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Master of Business Administration

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst Full-time residential Master of Business Administration option is ideal for individuals who seek a hands-on, real world education through immersion in a rigorous two-year program.

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Overview

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Full-time residential Master of Business Administration is intentionally small so we can give our students the attention they deserve.

Challenging

We know you're motivated. We'll coach you to become a creative problem-solver, levelheaded decision maker, and resilient leader. We'll ask you to bring bold ideas to the table. You’ll develop your analytical muscle to tackle today’s biggest challenges and harness the most exciting opportunities.

Collaborative

Collaboration is part of our DNA. We'll train you to be an effective team player. Our small-class sizes give you one-on-one mentorship from our world-renowned faculty. And your student-peers offer support that lasts for years after you graduate from Isenberg.

Career Ready from Day One

Incoming students kick off their MBA program with a three-day Leadership Orientation Session. We affectionately call this "MBA bootcamp" because students are put through their paces on presentation skills, resume writing and team building exercises so they can start networking and career development from day one. 

The session culminates in a panel of senior Isenberg alumni executives speaking about career paths. From our alumni panel, students gain invaluable lessons in mobility, adaptation and resilience through conversations about networking, team building, management styles and leadership.

Programme Structure

Focus areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Audience

Students who successfully apply to our MBA are accomplished, engaged, innovative and conscientious. Academic history, aptitude for graduate-level work, motivation, and meaningful professional experience are all taken into consideration. Prior business education is not required to be admitted.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Action: November 1st
  • Round 1: December 1st
  • Round 2: February 1st
  • Round 3: April 1st (US applicants only)

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Required documents:

  • Graduate school application
  • Personal essay 
  • Official transcripts of all universities/colleges attended 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • GMAT score (GRE also accepted)
  • TOEFL score, if applicable
  • Interview
  • Application Fee: $80

Work experience

We prefer our applicants to have at least 3-5 years' experience in their field, but many in our program have several years of hands-on knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

If you're selected as a full-time MBA student at Isenberg, we'll award you a two-year Isenberg MBA Fellowship that fully funds your degree. 

A $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required when you confirm acceptance to the Full-time MBA and will be applied to the first fall semester bill.

Funding

Every Full-time MBA student is awarded a two-year Isenberg MBA Fellowship that fully funds your degree. The Fellowship includes full-tuition, an annual stipend and health care. In return, MBA Fellows get valuable hands-on experience and marketable skills while working on strategic initiatives for the school. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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