Accelerated MBA Program

The Accelerated MBA program at the University of Miami Herbert Business School allows students to fast-track their career through hands-on opportunities in the city that is shaping the future of business. The Accelerated MBA gives eligible students the unique opportunity to earn an MBA in less than a year.  Candidates with an undergraduate degree in business or a graduate degree in business or related discipline are encouraged to apply. The program begins in May and runs through December, for a duration of 7 months.

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

Admission Requirements

The MBA Admissions Committee welcomes applications from individuals with a bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree) from an accredited institution. Acceptance is based upon an evaluation of all credentials presented by the applicant.

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.
    • Academic transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be verified by an approved international credentialing evaluation service such as World Education Services to confirm degree equivalency and GPA calculation.
  • Successful completion of business prerequisite courses in areas of accounting, economics, statistics, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and operations management. Please contact Miami Herbert Business School for a complete prerequisite course list.
  • Current resume outlining any professional and academic achievements
  • Personal statement (up to 600 words) and a short-essay response to the program-related question in BusinessCAS
  • A letter of recommendation (up to three allowed). Recommender contact(s) may be submitted through the BusinessCAS portal within the Program Materials section of the application.
  • GMAT score report – A valid test score (less than 5 years old) is required. Exam waiver requests or requests to submit a GRE score in place of the GMAT are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • 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
    • IELTS - 7.0 or above

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 670Financial Reporting and Analysis2
BSL 690Responsible Business2
BTE 610Digital Transformation2
BUS 610Communicating for Career Success2
BUS 628Multidisciplinary Action Projects3
FIN 641Valuation and Financial Decision Making2
FIN 642The Financial Environment2
MAS 632Management Science Models for Decision Making2
MGT 622High Performance Teams2
MGT 623Human Resource Systems2
MGT 677Corporate Strategy and Organization2
MKT 641Marketing Research and Decision Making2
MKT 650Strategic Marketing2
Additional Required Courses*
Total Credit Hours35

Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
SummerCredit Hours
ACC 670 Financial Reporting and Analysis 2
BSL 690 Responsible Business 2
BTE 610 Digital Transformation 2
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
FIN 641 Valuation and Financial Decision Making 2
FIN 642 The Financial Environment 2
MGT 622 High Performance Teams 2
MGT 623 Human Resource Systems 2
 Credit Hours16
Year Two
BUS 628 Multidisciplinary Action Projects 3
MAS 632 Management Science Models for Decision Making 2
MKT 650 Strategic Marketing 2
Electives 4
Term Two  
MGT 677 Corporate Strategy and Organization 2
MKT 641 Marketing Research and Decision Making 2
Electives 4
 Credit Hours19
 Total Credit Hours35


  • 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.