Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions

It starts with inspiration and ends with impact. We help with the in-between.

Master’s and doctoral students come to Eller to learn from the acclaimed faculty at the helm of our top-ranked programs and research centers. Come experience collaboration across disciplines—and take your place among tomorrow’s business leaders, data scientists and tech innovators.

The journey begins with the application deadlines and links below:


MBA Admissions

Full-time MBA

Application Deadlines:

  • January 15: Round 3 (International Deadline)
  • March 1: Round 4
  • April 15: Round 5
  • May 30: Round 6
  • June 30: Final Deadline EXTENDED

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Scholarships available!

Evening MBA

Application Deadlines:

  • January 15: Round 3
    (International Deadline)
  • March 1: Round 4
  • April 15: Round 5
  • May 30: Round 6

Executive MBA

Application Deadlines:

  • January 15: Round 3
    (International Deadline)
  • March 1: Round 4
  • April 15: Round 5
  • May 30: Round 6
  • June 30: Final Deadline EXTENDED

Scholarships Available

Online MBA

Application Deadlines:

  • April 13: Summer 1
  • June 1: Summer 2
  • July 26: Fall 1
  • September 21: Fall 2 

MBA Options for Military and Veterans

The Eller College of Management strongly values the service and experiences of our men and women in uniform. As a Yellow Ribbon Program, we welcome military applicants to all of our MBA programs, each with a strong military community fostered by small, collaborative classes. We also offer scholarships for veterans and active duty military personnel, as well as an application fee refund and a waived GMAT (for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher from a regionally accredited not-for-profit institution).

MBA Options for Military and Veterans


Specialized Master’s Programs Admissions

Master of Accounting

Application Deadlines:

  • March 1: Fall Admission Initial Deadline and GTA Deadline
  • March 27: Summer Admission (for those needing to complete prerequisites)
  • May 15: Fall Admission (International Students)
  • August 1: Fall Admission Final Deadline

Fall 2024 Applications Closed

  • September 27: Spring Admission (International)
  • October 1: Spring Admission Initial Deadline and GTA Deadline
  • December 15: Spring Admission Final Deadline

Master of Science in Accounting

Application Deadlines:

  • March 1: Fall Admission Initial Deadline
  • March 27: Summer Admission (for those needing to complete prerequisites)
  • May 15: Fall Admission (International Students)
  • August 1: Fall Admission Final Deadline

Fall 2024 Applications Closed

  • September 27: Spring Admission (International)
  • October 1: Spring Admission Initial Deadline
  • December 15: Spring Admission Final Deadline

Master of Science in Accounting Online

Start Dates and Application Deadlines:

The Online MSA has six start dates per year. The application deadline is approximately 3 – 4 weeks prior to each start:

  • August 1: Fall 1
  • October 1: Fall 2
  • December 5: Spring 1
  • February 15: Spring 2
  • April 15: Summer 1
  • June 15: Summer 2

 

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Application Deadline:

  • October 1: Round 1 
  • December 1: Round 2
  • February 14: International Student Deadline*
  • June 1: Domestic Student Deadline

Master of Science in Cybersecurity Online

Application Deadlines:

  • April 22: Summer A
  • June 10: Summer B
  • July 29: Fall A
  • September 30: Fall B

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Online

Application Deadlines:

Currently not accepting applications

Master of Science in Finance

Application Deadlines:

  • October 15: Round 1 (Early Admission)
  • December 1: Round 2
  • February 1: Round 3 
  • April 1: Round 4
  • May 31: International Deadline
  • May 31: Final admissions date

Spring 2025 (for January 2025 admittance)
16-month program only
Must have finance and accounting prerequisites fulfilled for consideration

  • October 1: International Deadline
  • November 15: All Applications

Master of Science in Finance Online

Application Deadlines:

The Online Master of Science in Finance has one start date this Fall 2024 with an application deadline of:

  • July 20

Master of Healthcare Management Online

Application Deadlines:

  • August 1: Fall
  • January 2: Spring

 

Master of Science in Management Information Systems

Application Deadline:

Fall 2024: 
application closed

Fall 2025: 
application opens Fall 2024

Master of Science in Management Information Systems Online

Application Deadlines:

  • April 22: Summer A
  • June 10: Summer B
  • July 29: Fall A
  • September 30: Fall B

Master of Science in Marketing

Application Deadlines:

  • October 1: Round 1
  • December 1: Round 2
  • February 14: International Student Deadline
  • June 30 *Extended*: Domestic Student Deadline


Doctoral Programs Admissions

Program Fall Application Deadline Learn More
PhD in Accounting January 15 Accounting PhD Admissions »
PhD in Economics January 15 Economics PhD Admissions »
PhD in Finance January 15, 2021 for Fall 2021 Admission
The Fall 2020 class is full.
Finance PhD Admissions »
PhD in Management December 15 Management PhD Admissions »
PhD in Management Information Systems January 15 MIS PhD Admissions »
PhD in Marketing January 15 Marketing PhD Admissions »

Dual Degrees

Many Eller students choose to enhance the value of their graduate degree even more by earning a dual degree. In fact, there are 11 available within Eller College disciplines and an additional 19 potential options with other UA graduate programs. Students do need to apply to their second degree program separately. Also, our competitive MBA/MIS Technology Leadership Program has its own application process.

Explore Our Dual Degree Options


For additional information regarding admissions, please contact the appropriate program. Note that admissions deadlines are subject to change.