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MBA Program Options

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.

Full-Time MBA View Program

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.

Professional MBA (Part Time) View Program

Earn your degree by taking classes just two evenings a week, while continuing to work full time.

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

Executive MBA View Program

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

The 20-month format, with classes meeting approximately every third weekend, means less time away from work and family.

Program Comparison

Full-Time MBA Professional MBA (Part Time) Executive MBA
Type of program
Full-Time MBA
Full-time / day classes
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Part-time / evening classes
Executive MBA
Full-time / weekend classes
Length
Full-Time MBA
22 months
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Complete it in as little as 28 or as many as 60 months
Executive MBA
20 months
Frequency
Full-Time MBA
Classes meet daily during the week
Professional MBA (Part Time)
Classes meet two evenings a week
Executive MBA
Classes meet all day Friday and Saturday approximately every three weeks
International Experiencial 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