You’ve seen it firsthand: the business of business is changing rapidly. Every industry and organization is undergoing a seismic shift in how they operate, becoming faster and more connected because of digital technology. 

How will you equip yourself with the leadership skills and cross-functional management view required to take your organization – and your career – to the next level? And how can you do this while maintaining the demands of your current job?

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business Fully Employed MBA program teaches you to think creatively about challenges and opportunities arising from emerging technologies and helps you develop a new skillset to lead with confidence. Our top-ranked FEMBA program is designed for early-to-mid career working professionals seeking an MBA delivered in a flexible, work-friendly schedule. It features our rigorous curriculum -- recently transformed with specialized tracks of study, new research insights, and case studies -- that challenges students with the realities wrought by digital disruption across every industry. Our inclusive environment welcomes a diverse student body including many military personnel.

Whether you are looking to enter a new profession, enhance your current career path, or start your own entrepreneurial venture –-a Merage School Fully Employed MBA will help you become a game-changer in the digitally driven world.


  • No. 3

    Nationally for the Ability to Work Collaboratively

  • 35%

    Average Salary Growth During the Program

  • Top 25

    Business Schools in US for Lifetime Earnings
  • No. 4

    Part-Time MBA Program in California
  • No. 5

    Nationally for Creative Problem Solving

  • 95%

    Students Report They are “Highly Satisfied” With the Program


Become a Digitally Driven Leader

A Program Focused On:

Content – Our expert faculty deliver a world-class curriculum, challenging assumptions and broadening perspective, developing leaders for the disruption and opportunities in our digitally driven world. As a student, you will experience some of the most up-to-date and innovative research in business.

Delivery – With Spring or Fall start dates, and the option of the hybrid program with online and on-campus coursework, we aim to accommodate your busy schedule. Choose the format that is right for you.

Impact – Our FEMBA program makes an immediate impact on your career. Our students experience promotions and salary growth during the program – the Merage School delivers ROI.