Traditional Evening Program or Blended Weekend Program: Which One is Right for You?

The UA Little Rock Master of Business Administration is offered in two formats. You can choose the traditional evening program or the blended weekend program. Either way, students receive the same degree, follow the same curriculum, and are taught by the same faculty. So what’s the difference?

Evening Weekend
Additional admission requirement None Minimum of three years post-baccalaureate, professional experience required. Most students have several years of experience.
Format Primarily face-to-face Blends face-to-face and online
Class frequency Weekly Monthly
Class times 6:40 – 8:40 pm 8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Class days Monday-Thursday Saturday
Cost Priced on a per credit hour basis at graduate business course rates found in the tuition & fee estimator $25,000, all-inclusive
Books & supplies Not included Included
Meals on class days Not included Included
Required credit hours 32-36 35
Progression through the program Completion may be on a full-time or part-time basis. Continuous enrollment is not required. Courses are taken in a lock-step format. Continuous enrollment is required.
Time to completion 18 months to 6 years 28 months
Available concentrations Human Resources  Organizational Communication None
Entering the program Spring, Summer*, or Fall

*(Summer entry may be problematic for international students due to full-time status requirement for F-1 visas.)

Fall only.
Transfer credit Up to 6 hours from an AACSB-accredited university Not allowed due to the nature of the cohort format

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