The Online MBA Program for Today’s Business LeadersThe Online MBA Program for Today’s Business LeadersThe Online MBA Program for Today’s Business Leaders


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AACSB Accredited Since 1923

The Daniels College of Business has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1923. AACSB accreditation indicates that a school has met the highest quality standards of management education.

Become Indispensable to Your Organization
With an MBA Online

Admissions Deadlines and Requirements

Celebrating a legacy of over 100 years of leadership development, Daniels is constantly innovating to help purpose-driven professionals lead businesses into the future. We seek students who can bring unique insights and a commitment to business leadership to our classrooms.

Keep your career momentum going with an online MBA from the University of Denver. To ensure our program fits your schedule, we offer four start dates a year—in January, March, June and September.

Final Deadline for the January 2023 Cohort:

November 4, 2022

GMAT Test Optional.

“Our top-notch faculty experts and dedicated staff are firmly committed to the Daniels mission: to benefit the public good by developing business pioneers through impactful scholarship, challenge-driven education and lifelong learning.”

—Vivek Choudhury, Dean of the Daniels College of Business

A Challenge-Driven Online MBA Curriculum

Today’s most effective business leaders are able to embrace challenges and explore strategic solutions from multiple perspectives. MBA@Denver’s comprehensive, hands-on curriculum prepares you to become a market-ready leader through a blend of business foundations, management training and immersive learning experiences. You’ll learn to lead with vision and purpose, making you indispensable to your organization.

With flexible course schedule options, you can complete our 60-credit MBA degree online in as few as 21 months. Our curriculum includes:


required foundation courses


in-person domestic or global immersions offered


elective courses to choose from


real-world Capstone course

A sampling of our online MBA courses includes:

Managerial Economics

Leading With Integrity

Business Data and Analytics

Supply Chain Management

Financial Planning and Analysis

Marketing for Social Impact

Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Your Career Goals Are Within Reach

Are you ready to develop the practical skills and broad perspective needed for continued success as a business leader? Get started today.

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Explore Our MBA Concentrations

We offer four optional concentrations that are designed to deepen your expertise in the MBA focus area of your choice. Each concentration consists of four designated courses and can be included in your 60-course degree program at no extra cost.

Additionally, at MBA@Denver, we recognize that each student’s goals and interests are different—customized concentration options are offered through our academic advising team.


Expand your understanding of the value of marketing strategy and how it can be used to shape your business, reach your target market and meet your bottom line.

Learn more about the Marketing concentration.

Executive Healthcare Administration

Focus on the healthcare business ecosystem and how it intersects with emerging real-world healthcare issues, employee well-being and health-related technology.

Learn more about the Executive Healthcare Administration concentration.


Strategic financial analysis is critical to an organization’s financial health. Gain the insights and practical knowledge to make sound financial decisions and communicate them to your organization.

Learn more about the Finance concentration.

Executive Leadership

Take your business leadership experience further. Gain the skills to create strategies and tactics for leading others to high levels of personal and organizational performance.

Learn more about the Executive Leadership concentration.

Students local to the University of Denver campus also have the unique opportunity to explore concentrations offered on-ground by the Daniels College of Business. On-ground concentration offerings cover topics such as accounting, business analytics, and real estate and the built environment.

“MBA@Denver is much more than a graduate degree; it is a learning experience that goes beyond the online course material by challenging your abilities and has greatly expanded my knowledge base.”

—Dan Conrado, MBA@Denver Class of 2020, President and Partner, Meeker Sand & Gravel Inc

The Online Learning Experience

Finding work-life-school balance is essential for your health, well-being and success as a working professional. When you earn your online degree from MBA@Denver, you’ll experience a flexible, student-centered learning environment that allows you to earn an acclaimed business degree—on your terms.

Through a blend of live online classes, self-paced course content and immersive experiences, you’ll gain access to real-world business challenges and be market-ready to move your career forward.

An Innovative Platform: Complete your coursework via our digital campus, an innovative format built on research into how students most effectively learn online.

Live On-Screen Classes: Exchange ideas and collaborate with your professors and classmates during engaging class sessions held in real time.

Self-Paced Coursework: Complete interactive coursework and weekly assignments on your own schedule from anywhere, anytime.

Career Support: Explore new career options, prepare for interviews and expand your network with guidance and individualized support from Daniels Career Services.

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Career Outlook With an MBA

Earning an MBA can add both short- and long-term value to your career in the business sector and beyond. 86.8% of MBA@Denver graduates saw a salary increase 4 months after graduation, averaging a 29.5% increase in salary.2 In addition, the demand for MBA graduates remains high: 77 percent of U.S. employers sought MBA talent in 2019, and the median base starting salary for new MBA hires became the highest on record (U.S. $115,000), according to the Graduate Management Admission Council.1

In addition to increased earning potential and career opportunities, the benefits of getting an MBA degree can be measured in less quantifiable ways. With a degree from Daniels, you will become part of a dynamic network centered on ethical leadership, sustainability and success—and build the real-world skills and perspective to lead with innovation and integrity.

Why Pursue an MBA?

There are many reasons that students choose to pursue an MBA. Some of the most common reasons include:

Changing your career path

Advancement within your organization

Exploration of general business and management practices

Staying updated on best practices and theories

Take the Next Step

Join our collaborative community at Daniels, and become a force for change in today’s challenge-driven business world.

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1 Graduate Management Admission Council, May 2019, Starting Salaries for MBA Talent at US Companies Hit New Higharrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2MBA students self-reported salary at the time of admission to their programs, which was compared with the self-reported information by four months after graduation. Surveys were conducted from August 2019 to June 2020 with a 53% response rate for salary increase. Data was secured from the following sources: at-graduation self-reported, 3-month/6-month email surveys, 3-month/6-month phone surveys, graduate student enrollment provided by the National Student Clearinghouse, online research via LinkedIn, University of Denver employment information, International Student & Scholar Service.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference