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An MBA degree will set you apart as a working professional and give you a genuine edge to succeed in your career. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the David Eccles School of Business MBA Online is ranked top 10 in the world (Princeton Review) and offers you the same quality as our on-campus, part-time MBA programs. Our curriculum fits your schedule, whether you travel for work or prefer learning whenever and wherever it’s convenient.

What sets Utah’s MBA Online above the rest?

  • Asynchronous, online curriculum that is accessible 24/7
  •  Three semester starts per year
  • 62% of our students received a promotion while in their program
  • Immediately improve workplace performance with real-time application
  • Professional on-campus support available from day one onwards
  • 1-on-1 executive career coaching to develop a personalized career plan
  • Access to the world-wide Eccles alumni network

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Named a Best Online Program 2022 by U.S. News & World Report 

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At the University of Utah, our courses combine the flexibility of online teaching with the advantages and direct engagement of traditional teaching. Enjoy the benefit of studying online at your own pace while still engaging with classmates and instructors. This flexible way of teaching improves your overall experience and your ability to retain what you learn.

Interactive learning comes in a variety of ways:

  • Group assignments, where you collaborate via email or a discussion forum to answer a problem set.
  • Contributions to a discussion forum, where you directly respond to previous posts.
  • Peer reviews, where you review and comment on assignments from other students.

Our classes also offer multiple routes to stay connected and get help:

  • Communicate directly with the instructor via email.
  • Participate in and guide online discussions.
  • Attend online office hours in discussion threads or on the phone.
  • Instructors are available in “real” office hours for students on or near campus; for some courses we offer Q&A sessions in a classroom.

Master of Business Administration from the David Eccles School of Business.

All of the courses at the University, whether online or on campus, are taught by the same high-quality faculty members. There’s no distinction on your diploma that you completed courses online.

The MBA Online program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. If admitted, students take 48 total credits and have the option to attend a 3-day on-campus residency in August of their first year.

Students in our MBA Online program report an average 36% salary increase upon graduation. All MBA Online students receive full access to our career advancement resources, including one-on-one executive career coaching, career advancement workshops, and online videos, content, and tools.

In order for an application to be considered complete, we require the following:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited university or college
  2. Online Admissions Application
    • Essay (one required, additional essay recommended for those with undergraduate GPA below 3.0)
    • Current resume
    • Letter of recommendation (one required, one optional)
      • Recommendation letters must be from a professional source (manager, supervisor, etc.).
      • If a GPA is below 3.0, a second letter of recommendation from an academic source is strongly recommended.
    • Two copies of transcripts from all previous schools attended
      • Unofficial Transcript
        • This transcript may be uploaded to the admissions application. Screenshots of your school’s online portal are acceptable.
        • If you are unable to upload this transcript, please email to
      • Official Transcript
        • This transcript MUST be official
          • Send directly to the University of Utah Graduate Admissions office by US mail or electronically to:
            1. US Mail
              • University of Utah Graduate Admissions
                201 S 1460 E, Rm 250 S
                Salt Lake City, UT 84112
            2. Electronically
  3. Application fee
  4. Official GMAT/GRE score report
  5. Interview with MBA Online administrator
    • Once your completed application is received, you will be contacted for an interview. The interview helps assess your skills and motivation and allows for additional character insight as part of the admissions process. Interviews may be conducted in-person or through Skype.

Don’t count yourself out!

It is important to note that the admissions committee takes a holistic approach in reviewing all applications. Looking over the admissions process, some students begin to think that they would not qualify for admission to the program for one reason or another. If you have doubts, call or email our office and we would be happy to discuss your case for admission.

Out of State Students

Out of state students who can travel to Salt Lake City are welcome to come to campus for their MBA Online interview or to speak to an admissions advisor in person. Students in neighboring states (Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, or Nevada) are especially encouraged, but never required, to visit us on campus.

International Students

In addition to the requirements outlined above, international students are required to provide further information for the University of Utah Graduate Admissions Application. Additional requirements include:

  • International Admissions officers will determine if applicants with international degrees meet the Graduate School’s requirement of a recognized bachelor’s degree.
  • A 3.00 or higher undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or better, or a minimum IELTS band score of 6.5 or better. (Minimum score requirements are subject to change.
  • Please visit International Graduate Student Admissions for details.

The MBA Online program has a fixed tuition rate for both residents and non-residents.

  • Credit hour rate: $1350 – $1450*
  • Total tuition and fees: $64,800 – $69,600*

This fixed rate applies to students who complete the program within 24 months and maintain the prescribed number of credit hours per semester set by the MBA Online program office. Tuition may vary for those who take fewer than the prescribed number of credit hours.

Tuition is paid for on a semester-by-semester basis, based upon the number of credit hours taken.

Upon notification of acceptance to the MBA Online program, you will be required to pay a non-refundable seat deposit of $885 to reserve your place in the program. The deposit will be applied toward your first semester of tuition.

For more information please see the Online MBA website.

This program qualifies for the U of U employee reduced tuition benefit.

*Subject to change without notice

Last Updated: 4/24/24