Current Students - Online MBA

The Online MBA program is 43 credit hours that include 31 hours of core designed to prepare professionals for decision-making in the functional areas of management, and 12 credit hours (4 classes) of track courses or electives to gain an in-depth understanding and expertise of a particular specialized industry, discipline, or field. The online MBA program may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. For many students whose professional commitments preclude full-time study, pursuing an MBA on a part-time basis is a viable option. Students completing some BBA concentrations may be able to substitute up to two core classes for management electives. For more information on the course substitution, visit

Requirements for Obtaining an MBA Degree

There are four important requirements for completing each track of the MBA degree at Anderson:

Requirement 1: General Core Coursework

The core consists of 11 courses (31 credit hours). All MBA students must complete these courses.

Requirement 2: Electives or Concentration Requirements

Students must either complete four electives (12 credit hours) for the General MBA or take four track electives (12 credit hours). These electives differ in each program.

Requirement 3: Minimum Graduate Credit Hours

All students admitted need to complete a minimum of 43 graduate credit hours, of which only 12 credit hours may be transferred from another AACSB-accredited graduate school or approved UNM international exchange program.

Requirement 4: Grade Point Average Policy

Students are expected to maintain at least a 3.0 GPA throughout their academic career and must have a 3.0 or higher GPA at graduation.