Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, M.B.A.


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Bill Boyce, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director

Purpose

The Master of Business Administration is a degree designed to equip its graduates for success and enhancement in the workplace. The program is flexible in scheduling and format and allows students to emphasize topics that interest them most and are in the most demand in the marketplace.  The program is aimed toward full-time working professionals, classes are held during the week in the evening and online.

A portfolio approach is used in evaluating prospective students for acceptance into the MBA program. Factors considered for admission include:

  • Online application and fee
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) coursework from accredited institutions with a minimum undergraduate overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.  Acceptable transcripts should show evidence of successful completion of quantitative courses.*
  • Current resume
  • Applicants with an undergraduate overall GPA under 3.0 must have three years of professional work experience.
  • No longer than one page (single spaced) essay stating your motivation for pursuing an MBA.
  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency by submitting the exam results on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) exam. TOEFL scores must meet a minimum standard score of 550 on the paper version, 213 of the computer-based version, or 79 on the internet based (iBT) version. Applicants submitting the IELTS must achieve a 6.5 on the general band portion. Particular graduate programs may require higher minimum scores on either of these tests or specific minimum scores on the individual sections of the TOEFL.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they become complete.

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