The MBA degree is a professional graduate degree designed to provide a challenging educational experience for students who desire to assume positions of increasing responsibility in business, industry, and public service. Required courses are offered primarily in the evening to accommodate students who wish to further their professional development without terminating their employment.
The objective of the MBA Program is to provide students with a comprehensive exposure to Business Administration and its functional areas. The emphasis of the program is on decision making, problem solving, and understanding the role of business in society. It endeavors to improve and enhance the student's management skills in business, industry and government. In addition, the program provides managerial proficiency for graduates with academic backgrounds other than business.
The goal of the MBA Program is to prepare students to meet the challenges inherent in a rapidly changing economic environment. The program provides an educational opportunity for students to enhance their knowledge and managerial skills, and to develop a global perspective essential in today's marketplace.
Courses in the program cover management, marketing, accounting and finance and include the use of computers, statistics and quantitative methods as tools for analysis of business activities. The student examines human behavior in organizations, the communication process, and economic analysis and develops an understanding of managerial policy making and the social responsibilities of business.
The admittance requirement for the MBA program is a total of 990 points from the following formula:
200 (Undergraduate GPA) + GMAT score
The GMAT score must be 440 or above.
If a student meets the above guidelines, a subcommittee of the MBA program committee (one member from each department) will recommend an admittance decision to the MBA Director. The MBA Director will make the final decision regarding admittance to these students.
If needed, a personal interview will be conducted to help the subcommittee and the MBA Director make the final decision.
Applicants whose degrees were earned outside the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a credential evaluation firm. Refer to the international graduate application form for additional information. International students must also have a minimum score of 213 on the computerized TOEFL exam or 550 on the paper TOEFL exam in addition to the above requirements.