Full-Time MBA: One-Year — All Majors

Maximize your ROI with our 12-month accelerated MBA. Dedicating two years to an on-campus experience may not be an option for you. If so, this program could be the perfect path to get you to your chosen career in only one year. This program is ideal for students who have focused career goals and seek the benefits of a graduate business degree—while minimizing tuition costs and lost salary. Our One-Year curriculum is front-loaded with the essentials you need to gain proficiency in specialized concentration areas—giving you the advantage during the fast-paced MBA career search. This program is designed for students from all academic backgrounds, and there are no business prerequisites required prior to enrollment.

One-Year students have access to all the resources UF MBA offers, including leadership positions, attending national career fairs and taking full advantage of our team of experienced Graduate Business Career Advisors.

Tara Kim
Logistics Analyst
TRANSFLO Terminal Services
I was at a point in my life where a one-year accelerated program was ideal during my transition from one profession to another.


You will complete 10 of 16 core business courses during the summer sessions and then complete the remaining requirements alongside your nine electives during the fall and spring modules. Students in the One-Year program join the second-year and One-Year — Business Majors program students for these electives during the fall and spring semesters. UF MBA elective courses offer the opportunity for One-Year students to expand their studies in one of our 5 career-focused areas of concentration specific to your career path. Although in an accelerated format, you will tailor electives to meet your professional goals. Typically, students take three to four total courses per module.

Besides the reduced time spent earning the degree, the One-Year program offers significant savings on tuition costs. All admitted students to the One-Year program receive a 1/3 tuition waiver, which covers 16 credits of tuition and fees in the summer term.

This is a fast-paced program (12 months), and our students are always amazed at how much they accomplish in such a short period of time. Graduate course descriptions provide more information on these courses.

Summer A Summer B
Managerial Economics Production & Operations Management
Financial Accounting Problems & Methods in Marketing Management
Intro to Managerial Statistics Advanced Managerial Statistics
Asset Valuation, Risk & Return Capital Structure & Risk Management Issues
Professional Writing Professional Communication

During the fall and spring semesters, you will complete the final four core courses and pair them with at least nine elective courses to complete the 48-credit requirement. You can focus your studies by engaging in one or more of our career-focused concentrations, and industry-specific areas of emphasis.

Module 1 Fall Break Module 2 Module 3 Spring Break Module 4
Strategic Management Global Immersion Experience (optional) Law, Ethics and Organizations Leadership Global Immersion Experience (optional) Global Macro Economics
Organiza­tional Behavior Managerial Accounting Elective Elective
Elective Elective Elective Elective
Elective Elective

Students in this highly accelerated program often take advantage of the global immersion experiences offered in-between course modules. These programs offer a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of international business, as well as condensing the majority of course work for an entire two-credit course into a one-week class.

Cost Summary

All amounts are based on current estimates of fees, tuition, and expenses. These amounts are expected to increase each year. A non-refundable Professional Development Fee is required upon admission.

Projected Budget Resident Non-Resident
Professional Development Fee $1,000 $1,000
Tuition & Fees (48 credits) $25,473 $60,260
Less 1/3 Scholarship (16 credits) ($8,491) ($20,087)
Total Program Tuition & Fees* $17,982 $41,173

*All costs are estimates using rates for the 2015-16 academic year. Check the University Bursar’s page for more details and a fee calculator.

Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship Criteria

  • Significant professional work experience
  • Academic performance
  • Proven leadership
  • Notable accomplishments
  • Superior GMAT score and GPA

Additional Information

**Student laptop computers must meet or exceed the hardware and software computer requirements as set by the Warrington College of Business. Cost estimates assume the purchase of a new computer, which will vary according to vendor and final purchase specifications as selected by the student.

Program Calendar

One-Year Class of 2016 Critical Dates for 2015-2016

Summer 2015
  • April 29-May 8 - Orientation & Boot camp
  • May 11 - Summer A Classes Begin
  • May 22 - Summer A/C Fees Due
  • May 25 - Memorial Day - no classes
  • June 19 - Summer A Classes End
  • June 22-26 - Summer Break
  • June 29 - Summer B Classes Begin
  • July 3 - Independence Day (Observed) - no classes
  • July 10 - Summer B Fees Due
  • August 7 - Summer B/C Classes End
Fall 2015
  • August 24 - Module 1 Classes Begin
  • August 24-28 - Fall Drop/Add
  • August 29 - October 30 - Module 2 Schedule Adjustment - Online Through ISIS
  • September 4 - Fall Fees Due
  • September 7 - Labor Day - no classes
  • October 2 - Last Day to drop Module 1 courses with "W" grade
  • October 8 - Module 1 Last Day of Classes
  • October 12-16 - Module 1 Finals Week
  • October 19-23 - Fall Break
  • October 26 - Module 2 Classes Begin
  • October 30 - End of Module 2 Drop/Add
  • November 5 - Module 2 Drop/Add Fee Adjustment Due
  • November 5 - Homecoming Parade – no classes (tentative)
  • November 6 - Homecoming Football game (tentative)
  • November 16 - Spring Priority Registration Begins
  • November 11 - Veteran's Day – no classes
  • November 25-28 - Thanksgiving – no classes
  • November 30 - Spring Regular Registration Begins
  • December 4 - Last Day to drop Module 2 courses with "W" grade
  • December 11 - Module 2 Last Day of Classes
  • December 14-18 - Module 2 Finals Week
Spring 2016
  • January 4 - Module 3 Classes Begin
  • January 4-8 - Spring Drop/Add
  • January 9-March 11 - Module 4 Schedule Adjustment - Online Through ISIS
  • January 15 - Spring Fees Due
  • January 18 - MLK Day – no classes
  • January 29 - Spring Last Day for Degree Applications by 5:00 p.m.
  • February 12 - Last Day to drop Module 3 courses with "W" grade
  • February 19 - Module 3 Last Day of Classes
  • February 22-26 - Module 3 Finals Week
  • February 27-March 5 - Spring Break
  • March 7 - Module 4 Classes Begin
  • March 11 - End of Module 4 Drop/Add
  • March 18 - Module 4 Drop/Add Fee Adjustment Due
  • April 15 - Last Day to Drop Module 4 courses with "W" grade
  • April 22 - Module 4 Last Day of Classes
  • April 25-29 - Module 4 Finals Week
  • April 30 - MBA Class of 2016 Graduation


Orientation is a required program that includes a Business Boot Camp, and takes place before classes begin. Orientation is a critical part of the MBA experience that introduces you to the key areas of our program that are vital to your success inside and outside the classroom. Business Boot Camp covers three academic areas—Accounting, Business Mathematics and Excel—to give a foundation of knowledge and provide a level of confidence when you step into the MBA classroom. You will meet your classmates, teammates, faculty, advisors and staff. Additionally, you will learn about the culture and traditions that make UF MBA great!

What to expect

  • We kick off with an informal breakfast and welcome from our staff, faculty and current students.
  • On Academic Day, we cover the curriculum, case study methodology, faculty expectations and training on our technology interfaces.
  • During Career Development Day, you will be introduced to our career development process, and hear from corporate partners on what they're looking for from a UF MBA graduate.
  • The Challenge Course Day is everyone's favorite. Cohorts really get to know each other while working together on the campus challenge course.
  • Networking events include a reception, activities hosted by our current UF MBA students and a panel discussion and luncheon with alumni.

Please plan to participate in Orientation activities during business hours each day and during the evenings of Monday and Friday. Spouses and partners are welcome to the networking event on Friday night.


College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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