Master of Business Administration

The Strategic Choice for Your Business Education.

The MBA program of study is uniquely focused on creating synergies in business relationships, as well as emphasizing the importance of ethical business practices.

Program Details

Offered through the University of Mount Olive’s Robert L. Tillman School of Business, the online MBA program prepares graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the global business economy. The program is designed to allow students to acclimate to the emerging business paradigm and advance their career at a time and setting convenient to their schedule.

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The undergraduate programs offered by the Robert L. Tillman School of Business provide a foundation of proven excellence as internationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). In accordance with prescribed ACBSP accreditation processes for new programs, the Tillman School of Business is pursuing accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mount Olive.

National Recognition

Top 10 for Top Online Colleges in North Carolina for 2018.
The University of Mount Olive is leading the way in offering online programs in North Carolina, rising to meet the demand for convenient and flexible programs for adult students, and has been recognized by as a top 10 online college. This ranking is based on quality, programs offered, price, accreditation, and flexibility. To view the list, click here.


30 Best Value Colleges and Universities in North Carolina 2018. Ranked one of the top 30 colleges and universities in North Carolina by Best Value Schools. Awarded for striking the best balance of price and performance. To learn more, please click here.


Business Program Receives Distinction.
The Colleges of Distinction team has recognized UMO’s Business program for their innovative leadership in higher education. They site UMO as not only engaging competent future employees in Business and Education, but also for inspiring them to be critical thinkers with unique, well-rounded insight.


50 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments 2015. Business Research Guide has named the University of Mount Olive in its 2015 list of the 50 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments.


Potential Career Options

  • Entrepreneur
  • Departmental Manager/Director
  • Operations/Office Manager
  • Research Analyst

“I am grateful and honored to have been able to journey through this professional and personal growth process to acquire an exciting career position that offers me the opportunity to serve my goals, family, company, client satisfaction, and community.”

Lori Harris, MBA Graduate


Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission, you must have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA, or a minimum 2.5 GPA with 5 or more years of professional work experience.

Bachelor’s degrees earned from institutions outside the U.S require analysis. UMO’s preferred provider is International Education Evaluators, Inc. (IEE) at Please select the full course report option.

In order to sign up for online classes at UMO, you must have regular access to the Internet and email, as well as, be familiar with creating, formatting, and attaching Microsoft Word documents.

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Degree Course Requirements

Degree total credit hours
Maximum transfer credits hours allowed*

* from ACBSP or AACSB accredited graduate business programs, on a case-by-case basis

Program Course Details

The MBA program is comprised of 12 courses totaling 36 semester-credit hours.

MBA Program Courses

  • ACC 610: Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 500: Business Essentials
  • BUS 620: Business Ethics
  • BUS 630: Business Law
  • BUS 640: Logistics and Operations Management
  • BUS 670: Strategic Management
  • BUS 671: Strategy Applications
  • ECO 600: Managerial Economics
  • FIN 640: Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy
  • MGT 640: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • MIS 640: Technology for Managerial Decision Making
  • MKT 640: Marketing Management

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A degree you can afford.

Tuition & fees:

  • $575 per semester-credit hour
  • No application fee
  • $50 confirmation deposit, applied toward tuition, due upon acceptance of the offer of admission
  • No technology fee


Financial Aid Breakdown of Online Students*

Unsubsidized Loan
Eligible for unsubsidized loans (if not exhausted lifetime limits)

*Percentage of total students with valid FAFSA on file who attempted Spring hours greater than zero.

Question: Why is earning an MBA through UMO’s Online Programs a better value?

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Answer: The MBA program at the University of Mount Olive offers a unique learning experience to students. Small class sizes and a fully immersive social environment combine to offer an unparalleled learning experience. Coursework is asynchronous and may be completed any time of the day or night from wherever you have an Internet connection. Students have the option to enroll in the accelerated one- year path or standard two-year path and switch between them as desired.

Obtain your MBA from the University of Mount Olive’s Online Programs. Have questions? Contact one of our admissions counselors today!

Sarah Louzon

Phone: (919) 307-6837

Tim Bruhn

Phone: (919) 263-4089