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Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, GA,
In an evolving job climate, it’s important to stay ahead of the business learning curve and use that knowledge to springboard yourself into an exciting new career. 


Mercer’s Full-Time(One Year) Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a one-year transformational educational experience and a gateway to the Atlanta business market, launching individuals into the field through faculty mentorship, challenging graduate-level study, networking, special events and face-to-face opportunities with potential employers. This program offers a unique opportunity to earn an accelerated MBA in as little time as 10 months right in the middle of the Southeast’s major business hub.

A Competitive Advantage

Unlike many MBA programs at other institutions, Mercer’s Full-Time MBA does not require work experience for admission to the program, making it an ideal choice for both new college graduates and adults returning to school who are seeking a career in business leadership. The program is offered in a cohort model, which means that students will move through the program together—fostering collaboration and networking.

Mercer’s Full-Time MBA is the only one of its kind in Atlanta:

  • Offered at Mercer’s 300-acre Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, easily accessed inside the perimeter off of I-85 and I-285
  • Accelerated one-year program with degree completion in 10-12 months
  • No prior work requirement
  • Cohort model with August start date
  • Day-time classes four days per week
  • Eight-week sessions in fall and spring
  • On-campus housing available
  • Option to take elective coursework in the evening or online
  • Access to Mercer business network through faculty mentorship, guest speakers, special events, networking opportunities and career management services
  • Opportunities for international experience
  • Opportunities for volunteer work and service-learning
  • Four-week online foundational module offered (if applicable)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Ethical Leadership 
  • Business Communications
  • Business Teaming

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Stetson School of Business and Economics Application for Admission
  • $50 Non-refundable Application Fee ($100 for international applicants)
  • Official GMAT or GRE Test Score
  • Transcripts from All Previously Attended Institutions
  • Current Résumé

Tuition Fee

  • International

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Doraville

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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