An AACSB-Accredited Online MBA for World-Class Leaders
Earn Your MBA Online From the University of Denver
As the eighth-oldest business school in the United States, the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver is constantly innovating to help purpose-driven professionals lead businesses into the future. In our flexible online MBA program, you can earn an acclaimed business degree and advance in your career without having to relocate or compromise on your goals.
AACSB Accredited Since 1923
The Daniels College of Business has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1923. AACSB accreditation indicates that a school has met the highest quality for standards of management education.
Program Start Dates
MBA@Denver is designed for professionals who are committed to tackling real-world business challenges in today’s workplace. We work to ensure our program fits your personal and professional schedule by offering class start dates four times per year: in January, March, June and September. Our degree can be completed in as few as 21 months.
GMAT waivers available
Application fee waivers available
“Challenging, insightful and invigorating. I have never been surrounded by so many brilliant people all at once. This has been the best journey, and I can’t wait to continue it with some of the brightest and most insightful people I have ever met.”
– Samantha Sclafani, MBA@Denver Graduate
The MBA@Denver Online Experience
A balanced life is critical to the health, happiness and success of a working professional. We know this better than anyone—our home base of Denver, Colorado, is known for its dynamic blend of business, innovation and world-class recreation.
MBA@Denver gives you the flexibility to balance everything that’s important to you. With our blend of online classes, self-paced course content and immersive experiences, you can master business concepts, collaborate with fellow professionals and receive a quality Daniels education without having to put your life on hold.
- An Innovative Platform – Our digital campus was built based on research into how students learn most effectively online.
- Live Online Classes – Gain diverse insights and exchange ideas with professors and classmates in engaging on-screen classes in real time.
- Networking Opportunities – Connect with 37,000+ Daniels alumni for mentoring, informational interviews, company tours and more.
- Self-Paced Coursework – Complete weekly strategic assignments and projects on your own schedule by accessing the online campus anytime, anywhere.
- In-Person Domestic and Global Immersions – Meet your peers and apply your skills during these three-day events with collaborative activities and workshops.
- LinkedIn Premium Benefits – Receive a complimentary membership that equips you with the tools to boost your professional growth and feel more confident in your job search.
- Career Support – Benefit from online resources and executive career coaching to maximize your potential.
Hands-On Curriculum for Business Leaders
Effective leaders evaluate problems and develop strategy with a 360-degree perspective. Our program encourages students from a variety of regions and backgrounds to share their unique real-world perspectives in the classroom and help peers see beyond their own experiences.
The goal of our MBA curriculum is to provide the skills and big-picture insights that will take you to the leading edge of today’s evolving business landscape and make you indispensable to your organization. As you focus on crucial areas such as economics, finance, leadership, marketing, accounting and data analytics for business, you will also cultivate equally important soft skills—communication, teamwork and problem-solving.
Explore Our MBA Concentrations
With four optional online concentration offerings, MBA@Denver will deepen your understanding in a specific field or discipline of your choice. Each concentration consists of four courses and can be included in the 60-course degree program at no extra cost.
Executive Healthcare Administration
Tap into the evolving healthcare landscape. Learn to understand the industry’s business ecosystem and make strategic decisions that connect people to the care they need.
Every successful organization has a team of experts to help guide its financial decision-making. Gain the industry perspective and practical knowledge base to play a prominent role on this team.
Deepen your knowledge of marketing strategy and translate it into today’s modern-day digital landscape as you learn how to reach your target market.
Join a select group with defined leadership experience as you take a deeper look into agile leading, leading others to success and the effects of neuroscience on leadership.
Students local to the University of Denver campus also have the unique opportunity to explore concentrations offered on-ground by the Daniels College of Business. On-ground concentration offerings cover topics such as accounting, business analytics and real estate.
Learn More About Each of Our Concentrations
What We Look For in an MBA@Denver Student
At Daniels, we seek out students who can bring unique insights and a commitment to business leadership to our classrooms. Becoming an MBA@Denver student means more than earning a degree—you will become part of a powerful network centered on ethical leadership, sustainability and success.
MBA@Denver students work in various industries, including health, consumer goods and services, energy, government and military, banking, transportation, and many others. Within these industries, students have held titles like:
- C-suite executive (CEO, CFO, COO)
- Vice president (marketing, sales, finance)
- Program manager
Students who join MBA@Denver are diverse and experienced professionals coming from a wide range of backgrounds and interests—allowing class discussions to be enriching, motivating and action-driven. By becoming an MBA@Denver student, you immediately begin building a dynamic network that will be with you for life.
GMAT waivers are available for qualified applicants.
The Demand for MBAs
An MBA has long been a valuable degree in the business market and beyond. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, the demand for MBA graduates remains high: 77 percent of employers sought MBA talent in 2019, and the median annual base starting salary for new MBA hires became the highest on record (US$115,000).
With a degree from the Daniels College of Business, you will build the real-world skills—and ethical business mindset—to stand out both in the Denver market and around the world.
Why Pursue an MBA?
Motivations for pursuing an MBA are as varied as the students who choose to do so. Here are some of the most common reasons:
- Changing your career path
- Advancing within your organization
- Exploring general management and business
- Staying updated on best practices and theories
As an MBA@Denver student, we will work with you throughout the program to determine and develop your career goals—and then help you accomplish them.