Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

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The University of Toledo's flexible Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is a perfect fit for working professionals who want to advance their careers. The majority of our students continue to work and attend UToledo part-time to earn their M.B.A. at one of the country's best business schools. 

We accept students who have a bachelor's degree in Business or a degree in another field. All of our graduate students have hands-on opportunities to learn practical business applications. 

UToledo's fully accredited M.B.A. program has a market-relevant curriculum and a variety of specializations. Expert faculty members give students an in-depth, well-rounded knowledge of business analysis and strategy. 

Choose from the following specializations: 

  • Administration 
  • Finance 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Information Systems 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing: Marketing Management or Professional Sales 
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management 
  • Public Health Management

Top Reasons to Study business administration at UToledo

  1. Flexible options, ample choices.

    UToledo's online and evening classes allow students to keep working while earning an accredited M.B.A. The majority of our M.B.A. students work while earning their degrees.

    • Complete the classic, full-time M.B.A. in three semesters.  
    • Apply for a dual degree from two colleges (pharmacy, medicine, law and more) and save time and money. 
    • Enroll part time to complete your graduate degree at your own pace. 
  2. Fast-track your degree.
    Unlike many other universities, UToledo offers students who have Cs or better in specific undergrad business classes a chance to waive up to 18 credit hours. Some students take just 11 classes to earn their M.B.A.  
  3. Expert, experienced faculty.
    Your classes will be taught by business faculty members with Ph.D.s or the equivalent — not teaching assistants. Faculty members have real-world business experiences that they bring into the classroom. 
  4. Top-ranked business school.
    The Princeton Review ranked the College of Business and Innovation (COBI) as one of the nation's best business schools. It repeatedly recognized the excellence of UToledo's M.B.A. program. COBI's accreditation and exclusive membership in the Graduate Management Admission Council ensure enrollment of high-quality M.B.A. students. 
  5. Financial support.
    M.B.A. students are eligible for generous scholarships. Apply for graduate assistantships, which come with a tuition waiver and stipend.  
  6. State-of-the-art facilities.

    Take classes in the Savage & Associates Complex for Business Learning and Engagement, which includes: 

    • Fully networked classrooms 
    • Breakout rooms for study groups 
    • Graduate student lounge 
    • Conference rooms for local networking 
    • Active learning labs, including the John and Lillian Neff Trading Room
  7. Manage a $1 million portfolio.
    UToledo's M.B.A. program offers a one-of-a-kind class in which students manage a real-world portfolio. Graduate students use 12 Bloomberg terminals in our trading room to access live and delayed feeds of the New York Stock Exchange. 
  8. Outstanding support services.
    UToledo M.B.A. students rave about our dedicated advisors and career counselors, who offer academic and career advice, scholarship information and more. COBI was ranked #2 in the nation for student services and technology by U.S. News and World Report. We care about you from the moment you enquire about the program to the day you graduate, and beyond. 
  9. Valuable business and alumni network.
    UToledo has an extensive alumni community all over the world. We also capitalize on our prime location in Toledo, Ohio. Our M.B.A. program collaborates with neighboring business leaders to identify important business issues and help improve the local and global economies. 
  10. Internships.
    Internships are encouraged for students without business experience and handled through the Business Career Programs Office. 

UToledo's M.B.A. program stands out because of its outstanding faculty. All graduate faculty members have Ph.D.s or the equivalent. They are well-published leaders in their fields. Almost all also have business and international experiences they bring to the classroom. 

M.B.A. students can take advantage of unique research opportunities in their areas of concentration. 


What jobs can I get with a business administration degree?

The COBI Graduate Programs office and Business Career Programs office are committed to helping students be successful. UToledo M.B.A. students receive information about jobs and career counseling from an employer relations and job development specialist dedicated to COBI graduate students. 

More than half of UToledo M.B.A. students are already employed and looking to advance their careers. More than 90% of M.B.A. students seeking new jobs receive job placements within three-to-six months after earning their graduate degrees. 

Sample Jobs for MBA Graduates  

Graduates work for some of the best small businesses and most recognizable corporate brands in Ohio and the world.  

  • Senior mobility specialist, Nike, Inc., Portland, Ore. 
  • Director of engineering, Johnson Systems, Inc., Toledo, Ohio 
  • Equipment project manager, First Solar Inc., Perrysburg, Ohio 
  • Senior oncology specialist, Eisai Pharmaceuticals, Allen, Texas 
  • Assistant auditor, Ohio Auditor of State, Columbus 
  • Assistant bursar, New York Film Academy, New York City  
  • Treasurer/CFO, Sylvania Schools, Sylvania, Ohio  





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Last Updated: 4/24/24