Business Administration

The Maine Business School offers the MaineMBA, a Master of Business Administration program, which consists of 30 credits and is designed to prepare leaders for the future. Students gain essential business knowledge in accounting, finance, marketing, and management, as well as to advance skills in leadership, critical thinking and analysis, and global engagement.

Currently, the MaineMBA offers concentrations in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Food Technology Industry Management, Global Policy, Healthcare Systems, Human Nutrition Industry Management, or Sustainability.

Where is it offered?

The MBA program is offered in Orono, Portland, and fully online to meet you where you are!

How do I know it is a quality program?

The Maine Business School was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 200 Business Schools in the nation. In addition, the UMaine MBA program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a standard of excellence achieved by fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide.

Our faculty are all active researchers and consultants in their fields, and several have won awards for their teaching in addition to their research.

Not ready for the MBA?

The Maine Business School also offers a 15 credit, 100% online graduate certificate in Business Administration. Courses taken in the certificate program can be used toward the MaineMBA.

Degrees offered: MBA, Graduate Certificate

Program Format: On Campus or Online

Application deadline: Rolling

Test Required: GMAT for MBA; waivers for 5+ years of work experience in a relevant field. No test required for Certificate

Contact: Jamie Ballinger

Contact Email:

Program Website: Business Administration

Accelerated Program Information for UMaine Undergraduates

Major Pathways: Any Undergraduate Degree

Accelerated Program Deadline:

As early as possible during the undergraduate program (to ensure time to take necessary prerequisites)