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Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
University rank #801 (QS) , AR,
The Walton MBA is industry specific, market driven, and leverages the unique strengths of the Walton College and our corporate partners. Students begin the three semester, 16 month program in January and complete 48 hours of coursework.


The Walton MBA program is designed to provide rigorous academic training and a strong business theory base from which our students launch or advance their professional careers.

The core courses offer broad business education while career track electives offer knowledge and exposure to topics that are directly relevant to the consumer packaged goods and retailing industries.

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Career Tracks

Four distinct career tracks allow Walton MBA students to customize their experience, corresponding to specific career paths at leading companies within the retail and consumer packaged goods industries

  • Retail Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation


The Master of Business Administration program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Retail Consumer Marketing
  • Retail and Consumer Products Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Markets & Valuation
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics of Supply Chain & Retail
  • Professional Development - Special Topics In Business
  • Managing & Leading Organizations
  • Accounting for Supply Chain & Retail Organizations
  • Ethical Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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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).

General Requirements

Students entering the M.B.A. program are expected to have already mastered basic business concepts in the areas of information technology, quantitative analysis, accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and business law. Mastery of the aforementioned topics must be demonstrated before entering the program.

Applicants for all Master’s Programs should submit:

  • Application form
  • Application fee (non-refundable)
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essays
  • Official GMAT score report

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1552 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1552 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    574 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 574 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 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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