The Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Earning an MBA from the UAA College of Business and Public Policy provides students with the perspectives and skills needed to assume significant leadership and managerial roles. Through action-based learning students will learn the collaborative skills necessary to lead effective teams to success. Students will learn how to ask the right questions, to identify challenges, and generate solutions. With a thorough understanding of the underlying principles of business, students will graduate prepared to lead organizations to be adaptive to change, and realize success, in the complex global environment in which they operate. Learn more about the UAA difference today!

Our MBA is designed around an 8:00am-5:00pm work schedule to accommodate your current employment. Immense flexibility in degree design coupled with interdisciplinary electives, allows you to build a degree relevant to your profession and interests.

Additionally, as an MBA student at the College of Business and Public Policy you will experience innovative teaching techniques, such as working in and managing teams, student led classes and presentations, simulations, case studies, and role play. These are cutting-edge techniques employed by best-in-class universities nationwide. It is through these techniques you will learn the skills necessary to communicate and be successful in today's business environment.

Our MBA program has deep ties to the economy and business community in the largest metropolitan area in the state of Alaska. Through faculty, alumni, professors, and perhaps most importantly other MBA students, you will be exposed to a vast network of professionals.

We are very excited to be adding the Leadership Fellows Program here at the College of Business and Public Policy. Similar programs have been enacted throughout the nation at top universities and have proved pivotal in both student experience and leadership education.

For more information please contact Janet Burton (907-786-4171), Graduate Programs Coordinator

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