Business School Overview
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#64 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The David Eccles School of Business at University of Utah offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, human resources management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, public administration, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, tax, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $45,000 total program (in-state); full-time: $78,000 total program (out-of-state); part-time: $48,000 total program (in-state); part-time: $96,000 total program (out-of-state); executive: $72,000 total program (in-state); and executive: $72,000 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 75.5 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Students in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah can find lots to do on the Salt Lake City campus. There are major league basketball, hockey, and baseball teams located in Salt Lake City, as well as the Utah Symphony, many pubs, and shopping destinations such as Crossroads Mall. Utah students can also have fun by hitting the slopes of several nearby ski and snowboard resorts.
At the academic level, University of Utah business students attend the David Eccles School of Business, which is AACSB-accredited and named after one of the state’s most prominent industrialists. Graduate students at the Eccles School can pursue an M.B.A., dual M.B.A., or master’s degrees in accounting, finance, information systems, real estate development, or healthcare administration.
Full-time M.B.A. students usually have about two years of work experience and can explore nearly 20 business clubs, from Hispanic Business Student Association to Investment Club. The Professional M.B.A. program is designed for students with approximately five years of experience in the field and consists of two evening classes per week, for two years. Professionals with at least six years of related experience can pursue the Executive M.B.A., which meets once per week for 21 months.
Graduates of the David Eccles School of Business can enroll in the University of Utah Alumni Association, which offers intensive workshops, résumé writing tips, and job boards. Notable alumni of the Eccles School of Business include Robert McDonald, CEO of Proctor and Gamble; Jerry Atkins, CEO of SkyWest; and Spencer Eccles, former CEO of First Security and grandson of the school’s namesake.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||December 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||December 1|
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|Average base salary||$69,362|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||75.5%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data