“Bring your passion and find your path” at the NECHE-accredited University of Hartford. Almost 6,000 students gather each year from all over the country and the world to collaborate, diversify perspectives and broaden worldviews. Nestled midway between New York City and Boston, the university has great access to major industries. The private, not-for-profit institution began over 60 years ago and has grown to provide over 150 associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs spanning seven schools and colleges, including an online MBA.
The AACSB-accredited Barney School of Business upholds its reputation through an excellent and ever-evolving curriculum, an innovative Career Ready program, prestigious internship opportunities, and a tangible learning environment. Students get to know faculty and build knowledge, skills, and confidence to conquer the business world with small class sizes. There are a variety of undergraduate degrees and minors, graduate, dual-degree graduate, and postgraduate certificate programs. Graduate students enjoy the flexibility of full-time, part-time, on-campus, online, and hybrid options.
Undergraduates pursue a Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurial Studies, Accounting, Finance, Business Analytics, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, or Management, and have options of minors in Project Management, Complexity, Business Administration, and Actuarial Science. There is an MBA Accelerated Business Program where students earn both a bachelor’s and master’s in just four years. Graduate studies include a Master’s in Business Administration, Management, Accounting & Taxation, and Business Analytics completed in person or online.
Barney has been listed in The Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools for 2022 and as a top business school in the country by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Online MBA Requirements
In pursuing advanced management skills, knowledge, and success, Online MBA students dive into this 12 course, 100% online, fast-track MBA. It offers flexible options to complete either part-time or full-time in 24 months or less. Each class is seven weeks long and totals 36 credit hours. There are nine required core courses, and students can choose to pursue a concentration to fill the three required electives or create their own combination.
Required courses include Economics for Managers, Corporate Financial Strategy & Valuation, Marketing Management, Global Strategic Management, Managerial Statistics & Analytics, Accounting for Decision Makers, Organizational Leadership, Managing Organizational Processes, and Business, Law, Compliance & Society.
Concentration options include Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Management, Healthcare Management, Entrepreneurial Studies, Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, and Risk Management & Insurance. Postgraduate Certificates exist in each of these subjects, as well.
It is wise to explore the frequently asked questions section on their website and request information about the online MBA. To successfully apply, you must submit an online application, a $50 application fee, a professional resume, official transcripts, and a letter of intent. There is a possibility of needing to send in letters of recommendation. Most students receive a waiver for the GMAT/GRE, so you need to request a waiver and see if you qualify.