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Get your MBA at the University of Colorado Denver Business School (CU Denver)

Business School, University of Colorado Denver

Our AACSB accredited Professional MBA balances foundational business education with real-world application. Our expert faculty, most nationally recognized in their fields, is the foundation of our program quality. Your professors are committed to and experienced in the education of working students. As the largest part-time oriented graduate business program in the region, we provide you with a variety of options for earning your MBA. These include flexible course scheduling; part-time or full-time attendance; blended on-campus evening and online learning, a wide variety of specializations; and several dual degrees.

Our admission process matches quality students with our quality program to promote student success, as evidenced by our 80% graduation rate. Our size enables us to deliver high quality at a low cost relative to comparable programs in the region. Our Professional MBA is in the top third nationally, based on the 2015 US News and World Report analysis of part-time evening MBA programs

Degree Requirements

MBA programs require completion of 48 semester hours, including 30 semester hours of required MBA core courses and 3 semester hours in international business. The remaining 15 semester hours are electives chosen from over 50 graduate business courses. Learn more.


We offer scholarships based on both need and academic accomplishment. Business School scholarships are funded by alumni, members of the Colorado business community, and the State of Colorado, to help you get the best education possible. Learn more.




From Bioinnovation to Sports and Entertainment Management, we offer a number of specializations to tailor your MBA to meet your career goals. ​See our specializations.

Choose CU Denver

With 2 convenient locations, downtown and in South Denver, the Business School offers flexible schedules including evening and online classes. Your career path will be enhanced with the breadth of business courses while also gaining deeper understanding of an business area through an industry specialization. Learn more.

Online Option

You may take all your MBA courses online  You will receive the same high-quality education online as you will in the classroom, on a schedule that is convenient to your busy life. Learn about the Online MBA.

Add a Dual Degree

Dual-degrees combine the career advantages of an MBA with the in-depth specialized skills of an MS degree. We offer several different choices within the school and several others in collaboration with other schools and colleges. Learn More.

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