The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is a public research university located in Anchorage, Alaska, United States. The university was established in 1954 as a community college and has since grown to become the largest higher education institution in Alaska.
UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy offers several MBA programs, including a traditional MBA program, an Executive MBA program, and a Global Executive MBA program. The traditional MBA program can be completed in two years on a full-time basis or up to four years on a part-time basis. The program requires 36 credit hours and includes core courses in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and operations management. The cost of tuition for the MBA program is $11,277 per year for Alaska residents and $22,554 per year for non-residents.
Admissions requirements for the MBA program include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, a minimum GMAT score of 500 (waived for applicants with an advanced degree or significant professional experience), and at least two years of professional work experience.
UAA’s MBA programs attract a diverse student body, with approximately 30% of students coming from underrepresented minority groups. The average work experience of MBA students is 7 years.
The university is ranked #67 in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges for Regional Universities West by U.S. News & World Report.
UAA is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The language of instruction is English.
UAA’s faculty members are highly qualified and experienced in their respective fields, with many holding doctoral degrees.
Graduate tuition and fees for the MBA program at UAA is $11,277 per year for Alaska residents and $22,554 per year for non-residents.
The MBA curriculum at UAA is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of business concepts and practices, while also allowing them to specialize in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, or supply chain management.
According to UAA’s MBA Employment Report, the majority of MBA graduates from the university are employed in Alaska within 6 months of graduation, with an average starting salary of $88,000. Popular industries for MBA graduates include healthcare, energy, and government.