Evening M.B.A.


The Evening M.B.A. Program consists of 14 three-credit courses for a total of 42 credits. Depending upon your undergraduate coursework, the dates you completed your courses, and the grades you received, you may waive courses for a minimum of 36 credits.

Course Descriptions


Required Courses (24 credits/8 courses)

  • ECN 590: Principles of Economics
  • MBA 500: Statistical Methods for Management
  • MBA 502: Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 503: Financial Accounting
  • MBA 504: Financial Management
  • MBA 505: Managerial Marketing
  • MBA 560: Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • MBA 565: Strategic Management

Electives (18 credits/6 courses)

Two of the six elective courses must be M.B.A. designated courses. The remaining four elective courses can be any URI graduate level courses allowing you to earn a graduate certificate. You are even allowed to take two 400 level pre-approved URI courses for graduate elective credit.


Specialization options are available in the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Supply Chain
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M.B.A. Course Waivers

The Evening MBA program is designed to meet the needs of incoming students with various academic and professional experiences.                                  

  • ECN 590 and MBA 500 may be waived for students with applicable coursework. You must have completed two undergraduate courses (minimum grade B in each class) taken within five years of when you matriculate.
  • MBA 502, MBA503 and MBA505 may be waived if that was your major as an undergraduate, and have graduated within 5 years from when you matriculate.
  • Waiver exams for MBA 500, MBA 504, and MBA 505 are available for students who do not meet the above requirements.


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Evening M.B.A. classes meet one night per week at URI’s Providence Campus or online, Mon.-Thurs., 6-8:45 p.m., 6:30–9:15 p.m., or 7-9:45 p.m. Evening courses are periodically available in Kingston, as are some intensive weekend electives, Saturday courses. Classes are offered fall semester (Sept.-Dec.), spring semester (Jan.-May), and in two summer sessions (May-June and June-July) in which classes meet twice a week for five weeks from 6-9:45 p.m.

Questions? Connect with Lisa Lancellotta, MBA Program Coordinator
401.874.4241 mba@uri.edu


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Non-matriculating Option

If you have not yet applied to the program and wish to begin studies right away, you may take up to 9 credits before becoming a matriculated student.*

*Courses are limited to the following 500-level courses: MBA 500, MBA 502, and ECN 590. (In special cases, MBA 503, MBA 505 and MBA 530 are opened up to those who will waive out of these 500-level courses.) To register, complete an online Non-Degree Student Application Form. Once URI enters you into the system, you are eligible to register for these courses online through the e-Campus system. Taking these courses does not guarantee acceptance into the M.B.A. program.