The College of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Other programs include work-study programs, internships, and joint research. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus.
Forty-eight total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 12 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Economic Analysis
- Management Process and Organizational Theory
- Statistics for Quantitative Analysis * Financial and Managerial Accounting
- Financial Management
- Marketing Management
- Multinational Business Environment and Operations
- Management Information Systems
- Business, Government, and Society
- Business Policy Seminar
- Organizational Behavior Communication
The maximum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time or part time is 6 years.
Faculty salaries are rated well above average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system.
A bachelor’s degree is required, along with a GPA of 2.75. The formula for using the GPA and GMAT scores is (200 x GPA) + GMAT, or minimum 1000. Most important admissions factors are essays, GMAT results, and quality of undergraduate school. A strong mathematics background is not required.
Transfers are accepted. Minority students are actively recruited.
Students may begin the MBA program in the fall and spring. To apply, students must submit an application form, a transcript, GMAT scores, a nonrefundable application fee of $50, 2 letters of recommendation, and a statement of objectives (essay). The application deadline is open for fall entry. Students are notified within 4 weeks of completing an application of the admissions decision. Once accepted, students may defer admission upon formal request by the applicant.
The FAFSA is required. Check with the school for current application deadlines.
Tuition for in-state residents is $514 per credit. Nonresidents pay $799 per credit. On-campus room and board costs approximately $9540. Graduate student housing is available in graduate student dormitory housing. There is a referral service to help procure off-campus housing.
Ages range from 20 to 53.