University of Arizona Eller College of Management launches new Professional MBA program in Chandler 


CHANDLER, Ariz. — The City of Chandler Economic Development Department, in partnership with University of Arizona Eller College of Management announce the new Professional MBA program blending online learning with bi-weekly practicums in Chandler.

Chandler’s business-friendly environment and world-class labor force have made it an attractive location for companies of all sizes and industries. The program encourages the Chandler workforce to explore the intersection of business, technology and their future, creating a stronger workforce for Arizona.

“I am thrilled that Chandler’s partnership continues to grow with the University of Arizona with the announcement of this new Professional MBA program,” said Mayor Kevin Hartke. “The City is committed to providing our residents with access to higher education opportunities, which not only improves quality of life, but will also add to the number of amenities that make Chandler economically competitive.”

“Eller’s new Professional MBA brings the quality and rigor of a premier MBA program with market-driven specializations to a key and growing market in the state of Arizona, giving students a lasting foundation for their careers as well as hands-on learning that will bring value to their organizations,” says Paulo Goes, dean and Halle Chair in Leadership in the Eller College of Management.

The Professional MBA program is well suited for working business professionals with three or more years of experience. The program is 21 months long with two courses online every eight weeks, and in person meeting every other Tuesday from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave., for hands-on practicums. Practicum topics will cover data visualization, artificial intelligence, interpreting data, agile decision-making and more.

The GMAT/GRE has been waived for the fall 2020 admissions requirements. For more information, visit

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