The Online MBA From the
University of Miami

No GMAT Required to Apply

The University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School — Always Moving Forward

Designed to reflect the uniquely multicultural and future-focused perspective of the city itself, the online MBA program from the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School empowers you to transform global business and build deep connections within Miami’s thriving ecosystem—all without putting your career on hold.

A Top-Ranked and Accredited Institution

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Ranked the No. 2 MBA in Florida by U.S. News & World Report in 20211

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University of Miami’s MBA is ranked No. 7 in business sustainability education nationally by Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking in 2020.2

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Miami Herbert Business School is ranked No. 7 for business school diversity by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2021.3

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Miami is ranked No. 10 in the U.S. for global startup ecosystems by Startup Genome in 2021.4

Miami Herbert Business School is an EQUIS accredited institution—one of only five business schools in the entire United States with EQUIS accreditation. EQUIS, which recognizes business schools that are trying to make an impact beyond their domestic frontier, is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of business schools worldwide.5

The final deadline for the September 2023 cohort is July 25, 2023.

Tap into the Energy of Miami

We’re preparing a diverse and energetic community of business professionals ready to discover innovative, sustainable solutions to tomorrow’s business challenges. Are you ready to join us?

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Flexible Online MBA With a Diverse Community

Miami Herbert Business School is committed to building a culturally and professionally diverse global community. The wide range of perspectives and experiences within every classroom prepares our graduates to be truly international-business ready.

Collaborative Online Environment

Our online MBA is designed to help you build strong connections with classmates and faculty through a combination of live online classes, asynchronous coursework, in-person learning experiences, and networking events.

Whether you’re looking to bounce elevator pitches off of your classmates or need one-on-one advice from our world-ranked faculty, our one-click online dashboard offers easy access to the University of Miami community.

If you’re interested in exploring our on-campus MBA program and the learning environment there, visit our on-campus website.

Two Different Tracks—Same Expert Faculty

Miami Herbert offers two learning tracks for a personalized graduate experience—the online MBA and the online accelerated MBA. While the time it takes to complete each program and credits required may be different, both tracks are led by our acclaimed MBA faculty. Learn more about the differences and similarities of the tracks below.

Online MBA

Designed for professionals of all experience levels, the online MBA program empowers students to build a strong business foundation, gain connections to global companies, and prepare to succeed in industries that align with their career passions. Learn more about requirements for the online MBA on our admissions page.

Time to complete

20 months on a full-time schedule or 28 months on a part-time schedule

Total credits

42 credits, including two immersions


A bachelor’s in any field as well as a minimum of two years professional experience is required.

Accelerated Online MBA

Designed for professionals with an educational background in business who are looking to enhance their business expertise, the accelerated track offers students the ability to apply more quickly what they learn in the classroom directly to their career. Learn more about requirements for the accelerated track on our admissions page.

Time to complete

16 months on a full-time schedule or 24 months on a part-time schedule

Total credits

35 credits—students waive the one-credit Leading Change in Organizations immersion course and the Managerial Economics and Responsible Business courses


A bachelor’s, master’s, or equivalent degree in business earned within the last seven years, as well as minimum two years of professional experience is required

Globally Focused Curriculum

Our online MBA curriculum is designed with international business in mind and prepares you to lead diverse teams at global companies. You’ll learn to think critically across a variety of key fields, including management, economics, marketing, finance, business law, and technology.

Students will be required to attend two immersion experiences (one virtual and one on the University of Miami campus). While it is highly encouraged to attend the on campus immersion, there will be an alternative option for those facing extenuating circumstances. The immersion experiences will be approximately three to five days in length. Students will be responsible for all expenses, including travel, lodging and program costs, associated with the on campus immersion experience. For international students, you may also be responsible for securing the appropriate visa and for covering related costs.

Courses are led by the same world-ranked faculty who teach on campus and will provide you with real-world international business case studies.2 Your instructors will help you become a better negotiator, strategic thinker, and more effective team leader for a global business environment.

Courses include:

Financial Accounting and Reporting

Foundations of Marketing Management

Fundamentals of Finance

Responsible Business

Innovative Business Strategies for Future Leaders

Management of Digital Transformation

Create Connections. Go Global.

Take on the next chapter of your business career and explore how the University of Miami can help you build important global connections.

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Admissions Process

The online MBA program offers three start dates per year, and no GMAT scores are required to apply. Applicants who apply by the priority deadline will receive a waived application fee, receive an admissions decision sooner, and have more time to plan for the future. Scholarships are also available for qualified applicants.

Scholarships Available for Qualified International Applicants

Qualified international students are eligible to receive a significant scholarship applied directly to their tuition cost. Please reach out to your admissions counselor for information on how to apply.

Connections to Miami and Beyond

Miami is a business hub and gateway to Latin America and the larger international business world—and our students know it. Whether it’s through events hosted by the University of Miami—intended to build international connections—or the wide variety of countries and cultural backgrounds represented by our MBA students, at Miami Herbert Business School, we explore and celebrate the things that connect us.

Graduates of our on-campus program have worked at organizations with headquarters in Miami, such as the Miami Heat and Norwegian Cruise Line, as well as for leading international corporations that include:

Amazon | American Express | Capital One | Carnival | Citi | Coca Cola

Deutsche Bank | IBM | Mastercard | Viacom | Visa

Earn an MBA That Aligns with Your Business Passions

Our acclaimed faculty are ready to help empower your business career. Request information today to learn more about the online program.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is an online MBA degree worth it?


The value of an online MBA will often depend on a range of factors such as school and program ranking, faculty quality, and curriculum difficulty. Our students value the expertise of our faculty and the global alumni network that consists of professionals at organizations including Amazon, Capital One, Citi, IBM, and Visa.

Learn more about our student experience.

Do employers care if you earn an MBA online?


Each organization is different, but many treat an MBA earned online the same as an MBA earned on campus—they are, after all, often the same degree. For example, our online MBA program courses are designed by the same acclaimed faculty who teach in the on-campus program.

Learn more about our expert faculty.

How long does it take to get an MBA online?


Typical MBA programs take two to three years to complete, based on whether they are full or part time. Our online MBA can be completed in as few as 20 months on a full-time schedule or 28 months on a part-time schedule. Also, our accelerated track can be completed in 16 months full time or 24 months part time.

Learn more about our curriculum.

Can you get an MBA without taking the GMAT?


Every year, more and more MBA programs accept standardized test scores such as the GRE instead of the GMAT, or they waive GMAT test scores altogether. Our online MBA program does not require either GRE or GMAT test scores to apply—we prefer to focus on potential for leadership and experience.

Learn more about our admissions process.

What are the MBA admission requirements?


Applicants to our online MBA program need two years of prior professional work experience and a bachelor’s degree from any field. Applicants to the accelerated online MBA track must have a bachelor’s, master’s, or equivalent degree in business earned in the last seven years.

Learn more about our application requirements.

1 U.S. News & World Report, 2022 Best Business Schools from U.S. News (Retrieved July 2021)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2 Corporate Knights, 2020 Better World MBA Top 40 (Retrieved September 2021)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

3 Bloomberg Businessweek, Best B-School’s Diversity Index (Retrieved September 2021)arrow_upward

4 Startup Genome, The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021 (Retrieved September 2021arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

5 EFMD Global, EQUIS Accredited Schools (Retrieved October 2021)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference