Graduate School of Business Administration

Graduate School of Business Administration

Choose your path to success.

At the UCCS College of Business, our graduate degree programs offer flexibility, small class sizes, affordability and a quality reputation. We have excellent faculty who are truly invested in every student and his or her individual needs. We value our culture of inclusiveness and collaboration between students, faculty and staff. Last but not least, our prestigious accreditation from AACSB International places us in the top 5% of business schools worldwide, exponentially increasing the value of your education. 



Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA provides a broad curriculum preparing you for a variety of options in launching your career. All majors are welcome - our MBA program is designed to meet the needs of students with or without previous business education.

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

The MSA provides students with a goal of becoming a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or tax professional with a more targeted focus on accounting and taxation. The MSA program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Business with an emphasis in accounting.

Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA)

The Executive DBA is a three-year, part-time program designed for senior leaders in information security, information technology, compliance or auditing who strive to move into executive or corporate-level positions in their business, organization or agency. 

Virtual Information Sessions
Learn more about the MBA or MSA program at our next Virtual Information Session.
Information sessions explore the program, curriculum, admissions process and career placement services. Join us for a live session from the convenience of your home or office.

What Our Students Are Saying

Harrison Hunter, MBA (2018)
Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual
"I knew that completing my MBA at UCCS would give me the tools I need to be successful in business. My experience obtaining a MBA was both fulfilling and challenging. It has been one of my favorite accomplishments to date. The program at UCCS was amazing, largely due to the professors and my fellow MBA classmates."
Jesse Martinez, MSA (2016)
Audit Associate, FORVIS CPAs and Advisors
"The MSA program was been a phenomenal avenue for me to learn. With guidance from the world-class staff and faculty, I have been able to grow both as an individual and as an accountant. In my graduate program, I interned for a national CPA firm, FORVIS CPAs and Advisors, and was offered a full-time job offer at the end of my internship."

Awards & Rankings

AACSB Accredited
AACSB Accredited
The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 5% of business schools have earned this distinction.
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Top MBA Program
We are ranked a 2021 Best Part-Time MBA Program by US News & World Report, placing 89th out of 272 schools. We are also a Best Online Business MBA, ranking 88th out of 324 schools.
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Top 10 Military Friendly School
UCCS achieved the Gold distinction in the annual Military Friendly schools rankings for the ninth-consecutive year. Additionally, UCCS was again recognized in 2024 as a Top Ten school in the category of Large Public institutions, ranking eighth. US News & World Report also ranked us a 2023 Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans and a Best Online Business MBA for Veterans.
Best Buy
Best Buy
Our Online MBA has been independently ranked a national Best Buy among AACSB accredited online degrees by, a consumer watchdog group that reviews and ranks online universities for cost, quality, and credibility.
Military Friendly School
Military Friendly School
Consistently ranked a Military Friendly School, the UCCS College of Business is proud to serve our active duty, reserve and retired service personnel and their families. The UCCS Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs partners with the College of Business to ensure accurate and timely service and support.