Professional MBA (PMBA) provides the perfect business foundation for working
professionals who wish to earn an MBA degree accredited by AASCB International. The PMBA combines the rigor and
depth of a traditional MBA program with the applicability and cohort
experience of a professional program. For more detailed program information,
please visit our website at business.ucf.edu/degree/ucf-mba/.
|The Professional MBA (PMBA) provides the perfect business foundation for working professionals who wish to earn an MBA degree without interrupting their full-time career. The innovative curriculum equips program participants with the analytical tools, latest business techniques and skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace while honing their business knowledge, teamwork, critical thinking and decision making skills. The program seamlessly integrates their professional experience allowing them to immediately apply newly-acquired knowledge on the job.|
|Total Credit Hours Required:|
Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree|
prepare you for the start of your MBA program, UCF offers online learning
modules in accounting, economics, finance, and business statistics. These can
be purchased individually or as a set and are designed to help you build the
foundational knowledge needed to succeed in the MBA program at UCF. They are
offered through McGraw-Hill’s Connect online learning management system and when
purchased, are available to you for your entire tenure in the MBA program as
reference material. For information on the initial assessment, learning modules
and how to use McGraw-Hill’s Connect online learning management system visit http://connect.customer.mheducation.com/student-start/ or
Courses—30 Credit Hours
- ECO 6115 Economic Analysis of the Firm (3
- ACG 6425 Managerial Accounting Analysis (3 credit
- ECO 6416 Applied Business Research Tools (3 credit hours)
- FIN 6406 Strategic Financial Management (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6245
Organizational Behavior and Development (3 credit hours)
- MAR 6816
Strategic Marketing Management (3 credit hours)
- MAR 6466 Strategic
Supply Chain and Operations Management (3 credit hours)
- BUL 6444 Law
and Ethics (3 credit hours)
- GEB 6365 International Business Analysis (3
- MAN 6721 Applied Strategy and Business Policy (3 credit
Elective Courses—9 Credit Hours
- FIN 6465
Financial Analysis Seminar (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6448 Conflict
Resolution and Negotiation (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6296 Executive
Leadership (3 credit hours)
MBA’s capstone course, MAN 6721 Applied Strategy and Business Policy, is
required for all MBA students. This capstone course integrates the various
functional disciplines in business administration. It focuses on the
theories and frameworks in the field of strategic management, and requires a
minimum grade of B-.
Additional Program Requirements
student enrolled in a College of Business Administration master's degree
program who earns more than two final course grades below a B- will be
dismissed from the program and retention plans will not be supported by the
College of Business Administration.
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements, applicants to
this program must provide:
- One official transcript (in
a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
- The GMAT is
not required, however, the Admissions Committee may ask for the GMAT to
strengthen a candidate's application packet.
- Three professional
and/or academic letters of recommendation or three e-mail addresses of
- Prepare a career goal statement explaining why you want
to earn an MBA degree; why you believe this is the right time for you to
pursue an MBA degree; and why you selected UCF.
- Résumé showing a
minimum of 1 or 3 years of full-time, progressive, work experience.
- Interview. Applicant will be contacted to schedule an interview after
application is complete.
- A computer-based score of 233 (or 91
internet-based score) on the Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL) is
required if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official
language, or if an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S.
institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where
English is the only official language or a university where English is the
only official language of instruction. Although we prefer the TOEFL, we will
accept IELTS scores of 7.0.
- Applicants applying to this program
whose completed bachelor's degree is from a college/university outside the
United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA
calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
application tuition discounts are available for this program. To view early
application discount deadlines, and for more information, visit the Executive
Development Center website at www.ucfmba.ucf.edu.
International Transfer Applicants
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website
, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information
section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.