Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master Business Challenges with an MBA

Business is competitive. Technology innovations, an increasingly global marketplace and a new digital era illustrate an increasingly fast rate of change. Organizations in every industry are being forced to re-examine the way they do business.

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) equips you with the foundation you need to proactively face the future. Beyond a base-level aptitude for business, those with first-rate organizational, problem-solving and people skills will be ready for the leadership challenges the MBA program brings.

Choose an MBA for Management Excellence

Our MBA program is geared toward working professionals with a bachelor’s degree. MBA classes offer broad instruction for expanding management and leadership skills in a variety of industries.

You won’t find a better mentoring experience – or faculty more eager to share the depth and breadth of their advanced business knowledge and experience with you.

Faculty Spotlight

Kelly Evans-Wilson

Professor Kelly Evans-Wilson is an enthusiastic, results-driven visionary committed to excellence in business practice in a variety of fields. Her diverse professional experiences in business, higher-education administration and public health have uniquely suited her to shape future business leaders at Urbana.


Enhance Your Marketability with an MBA

An MBA will enhance your marketability and your earning potential in any industry.

The career opportunities with an MBA are as diverse as the field of business.  Equipped with an MBA, you can bring value to executive leadership roles in management, marketing, human resources, healthcare or even entrepreneurship.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge for all functional business areas

  2. Demonstrate well-developed problem solving skills including the ability to recognize problems; analyze uncertain situations; interpret and use data and evidence to draw conclusion and solutions

  3. Develop professional skills of report writing and oral presentations

  4. Develop leadership and team skills

  5. Identify the opportunities and challenges of globalization and apply managerial skills to global business issues

Master of Business Administration Requirements

Each graduate applicant is evaluated based upon program admission factors. These factors include but are not limited to the undergraduate education experience, which should demonstrate strong academic performance, letters of recommendation, and previous work and learning experiences. These factors help to identify those students who possess the ability and motivation to benefit from enrollment in Urbana University’s graduate programs.

MBA Program Admission Requirements/Materials:

  • Completed graduate application
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from the baccalaureate degree-granting university or college, demonstrating a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or employers
  • Resume

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