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Important Update:

UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.

MBA in OKC Program

Why the UCO MBA?

Connect to the Future of Business

The UCO MBA is an AACSB-accredited 35-hour degree program that takes 16 months to complete, located in the heart of Downtown Oklahoma City. You will learn from and meet with industry leaders in the city and around the globe.

Program Concentrations 


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) is designed for students who desire broad preparation for managerial and executive positions in business, industry, government and education. Courses in the innovative, integrated curriculum focus on the knowledge and expertise that today’s managers need to solve everyday problems. The MBA is intended to provide students with a 21st century MBA education using integrated learning strategies for teaching integrated organizational functions. The UCO MBA student will learn to combine the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to develop the leadership and management skills required in today’s business world. 



The MBA healthcare major is designed to integrate the core curriculum of the UCO MBA while providing specific depth of knowledge in topics related to the healthcare industry. The healthcare major is built for professionals working in a number of industry groups within the healthcare sector, including providers, owners and operators of health care facilities, to individuals in research and development, biomedical research, and pharmaceuticals. The MBA in Healthcare provides knowledge and skill development through integrated and application-based learning. Specifically, the program offers targeted courses covering healthcare finance, innovation in healthcare management and legal issues.


Downtown Advantage

located in the center of the Oklahoma City business district 

  • Classes held in the heart of Downtown OKC at the UCO Downtown 
  • Courses are offered two nights a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) for a completion time of 16 months
  • Our 26-month program can accommodate your busy schedule by attending class on average, one night a week

Industry-Driven Curriculum 

that meets the fast-changing demands of employers

  • Courses and learning objectives developed by local industry leaders
  • Classes and projects focus on creative problem-solving
  • Hands-on integrative projects with local organizations provide real-world experience and connections
  • International business immersion experience contributes to building a global business leadership skill set
  • Coursework eligible to sit for the CPA exam

    Multifaceted Business Experience

    learning inside and outside the classroom

    • We welcome students with diverse backgrounds in business and non-business fields
    • Faculty and staff focused on high-quality interactions with students to facilitate learning
    • Multiple opportunities inside and outside the classroom provide students connections for career-building relationships
    • Cohort-based program encourages lasting professional relationships

Unmatched Affordability 

an investment in YOU

  • The total cost of the program is just under $22,000*
  • MBA tuition waivers are available for recently admitted and current students
  • An approximate cost can be calculated via tuition calculator

*Cost is for Oklahoma residents. Cost includes International Immersion Experience, which ranges from $3,500 to $4,500, depending on the location.
The College of Business currently offers $1,000 financial support for students. Locations for 2020 include India and Brazil.

Requirements for Admission


Application Deadlines for Fall Admission

  • May 15-Priority Admission
  • July 15-Regular Admission
  • August 1-Space Available Admission

Application Deadlines for Spring Admission

  • October 1-Priority Admission
  • November 15-Regular Admission
  • December 1-Space Available Admission

Program Directors

Lauren Eichinger
Director of Business Graduate Enrollment

Dini Homsey, Ph.D.
MBA Program Director/Associate Professor

Quality Faculty

focused on your learning

Advisory Board