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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.


The UVU Master of Business Administration is an applied graduate degree that reflects the Woodbury School of Business's commitment to teaching excellence and engaged learning. Our curriculum teaches critical skills in leadership, teamwork, ethical decision making, economic and financial analyses, and critical thinking. Course offerings include accounting, finance, strategy, marketing, operations, technology management, and people management. The program includes an international trip as part of an applied consultancy course. The program culminates with a comprehensive real-life consulting project with a company.

The Master of Business Administration program at Utah Valley University offers both a one-year accelerated option and a two-year plan for working professionals which embraces the university's designation as an engaged learning campus.

The MBA program is AACSB accredited.

 Total Program Credits: 36

Matriculation Requirements:

Graduate Policies and Procedures

Graduate Admission Offer Attendance Requirement

  1. Acceptance of graduate admissions offers is valid only for the semester in the offer. Applicants who do not begin attendance during the semester in their admissions offers must reapply and pay the application fees before the applicable semester deadline. At the graduate program's discretion, graduate programs may defer enrollment if students apply for a deferment before the end of the semester for which they were admitted.
  2. Application for admission to graduate program with application fee by the established deadline. (See Policy 510 Section 4.4).
  3. Submit official transcripts from all universities attended.
  4. A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university, a nationally accredited program, or the international equivalent. (See Policy 510 Section 4.5 1)).
  5. A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work. (See Policy 510 Section 4.5 2)).
  6. For international students whose native language is not English, submit official TOEFL or IELTS band scores. A TOEFL score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher within the past two years is required. (See Policy 510 Section 4.5 3)).
  7. International students must also meet all U.S. government requirements for international students. (See Policy 510 Section 4.5 4)).
Discipline Core Requirements: 27 Credits
  ACC 6250 Financial Reporting and Analysis 3
  ACC 6350 Management Control Systems 3
  FIN 6150 Financial Management 3
  MGMT 6500 Managing Individuals and Groups  3
  MGMT 6740 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
  MGMT 6800 Global Business Strategy 3
  MGMT 6930 International Engagement 3
  MGMT 6940 MBA Consulting Project 3
  MKTG 6600 Marketing Strategy  3
Elective Courses: 9 Credits
Select 9 credits from the following list 9
  MGMT 6310 Healthcare Policy (3)  
  MGMT 6300 Healthcare Systems (3)  
  MGMT 6320 Population Health Management (3)  
  MGMT 6440 Advanced Project Management  
  MGMT 6450 Operations Management (3)  
  MGMT 6470 Organization Information Technologies (3)  
  MGMT 6510 Information Systems and Project Management (3)  
  MGMT 6910 Designing Business (1.5)  
  FIN 6130 Financial Statement Analysis and Modeling (3)  
  FIN 6160 International Financial Management (3)  
  FIN 6170 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Analysis (3)  
  MKTG 6400 Technology Marketing and Customer Experience  
  MKTG 6620 Marketing Research and Analytics (3)  
  MKTG 6640 Brand/Product/Services Management (3)  
  MKTG 6660 Marketing Channels and Communications (3)  
  MGMT 6760 Applied Business Research (3)  
  MKTG 6720 Creativity and Innovative Problem Solving (1.5)  
To receive a Finance Graduate Certificate, complete FIN 6130, FIN 6160 and FIN 6170  
To receive a Tech Management Graduate Certificate, complete MGMT 6440, MGMT 6470 and MKTG 6400  
To receive a Management Graduate Certificate, complete MGMT 6740, MGMT 6510 and MGMT 6760  
To receive a Marketing Graduate Certificate, complete MKTG 6620, MKTG 6600, MKTG 6640 and MKTG 6660  
To receive a Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate, complete MGMT 6300, MGMT 6310 and MGMT 6320  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of 36 hours of approved credit with no grade lower than a "C" as described in this program.
  2. Graduates may not transfer more than ten hours into this MBA program, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution. All transfer courses will be reviewed by a graduate committee managed by the Woodbury School of Business.
  3. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher must be maintained within program.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 6250 Financial Reporting and Analysis 3
FIN 6150 Financial Management 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 6350 Management Control Systems 3
MGMT 6740 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6500 Managing Individuals and Groups 3
MGMT 6800 Global Business Strategy 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MKTG 6600 Marketing Strategy 3
MBA Elective   3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6930 International Engagement 3
MBA Elective   3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6940 MBA Consulting Project 3
MBA Elective   3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 36


Master of Business Administration Graduate Program

The Master of Business Administration Graduate Program is in the Woodbury School of Business. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for the Master of Business Administration Graduate Program, visit their website.

Master of Business Administration Graduate Program

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Graduates will be able to express their knowledge and ideas appropriately in writing and through verbal presentation.
  2. Graduates will be able to utilize appropriate procedures, frameworks, models, and experience to gain knowledge, solve problems, and make appropriate decisions based on various informational sources such as data, written and verbal communication, process analysis, and creative thinking.
  3. Graduates will have a functional and integrated knowledge of basic general business concepts and disciplines.
  4. Graduates will be aware of their responsibility to behave ethically in their professional lives (e.g., clients, customers, employers, society, profession, environment, and community).
  5. Graduates will have a global perspective and understand cultural differences.
  6. Graduates will apply business processes to developing solutions for realistic problems both in the classroom and/or the larger community.
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