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The University of Phoenix Master of Business Administration program is designed to teach students the skills needed to lead and manage in a variety of business environments. Read more about the Master of Business of Administration program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The diploma for the Master of Business Administration 021 program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Master of Business Administration

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the University of Phoenix Master of Business Administration program should have already earned a bachelor's degree. Though not required, they may have worked in various capacities at large and small businesses.

Program Description:

The University of Phoenix Master of Business Administration program teaches students the skills they need to manage organizations and people in a changing business environment. Students who enroll in the program will receive a comprehensive business education that includes instruction in management, leadership, finance, economics, marketing and strategic planning. The core MBA program consists of 36 credit hours. Students can also choose to complete additional credit hours in up to two concentrations. Concentration options include accounting, energy management, global management, health care management, human resource management, marketing, project management, small business management, and technology management.


University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

36-54 credits - Students in this program must complete a 36-credit Required Course of Study and have the option of completing additional graduate-level credits in up to two concentration areas.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required courses

  • MGT 521: Management (3 credits)
  • QRB 501: Quantitative Reasoning for Business (3 credits)
  • HRM 531: Human Capital Management (3 credits)
  • LAW 531: Business Law (3 credits)
  • LDR 531: Organizational Leadership (3 credits)
  • ACC 561: Accounting (3 credits)
  • ECO 561: Economics (3 credits)
  • FIN 571: Corporate Finance (3 credits)
  • MKT 571: Marketing (3 credits)
  • OPS 571: Operations Management (3 credits)
  • QNT 561: Applied Business Research and Statistics (3 credits)