UIUC to offer Online MBA programs through Coursera

The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana’s College of Business plans to offer an online MBA degree through the Coursera platform (a MOOC – Massive Open Online Course).

Upon launch of the iMBA (Spring 2016), it may be the first fully online MBA degree program to be offered through the MOOC platform. At the expected price tag of $20,000, it will initially be offered with these 7 specializations:

  • Improving Business Finances and Operations
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Tools for Successful Execution
  • Business Environments and Corporate Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Digital Marketing

Application Dates

  • June 2015: Applications open
  • August 2015: Applications due for Spring 2016
  • January 2016:  Semester begins

Factoids

Link to Course: https://www.coursera.org/course/imba
Announcement: http://blog.coursera.org/post/118152158892/daphne-koller-announcing-the-first-mba-on