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Master of Business Administration

For students that started the Program from September 2013 through August 2014, please see the Academic Calendar Archive.

For students that started the Program from September 2014 through August 2015, please see the Academic Calendar Archive.

For students that started the Program from September 2015 through August 2017, please see the Academic Calendar Archive.

Master of Business Administration (for students starting the Program September 2017 or later)

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) provides an integrated course of study designed to prepare graduates to analyze problems, make decisions, and to manage, motivate, and lead people and organizations. Principal program components include a foundation in business, integration, and career development components throughout the program, a choice of career track, and elective courses. A pre-program Sauder Preparation provides fundamentals for students who lack adequate academic preparation for the Program.

The Program is delivered over 16 months of full-time study.

Visit the Program's website for more information on admissions requirements and current program details.

Upon accepting an offer of admission to the M.B.A. Program, students will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit, which is applied to the first installment of tuition fees.

Sauder Preparation

Students with limited management background or who lack adequate preparation in prerequisite courses will be required to participate in the Program Preparation courses. The online Program Preparation provides non-credit basic business education and should be completed prior to program orientation. Topics include economics, quantitative methods, and business statistics. Since backgrounds vary, the extent of a student's required participation should be determined in consultation with an M.B.A. program advisor.

Integrated Professional Development

The integration of the various business disciplines and professional development are key features of the Program. This integrated professional development includes several components offered throughout the program, including Foundation, Global, Experiential Learning, and Capstone.

Career Tracks

Each student in the M.B.A. Program may choose one of the offered career tracks or opt to do a “customized” program of study. Requirements vary between career tracks; however, each consists of a set of required modules. A list of current career tracks and requirements may be obtained from the Robert H. Lee Graduate School.

Study Abroad and Exchange

Study abroad and exchange programs are available at several international partner universities. Students who are selected to participate in this program will be enrolled in BA 530 by the Robert H. Lee Graduate School. See International Exchange for further details.

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