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
  2. Finance
  3. Human Resource Management
    • Online
    Course Number Title Credits
    MNGT 864 Talent Acquisition and Staffing 3
    MNGT 866 The Regulatory Environment for Employment and Labor 3
    MNGT 863 Compensation Administration 3
    Additional courses to complete the 48 credit hour requirement for the MBA 39
    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
  5. Marketing
  6. Supply Chain Management

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.
  • Personal Statement

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 GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed



Graduate Chair

Jake Messersmith

Program Contact

Tuition & Fees

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