Earn your MBA degree online in as few as 12 months at UAF, with no undergraduate degree in business required

Our online MBA provides a strong foundation in management theory, marketing, finance, corporate strategy, and analytical thinking, through an accredited program that can accommodate any schedule or location. It also prepares you with the leadership, problem-solving, communication and time management skills that today’s employers are looking for. Choose from any of our 8 concentrations offered including BLUE, Business Analytics, Business Continuity, Cybersecurity, General Management, Healthcare, One Health, and STEM. 
BLUE is designed for students with a background or interest in fisheries, marine biology or oceanography or other related fields of study. It is a great fit for anyone interested in the intersection of business and aquatic resources.
Business Analytics
Business Analytics introduces students to high-demand skills in data collection and analytical methods and provides training in commonly used digital tools used in marketing, HR and business process analytics.
Business Continuity
Business Continuity provides students with an in-depth look at what it takes to help a business mitigate and survive after a major disaster or crisis.
Cybersecurity is designed for students who desire an in-depth knowledge in the cybersecurity field. This is not a technical concentration, but rather the focus is on the managerial components and decision making skills needed in the cybersecurity field.
General Management
General Management is designed for students of all academic backgrounds who are interested in gaining the skills to grow as business leaders and advance in their careers. It is our most flexible as students can choose from a wide range of courses to best meet the needs for their future career goals.
Healthcare prepares students for leadership positions in the healthcare industry. The curriculum includes courses on health care economics and finance, health law and ethics, and health information systems and ethical decision-making.
One Health
One Health encompasses the relationship between human health, animal health, and the health of the environment holding that these entities are inextricably linked to the extent that none can be optimal unless they are all optimal. The One Health concentration allows CBSM to integrate novel areas of student interest (such as sustainability) while taking advantage of the existing courses developed elsewhere at the University.
The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is designed for students with an undergraduate STEM baccalaureate degree. This concentration allows students to take three approved graduate-level courses from their field of study and pair them with College of Business and Security Management classes to provide the skills necessary to be a successful manager in their given career field.
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Why Earn Your Online MBA at UAF?

  • Join one of the best online MBA programs in the nation. Only 1.5% of universities in the world have earned both business accreditation and specialized accounting accreditation through AACSB International, ensuring that our program has met rigorous standards for quality. Many of our MBA courses are also recognized by Quality Matters.
  • Earn your MBA online in one year, if you choose, or work on a schedule that fits your needs. Most MBA students take 18-36 months while continuing to work.
  • Earn your MBA without any required business background. We offer online self-study modules in place of prerequisite courses to help you prepare.
  • Focus your MBA degree in any of our eight available concentrations.

Degree Type

  • MBA


  • Online
  • Online/on-campus combo

Accredited by

  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

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Pursuing the MBA program at the UAF College of Business and Security Management was one of the best decisions of my life. The coursework forces me to think and respond like a true business leader and manager and is invaluable in my quest to be my own boss. I would recommend this program to anyone that is serious about business. You will gain more confidence and won’t regret it!

Artur Kavaliov​

Master of Business Administration

Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.