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What is a Competency-Based MBA (CMBA)?

A new approach to graduate education that awards credit for what you know, not just time spent in the classroom.

Its about what you know

With the CMBA program you get rewarded for what you know, not how long you go to class.

As little as one year or less

Complete the program at your own pace, in as little as 12 months.

Save Time and Money

The CMBA program is designed to allow you to progress more quickly through the program than a typical MBA, helping to save you both time and money.

Is a CMBA right for me?

Are you a self-directed professional with self-discipline and organizational skills? Take this short assessment to see if this program is right for you!
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The curriculum

Accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Davenport University will help you advance your career in fast-growing industries.
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Why a Davenport CMBA?

Our exclusively online degree opens new doors by honing key skills critical to success in today’s global economy.

Faculty Coach

A mentor and a friend, here when you need help

Professional Competencies

Develop the key characteristics of a business leader

Credit for Prior Learning

Receive credit for what you've already learned and accomplished

For Employers

Employers seeking a tuition reimbursement option that maximizes employee productivity through self-paced learning should consider Davenport's CMBA.


Directly Measured Professional Competencies

Davenport identified 14 professional competencies that every MBA graduate should master. Our CMBA assess every student's progress and coaches them to mastery of each competency.


Davenport MBAs Earned

Davenport has 15 years of experience developing and executing online curriculum that is aligned with employer expectations. Our MBA grads make great hires!


Instructors with Real-World and Academic Experience

CMBA modules are facilitated by credentialed faculty, 100% of whom have academic credentials and job experience in the field of study.

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