Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration

Experience an unmatched, AACSB-accredited MBA – only five percent of programs receive this caliber of accreditation – in the concentration that’s right for you for only $19,550.

As a North Alabama MBA student, you will have the advantage of being a part of the largest MBA program in the state of Alabama – one with years of student success stories and national recognition to show for it. Our online EMBA is ranked ninth in the U.S. by College Consensus and the MBA is ranked 41 in the world by Great Business Schools. You can see all of our accolades here.

Online or on campus, you will benefit from the research and knowledge of your experienced professors through their dynamic delivery of practical business skills and strategies, case studies, and analysis of real-world business problems.


$525 per credit
Only $19,550 total


Time to Complete
12-18 Months (Full Time)
24-30 Months (Part Time)


Online &




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Why UNA for Your MBA?

In addition to holding the highly reputable and rare AACSB accreditation, the MBA at UNA is offered both 100% online and in a hybrid format – both being designed for working professionals in a variety of careers and life stages.

Program flexibility can be customized to meet your needs and schedule. Ultimately, what you will find with the UNA MBA degree online or on-campus hybrid, is a challenging and relevant program designed to build important skills in every major area of business.

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“A couple of my co-workers were already getting their MBA from UNA and said they really enjoyed the program because it is virtual, the professors are flexible, and they could do it on their own time.”

Emily Nicholas, Industry Marketing Manager for Energy, Natural Resources, and Chemicals, Current Student



The UNA MBA offers the ability to specialize in a particular concentration, and the Executive MBA gives individuals with significant business experience the opportunity to improve their leadership and management skills.



Accolades and Honors

Your MBA from North Alabama comes with a long list of accolades and honors recognizing both academics and affordability.

  • CEO Magazine ranked the College of Business and Technology a Tier One program in overall delivery and #17 in the world for online MBA programs
  • Still the largest MBA Program in Alabama as ranked by Birmingham Business Journal
  • Named #3 MBA Program in Alabama by Online MBA Today
  • Named #1 in Alabama for 100% Online MBA with AACSB Accreditation by Online MBA Page

Digital Badge: CEO Magazine Tier One North American MBA Rankings
Digital Badge: 15 Best Executive MBA Online Great Business Schools
Digital Badge: Best MBA in International Business
Digital Badge: Best Online EMBA Programs from College Consensus


What Can I Do With an MBA?

The purpose of an MBA is to provide training in the theory and practice of business management. It is suitable for students from a wide range of industry backgrounds: arts, sciences, engineering, nursing, business, education, computer science, or technology. The MBA gives you control of your future, provides opportunities, and helps you to be a valuable contributor to the world around you. It will also have a positive effect on your income. At $115,000, the median salary of MBA grads is 75% more than that of people with a bachelor’s degree alone. No matter what your career goals are, a graduate business degree can help you to achieve them.

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“The MBA program at UNA has given me the tools to become a better leader and effectively manage my team. The curriculum has challenged me to improve my management abilities and allows me to interact with multidisciplinary students from around the world.”

Dinah Byrd, Administrative Director, Current Student


Admissions Requirements

The minimum requirements for acceptance into the program vary by concentration and professional experience, but generally include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • GPA of 2.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale

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Tuition & Aid

Earn a high-quality MBA degree online that reflects the rigorous standards required to earn AACSB-accreditation for $19,550; less than half the national average tuition 1. Scholarships are available, and you may save even more by asking your employer about their tuition reimbursement policy.

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Tuition Cost

Online MBA, including Executive option:

$525.00 per credit

1 The national average for MBA tuition is $35,000-$50,000, according to


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