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Your Lerner MBA equals endless opportunity.

The Lerner MBA is designed to allow you to build a degree that fits your career goals. At the center of the program are the business core courses that give you a rock-solid foundation in business management knowledge and techniques across essential business functions. Then, based on your goals, you choose an elective courses option.

The average starting salary of our MBA graduates is $85, 414, and 42% of our graduates report making more than $90,000.

Your Career

Maximize your investment in your career by earning a Lerner MBA. Through events and internships, you’ll join Lerner in its partnerships with many top financial institutions – JPMorgan Chase, Bloomberg and KPMG, among others. And as a Lerner MBA graduate, you will be joining a network of 23,000 alumni around the country and across the world.

Our graduates find financial success, too. The average starting salary of Lerner MBA graduates is $90,291 (2016).

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Explore the Lerner MBA Curriculum

Required Courses (29 credits)

The business core courses and professional development seminars ground you in business knowledge, skills and techniques.

Business Core Courses
ACCT 800 – Financial Reporting and Analysis
BUAD 820 – Fundamentals of Analytics
BUAD 831 – Operations Management and Management Science
BUAD 840 – Ethical Issues in the Business Environment
BUAD 870 – Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD 880 – Marketing Management
BUAD 890 – Corporate Strategy
ECON 503 – Economic Analysis for Business Policy
FINC 850 – Financial Management
Professional Development Seminars
BUEC601 Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking (1 credit)
BUEC603 Communicating, Branding and Career Networking (1 credit)

Electives (15 credits)

Choose your own electives for a custom, broad education in business management, or specialize in a business area by choosing a major or concentration. Your MBA advisor can help you choose the best option for you.

MBA Format Options

Alternative Format Options

Pathways Program

The Pathways Program allows admitted students to take up to three courses in one academic year while preparing for the GMAT.

International Students: Conditional Admission Program (CAP)

The Conditional Admission Program (CAP) gives you the opportunity to improve your English skills at UD’s English Language Institute before beginning the MBA program. Accepted participants are not required to take the TOEFL exam.

Dual Master’s Degrees

The Lerner dual and joint graduate degree programs enable you to combine the strategic business skills of the MBA with a variety of other disciplines.

Accelerated Degree Programs (4+1)

With an accelerated degree program, you can earn both an undergraduate and graduate degree from UD in less time than it takes to complete them separately.

Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

Admissions & Financial Aid