Prepare to learn business the same way you’ll lead it: across platforms, formats, and locations. You’ll actively collaborate with peers and faculty online and solve challenges together during in-person residencies.
You can choose to start the Online MBA in the fall or winter, and take courses at the pace that works best for your day-to-day schedule. Check out sample schedule progressions and course options.
Join Your Peers for
In-person residencies, both in the U.S. and abroad, are a featured component of the Online MBA Program and provide action-based learning experiences in business leadership, innovation, transformation, and global business strategy.
Tackle a Real Business
Challenge with MAP
During the Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course, you’ll work in a team to solve a problem for a real-world company or organization. Designed to test your business acumen, this 14-week, six-credit course is required.
Online or In-Person Ross Electives: Choose from a variety of Ross electives, which you can take either online, or in-person through the Full-Time or Weekend MBA programs.
Optional on-campus courses: Once you have completed the Online MBA core coursework, you can take elective courses on campus in Ann Arbor throughout other schools and colleges across U-M.
Option to enroll in a dual degree: You may enroll in a dual-degree program after being accepted to both Michigan Ross and another U-M school or college. Separate applications must be submitted to both schools; acceptance to either school is not contingent upon the other.
Of the 57 credits required for the program, 17.25 are reserved for electives.
Financial Accounting - ACC 533
Managerial Accounting - ACC 534
MAP - BA 533
Applied Microeconomics - BE 533
Business Law and Ethics - BL 533
Financial Management - FIN 533
Marketing Management - MKT 533
Human Behavior & Organizations - MO 533
Strategy - STRATEGY 533
Competing in Global Business - STRATEGY 534
Applied Statistics - TO 533
Intro to Operations Management - TO 534
Corporate Financial Reporting - ACC 764
Communicating In Virtual World - BCOM 710
Healthcare and Public Policies - BE 708
Competitive Tactics & Policies - BE 780
Managing the OMBA Fund Part A (.75) - FIN 705
Managing the OMBA Fund Part B (.75) - FIN 706
Managing the OMBA Fund Part C (.75) - FIN 707
Valuation - FIN 715
Corporate Financial Policy - FIN 721
Advertising Management - MKT 711
Go to Market Analysis - MKT 718
Digital Marketing - MKT 722
The Science of Success - MO 700
High Stakes Leadership - MO 711
Bargaining & Influence Skills - MO 712
Leading Diverse Teams - MO 730
Global Strategy - STRATEGY 711
Strategies for Growth - STRATEGY 772
Supply Chain - TO 720
Decision Support with Spreadsheets - TO 712
Managerial Data Analytics - TO 718
Explore international business through additional short-term or term-long global experiences. Spend two weeks studying modern economics in China, advise a startup in the Middle East, or take classes at an international partner school. The opportunities are endless.