Professional Program—Business Administration (MBA)

Mailing Address:
Liautaud Graduate School of Business (MC077)
College of Business Administration
Suite 220, Rice Building
815 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60607-3525

Campus Location: Suite 220, Rice Building, 815 West Van Buren Street
Telephone: (312) 996-4573
Web Site:
Contact Person: Rita Bieliauskas, Director of Admissions

The Liautaud Graduate School of Business offers a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management, Management Information Systems, Real Estate, and a Self-Directed option. The program is 54 credits in length composed of 24 credits of core courses (Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Microeconomics, Operations Management, and Organizational Behavior) and 30 credits of electives. Twelve credits of the elective course work are taken to fulfill the concentration requirement.

  • Most courses meet once per week from 6:00–8:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. All of the core courses are offered online and some elective courses are offered on Saturday mornings.
  • The program may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis. Part-time students register for one or two courses per semester and complete the program in three to four years; full-time student complete the program in approximately two years.
  • Ten concentration offerings including a self-directed option that allows students to customized their plan of study to reflect specific career goals.
  • Six joint degree offerings including: MBA/MS in Accounting, MBA/MA in Economics, MBA/MS in Management Information Systems, MBA/Doctor of Medicine, MBA/MS in Nursing, and MBA/Master of Public Health.

The Master of Business Administration at UIC is considered a professional program and is not administered by the Graduate College. For more information on the MBA program, admission requirements, and the application process, please consult the following Web site: