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Our Professional MBA in South Denver

Professional MBA at CU South Denver

Where you live. Where you learn.

 Get your MBA from the largest accredited part-time oriented graduate school in the Rocky Mountain region in a convenient location just east of I25 and Lincoln. This is a fully customizable program built around your career goals. Select from over 200 electives and 20 specializations. Start anytime and finish on your schedule.

We specialize in educating working professionals, as evidenced by our mainly evening and online graduate classes. Our MBA balances foundational business education with real-world application. You will learn from outstanding faculty members, case studies, practical business projects, and executive guest speakers. We offer flexible course scheduling; one location Downtown Denver, another in South Denver and online learning; specializations tailored to your career needs; and dual degrees that combine the MBA breadth with the discipline focus of a Master of Science degree.

Some key benefits of the South Denver MBA program:

  • Location - 15 minutes from the DTC, right off the Lincoln & I-25 exit.
  • Possibility to waive the GMAT*
  • Flexible Classes - full-time, part-time and evening courses offered at an 8 week accelerated pace
  • General Business Certificate - students who have not taken the GMAT may apply to the certificate program.
  • Dedicated career coaching, networking and training

Example South Denver courses

  • Leading Individuals and Teams
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems Strategy
  • Additional classes in Entrepreneurship available to undergraduate and graduate students.
All MBA core courses are offered in South Denver at least one time per year. In addition, course electives are offered in a variety of areas like Project Management and Entrepreneurship. 

Your MBA Degree

The MBA degree includes courses such as:

  • Leading Individuals and Teams
  • Data Analysis
  • Legal and Ethical Environment
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems Strategy
  • Economics
  • Operations
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management

The professional MBA degree can be completed in 48 credit hours, including 30 hours of required MBA core courses and 3 semester hours in international business, and 15 semester hours of electives. A comprehensive exam or thesis is not required to complete the MBA degree.

Please see your advisor if you are interested in a specialization. Not all specialization courses will be offered at the Liniger Building in South Denver.


The CU Denver Business School offers a variety of scholarships to help you finance your graduate degree. We offer scholarships based on need and academic accomplishment. Our scholarships are funded by alumni, donors, members of the Colorado business community, and the State of Colorado, to help you get the best education possible. Learn more.


Courses will be offered in the Liniger Building at CU South Denver.

CU South Denver
Liniger Building
10035 Peoria Street
Parker, CO 80134

To find out more, call or email a Business school advisor at
(303) 315-8110 or


  • Kovoor-Misra, Sarah

    Title: Associate Professor
    Phone: 303.315.8428
    Profile: Profile


  • Parthasarathy, Madhavan

    Title: Associate Professor, Director of the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship
    Phone: 303.315.8445
    Profile: Profile


  • Reiner, Eric

    Title: Instructor
    Profile: Profile


  • Thompson, Eric

    Title: Senior Instructor
    Phone: 303.315.8455
    Profile: Profile


* Waiving the GMAT: Students completing the General Business Certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better and earning a B+ or better in Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information  BUSN 6550 are  eligible to request a waiver of the GMAT. For details, call 303-315-8110 to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Waiving the GMAT does not guarantee admission to a graduate program.


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