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Why a Master of Business Administration degree?


The MBA is still the degree of choice among professionals both in the U.S. and abroad.  An MBA can provide business knowledge to people who do not have an undergraduate degree in business and can provide greater depth of understanding to those who already possess an undergraduate business degree.  In addition, an MBA degree can*…

  • Increase your salary potential: part-time students with 5-7 years work experience have a 35% salary increase from pre- to post- MBA
  • Increase job opportunities: expand your number of potential employers, switch industries, transition your career, prepare to start your own business or transition from a non-business undergraduate degree
  • Develop life-long skills: learn to function in teams, build critical thinking and problem-solving skills and improve written and oral communication skills
  • Improve business skill sets: managing people, accounting procedures, market research, corporate ethics and globalization

*source:  GMAC Global MBA Survey 2002

The SU Difference

The Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University offers an exceptional MBA program that will improve your business skills for a globally diverse, team-focused and technologically oriented work environment.  The Perdue School MBA distinguishes itself from other MBA programs due to its:

Outstanding Academic Reputation:  The program is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).  This accreditation helps ensure a high quality program where staff and faculty are highly engaged in continuous quality improvement.

Personal Treatment:  Small Classes are taught by our most experienced and effective faculty. 

Diversity:  Candidates for the MBA are a mix of full- and part-time students who have professional experience or have enrolled directly from undergraduate programs.

Affordable:  High return on investment with the lowest tuition rate on the Eastern Shore.   

Global Outlook:  Students are exposed to international issues throughout the curriculum and a two- to four-week overseas study opportunity is available.  International students from all over the world are classmates.

Experiential Curriculum:  Many of our courses include "live" case studies.  Students participate in simulations and the functional areas of business are applied throughout the program.  Students also participate in a live consulting project with real community clients.   

Fast Pace:  Program requirements can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or three years part time (if all foundation requirements are complete).

Location:  The Perdue School is dedicated to the Delmarva Peninsula with several outreach programs to assist local organizations.  


AACSB SealThe Franklin P. Perdue School of Business joined an elite group of educational institutions when AACSB International accredited both its baccalaureate and masters programs in 1994. Accreditation by AACSB International, the premiere accrediting agency for business schools, affirms that the Perdue School demonstrates a distinguished level of performance in its graduate and undergraduate programs.