Professional MBA

The University of Miami Herbert Business School's Professional MBA Program is designed to help busy professionals gain that competitive edge to meet the new demands of today's organizations. Created specifically with the hard-working professional in mind, the Professional MBA prepares students to join the ranks of those leading the business world of tomorrow without having to compromise their existing work schedule. Classes meet twice a week, on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings.

To obtain detailed program admission information, please reference the program brochure which can be requested by contacting Graduate Business Admissions at 305-284-2510, by email at, or by visiting the Miami Herbert Business School website.

Admission Requirements

The following is a list of the required conditions as well as the required documents for your application for admission.

  • Completed application for admission submitted through BusinessCAS
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
    • Official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions must be submitted directly to BusinessCAS.
    • International applicants must have their educational credentials from institutions outside of the United States verified by an approved international credentialing evaluation service such as World Education Services to confirm degree equivalency and GPA calculation.

  • Current resume outlining your professional and academic achievements
  • Personal statement (up to 600 words) and a short-essay response to the program-related question in BusinessCAS
  • At least one letter of recommendation is required.  Up to three may be submitted.  
  • An official TOEFL or IELTS score report – A valid score (less than 2 years old) is required as proof of English proficiency for international applicants who did not receive a degree in the United States or a foreign country where English is the primary language. The following minimum score is required for admission to a graduate business degree program.
    • TOEFL - 94 or above  Institution code:  5815
    • IELTS - 7.0 or above  Institution code:  4861

If you do not yet have a TOEFL or IELTS score (international candidates only), you may complete and submit your application prior to taking the exam by indicating your approximate date within the Standardized Tests tab in the Academic History section. Select “Add Test Score” by the relevant test, then indicate that you have not yet taken the exam and add your estimated test date in the section provided.

We encourage candidates to upload unofficial transcripts and test scores with their BusinessCAS application in order to expedite the review of their file while official documents are processed.


Connect with Miami Herbert Business School’s graduate enrollment advisors at (305) 284-2510, by email at, or visit the Miami Herbert Business School website.

Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses
ACC 607Financial Accounting and Reporting3
ACC 608Managerial Accounting3
BSL 695Responsible Business3
BTE 621Management of Digital Transformation3
ECO 690Managerial Economics3
FIN 602Fundamentals of Finance3
MAS 610Data Analytics for Managers3
MAS 641Prescriptive Analytics3
MGT 600Managing for Employee Engagement3
MGT 653Deriving Competitive Advantage through Operations3
MGT 658Innovative Business Strategies for Future Leaders3
MKT 660Foundations of Marketing Management3
Additional Required Courses*
Total Credit Hours42

6 credits of electives (approximately 3 courses) are required. Elective offerings are based on class demand.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ACC 607 Financial Accounting and Reporting 3
ECO 690 Managerial Economics 3
MAS 610 Data Analytics for Managers 3
MKT 660 Foundations of Marketing Management 3
 Credit Hours12
FIN 602 Fundamentals of Finance 3
MGT 600 Managing for Employee Engagement 3
Electives 4-6
 Credit Hours10
Year Two
ACC 608 Managerial Accounting 3
BSL 695 Responsible Business 3
MAS 641 Prescriptive Analytics 3
Electives 2-4
 Credit Hours11
BTE 621 Management of Digital Transformation 3
MGT 653 Deriving Competitive Advantage through Operations 3
MGT 658 Innovative Business Strategies for Future Leaders 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours42


  • To develop innovative ideas and principled leaders that transform global business and society.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • The MBA students will demonstrate the ability to integrate business information and knowledge within the strategies and perspectives of an organization.
  • The MBA students will demonstrate the ability to understand and utilize the process of critical and analytical thinking in diverse business settings to solve problems and make decisions.
  • The MBA students will demonstrate the ability to gain an awareness of and a sensitivity to issues in business decision-making from an ethical and social perspective (principled leaders).
  • The MBA students will demonstrate an understanding of business operations and decision-making in a global environment.