Choose the Right MBA

Our Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, and Online MBA programs differ in many ways, to meet the needs and demands of a wide variety of professionals.

The following chart summarizes the different Eller MBA programs to help you identify which one is right for you:

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  Full-Time MBA* Evening MBA Executive MBA Online MBA
Program Length 21 months: August-May 24 months: August-September 21 months: August-May 14-30 months on average, 4 years maximum, 6 starts per year

Class Schedule

Weekly: fall and spring, times vary between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; summer internship between years 1 and 2 and an 8-10 day global business experience One night per week, 4-10 p.m., plus initial 4-day residential session and a 10-day global business experience; electives offered online In person one weekend per month as well as online classes plus a 5-day session and an 8-10 day global business experience Flexible: Online classes, 24/7
 Curriculum 55 units: 30 core units plus 25 elective units 45 units: Includes core and elective courses 45 units: 8-week classes 45 units: 29 core units plus 16 elective units
Concentrations Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Management Information Systems, Marketing Finance, Management Information Systems, Marketing (based on availability) Not applicable Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Management and Organizations, Management Information Systems, Marketing
 Faculty Eller faculty Eller faculty Eller faculty and senior executives Eller faculty, industry experts and senior executives 
Preferred Professional Experience 3+ years 3+ years 7+ years; history of significant achievement and career advancement 3+ years
Career Motivations Gain additional skills to enhance a career or begin a new career track; benefit from experiential learning Gain additional skills to enhance a career or begin a new career track Advancement to senior management in an established career; building formal skills/education for entrepreneurs and public sector professionals Gain additional skills to enhance a career or begin a new career track
Lifestyle Factors Focus on learning and leadership experience, replacing work with education; close-knit learning community immersed in the culture of a large research university Continue career uninterrupted; ability to balance course load and out-of-class work with career and home life; small, close-knit, self-contained learning community Continue career uninterrupted; able to balance course load and out-of-class work with career and home life; complete group work outside of class Continue career uninterrupted with flexibility in course timing and delivery
 Location Tucson Phoenix or Tucson Phoenix plus launch and 1 or 2 class weekends in Tucson Flexible: Online classes 24/7
Lodging No No Yes, during launch and throughout program No on-campus requirement
Special Curriculum Features Experiential learning project; optional dual-degree programs; required global business experience; elective offerings Introductory 4-day launch session; required global business experience; elective offerings online Hybrid with online and on-ground content; required global business experience and U.S.-based innovation experience Courses delivered online 24/7; optional global business experience

GMAT or GRE

Required

Required

Not required

Required

Program Cost Resident tuition for 2018-19: $24,900; non-resident tuition for 2018-19: $46,000 per year; does not include cost of global business experience, books or associated expenses* $54,000: includes e-books, course materials, weekly dinner; hotel and meal accommodations for residential and international portions of program; does not include international airfare $68,000: includes books and materials, lodging, catered meals and program portion of the global business experience and innovation experience; does not include international or domestic airfare $45,000: includes e-books and course materials; does not include cost of global business experience or international airfare
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* Consult with both programs for dual-degree program fees.
† Program costs are based on estimates and are subject to change. Costs do no include application or enrollment fees.


 

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