Master's Degree in Business Administration - An Online MBA at UMass Lowell

Take your career to the next level and join the ranks of the next generation of global business leaders with UMass Lowell's Master's in Business Administration (MBA) — named one of the top online MBA programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. UMass Lowell's online MBA program is also one of the most affordable, offering one of the best values from an AACSB-accredited business school. With six start dates a year, you can earn your MBA in as little as 12 months for under $20k. A GMAT waiver is available.
The 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

UMass Lowell's online MBA is offered through the Manning School of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) -- a distinction earned by less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.


For students who have completed and received a grade of "B" or better in undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting, Business Financial Analysis, Marketing Fundamentals, Operations Fundamentals, Organization Behavior, and Global Enterprise and Competition within the past five years, 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 program consists of a total of 16 courses (42 credits). Courses are offered online year-round. Courses are asynchronous, meaning you can access your course work anytime, anywhere.

Concentrations offered in:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Managerial Leadership
  • Marketing

Program Highlights:

  • Ranked as a Top Online MBA Program by U.S. News & World Report
  • Named a Best Business School by The Princeton Review
  • Named a Best Value in Online MBA Degrees by DiscoverBusiness
  • Named One of the Best Affordable AASCB Online MBA Programs by
  • First-Rate Faculty

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Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $655
Registration Fee Per Pemester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total For Course** $1,995 ($640 x 3 credits = $1,965 + $30 registration fee per semester)
*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.
**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For additional registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) — an elite distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide.



Admission to the MBA program is open to students who have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree and have completed the prerequisite courses in microeconomics and statistics. An aptitude for management decision-making and demonstrated academic ability are the most important qualifications for admission. Applicants should fill out the Graduate Application and submit official transcripts from their undergraduate institution(s). For more information, visit
Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or to determine eligibility.

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