The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program provides an educational emphasis on leadership, offers a broad perspective of business, and is designed to develop and enhance business skills and knowledge valuable to managers, executives, and administrators. International business and business ethics are integrated throughout the program.
The MBA is a total of 30 credit hours and can be completed in as little as one year. The program is interdisciplinary and consists of coursework in accounting, marketing, management, finance, economics, legal and social environment of business, data analytics, and management information systems. All courses are offered online (8 week terms) and in a traditional face-to-face/hybrid (16 week terms) format. For a detailed description of the MBA curriculum, visit the Course Descriptions page.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
- 2.5 or better GPA overall or last 60 hours
- 430 or better GMAT score (GMAT waived with a 3.0 or better GPA or 3 years meaningful business experience)
- Professional Resume
MBA Learning Goals
Upon successful completion of the MBA degree program, our graduates should be able to:
- Apply advanced knowledge skills and values to develop integrative solutions to management problems
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills appropriate to business
- Demonstrate knowledge of the global nature of business
- Demonstrate ethical reasoning and awareness appropriate to business decision making, social responsibility and sustainability.
- Demonstrate an appreciation for the value of diversity in the workplace.
- Lead others and work effectively in a team setting.
Students who hold an undergraduate business degree should be prepared to start the MBA. Those without a business degree may be required to complete foundation requirements through IVY MBA PrepWorks in the following areas:
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Fundamentals of Economics
- Understanding Corporate Finance
- Principles of Management
- Principles of Marketing
- Business Math and Statistics
- Excel for MBA Students
The foundation requirements for each student are determined on a case-by-case basis.