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:
|Full-Time MBA*||Evening MBA||Executive MBA||Online MBA|
|Program Length||21 months: August to May||23 months: January to December||16 months: August to December||14-20 months on average, 4 years maximum, 6 starts per year|
|Weekly: fall and spring, times vary between 8 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 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., plus initial 5 day residential session and a 10 day global business experience. Some online classes||Fri. and Sat. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every other week plus a 5 day session and an 8-10 day global business experience||Flexible: Online classes 24/7|
|Concentrations||Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care, Management Information Systems, Marketing||Finance, Management Information Systems, Marketing||Not applicable||Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care, Management + Organizations, Management Information Systems, Marketing|
|Curriculum||55 units: 14 sequenced classes||46 units: courses vary in length 8-9 weeks. Some online classes||47 units: 12 modules integrating multiple topic areas||45 units: 28 core units plus 17 elective units|
|Faculty||Eller faculty||Eller faculty||Eller faculty + senior executives||Eller faculty + senior executives + 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 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, Arizona||Phoenix or Tucson plus launch in Tucson||Phoenix plus launch with 1 or 2 class weekends in Tucson||Flexible: Online classes 24/7|
|Lodging Provided||No||Yes, during 5 day residential leadership session||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 5 day residential session; required global business experience; elective offerings online||Integrated modules; global business experience||Courses delivered online 24/7; optional global business experience|
|Program Cost†||Resident tuition for 2016-17: $24,100; non-resident tuition for 2016-17: $43,300 per year; does not include cost of global business experience, books, associated expenses, or application and enrollment fees.*||$51,000 — includes e-books and course materials, weekly dinner and meals, and hotel accommodations for residential and international portions of program; does not include application and enrollment fees or international airfare||$63,000 — includes books and materials, lodging, catered meals, and program portion of the global business experience; does not include application and enrollment fees or international airfare||$45,000 — includes e-books and course materials, does not include application fee or cost of the global business experience|
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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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