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:
  

  Full-Time MBA* Evening MBA Executive MBA Online MBA
Program Length 21 months: August-May 24 months: August-September 21 months: August-May

14-27 months on average, 4 years max.
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
  • 8- to 10-day global business experience
  • One night per week, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Initial 4-day launch session
  • 10-day global business experience
  • Electives offered online
  • One weekend/month
  • 4-day launch session
  • 5-day domestic business experience
  • 8-day global business experience
  • Electives offered online
Flexible: Online classes, 24/7
 Curriculum

55 units include 30 core units + 25 elective units

45 units include core and elective courses 45 units include core and elective courses 45 units include core and elective courses
Concentrations

Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Finance, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Finance, Entrepreneurship, Health Care Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Management and Organizations, Management Information Systems, Marketing, 

Privacy and Security

 Faculty Eller faculty Eller faculty Eller faculty + senior executives Eller faculty + industry experts + 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
  • Access to MBA Career Management Team
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
  • Self-contained learning community
  • Continue career uninterrupted
  • Ability to balance course load and out-of-class work with career and home life
  • Complete group work remotely
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 the 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†

Tuition for 2018-19:

  • Resident: $24,545/year
  • Non-resident: $44,895/year
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • available

Does not include the cost of global business experience, books

$54,000: includes e-books, course materials, weekly dinner; hotel and meal accommodations for residential and international portions of the program

Does not include international airfare

 

$68,000: includes books and materials, lodging, catered meals, and program portion of the global business and domestic business experiences

Does not include international

$45,000: includes e-books and course materials

Does not include the cost of global business experience or international airfare

Contact
  • Website
  • Email
  • Phoenix Evening: 602.827.2595
  • Tucson Evening: 520.621.9565

* 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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