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Business Administration (Management emphasis), M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, NY,
This emphasis studies the science and art of managing the human and capital resources of an organization for strategic and operating purposes using analytical and intuitive applications of the concepts of organizational theory and behavior in complex, dynamic, global, and technologically sophisticated environments. 


The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree program is designed for individuals who find themselves at a point in their careers where continued professional development requires a refined understanding of management and working knowledge of the multiple functions and processes within organizations. Students complete Common Body of Knowledge and Breadth courses, and select courses from the emphasis area. The MBA curriculum is designed around a case study approach where students learn how planning, policy, decision-making, and human behavior interact with external variables to influence organizational success. Students will develop skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data, as well as, conceptualizing, evaluating, and implementing solutions as are necessary in addressing complex unstructured business problems.


The M.B.A. program is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business..

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • accounting foundations
  • statistics foundations
  • economics foundations
  • financial management
  • technology and information systems
  • operations management
  • marketing
  • persuasion and negotiation strategies
  • business valuation using financial statements
  • strategic technology and innovation management
  • fundamentals of project management
  • leadership development
  • business policy & strategy
  • quantitative analysis for business
  • management of innovation
  • organizational behavior
  • sustainable management
  • organization design
  • strategic management
  • international 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:


    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 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: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

    A composite score of at least 1100 based on the formula:(GMAT Score) + [200 X (overall undergraduate grade point average based on a 4-point scale)], orA composite score of at least 1150 based on the formula:(GMAT Score) + [200 X (last half of undergraduate grade point average based on a 4-point scale)], orA composite score between 950 – 1100 for consideration for probationary admission 

  • Meet the UW-Whitewater graduate admissions policy

Satisfy one of the following
  • Earned an AACSB accredited undergraduate business degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Earned an undergraduate degree with a 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Have at least 4 years of professional work experience and an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Have 7 or more years of professional work experience
  • Served or serving in the US Military with qualified active duty
  • Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited US or an equivalent institution
  • Hold a College of Business and Economics approved professional certification

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1057 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1057 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1057 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1057 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    527 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 527 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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