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Professional MBA

Duquesne University

12 months
1336 USD/credit 48096 USD/year
1336 USD/credit 48096 USD/year
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The Professional MBA program of Duquesne University delivers you an experiential and transformational learning experience that will challenge you to be successful in a competitive, global environment.


The flexible format of the Professional MBA program of Duquesne University allows you to start in the fall, spring, or summer and can be completed full-time or part-time in just two years.

  • Ranked 3rd in the region by U.S.News & World Report and accredited by AACSB
  • Courses offered on-campus in the evening near downtown and online for your convenience
  • Extensive network of classmates and alumni that share your passion for success

Program Outcomes

Connect theory and practice to create effective change.

Our program includes a leadership cornerstone experience, signature courses, a streamlined functional core and a capstone project that tackles strategic challenges for a real client. Integrative coursework and experiential learning projects with industry professionals and world-renowned scholars prepare you for a lifetime of success and advancement.

Gain skills to recognize and solve business problems from an ethics perspective and lead with integrity.

Grounded in the Spiritan tradition, our graduates will "do the right thing" when solving business problems and become leaders with integrity who will inspire their organizations. You will learn that being the best in the world-in any field or endeavor-requires being the best for the world. Our philosophy is that responsible, ethical leadership in business not only enhances the bottom line, but also creates a better society for all.

Cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and envision new ways of accomplishing goals.

You will be challenged to make decisions that require innovative thinking and calculated risks. Most importantly, you will be able to recognize and seize outstanding opportunities to solve problems and create value.

Apply sustainability principles in business decisions to drive efficiency, innovation and competitive advantage.

Increasingly, the deep application of sustainability principles is both a necessity and a competitive differentiator. We want all our graduates to view sustainability as a key for long-term business survival and that firms can help create healthy ethical, social, economic, and environmental ecosystems in ways that improve their growth prospects and reduce their costs. Our courses are aligned with the Principles for Responsible Management Education, a UN-backed initiative to advance sustainable social, environmental and economic value in business education.

Lead effectively in a complex global environment characterized by diverse perspectives, values and business practices.

Our goal is to prepare you to become a business leader with the ability to succeed anywhere in the world. Your professors will have rich international experiences to share, and you will meet talented students from all over the world. Throughout the curriculum, you will be asked to address global business issues designed to manage risk, bridge cultural differences and understand international markets.

Acquire the skills needed to build effective teams, motivate people and create innovative organizational change.

Through exposure to C-suite executives, you will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills. These skills are honed through individualized assessments and career practicums with industry leaders addressing the core competencies relevant to the current business climate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Applied Statistics
  • Managing for Sustained Competitive Advantage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • Two professional recommendations are required as part of the application process. Recommendations should be from former professors or supervisors who can evaluate your potential for graduate study
  • Essay
  • Resume/CV
  • International students are required to submit an official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test (DET) score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48096 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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