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Masters in Business Administration (MBA): The UDC Edge

UDC offers an affordable, accredited MBA degree option in the heart of the nation’s capitol. A diverse community and a low student-to-faculty ratio guarantees a rich and personalized experience.

As a land-grant institution, UDC’s mission of service to the District of Columbia community infuses all aspects of campus life, which makes for a rich and fulfilling academic experience.

Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

There’s employment, and then there’s leadership. Beyond that, there’s leadership that effects real change. That’s where the University of the District of Columbia’s MBA program resides. We blend a core of business fundamentals with an emphasis on sustainability, entrepreneurship and globalization, creating a corps of leaders ready to change the world.

Whether you’re fresh out of college or are mid-career and looking to advance, we can prepare you for a future of productive leadership in the private, public or nonprofit sectors.


Curriculum and Requirements in the UDC MBA Program

Our curriculum is highly attuned to the context of modern business. One of our courses, Introduction to Sustainable Entrepreneurship, emphasizes the development of profitable enterprises that also promote sustainable living through social equity and environmental improvement.

The criteria for admission to the MBA program are:

  • A baccalaureate degree conferred by an accredited institution
  • A minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 500-word essay detailing your career objectives and aspirations
  • Score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) within 5 years.

The program comprises 33 credit hours of core courses, and 15 credit hours of concentration courses. For a full-time student, the program should take four semesters to complete.

Required courses include:

  • Accounting for Management Functions
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Sustainability Entrepreneurship
  • Organization Development and Behavior

Student Organizations and Activities in the UDC MBA Program

  • Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • UDC Accounting Club
  • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
  • Clinton Global Initiative, UDC chapter

Faculty Spotlight: UDC MBA Program

Career Pathways and Prospects

With a MBA from UDC, you are ready to become a leader, whether it is in the private, public or nonprofit sector. The skills you gain from the MBA program at UDC can be transferred to managerial roles in a range of industries, or you can become an entrepreneur and launch your own venture.

Contact info:

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