How an Accelerated MBA Works
Earn your MBA on an accelerated timeline. Our Full-Time Accelerated MBA and Online Hybrid Accelerated MBA are designed for students with an undergraduate business background.
How The Accelerated MBA Differs From Other Tepper MBA Programs
To shorten the program time frame, students in the Full-Time or Online Hybrid Accelerated MBA program transfer their credit for undergraduate coursework in:
All Tepper School MBAs are required to complete 192 units (typically 6 units per course) to graduate. Full-Time Accelerated and Online Hybrid Accelerated MBA students expedite their MBA by transferring 48 units into the program and completing 144 units while at the Tepper School, giving them an even greater return on their investment in their MBA.
- Full-Time Accelerated MBA: Three semesters instead of four semesters of tuition (144 units to complete degree after courses are transferred in)
- Online Hybrid Accelerated MBA: Six semesters instead of eight semesters of tuition (144 units to complete degree after courses are transferred in)
Please visit our Carnegie Mellon Tuition and Financial Aid Information page to learn more.