The Master of Business Administration Program is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide . The objectives of the program are to provide professional, graduate-level education and to maintain continuing relationship with the business community through service activities. The M.B.A. Program is designed to provide competency in management and to acquaint the student with all aspects of business activity.
The program is decision-oriented, focusing on key aspects of modern administration, and it seeks to prepare graduates for leadership roles in business, industry, government, or social services. In order to deal effectively with increasingly complex problems of organizations, managers require training in sophisticated analytical techniques, an appreciation for the behavioral facets of management, and an ability to anticipate and adapt to changes in the organizational environment.
The MBA program
At UAB, you learn from the experts - not only from our nationally recognized faculty and our course material that's based on real-world examples, but also from industry leaders doing business day to day in the largest business community in Alabama.
Along with our faculty and graduates, the UAB School of Business stands out for other reasons. UAB graduates achieve first-time pass rates on the CPA exam that are 30% higher than the national average. Finance graduates pass the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam at a rate 20% higher than the national average. The Princeton Review reports UAB is one of the best institutions you can attend to earn an MBA and lists UAB in their 2008 edition of the "Best 290 Business Schools" nationwide.