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Master of Business Administration

advance your career or earn a promotion at one of the fastest growing AACSB Business Schools in the Nation

The dynamic MBA program of Utah Valley University embrace the university's designations as an "Engaged Learning" campus by focusing on practical applications and engaged, team building learning. Students further strengthen their business acumen through case studies, projects, and interactions with organizations and business leader on a regional, national, and international level.

With the help of faculty, students will immerse themselves in all aspects of business management, including accounting, leadership, marketing, economics, ethics, and social responsibility. The MBA program at UVU is now delivered in Orem (Accelerated Day and Part-time Evening courses) and at Thanksgiving Point (Part-time Evening).

Important Application Deadlines

Scholarship Applications — OPEN until July 31st

Graduate Assistantship Applications — OPEN until July 31st

Current Status: Application Remains Open Until Filled

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Admissions Process

Admissions Criteria + Online Application + Interview + Final Decision

Learn about the admissions criteria you need to meet before applying, what information you will need to submit a successful application, how to prepare for the interview, and how you will be notified of the final decision. Once you apply, you will have an interview with the Program Manager/Admissions Coordinator and 1-2 faculty members.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Official academic transcripts showing the completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution
  • Submission of a current resume and 2 letters of recommendation (professional and educational, preferred)
  • Completion of a short essay (500 words – prompt found in application)
  • GMAT/GRE Score (waivers are available)

Additional requirements for International Students

  • Copy of current passport for applicant and any dependents
  • Financial support documents which include the following:
    1. Bank statement with liquid funds in the amount of full tuition
    2. Affidavit of Support
  • English Language Proficiency Exam Score (TOEFL) of at least 80 or EILTS score of at least 6.5
  • International students must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

The MBA program utilizes a rolling admission process. Rolling admission means the students will be notified of a decision within a few weeks of completing and submitting the entire application. This process also means that admission is granted to those that apply first, assuming qualifications are met.

Prerequisite Courses

Management & Tech Management Prerequisites

Course Prefix and Number Title Details
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting

MBA Prep Accounting on MyEducator 

ACC 3000 can substitute.

ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting
IM 2010 Excel Proficiency MBA Prep Excel on MyEducator
FIN 3100 Principles of Finance MBA Prep Finance on MyEducator
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics MBA Prep Statistics on MyEducator

Finance Prerequisites

Includes Management Prerequisites plus:

Course Prefix and Number Title Details
ECON 2010 Microeconomics MBA Prep Economics on MyEducator
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics
MGMT 3345 Managerial Statistics **Not available in MyEducator**
MGMT 2240 Business Calculus MBA Prep on Business Stats MyEducator
Can be Substituted with MATH 1100 OR MATH 1210

Marketing Prerequisites

Includes Management Prerequisites plus:

Course Prefix and Number Title Details
ECON 2010 Microeconomics MBA Prep Economics MyEducator 
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing MBA Prep Marketing  MyEducator