MBA Programs - Collins College of Business

MBA Programs

The Collins College of Business MBA prepares students for a future where they can make a difference. In this program students develop critical thinking skills as well as enhance their creative problem-solving abilities while engaging with others in a team setting. TU’s rigorous curriculum is enhanced by experiential learning opportunities in an environment that focuses on you as an individual. Our MBA programs will prepare you to lead innovative organizations with vision and purpose.

Choose from the traditional MBA program or specialized tracks in health care delivery sciences or energy to find a degree that fits your needs and interests and provides you with a path to a secure future. Day time, evening, and online courses are available to provide students with flexible scheduling options.


At The University of Tulsa, we believe in making excellence affordable. Four out of five of our graduate business students receive some form of financial assistance, either through scholarships, graduate assistantships or company tuition reimbursement. Talk with one of our advisers and let us help you develop your TU story.


  • Full-time MBA cohort program can be completed in 16 months, part-time evening program for working professionals can be completed in 24 months.
  • Electives allow programs to be tailored to fit student’s industry or discipline-specific interests
  • Professional development aspects of programs prepare students for upward career mobility
  • Full-time students participating in a consulting project provides them with the opportunity to solve a current corporate issue by working in teams with other students and the local business community.
  • Full-time MBA: Partnering with Business

    Students enrolled in TU’s full-time MBA program translate classroom concepts to real-world experiences through partnerships with area businesses. An in-depth curriculum emphasizes the right combination of theory, research and practical application, giving students a competitive edge as employers look for candidates who use strong project management skills to produce deliverable ideas. The cohort-style program groups students in teams of four to five members that rotate each semester, fostering a strong network and providing an opportunity to work with individuals who bring different backgrounds and experiences to classroom projects. Elective courses in finance, accounting, energy, marketing or management allow students to customize and focus the degree to suit individual career goals. The program concludes with a capstone course during which students participate in a consulting project for a Tulsa-area business or nonprofit.

    Program Highlights

    • Program completion in 16 months
    • Entry point in fall only, with courses held during the day
    • Multidisciplinary Business Applications capstone course gives student teams hands-on experience solving real issues for local businesses or nonprofits
    • CaneCareers assists students with career placement
    • No workplace experience requirement
    • Students can hold undergraduate degrees from any field of study

    Program requirements in the Course Bulletin

    Professional Development Requirements

    • Students are assigned a mentor from the local business community to provide professional guidance during the first year of study
    • Students participate in a resume review and mock interview
    • Students must complete a resume-building summer internship
    • Students attend two professional association organization meetings per semester to build a professional network

    Full-time MBA Student Profile

    • Average GMAT: 614
    • Average GPA: 3.35
    • Average age: 28
    • Percent females: 39
  • Part-time MBA for Working Professionals

    With the flexibility to tailor a class schedule that suits a student balancing work with other priorities, TU’s part-time MBA program provides the perfect fit for working professionals looking to advance their career.

    Program Highlights

    • Designed to accommodate individuals working full-time
    • Each class meets one night a week from 6 to 8:45 p.m.
    • Small classes promote participation and interaction
    • Enrollment in two courses per semester allows students to complete the program in 24 months
    • Program flexibility allows students to drop to one course per semester
    • CaneCareers assists students with career placement
    • No workplace experience requirement
    • Students can hold undergraduate degrees from any field of study
    • Students may participate in a resume review and mock interview
    • Professional association organization memberships available

    Program requirements in the Course Bulletin

    Part-time MBA Student Profile

    • Average GMAT: 557
    • Average GPA: 3.46
    • Average age: 29
    • Percent females: 43