The University of Tulsa’s AACSB-accredited MBA program delivers a superior student experience through a high-touch, concierge-level service offered via small classes, low student-to-faculty ratios and a focus on developing leaders. You will benefit from the extensive involvement of dedicated MBA alumni, employers of TU MBA graduates and other stakeholders dedicated to your success. You are paired with a personal executive mentor from the business community and a graduating MBA student mentor. These two provide valuable expertise to help you extract the most value from your graduate degree and catapult you toward future success.
As an MBA student, you can select from two delivery formats, both of which offer the same concierge-level service.
Cohort MBA Program
The Collins College Cohort MBA assists you in developing critical thinking skills by immersing you in real-world situations that teach you new ways to think about and solve problems. The four-semester cohort program includes a project course in the last semester where you will work on teams as business advisers on real consulting projects within local businesses and organizations. Our rigorous curriculum and experiential learning in an extremely personal environment will set you apart from the competition and prepare you to lead an organization through future business challenges.
Working Professionals MBA Program
The Collins College Working Professionals MBA program is designed for full-time employees who wish to sharpen their business skills and enhance career advancement opportunities. The program arranges classes with your work schedule in mind. Classes are small, resulting in an extremely personal environment. Real-world cases and current events are incorporated into classes, which assist you in developing critical thinking skills and teach you new ways to think about and solve problems. Completion of the MBA will set you apart in the workplace and prepare you to take a leadership role in business.
Skills and Outcomes
Collins College cultivates the next generation of business leaders. The MBA programs specifically emphasize leadership throughout the curriculum. The high-touch, concierge-level attention to each student ensures that you receive individualized mentoring and development of the student’s leadership skills. MBA students are equipped to:
- make sound financial decisions through newly acquired financial analysis skills;
- become global leaders by learning about the world economy and cultural differences; and
- better make data-driven decisions by learning business analytics and computer information skills.
Leaders must also understand their customers and their markets, and we instill those marketing skills in our graduates. Depending on your area of specific interest, you will leave the MBA program equipped to lead in accounting, finance, marketing, operations, supply chain or computer information systems and to manage cross-functional teams. We prepare our graduate students of today to be the leaders of tomorrow! Enroll today and make a significant difference in the world.
Internship Experience – You will have the opportunity to apply business principles learned in your graduate courses in a business organization. During your internship, you will have the opportunity to expand your professional network, enhance your communication skills and present your work to a larger community.
CIMBA International Experience – The MBA Cohort program offers a fully sponsored trip to Paderno del Grappa, Italy, for a two-week leadership and cultural experience with a partner institution, CIMBA. The CIMBA International Experience seeks to enhance our MBA Cohort students with a globally diverse perspective, team-building skills and leadership acumen.
Mentor Program – Each MBA student is assigned an executive mentor from the business community. The mentor will serve as a “career counselor,” complementing the academic counseling provided by faculty advisers and the Business Career Center. The executive mentor will meet with you at least twice each semester to help you reach your goals and objectives and develop your leadership skills.