Accepting Applications on a Rolling Basis Through July 15.

Online MBA at Anderson School of Management

A Dynamic, Flexible Online MBA Program

Anderson's Online MBA creates an energetic environment for you to optimize your leadership skills and practice outcome-focused, team-based and practical approaches to business issues. You can select from tracks such as Finance, Project Management, Operations, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity and more.

The program's innovative curriculum, diverse faculty, experiential learning and in-house professional development center prepare you to thrive in the changing business world.

Ideal if you're seeking to enhance a current career, change professions or enter industry, our Online MBA can help place you at one of more than 200 employers that recruit Anderson students.


Switch Between Full-Time or Part-Time Attendance

Structured for the busy professional, the Online MBA is the most flexible of Anderson's MBA programs. In any given semester, you can attend full time or part time, depending on your work or life responsibilities.

Through a combination of on-campus and online classroom experiences, you will engage with the same curriculum, faculty, learning experiences and professional development opportunities offered by Anderson's in-person graduate programs.

Professional work experience not required to apply.

Online MBA Student Snapshot*


Average age




Underrepresented minorities


Self-paced online learning

*Fall 2023 entering data

Online MBA Curriculum

  • 43 credit hours
  • 31 core credit hours
  • 12 elective credit hours (can be applied toward a track)
  • Courses offered in eight-week, self-paced online format
  • Program can be completed in 16 months full time

The Online MBA is a flexible, accessible, self-paced program designed for individuals of diverse experiences, degrees and daily schedules.

You can progress through the program at your own pace. While most part-time students complete the program in two to three years, you can complete the program in 16 months if you attend full time: four courses each semester, two courses in the summer term.

Anderson seeks goal-driven individuals who wish to apply their MBA skills in a profession that aligns with one of the program's tracks:

  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Project Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • General Management

Core MBA Coursework (31 credits)

  • Perspectives on Management and Careers
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managing People in Organizations
  • Business and Society
  • Technology, Commercialization and Global Environment
  • Operations Design and Decision Making
  • Managerial Marketing
  • Financial Decision Making
  • The Strategic Management Process
  • MBA Knowledge Exam

Note: If you have an undergraduate business degree, you may be able to substitute a core course that corresponds with the undergraduate concentration.


Elective Credit Hours (12 credits)

Depending on your interests and career goals, you can select one of the following tracks or take elective courses from several tracks.

Business Administration Track

  • Innovative Product Development
  • Technology Program Management
  • Project in Technology Commercialization
  • Analysis Tools for Managers
  • Organizational Change Consulting
  • Creative Leadership
  • Any other electives from the other tracks

Business Analytics Track

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

Cybersecurity Track

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

Finance Track

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

Operations Management Track

  • Analysis Tools for Managers
  • Supply Chain Model and Strategy
  • Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Project Management

Project Management Track

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


Online 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 with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

What is a rolling deadline?

We're accepting applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and spots will be filled accordingly. The final deadline to submit your application is July 15. We encourage you to apply early to secure your spot. Applications submitted after all spots have been filled will be considered for our half-term classes starting October 14, 2024.

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Application Deadlines

Fall 2024-1H
Rolling admission through July 15, 2024
Fall 2024-2H
September 15, 2024

Program Details

Start Dates
Fall 2024-1H
August 19, 2024
Fall 2024-2H
October 14, 2024
Flexible - 16 months if attending full-time
Course Times
Tuition (2023-2024)
$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.