Concentration in General Management


Concentration in General Management
Program Description

UAF’s accredited online Master of Business Administration prepares students to solve the complex problems within their technical, economic and social environment. Graduates of our distance learning MBA program can provide imaginative and responsible leadership in industry and government. The seven-week course schedule allows additional flexibility and the ability to complete your degree in less than two years. With an MBA from UAF, you’ll learn necessary business principles in a program that can accommodate any schedule or location.

Courses (30 Credits)

Major Requirements

  • Organizational Theory for Managers
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Managers
  • Financial Markets and Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy (capstone)

Complete three of the following for the General Management concentration

  • Contemporary Topics in Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Controllership
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Economics of Environmental and Business Sustainability
  • Strategic Collaboration
  • Innovation Management
  • New Venture Development
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Topics in Marketing
  • Advanced Topics in Business

Plus two approved electives at the 400- or 600-level

Cost Breakdown
Tuition Fees Other Expenses
$513/credit $5/credit Technology Fee $75 Application Fee*
$5/credit Libraries Fee $50 Graduation Fee
$6/credit Facilities Fee
$21/credit Network Fee
$25/credit eCampus Fee
$103/credit School of Management Fee

Some applicants may need to take pre-MBA modules and/or entrance exams before being accepted. Each module costs $100. Exams range from $25 to $250. Fill out the form above to connect with the program manager, who will review your transcripts and let you know which modules or exams you may need before applying. These costs are not included in the estimate below.

* Use code UAFSOM when applying to get your application fee waived!

Estimated Cost of Program Based on Current Rates: $20,390

For more about UAF costs, visit our Financial Aid website.

Careers in Which Our Graduates Excel

  • Business Analyst or Strategist
  • Business Development Analyst, Associate or Manager
  • Director (of a department)
  • Entrepreneur / Founder
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Associate, Analyst or Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Project, Product or Program Manager
  • Operations Analyst, Associate or Manager
Admissions Requirements

This program has rolling admissions.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in business from an AACSB-accredited institution and a minimum 3.25 GPA may be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE. Applicants with GPAs between 3.25 and 2.75 must submit results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Test. Those with GPAs below 2.75 must submit results from the GMAT or GRE.

Applicants with a non-business degree and GPAs above 2.75 must submit results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Test. Those with GPAs below 2.75 must submit results from the GMAT or GRE. UAF offers seven online, self-study pre-MBA modules to help applicants prepare.

Applicants with a graduate degree from an accredited institution do not need to take any entrance exams.

Other applicants should fill out the contact form above for assistance.

General UAF requirements for a master’s degree. 

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