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Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Temple University’s Fox School of Business is designed for students looking to drive change—in their careers, their companies and their areas of expertise. 

Overview

The Business Administration program at Temple University focuses on key management principles that are relevant across industries and positions. These principles include communication, leadership, resource management, strategic planning, finance management and business ethics. Depending on work experience, professional interest and schedule, you can choose from four flexible Business Administration MBA options—all of which provide the credentials necessary to launch or advance your career in business.

What sets the Fox MBA apart?

The Fox School of Business knows that no two students—or professional trajectories—are alike. With a newly integrated curriculum designed for full-time students and busy working professionals, Fox provides:

  • real-world learning opportunities;
  • personalized service and mentorship; and
  • translatable value.

Whether online or at one of Temple’s regional campuses, Fox MBA students are immersed in a collaborative learning and professional environment. Small class sizes offer the opportunity to work closely with fellow students and experienced, internationally recognized faculty. Unique programming also allows interaction with industry experts.

The MBA programs allow students to build directly translatable skills and develop valuable networks they can take with them into their professional lives. The programs offer schedule-friendly class times and online components. Students also enjoy the convenience that comes with attending an urban university, with ample public transportation and proximity to industry-leading corporations based or with offices in Philadelphia.

Following graduation, students have access to an extensive and connected alumni network of more than 320,000, located in Philadelphia, across the country and around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managerial and Investment Analysis and Planning
  • Socioeconomic Context of Business
  • Advanced Professional Development Strategies (two terms @ 0.5 credit each; one term for 0 credits)
  • Enterprise Management Consulting Practicum 1
  • Global Immersion Experience (two terms @ 1 credit each)
  • Financial Analysis and Strategy
  • Practicum in Financial Analysis and Strategy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • 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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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).

  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) general test scores are required. Official scores must be reported from a GMAT or GRE test taken within the last five years.

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

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    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.

General Requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1245 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1245 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    1245 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1245 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • In-State

    1188 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1188 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 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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