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MBA - Master of Business Administration (Concentration in Supply Chain Management), M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) , VA,
The purpose of the Master of Business Administration program at VCU is to prepare individuals for the responsibilities of management. As students at VCU, individuals will learn the functions and techniques of effective management.

About

An M.B.A. from VCU benefits students at various points in their careers. Individuals who have recently received their baccalaureate degrees may choose to refine their business skills while their undergraduate training is fresh. Individuals with work experience often find that an M.B.A. is the key to rapid promotion or a career change. Finally, an M.B.A. from VCU meets the needs of students who recognize that the best preparation for an uncertain future is continuous learning.

Student learning outcomes:
  • Students should be able to demonstrate the capacity to apply business knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances.
  • Students should be able to demonstrate the ability to work in teams and other groups.
  • Students should understand and be able to develop the ethical and social responsibilities of organizations.
  • Students should be able to describe the factors involved in key operation decisions and to apply appropriately techniques that provide insight and structure for management decision-making.
  • Students should be able to identify and understand major issues faced by organizations with evolving information technology and investigate issues and challenges faced by managers with changes in information technology.
  • Students should be able to describe the factors involved in key operation decisions and to apply appropriately techniques that provide insight and structure for management decision-making.
  • Graduates of the program should be able to critically evaluate and use accounting and other information for managerial decision-making.
  • Graduates should be able to evaluate marketing programs.
  • Students should be able to think critically and systematically about financial issues in businesses to develop techniques to analyze these issues numerically.
  • Graduates of the program should be able to develop an analytical framework for identifying the objectives of the firm and to provide some tools for evaluating the firm’s performance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Concepts in Economics
  • Financial Concepts of Management
  • Statistical Fundamentals for Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Topics in Marketing (when the topic is marketing analytics)
  • Developing and Implementing Forecasting Methods for Business

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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