A part-time format with a big-time payoff.
The Eller Evening MBA program gets it—you have a job to hold down, but you’re ready to dig in, stretch your skill set and infuse new possibility into your career. That’s why our program is structured for just one four-hour evening per week, plus an initial four-day launch session and a ten-day global business experience. You’ll be surrounded by fellow students who are also working professionals by day—and will gain insights and camaraderie from that shared experience.
night per week of in-person class
possible concentrations of study
months to complete your Eller MBA
What You’ll Learn
Today’s global marketplace is rapidly evolving. Here, you’ll learn to not only stay a step ahead—you’ll learn to truly lead, wherever you set your sights in the business world. Your experience will cover areas including:
- Traditional business fundamentals and the latest competitive strategies
- Leadership in organizations, management communications and advanced business communications
- Market-based management, managerial economics, and financial management
- The global context of business as well as a Global Business Experience abroad
The Eller Evening MBA was created for working professionals with three or more years of experience. and is designed to leverage classroom time by condensing courses into eight weeks.
The program launches with a mandatory four-day orientation session. A 10-day global business experience in the spring of the second year opens horizons to international markets where students see first-hand the barriers and benefits of globalization.
With a dynamic curriculum structure, the Eller Evening MBA program delivers 45 academic units addressing traditional business fundamentals as well as up-to-date competitive strategies. Students can pursue a concentration in finance, management information systems or marketing by completing optional online electives within the concentration area.
View Eller Evening MBA curriculum details:
|MGMT 501||Leadership in Organizations||2|
|MGMT 562||Statistical Decision Making||2|
|ACCT 540||Intro to Financial Accounting||2|
|MKTG 510||Market Based Management||2|
|ECON 550||Managerial Economics||2|
|BCOM 510E||Management Communications||2|
|MGMT 566||Advanced Negotiations||2|
|MIS 560||Operations Management||2|
|ECON 551||Business Strategy||2|
|BNAD 520||Project Management||2|
|ENTR 565||Global and Social Entrepreneurship|
|FIN 510A||Financial Management||2|
|MKTG 546||Marketing Strategy||2|
|FIN 510B||Financial Management||2|
|BCOM 512||Advanced Business Communications||2|
|ACCT 545||Managerial Accounting||2|
|MIS 585||Strategic Management of Information Systems||2|
|BNAD 513||Global Context of Business||2|
|Abroad||Global Business Experience|
|MGMT 522||Legal and Ethical Values in Business||1|
|MKTG 579E||Marketing of Innovation||2|
Students can pursue a concentration in finance, management information systems or marketing by completing optional online electives within the concentration area.
* Please note all courses are subject to change.
Concentrations and Electives
Choose one of three areas of concentration—Accounting/Finance, Management Information Systems or Marketing—and gain a depth of understanding you can bring to the table for the rest of your career. You can also choose multiple elective courses to complement your studies and get you all the closer to your goals.
The Department of Finance at Eller provides access to a wide portfolio of courses for MBA students. A finance concentration is designed for those interested in careers including investment management, hedge funds and private equity. It is also a good choice for those considering careers in corporate treasury, retail banking and consumer finance. Those with solid finance backgrounds often fill management consulting jobs and corporate finance positions in other industries–for example, in mergers and acquisitions in many corporate sectors.
Management information systems (MIS) is the design and management of information technology (IT) for an organization. It focuses on the best way to enable the organization to meet its goals and business challenges. MIS professionals are the “communication bridges” between IT and the business community. They analyze, design, implement and manage IT strategy to help solve business problems. Enrolling in the MIS/MBA Business Intelligence and Analysis track enables you to gain a competitive edge by learning critical analysis skills and gaining real-world experience in both the business and technology fields.
Regardless of the industry, company, or country where you are employed, or the job function you perform, you gain a competitive advantage by enhancing your understanding of the marketing function. Increasingly, organizations are using marketing strategies, tactics and tools to differentiate themselves and to compete in the global marketplace. The marketing concentration at Eller will strengthen your MBA education and prepare you for careers in brand management, market research, product development or other marketing functions.
Evening MBA Class Profile
Our students share a passion and drive for this program and their careers—but they come from a diverse blend of backgrounds. Our Evening MBA students average seven years of experience in the professional realm and are continuing to work during the program, taking everything learned in the evening classroom directly to the daytime conference room.