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Business Administration , AU Campus, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, IL,
The Master of Business Administration offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to give you a broad understanding of business operations and hone your problem-solving and team-building skills. The program focuses on key management concepts with opportunities to pursue a concentration in leadership or take electives, including courses from the Master of Science in Accountancy program.

About

The MBA core courses provide a strong foundation in fundamental business concepts, including marketing, organizational behavior, finance, operations management, research, strategic management and accounting. Building on this foundation, elective courses allow you to pursue concepts that have direct relevance to your career and future professional goals.

In all of your courses, you'll apply business theory and research to current business trends and real-world case studies, and you'll learn from professors who are established experts in their industries. You'll gain knowledge and skills that can be put immediately to work in your profession, maximizing the ROI from your degree program.

As an MBA student, you'll become a part of a network of professionals dedicated to a common goal: earning a degree that will position you for success. You will work cooperatively with professors and peers alike to advance your learning. Upon graduation, you will join an alumni base of successful professionals throughout the Chicagoland area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Marketing Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Applied Business Research
  • Strategic Management

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:

    79

    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:

    550

    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:

    6.5

    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: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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).

  • A completed Graduate Application for Admission
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college and/or university (minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale). Students with a GPA of less than 2.75 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from the college or university from which you earned your bachelor's degree as well as from any college and/or university from which you received graduate credit.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation. Please seek persons who are acquainted with your professional or academic abilities.
  • An interview with the program director or designee

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    675 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 675 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    675 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 675 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Aurora

  • 1120 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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