Business (MBA)


Business, MBA

On Campus Online 48 cr

The MBA@Nebraska is an entirely online program ranked as the best value for the money in the U.S. by Financial Times. The Flex MBA program is a blend of both on-campus and online courses with the majority of courses taken on-campus at the renowned Howard L. Hawks Hall.


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MBA@Nebraska (online) consistently ranks as a best-value program in the U.S. Engage with Nebraska’s Big Ten business faculty through relevant online classes, access our leading career center and prepare to move your career forward.

Complete your program using both on-campus and online classes. Students in the Flex MBA program have the opportunity to take a majority of their core classes on-campus while enjoying the flexibility of taking elective courses online. Enjoy the best of both worlds by networking with peers and professors in Lincoln, while also enjoying the diverse community of students in the MBA@Nebraska online program.

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  1. Business Analytics
    Courses List
    Number Name Credits
    GRBA 851 Business Analytics 3
    ECON 817 Introductory Econometrics 3
    Select One of the following:
    SCMA 851 Predictive Analytics 3
    SCMA 853 Business Data Mining and Descriptive Analytics 3
    Total 9
    Electives (select 2)
    Number Name Credits
    SCMA 837 Risk and Simulation Modeling 3
    SCMA 851 Predictive Analytics 3
    SCMA 852 Data Management and Organization 3
    SCMA 853 Business Data Mining and Descriptive Analytics 3
    SCMA 854 Advanced Analytics and Big Data 3
    SCMA 855 Prescriptive Analytics 3
    Total 6
  2. Finance
    Course List
    Number Name Credits
    Complete 3 of the following courses
    FINA 801 Quantitative Methods for Finance 3
    FINA 802 Fixed Income Analysis 3
    FINA 803 Case Studies in Financial 3
    FINA 804 Portfolio Management II and Ethics 3
    FINA 850 Multinational Financial Analysis FINA 855 - Capital Markets and Financial Institutions 3
    FINA 862 Security Valuation and the Buffett Investment Method 3
    FINA 863 Portfolio Management 3
    FINA 867 Options, Futures, & Derivative Securities 3
    FINA 871 Non-Profit Finance 3
    Total 9
  3. Human Resource Management
    • Online
    Course List
    Number Name Credits
    MNGT 863 Compensation Administration 3
    MNGT 864 Talent Acquisition and Staffing 3
    MNGT 866 The Regulatory Environment for Employment and Labor 3
    Total 48

    Students must be accepted and enrolled in the Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Students earning the specialization will be required to take the 9 credits of courses (MNGT 864, 866, 863) within the 18 hours of electives allotted to students in the MBA program.

  4. International Business
    Course List
    Number Name Credits
    Complete 3 of the following courses
    GRBA 852 International Business 3
    ECON 822 International Finance 3
    FINA 850 Multinational Financial Analysis 3
    MNGT 828 Leadership in a Global Context 3
    MRKT 855 Marketing and Globalization 3
    SCMA 839 Global Supply Chain Management 3
    Total 9
  5. Marketing
    Course List
    Number Name Credits
    Complete 3 of the following courses
    MRKT 821 Applied Marketing Research 3
    MRKT 826 Services Marketing 3
    MRKT 830 Issues in Marketing Communications 3
    MRKT 845 Advanced Marketing 3
    MRKT 850 Data-Driven Marketing Strategy 3
    MRKT 855 Marketing and Globalization 3
    Total 9
  6. Supply Chain Management
    Course List
    Number Name Credits
    Complete three of the following courses
    SCMA 831 Advanced Enterprise Systems 3
    SCMA 832 Planning and Controlling Supply Chain Systems 3
    SCMA 834 Advanced Topics in Lean Supply Chain Management 3
    SCMA 836 Project Management and Implementation 3
    SCMA 839 Global Supply Chain Management 3
    SCMA 844 Managing Logistics in the Supply Chain 3
    SCMA 847 Advanced Supply Chain Technology 3
    Total 12

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

Prospective students will be evaluated on the basis of work experience (including military service), personal statement, undergraduate degree, and performance (recommended minimum 3.0 GPA), prior graduate study, and standardized test scores (GMAT or GRE). These do not guarantee admission; they ensure that the application will be reviewed for admission. Students who are denied admission will need to submit a separate application and application fee if they choose to reapply in future semesters.

  • Entrance exam(s): GMAT, GRE, or waiver.
  • Most applicants must submit a GMAT score (test within the last 5 years, recommended minimum 600) or a GRE score (test within the last 5 years).
  • Some applicants are eligible to request a GMAT/GRE waiver based on any of the following qualifications:
    1. Seven or more years of significant managerial, operational or decision-making experience and an acceptable undergraduate GPA
    2. Earned a Ph.D., JD, MD, or Pharm D
    3. Currently enrolled in medical school
    4. Admitted to the Nebraska College of Law
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5
  • Three references
  • Personal Statement: The personal statement is evaluated on content, sentence structure, and grammar. It should be 750 words or less and should touch on the following: your past experience and relevant skills, what you would contribute to our program, your short and long term professional goals, and how this degree would assist you in achieving your goals.
  • Professional Resume: Your resume should include relevant work experience, education, skills, and involvement.

Admission Deadlines

July 1 for Fall. November 1 for Spring. May 1 for Summer.

Applications may be accepted after these dates, but there is no guarantee they will be processed in time for the semester indicated. If you apply after these dates, you may be considered for a later semester.

NOTE: When sending TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed



Graduate Chair

Geoffrey Friesen

Program Contact

Tuition & Fees

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