Why earn a MBA degree at UND?

Graduate Application Deadlines
May 15* | Aug. 1
Oct. 15* | Dec. 1
March 15* | May 1

*Priority deadline

Customize Your MBA

Whether you're a working professional or pursuing an MBA following your undergraduate career, this program is designed to reflect your own needs and interests. You'll learn skills in following concentrations:

    1. The business analytics concentration provides students with advanced data analytical skills.
    2. The international business concentration focuses on global business practices. This concentration requires students to study abroad.
    3. The government and business concentration focuses on the interrelationship of business and government to our society. You'll study how businesses can and do influence government policies and decisions.
    4. The aviation management concentration includes courses from UND's world-renowned School of Aerospace Sciences.
    5. The general concentration is broadest, allowing you to choose from courses in marketing, health care administration, social entrepreneurship and other disciplines.

No matter which track you're on, your education will advance your business functions, decision-making skills and an understanding of internal and external factors affecting management of organizations.

Accredited MBA Program

This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.

UND's Online MBA

  • Enjoy interacting with faculty and students in real time as you take live courses over the Internet.

  • Learn from diverse, experienced faculty at the largest business school in North Dakota.

  • Get ahead while you keep your job. 97% of students in our online MBA program are employed when they enroll.

Career Outlook with an MBA


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Poets & Quants

An MBA from UND can take you places. Our grads have gone on to top management positions at companies and organizations including Bank of America, Cargill, Coca-Cola, Delta, Target Corporation, and the FDIC. You'll find the degree flexible enough to pursue careers in fields such as:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Banking
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Management and Leadership
  • Military

What can you do with a master's in business?

A business degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Accounting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Event Planning
  • Business Development

MBA Course Options

Top Online MBA Program in the Nation

Ranking Among the Best

UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic institutions in the nation for business administration. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.

#2 MBA for Business Analytics

Those who choose Business Analytics will participate in relevant courses such as Economic Forecasting, Database Design and Topics in Applied Econometrics.

MBA Central Rankings

#4 MBA for International Business

An international business concentration gives you the opportunity to learn not just about global business practices, but also to study abroad at the BI Norwegian Business School.

National Master's Programs Guide Rankings

#14 MBA Online Program

The UND MBA Program will provide you with the tools needed to accept new responsibilities, advance professionally or start a new career path. Coursework focuses on executive management, financial and economic analysis, business analytics and strategy.

Online Master's

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Proven Results

MBA grad, Greg Syrup, thrives in his hometown as an angel fund manager.

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Ready to Lead

In the field or in the classroom, UND students are ready to change the world.