Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Management Science STEM MBA

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UBs MBA programs are accredited by the prestigious AACSB International and nationally ranked by a variety of media for their quality and the return on investment we provide graduates. With an emphasis on experiential learning, our programs prepare graduates for leadership roles across a wide range of industries and functional areas.  UBs MBA programs have been preparing students for leadership positions in management since 1931. Our newest MBA option now includes a new full-time MBA in Management Science.  The Management Science MBA qualifies as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) OPT degree program.  STEM OPT provides an additional 24 months Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 visa holders who begin the program in fall 2021 or later. Like our other, non-STEM MBA programs, the new Management Science MBA featuring our long-standing and award-winning programs: LeaderCORE™ and Corporate Champions

Electives (33 credits)

STEM Electives (21 credits)

Select a minimum of 21 STEM elective credits from:

Internship & Free Electives (12 credits)

Internship requirement may be waived with one year of full-time work experience. If waiver is approved, student must take 3 additional credits of electives.


  • MGT 648 SEM - Genreal Mgmt Practicum  Credits: 6 

and 9 credits:

  • Additional electives from the STEM list, above
  • Additional Business Electives (MGX) electives to reach a total of 60 credit hours. 

Total Credit Hours: 60

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 60 Hours


  • 2 Year

Application Fee

  • $100

Admission Test **

  • GMAT

Program Contact

School of Management
Office of Strategic Marketing and Enrollment Management
150 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260
Contact Admissions

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.

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