield (same fees apply):
Boston - $900 per credit
Shrewsbury - $900 per credit
Springfield - $900 per credit
Courses can vary from one to four credits; this total represents a standard 3 credit course.
Also: There is also a one-time $300 Graduate Registrar's Service Fee, which is paid by all entering matriculated graduate students.
The Isenberg Online MBA is fully accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB- International). AACSB - International is 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).
Admission to the Isenberg Online MBA Program is based on several criteria: Academic history, GMAT or GRE performance, motivation, aptitude for graduate-level work, and professional experience (3+ years post undergraduate work experience required) are all taken into consideration. No one academic background is favored in the selection of candidates.
Admission Requirements: An undergraduate degree from an accredited US institution (or its equivalent), official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores, two (2) letters of recommendation (professional preferred), official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (1 copy) and your resume/CV.
NEW: Isenberg MBA will be granting GMAT waivers for those candidates who have 10+ years of post-undergraduate professional experience. GMAT waivers also apply to applicants who have earned either: 1) a Master’s Degree from a US accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.5 or above and 5+ years’ work experience, or 2) a Doctoral Degree (JD, MD, PhD, or for foreign medical graduates with an ECFMG or Fifth Pathway).
Application deadlines: June 1 for fall, October 1 for spring, and February 1 for summer.
Dedicated Advising Center
Whether you want to sign up for your first class, begin the application process, or need advising services, we're here to assist you during every phase of the process. Our MBA advisors are seasoned academic counselors who are selected for their understanding of your needs as working professionals. Please contact 413-545-5608 to speak one-on-one with an MBA Advisor.
Need Additional information?
For more information, please visit the Isenberg Online MBA website or contact us directly at:
Isenberg School of Management - UMass Amherst
Graduate Programs Office
Graduate Financial Aid options are available for Isenberg Online MBA students. For more information, please contact the Graduate Financial Aid Services at 413-577-0555 or www.umass.edu/umfa/graduate-students