MBA Program

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.

Download the MBA brochure/viewbook >>

"I particularly value the integrated curriculum, executives-in-residence, cutting-edge classes and emphasis on teamwork."  Gail Frantz, Sales Manager, GE Capital Sales Finance.
 
"An amazing opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of professionals and develop innovative solutions for our client."  David Bowman, Chief Marketing Strategist, Penny/Ohlman/Neiman, Inc.
 
 "The program is as close to real-world business as you'll get.  From students with various backgrounds and all ages...this program teaches you how to think and act strategically in an organizational setting."  Carey Walley, Director of Marketing, TimberTech

Admission

ADMISSION - U.S. APPLICANTS

Check the admission requirements for all the details.
Visit Graduate Admission >>

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

Learn more about the Cyber-security Certificate >>

* Post Master's Business Certificate Programs

Learn More >>

ADMISSION - INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

If you are an international student, please visit the international admission web site for instructions on how to apply.
Visit International Admission >> 

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Important Dates

Academic Calendar >>

GMAT REGISTRATION

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.
Go to the MBA.com Web Site >> 

GRE REGISTRATION

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.
Go to the GRE website >>

Tuition

2013-14 graduate tuition per semester
MBA Per Credit Hour                        $888

Financial Aid

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.
Visit the Office of the Bursar >>

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.
Go to the Application Form >>

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.
Visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid >>

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships >>

Curriculum

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.

Curriculum Information

UD MBA Curriculum 2014 >>
UD MBA Curriculum 2014 Graphical >>
MBA Core, Ethics and Strategy Courses 2014 >>
MBA Elective Courses 2014 >>
MBA Foundation courses (Required only for those who do not have an undergraduate degree in business) >>

Post Master's Business Certificate Programs >>

News and Events

MBA Information Session

Advance your career! Learn how you can make the smartest investment in your career. Please join us on March 22, 2014, 9:30 am, River Campus, 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Alumni Board Room. Please RSVP to mba@udayton.edu or call 937-229-3733

Learn more about our Cyber-Security Certificate/Concentration

Learn more >>

MBA Program Newsletter

View the February 2014 Newsletter >>

GREAT NETWORKING ADVICE - WORTH A LOOK!

View the YouTube video >>

DOES AN MBA MAKE YOU HAPPY?

View the Forbes article >>

CHECK OUT THE VALUE OF AN MBA

View the GMAC article >>

BEST BUSINESS SCHOOLS 2011

The University of Dayton School of Business Administration's MBA program is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review, which listed it in the 2011 edition of The Best 300 Business Schools, published by Random House and The Princeton Review. More >>

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.

Student Resources

GETTING STARTED

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.
Visit the UD Guide >> 

For general information regarding graduate studies at the University of Dayton

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) >>

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.
Go to the UD Academic Catalog >>

Important Dates

Academic Calendar >>

Student Policies

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.

Academic Probation >>

Graduate Retake Policy >>

Incomplete "I" Grade >>

In Progress "IP" Grade >>

Grade Appeal >>

GRADE APPEAL FORM

Download and print a copy of the grade appeal form.
Download File (PDF) 

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.
Go to the Application Form >> 

* ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH APPLICATION

Students in the 150-Hour Program can also conduct individual research specific to their program — print out the application form.
Go to the Application Form >> 

CANDIDACY FOR GRADUATION FORM

Ready to make your MBA official? Apply online to be a candidate for graduation.
Go to the Application Form >> 

Career Services

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.
Visit Career Services >>

Contact Us

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 mba@udayton.edu


Mandy Schrank
Acting Director, MBA Program
937-229-3733
mschrank2@udayton.edu

Theresa Weber
Administrative Assistant
937-229-3733
webert@udayton.edu

James Castrataro
MBA Program Advisor
937-229-4823
castrataroj1@udayton.edu

Rebecca Tinch
MBA Program Advisor
937-229-4977
tinchr1@udayton.edu

Jochen Ubelhor
MBA Program Advisor
937-229-4823
ubelhorj1@udayton.edu