Which MBA program is right for you?

Which MBA program is right for you?

Learn more about our MBA offerings.

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Forbes Magazine

Forbes ranks the UB School of Management as one of the world's best business schools based on the return on investment it provides MBA graduates.

U.S. News & World Report

The UB School of Management is ranked a "Best Business School" by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of MBA programs.

Earn Your MBA from a Top-Ranked Business School

The University at Buffalo School of Management can help position you for lifelong success. All three of our top-ranked MBA programs offer a unique learning experience. Wherever you are in your career, we have an MBA program for you.

This dynamic program blends required foundation-building courses with flexible, career-targeted electives or dual degrees, and rich opportunities for your personal and professional development.

Acquire a toolbox of skills and abilities desired by MBA employers. Customize your MBA to achieve your career goals. Get the most out of your MBA by leveraging experiential learning and development opportunities to enhance your personal portfolio.

Earn your degree in as little as 27 months by taking classes in a flexible hybrid format that blends in-person and web-based learning to fit your busy lifestyle.

You’ll have the opportunity to take the skills you gain in the classroom and apply them immediately in the workplace.

For experienced, mid-career professionals, the Executive MBA program will give you an edge to transform your career and your organization.

The new 17-month format offers classes that meet every other weekend and includes an expanded leadership development program and executive coaching. 

Program Comparison

  Full-Time MBA Professional MBA Executive MBA
Type of program Full-time/day classes Part-time/evening or Saturday classes Full-time/weekend classes
Length 22 months Complete it in as few as 27 or as many as 60 months 17 months
Frequency Classes meet daily during the week Classes meet in person every three weeks, with web-based learning in between. Classes meet all day Friday and Saturday approximately every other week
International Experiential Learning Opportunity Yes, multiple, optional Yes, optional Yes, required
Full-time Work Experience No minimum work experience requirement. Incoming class typically has one to four years. Minimum one year of full-time work experience required. Incoming class typically has five to seven years. Minimum five years of full-time work experience required. Incoming class typically has 10-15 years.
GMAT/GRE Requirement Yes Yes, but waiver option available No
Type of Program
Full-Time MBA
Full-time / day classes
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Part-time / evening or Saturday classes
Executive MBA
Full-time / weekend classes
Length
Full-Time MBA
22 months
Professional MBA
Complete it in as little as 27 or as many as 60 months
Executive MBA
17 months
Frequency
Full-Time MBA
Classes meet daily during the week
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Classes meet in person every three weeks, with web-based learning in between.
Executive MBA
Classes meet all day Friday and Saturday approximately every other week
International Experiential Learning Opportunity
Full-Time MBA
Yes, multiple, optional 
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Yes, optional
Executive MBA
Yes, required
Full-time Work Experience
Full-Time MBA
No minimum work experience requirement. Incoming class typically has 1-4 years.
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Minimum one year of full-time work experience required. Incoming class typically has 5-7 years.
Executive MBA
Minimum five years of full-time work experience required. Incoming class typically has 10-15 years. 
GMAT/GRE Requirement
Full-Time MBA
Yes
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Yes, but waiver option available
Executive MBA
No