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The M.B.A. Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long will it take to complete the program?

We offer an accelerated one-year fast-paced program and a two year part time program.

How many credits will I need?

You need 30 credits to complete the program.

Are the classes 100% online?

The SU MBA is offered in two different delivery formats.  Both programs have the same AACSB-accredited content and both can be completed in as little as nine months.  Choose the program that is right for you: Hybrid Program - A combination of online and classroom courses or Online Program - 100% online - never come to campus.

Can a student succeed in the program if working full time?

A student can work full time if they are enrolled in the part time program. The full time program does not allow for full time working.

If the student’s undergraduate GPA is less than 2.5, is s/he still eligible?

No. The minimum required GPA is 2.5.

Is there an exam required for entrance?

The GMAT or GRE exam is a required part of your application file for admission into the program.

What do my GPA and GMAT scores need to be?

The formula score is based on GPA (minimum GPA is 2.5) and GMAT (minimum GMAT is 400). See below:

The attainment of a total score of at least 1000 points based on the following formula:

200 x overall GPA (on a 4.0 scale) + GMAT score OR The attainment of a total score of at least 1,050 points based on the following formula: 200 x upper-division GPA-last 60 credit hours + GMAT score.

Does the attainment of the minimum GPA and minimum GMAT guarantee admission to the program?

Offers of admission are competitive to insure a high quality student body. Space availability in the program is limited. The above standards represent minimum standards only. Attainment of these totals does not guarantee admission. There are no exceptions for the GMAT.

What are the professional requirements to gain admission to this program?

Professional experience is not required. Points may be added to the formula score totals for qualified work experience at a rate of 10 points per year for a maximum of 50 total points. Qualified work experience is defined at the middle management level with supervisory/budget responsibilities or higher. Work experience will be reviewed by the MBA committee for admissions decisions.

Does a student need an undergraduate degree in business to enter this program?

No. An undergraduate degree in any field is acceptable

Are any courses prerequisites needed before entering the program?

Yes. Please check http://mba.salisbury.edu/Courses.html for the list of undergraduate foundation courses required before enrolling in graduate courses.

Can international students participate?

Yes, absolutely. A professional course-by-course evaluation of all foreign academic transcripts is required. Non-native English speakers must complete an examination of their English proficiency for an application to be considered.

Is the program accredited?

We are AACSB International accredited.

How much is the tuition for this program?

Please check http://mba.salisbury.edu/costs.html for current costs.

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