Prospective Student Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is a test score required for admission? 

    Admissions requirements page

  2. Is there a work experience requirement for admission? 

    Admissions requirements page

  3. What are the key differences between the Executive MBA and Traditional MBA Concentrations?

    See the Difference

  4. Can the MBA be earned online? 

    Yes, both the Executive MBA and Traditional MBA Concentrations can be taken completely online.

  5. When can I begin the MBA program?

    Students may start the MBA program in August, October, January, March, or June. Fall and Spring semester courses meet for 16-weeks for 3 credit hour courses and some 1 credit hour courses and 8-weeks for 2 credit hour courses and some 1 credit hour courses. All summer semester courses meet for 8-weeks.

  6. How long will it take me to complete the program? 

    Students who have a career and/or family obligations may still be able to complete the MBA in 24-30 months. Full-time graduate students, however, may be able to complete the program in 12-18 months.

  7. Does UNA accept transfer credit?

    Transfer Policy

  8. Is UNA an accredited institution?

    Yes, please see Accreditation Info

  9. Where can I get information regarding financial aid?

    Student Financial Services website

  10. Are any scholarships available for Online MBA students?

    Yes. There are endowed scholarships available. Students can apply online by going to the Student Financial Services website and reviewing the available scholarships.

  11. Do I still have to pay the application fee if I earned my undergraduate degree at UNA?

    Yes. The application fee is only waived for graduate students who previously applied to a graduate program at UNA.

  12. What is the current status of my application?

    Students can check their application status by logging into their MyUNA Profile. If you are not able to access your account, you may email or call 256-765-4447.

  13. Should I take the GMAT or GRE?

    Students can decide which Graduate Admissions test is the correct fit for them. To see which Admissions test is right for you, click here.

  14. How should I prepare for the GMAT/GRE?

    • To prepare for the Graduate Admissions test:

      • Take free practice exams provided by Princeton Review.
      • Purchase study material
        • To get study prep material for the GRE click here.
        • To get study prep material for the GMAT click here.

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