Skip to main content
Sign In

11 Month MBA

An MBA in less than a year?

Yes. The 11-Month MBA program at CU Denver is designed to give you a focused MBA experience and update your skill-set quickly.  The 11-Month MBA Program is a full-time accelerated day program, with classes offered during the day. 

No Shortcuts, Just Faster

Save time. Move ahead faster. No shortcuts, just hard work. You'll take all of your classes in one executive-style environment and return to work in less than one year. The total immersion design of this degree gives an entire 48 semester-hour MBA degree in just under a year.

Advantages of the 11-Month MBA program:

  • Great return on investment and get back to work faster!
  • Special 11-Month MBA Award available
  • International focus and a 2-week course abroad
  • Comprehensive business education
  • Build your professional network
  • Personalized career support & dedicated staff to help you through the whole process​

Snapshot: The Program

Program Duration 11 months
Program Dates mid-August until mid-July
Program Format Cohort program – take all classes with the same group of professionals to maximize learning, teamwork, and community.
Tuition $42,500 plus fees and textbooks (includes the cost of the International Course Abroad).
Financial Aid Scholarships/Awards and loans are available. A special 11-Month MBA award is available for students who qualify. Additional business school and private scholarship options.
Application Deadline June 15th - priority deadline for domestic students; May 15th for international students. Rolling admissions system with only 40 seats available. Apply sooner rather than later!

How do we do it in 11 months?

Classes are held Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:40pm. Our schedule consists of five eight-week terms and one two-week international course abroad:

Timeframe Requirements Sample Courses
Aug - Sept 9 credit hours Data Management, Managing Individuals & Teams, Law & Ethics
Oct - Nov 9 credit hours Accounting, Marketing, Leadership
Jan - Feb 9 credit hours Managerial Accounting, International Business, Operations
March 3 credit hours International Course Abroad
April - May 9 credit hours Strategy, Economics, International Human Resources
June - July 9 credit hours Technology Management, Business Planning, Special Topics
11 months 48 credit hours 16 courses

Learn more about the course schedule.​


© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.