MBA Program at Anderson School of Management

One of the most sought-after degrees across every industry, the Master of Business Administration is a flexible program for current and future leaders.

The Anderson School of Management's MBA program offers a unique curriculum, cross-disciplinary courses in business and world-class faculty to help you become a dynamic leader who makes an impact.

13 Interdisciplinary Tracks

Anderson's innovative MBA program offers 13 interdisciplinary tracks to prepare current and future leaders for purposeful careers:

  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Diversity Leadership
  • Education
  • Film and Digital Media
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior and HR Management
  • Project Management
  • Sport Management

Flexible Part-Time, Evening Program

Structured for busy professionals, the MBA program at Anderson is a part-time, evening program that ensures flexibility and a range of cross-disciplinary courses.

You can progress through the 43-credit-hour program at your own pace, typically enrolling in two courses each semester.

Most part-time students complete the program in two to three years. If you wish to complete the program in 18 months, you can pursue full-time coursework: four courses each semester, two courses in summer term.

Working professionals can choose to attend classes in person or online. In-person weekday classes are held after 5 p.m. on the UNM Main Campus, while online courses are self-paced.

 

Industry Coaches Within Your Professional Track

Highly experienced business professionals mentor our MBA students in each professional track. They will help support your career development, connecting you with other industry professionals, helping you navigate career transitions and guiding you to connect the curriculum with your career goals.

 

An MBA Student Experience for Positive Community Impact

You'll gain knowledge and experience in all facets of business, positioning you to lead impactful and transformational change, regardless of the industry.

A unique goal of the Anderson MBA is to bring together like-minded individuals seeking to have a positive impact in the New Mexico community.

Isla Porras

"The expertise and professionalism of the faculty is extraordinary! The professors in the program understand that the students are full-time educators. They tailor the content to meet the needs of an educational leader."

Isla Porras, MBA 2020
Dean of Students
Digital Arts and Technology Academy

MBA Student Snapshot

30

Average Age

50%

Women

36%

Underrepresented minorities

*Fall 2023 entering data

MBA Curriculum

  • 43 credit hours
  • 31 core credit hours
  • 12 elective credit hours (can be applied toward a track)

Core MBA Coursework (31 credits)

  • Management Perspectives (first-semester course)
  • Statistical Analysis for Management Decisions
  • Financial Reporting Systems
  • Economics for Managers
  • Organizational Behavior and Diversity
  • Contemporary Ethical and Legal Issues for Organizations
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • MBA Knowledge Exam

Elective Credit Hours (12 credits)

You will select electives from the following tracks:

Business Analytics Track (online only)

  • Analysis Tools for Managers
  • Data Analytics
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Supply Chain Models and Strategy
  • Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis

Cybersecurity Track (online only)

  • Advanced Information Systems Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Information Systems Security
  • Security Risk Management
  • Systems and Network Administration

Diversity Leadership Track (in person)

  • Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • Leading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Organizational Change Consulting
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Education Track (in person)

Education Track 1: K-12 Licensure: Provides eligibility for Administrative Licensure with NMPED

  • Education Law
  • Education Leadership
  • Practicum (independent research project)

Education Track 2: Training and Development

  • Adult Learning
  • Education Law
  • Education Leadership
  • Instructional Design

Film and Digital Media Track (in person)

  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • The Business and Law of Film and New Media
  • Graduate Production Project (required)
  • Topics in Film and Digital Media (required)
  • Topics in Film History
  • Topics in Production

Finance Track (in person or online)

  • Analysis of the Financial Systems
  • Applications in Business Finance
  • Applied Investment Management
  • Investment Management
  • Seminar in Management of Financial Institutions

General Management Track (in person or online)

Elective courses offered in the following areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Diversity Leadership
  • Education
  • Film and Digital Arts
  • Finance
  • Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
  • Project Management
  • Sport Management

Health Care Track (in person)

  • Health Care Systems
  • Health Policy, Politics and Social Equity
  • Health Systems and Globalization
  • Public Health and Health Care Communication
  • Public Health and Health Care Management

Marketing Track (in person)

  • Business Development (special topics course)
  • Buyer Behavior
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Research for Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Operations Management Track (in person or online)

  • Analysis Tools for Managers (online, 8-week format)
  • Operations Special Topics Course
  • Service Operations
  • Supply Chain Models and Strategy (online, eight-week format)

Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Track (in person)

  • Developing and Rewarding Talent
  • Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • Leading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Organizational Change Consulting

Project Management Track (online only)

  • Advanced Project Management Techniques
  • Analysis Tools for Managers
  • Innovative Product Development
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project in Technology Commercialization
  • Technology Program Management

Sport Management Track (in person)

  • Internship
  • Intro to Sport Administration
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Legal Aspects of Sport
  • Risk Management in Sport
  • Sport Marketing and Promotions

Admissions

MBA candidates are selected based on a holistic review of application materials. To be considered for the MBA program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or international equivalent with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Find out more and apply now!

Fall 2024 Application Deadlines

Round 1 Priority Deadline
April 1, 2024
Round 2 Final Deadline
June 1, 2024

Program Details

Summer 2024 Start Date
June 3, 2024
Fall 2024 Start Date
August 19, 2024
Length
Flexible - 18 months if attending full-time
Modality
Weekday evening in-person classes or online asynchronous classes
Course Times
Monday-Thursday after 5 p.m.
2023-2024 Tuition
$805 per credit hour + student fees

*Rate changes decided by the UNM Board of Regents may be assessed for 2023-2024 Academic Year. Tuition and fee rates are subject to change.