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About the Online MBA in Business Administration

The MBA program at the University of Bridgeport Ernest C. Trefz School of Business prepares you for a successful career in any of four valuable concentrations, which gives you the freedom to tailor your degree to suit your specific goals. Our flexible start dates and delivery methods – on-campus and online – are ideal for busy professionals.

  • 1 Year Accelerated Program
  • 4 Concentrations
  • 6 Start Terms a Year
  • ACBSP Accredited
  • 7 Week Classes

As a graduate of the MBA distance learning program you will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge in all—and proficiency in at least one of—the basic business disciplines (accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, information systems, leadership, management, and marketing)
  • The ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written structures, and in formal and informal settings
  • Interpersonal and professional skills that enable you to contribute within diverse sets of teams and build internal and external relationships that facilitate success in contemporary organizations
  • Information literacy, proficiency with technology, and analytical techniques for decision-making
  • Critical and logical thinking that integrates concepts across disciplines with creativity and integrity enabling you to successfully lead in a dynamic global environment


In today’s competitive marketplace, an MBA degree will give you the edge you need in recruitment, promotions and opportunities in management and leadership. An MBA prepares you for a leadership role with highly transferrable skills including problem solving, critical thinking skills, strategic planning, financial acumen, time and people management and much more. We focus on the use of contemporary issues to ensure real-world relevance, that can readily be adapted to professional situations.

    An MBA can prepare you for many careers including:

    • Management
    • Sales
    • Insurance
    • Banking
    • Real Estate
    • Human Resources Management

    You are prepared for careers in:

    • Network Administration
    • Systems Development and Analysis
    • Big Data
    • Business Intelligence

    You are prepared for careers in:

    • Hospital Administration

    • Pharmaceutical Project Management

    • Policy Analysis or Research

    • Health Services Management and Administration

    • Medical Entrepreneurship

    • Healthcare Consultation

    • Healthcare Management

    • Strategic Project Management

    • Faculty, Healthcare Management

    • Healthcare Advisory

    • Senior Healthcare Strategy

    You are prepared for careers in:

    • Recruitment
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Employee Relations
    • Strategic Planning
    • Training and Development
    • Organizational Development

    You are prepared for careers in:

    • Project Management
    • Operations Management
    • Information Management
    • Consulting