Carnegie Mellon University
An MBA student participating in an online class on her laptop

Tepper School Online MBA

Same faculty. Same curriculum. Same Tepper MBA.


The Tepper School Online Hybrid MBA offers the best of both worlds — the convenience of learning from anywhere coupled with in-person experiences that ensure you don’t miss out on anything by being online — all in one high-caliber program ranked #2 by U.S. News and World Report.

What makes the Tepper School's online MBA different from other online MBA programs? We’re glad you asked!

  • Same top-ranked MBA program from anywhere: This is not MBA lite. Our online program has the same rigorous curriculum focused on leadership and analytics taught in weekly live sessions by the same faculty who teach our full-time students. No matter how you earn it, it’s a Tepper MBA.
  • Community and connections: Spend time with faculty and classmates during Access Weekends, which take place six times a year in various locations. Start classes with the professors who will be teaching you all semester and network with your classmates, other MBA students and alumni, while building personal and professional connections that are critical to your MBA experience.
  • All the Tepper School advantages: The Tepper MBA experience isn’t just about the classroom experience. Top-ranked career services, student clubs and leadership training are essential components of the Tepper School advantage. All of these are available to you as an online student. You won’t miss out when you’re part of our online format.
  • Flexibility: Our online hybrid format offers ultimate flexibility. Live, interactive classes take place just two evenings a week; offline, you work at your own pace and within your busy schedule. Thinking you may want to switch to our full-time program later? No problem — since it's all one program, you have that option.

Want the Option to Transfer to Full-Time? We've Got You Covered.

Sharif Ismail transferred from the online program to the full-time format. Hear him share his experience.

Online Course Spotlight: Global and Distributed Teams

Course instructor Anita Woolley discusses how the online students' professional experiences influence the course content.

Online MBA student Rana Riad

“The combination of both the technical and business aspects in a single MBA program was what I was looking for. The program really makes it easy to go to distance classes but still meet up often enough to build strong, lifelong relationships with my cohort.”

Rana Riad, MBA '19
Part-time online MBA student

Access Weekend Adventures: Part-time online hybrid students enjoy bonding during Access Weekend in Washington, D.C with a city-wide scavenger hunt (complete with mustaches!). Professor Sridhar Tayur holds second-year Patty Cobleigh’s (far left) brand-new baby who attended the weekend (and the scavenger hunt!); Patty didn’t miss a beat in her coursework or time with her colleagues.
Students and a faculty member posing for a photo at Access Weekend