Welcome to the University of Dayton MBA Program
The UD MBA—the smartest investment for your career! Our AACSB accredited program infuses the best in business practices with integrated classes led by nationally respected faculty and executives-in-residence. Since 1964, our program has enhanced our graduates’ career advancement potential and today includes a network of more than 7,400 alumni worldwide.
The UD MBA program curriculum is designed around four principles essential for superior professional development:
- Integrated Learning
- Theory and Practice
- Effective Leadership
- Integrity and Ethics
We take an advanced, connected approach to the business disciplines. Our unique program offers:
- The best in MBA education on a time frame that meets students’ needs. Our split semester format provides flexibility for students to meet their educational goals while pursuing their careers.
- Flexible, accelerated foundation and core courses providing a solid curriculum and a great value while fitting readily into the working professional’s schedule.
- An executive-in-residence component ensuring the connection between theory and practice.
- A strong ethics foundation reflecting the University of Dayton’s Marianist roots with our unique course The Principled Organization: Integrating Faith, Ethics and work.
- Our capstone experience includes an integrated project exploring viable strategies for real world business challenges. Students collaborate with a diverse group of professionals to develop innovative solutions for clients.
- An engaged and diverse student population with both seasoned business professionals from the United States and international students from around the world reflecting today’s global business market.
The University of Dayton MBA—designed for the best in business to become even better.
ADMISSION - U.S. APPLICANTS
Check the admission requirements for all the details.
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Additional MBA Program Options
* BACHELOR'S PLUS MASTER'S PROGRAM For Current UD Students
Learn about the New Bachelor's Plus Master's Program at UD and save nearly 33% on MBA tuition! Learn More >>
* Joint Degree Program - MBA / JD
Learn more about the MBA / JD Joint Degree Program. Learn More >>
* Cyber-security Certificate or MBA concentration
* Post Master's Business Certificate Programs
ADMISSION - INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
If you are an international student, please visit the international admission web site for instructions on how to apply.
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You may register for the GMAT at www.mba.com or call GMAT customer service at 800-717-4628 to schedule an appointment. There are testing centers worldwide making it possible to schedule the GMAT at a convenient location. We recommend that you schedule the test as soon as possible because preferred times go quickly. Practice tests are offered to registered test takers. We recommend that students purchase a test preparation guidebook and spend at least 40 hours preparing for their exam in addition to utilizing the practice exams offered online.
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You may register for the GRE at http://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/register. There are testing centers worldwide, making it possible to schedule the GRE at a convenient location. We recommend that you schedule the test as soon as possible, as preferred times go quickly. Practice tests are offered to registered test takers. We recommend that students purchase a test preparation guidebook and spend at least 40 hours preparing for their exam in addition to utilizing the practice exams offered online.
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|2013-14 graduate tuition per semester|
|MBA Per Credit Hour||$923|
DEFERRED PAYMENT PLAN
The 10-month deferred payment plan (four payments per term) allows you to make monthly payments. Apply by completing a one-time credit agreement form.
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DEFERRED TUITION REIMBURSEMENT APPLICATION
Students who receive reimbursement from their employers after courses and grades are complete can opt to defer payment for tuition charges for six weeks after classes are completed.
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OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
There are a number of sources of financial aid for you to investigate — employer reimbursement, graduate assistantships, fellowships and loans. For complete information, visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
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The MBA Program is a 30 semester credit hour program for the student with a recent undergraduate degree in business. For the student with a non-business degree, or who lacks coursework in key areas of undergraduate business study, foundation courses are required.
Eleven courses are required of all students consisting of eight Core courses (12 semester hours) and two Capstone courses (6 semester hours). The final required course is entitled "The Principled Organization: Integrating Faith, Ethics and Work" (3 semester hours). Additionally, three Elective courses (9 semester hours) are required of all students. Three MBA Elective courses may be chosen in any area.
UD MBA Curriculum 2014 >>
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MBA Core, Ethics and Strategy Courses 2014 >>
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MBA Foundation courses (Required only for those who do not have an undergraduate degree in business) >>
News and Events
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PRINCETON REVIEW STUDENT OPINION HONORS FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS
The University of Dayton's MBA Program was recently selected as 1 of 15 graduate schools in business named to The Princeton Review's "Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools" in the general management category. This honor salutes the 15 graduate schools of business that were most highly rated by students evaluating their MBA program's preparation in specific categories. The six categories are: accounting, finance, general management, global management, marketing and operations.
Follow the UD Guide for everything you need to get started with your graduate education: Get your required UD ID, get your UD e-mail account, apply for a parking permit and buy your books.
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For general information regarding graduate studies at the University of Dayton
Graduate ACADEMIC CATALOG
To view important academic policies, MBA course descriptions, and detailed information about the MBA program, please review the UD Graduate Academic Catalog.
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Students that need additional information regarding a policy can schedule an appointment with an advisor in the MBA office.
THE GENERAL POLICY OF THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IS THAT STUDENTS WHO HAVE HAD TWO ACADEMIC DISHONESTY INCIDENT REPORTS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN CLEARED BY APPEALS WILL BE DISMISSED FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MBA PROGRAM AND NOT ALLOWED TO TAKE ANY MORE BUSINESS COURSES.
The School of Business Administration MBA Program follows the University of Dayton policy known as the Academic Honor Code and shown in its entirety in the UD Catalog.
GRADE APPEAL FORM
Download and print a copy of the grade appeal form.
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Individual Research Applications
* INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH APPLICATION
Interested in conducting independent research? Apply for permission to conduct individual research with close coordination with a faculty member. Print out the application form.
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* ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH APPLICATION
Students in the 150-Hour Program can also conduct individual research specific to their program — print out the application form.
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CANDIDACY FOR GRADUATION FORM
Ready to make your MBA official? Apply online to be a candidate for graduation.
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The University of Dayton Career Services is a team of dedicated, caring professionals committed to providing excellent career-related resources, programs, services and opportunities that build confidence and job search skills. We serve as a connecting point between students, faculty, alumni and employers in an increasingly diverse and globally influenced job market. We are a leader in career planning and preparation, balancing the latest technology with personal guidance in the Marianist tradition.
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We pride ourselves on our welcoming community, and we would love to hear from you. We have program advisors on staff to assist you with your questions and in meeting your professional goals. Our office hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and by appointment. Contact us at 937-229-3733 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MBA Director and Lecturer
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