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"Degrees & Programs"

Master of Business Administration Degrees

Whether you need the support to earn your degree in a classroom setting or want to get there faster, and on your own, our two Master of Business Administration programs can prepare you to step up — and stand out.

Why choose us?

Our MBA programs enable you to:

  • Prepare for a new career, while balancing work and life
  • Learn from instructors who work in the fields they teach
  • Gain relevant skills you can use on the job
  • Take four concurrent courses in our competency-based MBA or one course at a time in our traditional program
  • Have confidence in your degree, because it’s accredited by the ACBSP

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Which MBA is right for you?

Master's degree

Master of Business Administration

  • ACBSP Accredited
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

16 months

Program length


Total credits


Cost per credit


Cost per credit


  • You prefer a more traditional group setting

  • You have your bachelor's degree in any field

  • You've never studied business

Apply now

Master's degree

Master of Business Administration (Competency Based-CB)

  • ACBSP Accredited
  • Eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

12 months

Program length


Total credits


Cost per credit


Cost per credit


  • Prefer to learn independently

  • Desire self-governed coursework with the assistance of your instructor

  • Possess a bachelor’s in business or management

  • Have worked in a corporate setting for at least three years

Apply now

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Business Administration?

An MBA can help prepare you to be a:

  • Business manager
  • Facilities manager
  • General manager
  • Operations director
  • Business administrator
5 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for management occupations projected to be 5 percent between 2019 and 2029.

Information not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Experienced faculty will guide and assist you on learning activities and exercises to help build your knowledge in areas where you will be assessed to demonstrate your level of learning and comprehension for a competency. Faculty then will help support you by providing robust feedback and further development opportunities on your authentic assessments to assist you in reaching mastery.

Programmatic accreditation

Master of Business Administration programs have  been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Faculty fast facts


Average years of industry experience


average of UOPX teaching experience

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors


Get the kind of support you deserve

Get the kind of support you deserve

The Digital Classroom

Our traditional Master of Business Administration allows you to take one course at a time, whereas competency-based programs are designed for you to take several 16-week courses concurrently, both allowing you the flexibility to demonstrate mastery that fits within your schedule — and the flexibility to balance work, life and school throughout your degree program.

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