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Accelerated MBA Program

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Accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Accelerated Master of Business Administration is your best choice for an affordable, globally focused and customizable MBA program, included optional highly immersive study aboard opportunities. Our 36-credit hour MBA can be completed in one year, offering you:

  • 3 different concentration options.
  • A research track option.
  • Optional MBA+ study abroad opportunities twice annually.

In the increasingly competitive international business career arena, this unique educational experience of accelerated MBA programs online provides experiences, skills and knowledge that stand out. Differentiate yourself, your resume, and your professional brand with a program that designed to help you grow academically with outstanding courses and faculty, while you also grow personally with immersive multi-cultural study abroad opportunities.

Contact our MBA advising team now and they can help you customize your MBA program pathway to fit your time, cost, and academic goals.

Available as a DUAL MBA with National American University (NAU) – NAU Retains the Highest Level of US Accreditation Available.

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One Year MBA Program Objectives

The One Year Accelerated MBA program provides an applied business education in a multi-cultural learning environment. This fast track MBA online program improves decision making capabilities of the students by providing a functional business foundation and enhancing their analytical, communication, and technological skills. Candidates for the MBA program may elect to participate in one or more study abroad opportunities in Geneva, Barcelona, London, Strasbourg and New York by selecting a concentration in Management, Finance and Banking, or Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Core Program Overview, Concentrations and Research Track Paths

The Accelerated MBA programs in U.S.A. consists consists of 12 total courses of 36 US/72ECTS credits. 9 core courses with 3 concentration or research track courses.

9 Core Accelerated MBA Courses

Global Business

Human Resources

Business Sustainability

Strategic Management

Operations & Supply Chain Management

Business Information Systems

Financial Management

Marketing Strategy

Business Analytics

In addition to the nine core MBA courses, an MBA candidate must choose one of the three concentration options, or the research track option and complete an additional three courses.

MBA Tuition by Location

Full Online = $16,800.00 USD

Hybrid = Not Available in Geneva or Barcelona

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National American University – USA Accreditation Track

UBIS has partnered with National American University (NAU) to offer candidates the opportunity to earn a Tier 1 internationally recognized MBA from UBIS and a United States fully accredited MBA degree from National American University.

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Concentration in Management

Executive Leadership

Managing Organizational Diversity


Concentration in Finance and Banking

Corporate Finance

Financial Markets and Institutions


Concentration in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Executive Leadership

Business Project Plan 1

Business Project Plan 2

Research Track Option

Research Methodology

Thesis Supervision

Thesis Defense

MBA+Study Abroad Options

MBA+ provides UBIS students the option to enhance their MBA program with a study abroad immersion events. These MBA+ events are held bi-annually and are completely optional.

MBA+ events run twice per year and rotate between five exciting international location.

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • London, England
  • Strasbourg, France
  • New York City, United States

Each MBA+ Study Abroad event lasts approximately 7-10 days, with guided tours, discussions with industry leaders, cultural experiences, and exposure to learning opportunities unique to each location.

One Year MBA Track

Program Tuition = $16,800 USD

MBA+One Study Abroad Excursion

MBA+ Program Tuition with One Global Abroad Experience = $18,800*

MBA+Two Study Abroad Excursion

MBA+ Program Tuition with Two Global Abroad Experience = $20,800*

MBA+ Excursion Prices Are Estimates

*Cost of the event is an estimate. Each of the four destinations may have a variable cost in addition to the standard tuition. Total cost will be impacted based up each participant’s visa requirements, travel preferences, boarding, meals and extra-curricular activities they elect to engage in. 

Study Abroad Geneva – Itinerary Sample

Study Abroad Barcelona – Itinerary Sample


Can be completed in as few as 12 months. Candidates may extend the program based on personal preference within the confines of UBIS time to completion policy.

Program Structure


Tuition Fees

Online: $16,800 USD

With Study Abroad MBA+:

  • 1 Excursion = $18,800 estimated*
  • 2 Excursions = $20,800 estimated*


*Cost of the event is an estimate. Each of the four destinations may have a variable cost in addition to the standard tuition. Total cost will be impacted based up each participant’s visa requirements, travel preferences, boarding, meals and extra-curricular activities they elect to engage in. 


International Network

Close links with the corporate world

International Accreditation

Dual Degree Programs

International Locations

Outstanding Selection of Professors

Online – Blended

(Transfer between formats)

9 Terms per Year

Flexible Schedule

Global University

International faculty and student body

84% study abroad alumni felt their studies abroad helped them build valuable skills for the job market

Transfer your credits

UBIS welcomes students who wish to continue their studies by transferring to the university. UBIS has three 16-week semesters per year and offers students 9 entry dates per year-more flexibility in starting your studies.

Acceptance of transfer credit is always a decision of receiving institutions. UBIS does not guarantee transferability. Any student interested in transferring UBIS credit to another university should check directly with the receiving institution.

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