The UCF Part-Time Professional MBA, accredited by the AACSB, is ideal for working professionals who wish to pursue an accredited MBA without interrupting their careers. This program features convenient evening classes at the UCF Executive Development Center each summer term and at UCF regional campus locations on a rotational basis. Its applicable content and outstanding networking opportunities make it our most popular MBA.
|May 2020||39 credit-hours||$39,000||24 months||UCF Downtown|
|August 2019||39 credit-hours||$39,000||24 months||Sanford/Lake Mary|
Early Application Deadline: January 1, 2020
Final Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
UCF Regional Campus – Sanford/Lake Mary Campus
Early Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Final Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
The UCF Part-Time PMBA is a cohort-based, limited enrollment program that allows professionals from a variety of organizations and industries to come together and challenge their intellect, enhance their capabilities and broaden their perspectives while growing their professional network.
The program’s innovative curriculum equips program participants with the analytical tools, latest business techniques and effective problem-solving and decision-making skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. The UCF Part-Time PMBA seamlessly integrates the students’ professional experience allowing them to immediately apply newly-acquired skills and knowledge to their job. The PMBA faculty share their expertise and provide insights on real-world business issues use consultative teaching approaches combining lecture, case studies, discussion forums and presentations to maximize learning.
Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab
In-depth financial markets research and analysis is incorporated into the UCF PMBA curriculum through the use of its state-of-the-art Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. Students access real-time financial markets data, news and analytics through the Bloomberg Professional service (Bloomberg terminals). Use of the Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab is available to the student while enrolled in the PMBA program. Students are also able to capitalize on the use of the Bloomberg Professional service by completing Bloomberg’s self-administered Bloomberg Essentials Online Training Program and earn an Acknowledgement of Completion (previously Bloomberg Certification).
Executive Mentoring Program
Included with the UCF Part-Time PMBA program is the Executive Mentoring Program. The program was designed to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and expertise in our community through connecting our graduate business students with UCF alumni and key business influencers to assist with career development and potential realization.
Students who choose to participate in the Executive Mentoring Program will be matched with a volunteer mentor for the purpose of professional growth and career guidance. The match is based on a combination of factors including job function, industry and career goals.
The UCF Part-Time PMBA classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m., at the UCF Executive Development starting summer term. The UCF’s Regional Campus Part-Time PMBA classes meet Monday and Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m., at a regional campus starting fall term bringing the utmost convenience to working professionals in Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. Core analytical courses build a solid foundation for advanced functional business topics and capstone courses focus on “boardroom” leadership development and executive strategy.
The regional campus location for 2019 is Sanford/Lake Mary.
Who Should Apply
The UCF Part-Time PMBA is designed for individuals with five or more years professional work experience, who bring unique insight to the classroom learning environment and team experience.
Requirements include: A 3.0 GPA undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum of three years professional work experience.
Average Age – 31
Gender – 35% female
Average GPA – 3.3
Average work experience – 8 years
Undergraduate major – 47% business, 18% STEM, 35% social science/other
Top industries – Financial services, healthcare, consumer products, entertainment/leisure
The UCF MBA offers foundation core on-line modules in accounting, economics, finance, and business statistics. These modules are offered to help students build the foundational knowledge needed to succeed in the UCF MBA.
Students with a non-business undergraduate degree are required to take each of the four free ‘Initial Assessments’ in accounting, economics, finance and business statistics. See instructions below for detailed information regarding the assessments and enrolling in the on-line modules.
The UCF Part-Time PMBA is a market-rate program with an investment of $39,000 which includes 39 credit hours, use of Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, laptop computer, financial calculator, orientation and networking events, parking, and lifetime UCF Alumni membership.