UC Davis Online MBA

UC Davis Online MBA Highlights

  • AACSB Accredited
  • Centerpiece of the MBA at University of California Davis online experience is the live online classes.
  • Face-to-face conversations with peers and the world-class faculty on the state-of-the-art technology platform.
  • Members of the startup community and executives from Fortune 500 companies will also visit for networking and mentoring opportunities.
  • The duration of the program will be two years, and four cohorts will start each September.
  • The online MBA will open the top 50 ranked UC Davis degree to students worldwide.
  • It’s a transformational experience where students will develop new ways of thinking about business and innovation.
  • GMAT waivers are available

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UC Davis Online MBA Curriculum

  • Online MBA curriculum has the same standards
  • The Quantitative Tools for Business course fulfills the quantitative foundation requirement for the online MBA program.
  • Self-Paced Course work.
  • It requires the same credit hours (72 units) as nationally ranked MBA programs on campus.
  • 10 core courses (4 units each)
  • 64 units of electives available (4 units per course)
  • 2 in-person residential (2 units each)
  • 1 integrated management project (capstone course)
  • Core courses provide students with a foundation in the functional areas of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, marketing and strategy. Electives allow students to expand or narrow their interests and go deeper into a subject area, depending on your post-MBA career goals.

UC Davis Online MBA Rankings

U.S. News and World Report and Ranking

  • Ranked among the Top 50 Business Schools for 25 Years.
  • Ranked Number 4 Globally for Faculty Quality
  • Ranked Number 10 in the World for Learning Environment
  • Ranked Number 48 in Best Business Schools
  • Ranked Number 31 in Part-time MBA
  • Ranked Number 39 in National Universities

Learning Outcomes

  • Sharpen your writing, speaking and critical thinking abilities.
  • Develop your management and leadership skills.
  • Deepen your expertise through electives in areas of your choice, including analytics, entrepreneurship, marketing, organizational behavior or technology management.

Career Resources and Networking

The Graduate School of Management’s career development team provides online resources and career coaching to guide you through exploring career options, preparing for interviews, advancing your professional development and building diverse networks.

UC Davis Online MBA Admissions Requirements

  • An official transcript and GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Online application
  • Letters of recommendation
  • An essay
  • A personal introduction
  • GMAT waivers are available for qualified applicants.
  • MBA@UCDavis accepts applications on a rolling basis and offers four start dates per year: January, April, June and September. The program takes approximately 24–36 months to complete.

UC Davis Online MBA Concentrations

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Marketing Strategy and Analytics
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Management

UC Davis Online MBA Tuition

  • Tuition for the online MBA program from University of California Davis is charged per unit and is cohort-based.
  • Students matriculating in fall 2020 pay $1,465 per unit.
  • MBA at UC Davis is a 72-unit program, for a total tuition of $105,480.
  • Course fees are set at the time of enrollment and remain fixed for your MBA studies.
  • Tuition and fees are subject to increase at the start of each academic year.

UC Davis Online MBA Financial Aid

  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for federal student aid programs, which include student loans.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid while applying for admission.