Our 2022 ranking of the Top Online MBA Program in Nevada. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
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The College of Business at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has an AACSB-accredited MBA Program with coursework that can be completed entirely online. The Executive MBA (EMBA) consists of 36 credit hours (12 courses) and it is offered as a two-year cohort beginning in the Fall semester. Each course for the program runs for 12 weeks. Course examples include Production/Operations Management, Managing Organizations in a Global Economy, Personal Branding, Strategic Management for Executives, Economics of the Firm, Management and Organizational Science, Information and Communications Technology in Organizations, and Seminar in Managerial Accounting.
Each course for the UNR Online EMBA has at least one proctored exam, taken through ProctorU, an online proctoring service, or in the 365 Learning Office. Because the EMBA is rigorous degree program that requires a significant time commitment, students can expect to spend at least 10–12 hours each week on course assignments, discussions, and research throughout three semesters each year (Fall, Spring, and Summer).
The UNR EMBA is open to professionals with a bachelor's degree in any major from an accredited four-year institution. Five or more years of professional work experience is required beyond undergraduate studies. UNR EMBA students must complete their degree in two years.
Around 93% of University of Nevada, Reno graduates are employed, in graduate school, or in the military within a year of graduating. UNR College of Business graduates have been recruited by employers such as Enterprise, Zulily, IGT, Nevada State Bank, Clear Capital, Alchemy, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Intuit, Moss Adams, Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Hamilton Company, Bombora, and El Dorado Resorts.
University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Founded in 1874 and serving 21,000 students, UNR was established as Nevada's land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862. Recognized as a Carnegie Engaged University, University of Nevada, Reno offers more than 460 degrees, minors and certificate in 12 academic colleges and schools.