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MBA@Denver (Online MBA)

Develop the skills to tackle the toughest business challenges and lead with purpose in our flexible online MBA for working professionals. 

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MBA@Denver Snapshot

Academic Term

10-week quarters 
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Entry Points

Fall (September)
Winter (January)
Spring (March)
Summer (June)
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Class Schedule

Each course meets once per week in the evening for 90 minutes.
All other coursework can be completed on your schedule.

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Program Length

Flexible, up to 5 years

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Kenny Metcalfe

Kenny Metcalfe

Program Director, MBA@Denver

Kenny is your main point of contact for any questions you may have on MBA@Denver. Feel free to reach out to him anytime.
303.871.3934
kenny.metcalfe@du.edu

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Houmam Ali

MBA@Denver 2021, Chief Operating Officer, Guardian Dentistry Partners

Shortly after graduating, I was promoted from SVP of operations to chief operating officer. While many variables led to my career advancement, the skills I learned at MBA@Denver provided a great foundation.

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Become Indispensable to Your Organization

Today’s business leaders must be able to embrace change and analyze complex problems from every angle.

MBA@Denver, the online MBA program, prepares you to confront today’s toughest business challenges with integrity. Through our hands-on curriculum, you’ll tackle real-world issues and learn to lead with vision and purpose.

The program is designed for working professionals and offers flexible scheduling options. You can earn your degree in as little as 21 months.

The Student-Centered Online Experience

We developed our online MBA program from the ground up based on research about how students learn most effectively in the virtual space.

MBA@Denver offers you the support and flexibility to balance your priorities while earning your degree. Our immersive learning experience exposes you to real-world business challenges as well as opportunities to network with professionals around the world. 

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

Flexible Coursework Access: Complete interactive coursework and access weekly assignments from your computer or through our mobile app.

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

A Results-Driven Online MBA Curriculum

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.

Our 60-credit curriculum includes core courses, elective courses, two in-person immersions and a real-world capstone project. You’ll hone your strategic problem-solving skills by exploring case studies and organizational challenges faced by today’s businesses.

 

#1 Online MBA in North America
CEO Magazine

#7 Online MBA in the world
Princeton Review

Some of your online MBA courses may include:

  • Leading With Integrity
  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Data and Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing for Social Impact
  • CEO Toolbox

Concentrations

To deepen your skills in a specialized area, you can choose to add a concentration to your degree. Your concentration options include:

  • Marketing (online)
  • Finance (online)
  • Executive Leadership (online)
  • Executive Healthcare Administration (online)
  • Business Analytics (in person)
  • Real Estate and the Built Environment (in person)
  • Accounting (in person)
  • Customized (online and/or in person)

Immersions

MBA@Denver students get the unique opportunity to travel to domestic and global industry destinations for two required in-person immersions. During these three-day events, you’ll get to meet your online MBA peers and expand your relationships while you learn from business leaders, visit industry sites and collaborate in group workshops to solve real business challenges. Grow your network and discover how your career goals fit into the global business ecosystem.

 

Devin Heitman

Devin Heitman

Wealth Management Client Relationship Consultant, TIAA; MBA@Denver 2020

“My immersion experience was unlike anything I have experienced from a school program before. I had the ability to network with other students in my cohort, challenge myself to think about a current opportunity in my company and then present that idea to a group of people who offered valuable feedback.”

A Worldwide Focus

Immersion topics are developed with today’s global business landscape in mind. Working and learning alongside peers and professionals from different industries and locations, you’ll learn how to become a market-ready leader with a global perspective.

An International Experience

During your international immersions, you can take advantage of an optional extension course—an add-on elective that includes five additional days to travel and learn about local business. Visit two or three businesses a day, meet with local speakers and discover what global leadership looks like in other parts of the world.

MBA@Denver Program Tuition

Base tuition (2022–2023): $82,980   |   Typical scholarship range (% of tuition): 10–40%*

* Scholarships are based on academic record, testing and employment credentials, and are not guaranteed. Contact daniels@du.edu or 303-871-3416 for more information.

How to Apply to the Online MBA

We welcome applicants from all professional backgrounds and academic disciplines. Qualified candidates must have at least 2 years of work experience. To apply, you must submit:

  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Professional resume
  • Essays
  • Two professional references
  • $100 application fee

GMAT or GRE scores are optional. If you determine that your application will be stronger with GMAT or GRE scores, please submit them when you apply.

All accepted students are automatically considered for scholarships. No additional application is needed.

Visit our graduate admissions page for more information about application requirements.

Connect With a Student

Our graduate student ambassadors are happy to share their personal experiences about Daniels with you. Feel free to email an ambassador with your questions or to arrange a time to meet with them.

MBA@Denver
Graduate Student Ambassador

FAQs for the Online MBA

Is an online MBA degree worth it?

The value of an MBA depends on many factors, and an online MBA is just as valuable as an in-person degree based on your priorities and work experience. Learn more about the benefits of an MBA. 

How long does it take to get an MBA online?

The length of an online MBA program depends on many factors, including the number of credits and whether you attend part or full time. Students in the MBA@Denver online program can earn their MBA in as few as 21 months. 

Can you get an MBA without taking the GMAT?

GMAT scores aren’t required to apply to the MBA@Denver online program. However, if you believe your GMAT scores will strengthen your application, you can include them in your application.

Do employers care if your MBA is online?

If an online MBA program is delivered by an accredited and recognized business school, employers will likely view the online degree the same as the university’s on-campus degree. The Daniels College of Business has been AACSB-accredited since 1923 and boasts a 100-year legacy of leadership development.  

Have other questions? Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at daniels@du.edu or 303-871-3416.