The Two-year Traditional MBA Program provides the true MBA immersion experience. As a student in the Two-year program, you will have the opportunity to focus entirely on your MBA experience and obtain valuable professional knowledge while expanding your peer network and professional horizons.
During the first year, you will enroll in 15 required business classes which will provide a solid foundation of functional business skills. Graduate course descriptions provide more information on these courses. Students will complete 3 to 4 per module.
|Module 1||Module 2||Module 3||Module 4|
Problems & Methods in Marketing Management
Managers & the Legal Environment
Open Econ Macroeconomics
Production & Operations Management
Intro to Managerial Statistics
Adv. Managerial Statistics
Finance I: Asset Valuation, Risk & Return
Finance II: Capital Structure & Risk Management Issues
|MAN 6930 Leadership Essentials||MAN 6930 The Ethical Role of the Manager||GEB 5212
Management Communication: Professional Writing
Management Communication: Presentation Skills
In the second year, you will select 9 elective courses from more than 100 electives. The courses you choose will enable you to focus your studies by engaging in one or more of the 14 concentrations or by creating your own general business concentration with a broad range of elective courses. You may also expand your expertise in a certain area by earning one of the seven certificates offered by the Hough Graduate School of Business. Students usually take 2 to 3 courses per module, leaving plenty of time for job search activities. In your last module, you will take Strategic Management, our capstone course, to complete the required 48 credits.
|Module 1||Fall Break||Module 2||Module 3||Spring Break||Module 4|
|Elective||Global Immersion Experience (optional)||Elective||Elective||Global Immersion Experience (optional)||Elective|
|Elective (or GIE)||Elective (or GIE)|
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.
|Professional Development Fee||$1,000||$1,000|
|1st Year Tuition & Fees (28 credits)||$14,687.68||$34,979.84|
|2nd Year Tuition & Fees (20 credits)||$10,491.20||$24,985.60|
|Total Program Tuition & Fees*||$26,178.88||$60,965.44|
Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship Criteria
- Significant professional work experience
- Academic performance
- Proven leadership
- Notable accomplishments
- Superior GMAT score and GPA
*All costs are estimated. Actual amounts may vary and tuition may increase.
**Student laptop computers must meet or exceed the hardware and software computer requirements as set by the Warrington College of Business Administration. Cost estimates assume the purchase of a new computer, which will vary according to vendor and final purchase specifications as selected by the student.
Class of 2015 Critical Dates for 2013-2014
- August 12-16 - Orientation
- August 19 - Module 1 Classes Begin
- August 30 - Fall Fees Due
- September 2 - Labor Day- no classes
- September 27 - Last Day to drop Module 1 courses with “W” grade
- October 4 - Module 1 Last Day of Classes
- October 7-11 - Module 1 Finals Week
- October 7-25 - Module 2 Drop/Add
- October 14-18 - Fall Break
- October 18 - Homecoming Parade – no classes
- October 19 - Homecoming Football game
- October 21 - Module 2 Classes Begin
- November 11 - Veteran’s Day (observed) – no classes
- November 27-30 - Thanksgiving – no classes
- November 26 - Last Day to drop Module 2 courses with “W” grade
- December 6 - Module 2 Last Day of Classes
- December 9-13 - Module 2 Finals Week
- January 6 - Module 3 Classes Begin
- January 6-10 - Spring Drop/Add
- January 17 - Spring Fees Due
- January 20 - MLK Day – no classes
- February 14 - Last Day to drop Module 3 courses with “W” grade
- February 21 - Module 3 Last Day of Classes
- February 24-28 - Module 3 Finals Week
- February 24- March 14 - Module 4 Drop/Add
- March 10 - Module 4 Classes Begin
- March 3-7 - Spring Break
- April 18 - Last Day to Drop Module 4 courses with “W” grade
- April 25 - Module 4 Last Day of Classes
- April 28- May 2 - Module 4 Finals Week
Orientation is a required program that takes place the week before classes begin. It is a critical part of the UF MBA experience that introduces you to the key areas of our program that are vital to your success. 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.