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Program Overview

The One Year MBA at CU Denver is the fastest way to earn an MBA. The program has a fast-paced curriculum based on today's business, including innovative electives that offer specialized content. Whether early career or looking to make a jump, the One Year MBA provides the next step.

Andrea Szabo

Director, One Year MBA Program

Phone:

303-315-8800

One year is all it takes to launch a career.

Through the One Year MBA program, CU Denver focuses on providing students with the skills to make an impact locally and globally. The One Year MBA is the fastest way to earn an MBA and gain valuable work experience in Denver. The program includes a fast-paced curriculum with flexibility that matches today’s business world. Business consulting projects and optional competitive paid internships add experience to a degree and provide a career launchpad and give valuable real-world experience to jump-start a career or change career paths.

The majority of classes are held in person, which provides valuable interactions with faculty and classmates. In addition, to provide flexibility, an online, at your own pace, course complements each term. CU Denver's downtown location helps foster relationships with business leaders and experiences and career and professional development through our Business Career Center and personalized 1:1 career coaching ensures you graduate with the network you need to succeed.

The program consists of five eight-week terms and an international course abroad. There are breaks between terms. Depending on the term, students should expect approximately 10 to 14 hours a week in class, with another 25 hours as an estimate for homework, studying, and group projects outside of class.

Why One Year MBA at CU Denver?

 

Accelerated Pace

8-week course structure ensures students finish in one year when taking classes full-time.

Gain Experience

Consulting projects and optional competitive paid internships give students real-world experience.

Build Your Network

Be part of a dynamic and diverse cohort.

All Majors Welcome

No formal business education or experience required, the program meets students where they are.

Specialized Support

Receive expert counseling and development through the Business Career Center and personalized 1:1 career coaching.

Program Description

One year is all it takes to launch a career.

Through the One Year MBA program, CU Denver focuses on providing students with the skills to make an impact locally and globally. The One Year MBA is the fastest way to earn an MBA and gain valuable work experience in Denver. The program includes a fast-paced curriculum with flexibility that matches today’s business world. Business consulting projects and optional competitive paid internships add experience to a degree and provide a career launchpad and give valuable real-world experience to jump-start a career or change career paths.

The majority of classes are held in person, which provides valuable interactions with faculty and classmates. In addition, to provide flexibility, an online, at your own pace, course complements each term. CU Denver's downtown location helps foster relationships with business leaders and experiences and career and professional development through our Business Career Center and personalized 1:1 career coaching ensures you graduate with the network you need to succeed.

The program consists of five eight-week terms and an international course abroad. There are breaks between terms. Depending on the term, students should expect approximately 10 to 14 hours a week in class, with another 25 hours as an estimate for homework, studying, and group projects outside of class.

Why One Year MBA at CU Denver?

 

Accelerated Pace

8-week course structure ensures students finish in one year when taking classes full-time.

Gain Experience

Consulting projects and optional competitive paid internships give students real-world experience.

Build Your Network

Be part of a dynamic and diverse cohort.

All Majors Welcome

No formal business education or experience required, the program meets students where they are.

Specialized Support

Receive expert counseling and development through the Business Career Center and personalized 1:1 career coaching.

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