Saturday MBA at Medina County University Center

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2013 semester Saturday MBA program offered at The University of Akron's Medina County University Center.

Is an MBA right for me?
You don’t need a business degree to earn an MBA. That’s right, just about any working professional with a bachelor’s degree can benefit from earning an MBA. Best of all, you can earn an MBA from the University of Akron in just two years!

Flexible Format

You’ll take three courses per semester, one course at a time, using a combination of in-class and distance learning. Class meets from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every other Saturday. You can choose to stay at your location for distance learning, or follow the professor to Wayne College or UA Lakewood.

Executive Career Modules
Throughout each semester, you and your classmates will have the opportunity to interact and learn from guest executive speakers in an informal question and answer session. See the course list.

Triangle Accreditation
The Saturday MBA program is accredited by the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Less than five percent of business schools across the globe hold this accreditation.

Triangle Rankings and Affordability
UA has the highest ranked part-time MBA program in Northeast Ohio, according to the 2012 Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings of part-time MBA programs. Plus, UA offers one of the most affordable tuition rates in northeast Ohio for an AACSB accredited MBA.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the faculty?
A: Outstanding faculty from The University of Akron College of Business Administration.

Q: How do I apply?
A: You can apply online.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The total costs for the 2013 Saturday MBA cohort is $31,000.

The total cost of the program includes, tuition, fees, Executive Career Development Modules, lunch and other refreshments each class day. Parking is free. Books are not included.

The University of Akron’s regular deferred payment plan is available to students who will be receiving tuition reimbursement from employers. The University of Akron’s regular installment payment plan is also available. See payment options.

Q: Where can I take the GMAT?
A: Information about the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) including test sites, study resources, and preparation classes offered at UA main campus and MCUC can be found online.

The Saturday MBA requires a GMAT score of at least 500.

Q: What is a cohort?
A: A cohort is a group that takes the same classes at the same time. Cohorts build strong relationships because students start and graduate together.

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Information Sessions

Thursday, April 25, at Midpoint Campus Center
50 Pearl Rd, Brunswick 44212

Tuesday, May 21, 6 p.m.
Medina County University Center
6300 Technology Lane, Medina 44256

Register online

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Business rankings

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Designed for the Working Professional

  • Class meets every other Saturday
  • Six semesters to graduation (Fall 2013 though Summer 2015)
  • Experienced faculty
  • Action-based live team project
  • Team-building experiences
  • Lunch provided

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (business or non-business)
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 500 minimum GMAT score
  • 2 years professional experience

See more admissions criteria details.


Jason Quinn, Academic Adviser
CBA Graduate Programs
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4805

Denise Testa
Medina County University Center
6300 Technology Lane
Medina, OH  44256


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