Your MBA Means Something. Everywhere.

Since 1944, our full-time, campus-based MBA program has produced champions of the business world. Our program has been recognized as one of the country’s best by publications like U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the Manderson MBA among the top for several years. That brand recognition helps your MBA do what it’s designed to do: Open doors. Everywhere.

Real world applications

The Manderson MBA program is strategically designed to bridge the gap between pre-professional students and leaders in the workforce through experiential learning, professional development, networking, and service opportunities. As an MBA student, you can compete in national case competitions, supercharge your career through professional development workshops, and engage with faculty that teach based on real-world applications.


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Faculty and Staff who hustle as hard as you do.

Our faculty regularly publish in top business journals, consult with Fortune 500 companies, and even start and run their own businesses, but as a student, you always come first. That means that as an MBA student, you will have faculty and staff who are committed to helping you become a leader who can tackle the challenges of the global marketplace.

A Diverse, Connected Community So You Don't Have to Do it Alone.

At Manderson, as with our umbrella college Culverhouse, we are TIDE Together, which means we are a dynamic, inclusive community of fearless world-changers. In the traditional MBA, our cohort-based structure means that you’ll take courses with the same group of people both years, sharpening and supporting each other and developing lifelong relationships. Business school is hard–you shouldn’t have to do it alone.


Our students have an edge over other business school alumni when they graduate. It comes from adopting the rigorous Manderson Standard and earning a Manderson traditional MBA. When they emerge, our MBA graduates have the Manderson Advantage. 

Do you have what it takes to join us? Take advantage: apply now to the Manderson traditional MBA by starting your application with The University of Alabama Graduate School.

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