Our 2022 ranking of the Top Online MBA Program in Utah. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
|University of Utah
|Salt Lake City
University of Utah (The U) is home to David Eccles School of Business, which provides access to 17 institutes, centers and initiatives, more than 40 undergraduate, specialized master’s, MBA, PhD, minor, and certificate programs, and a network of more than 42,000 alumni worldwide. Among the school’s MBA programs is an AACSB-accredited Online MBA that may be completed entirely online. Content for the program is available 24/7, GMAT/GRE waivers are available, and students can complete the program in 24-46 months.
While the Eccles Online MBA Program is delivered 100% online, students have opportunities to interact with faculty and peers in a weekly live web-conferencing session, and during one three-day on-campus residency. Online forums and multimedia are also utilized and students can select a mixture of online and on-campus classes at any time, if desired.
Consisting of 48 credit hours, the Eccles Online MBA allows students to customize the degree by choosing 15 elective credits from 26 options offered virtually and dozens offered on-campus. Just a few online elective examples include Cloud Computing, Date Mining, Digital Marketing and Analytics, International Management, IT Security, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Data Visualization, Strategic Leadership, Change Management, Venture Capital, Competitive Advantage Through People, Web Based Applications, and the International Trip. Past destinations international destinations include Johannesburg, South Africa; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Shanghai, China; Seoul, South Korea; Beijing and Tianjin, China; and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Eccles Online MBA students may specialize in several other areas by adding a graduate certificate. Options include Business Analytics, Operations & Supply Chain Management, and Information Systems.
Around 62% of Eccles Online MBA students report receiving a promotion while in the program, and 15% receive a salary increase before graduating. Corporate partners at University of Utah-Eccles include Goldman Sache, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, L3 Technologies, Celtic Bank, Inflash, and University of Utah Health.
University of Utah has maintained its accreditation through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) continuously since 1933. Founded in 1850, The U is the oldest state university west of the Missouri River. When it opened in November 1850 as the University of Deseret, the school’s first term was designated “men only.” Today, nearly half of the students at University of Utah are women. With a population of more than 31,000 students, The U is one of the largest universities in the state. The school offers hundreds of programs across 17 colleges and schools and nearly 100 departments.