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Master of Business Administration at RCBC

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Rowan University's Rohrer College of Business provides contemporary graduate business education to professionals from diverse fields and academic backgrounds. The program will prepare you to be a team leader, with effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and group process skills. The Rohrer MBA curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, quantitative analysis and computing applications, and the technological and international nature of business.

The Rohrer MBA program offers small class sizes with an average student/faculty ratio of 25 to 1. You will be among students of varying professional and academic backgrounds who are focusing on their next career steps. Alumni of the MBA are prepared to assume managerial and leadership positions in commercial, not-for-profit, and government agencies.

Curriculum
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The Rowan University Master of Business Administration program consists of 14 graduate classes (36 s.h.) with eight required (18 s.h.) and six elective (18 s.h.) courses. Students are able to receive one of two concentrations within the MBA, as each concentration is made up of three elective courses. Concentrations allow the individual student to tailor the academic program to meet his/her specific career development needs. The program is academically challenging, relevant to trends in business and industry, and flexible to accommodate the needs and interests of students. Rowan's MBA program is designed to accommodate both full-time and part-time study.

Prospective students who have not yet satisfied all foundation course requirements may choose to apply directly to the MBA program and complete their foundation courses while enrolled as a graduate student (enrollment will be restricted based on foundation work completed).

Students can choose from a variety of delivery formats including:

  • Evening classes on main campus in Glassboro (Fall and Spring)
  • Eight week courses online (Fall, Spring, and Summer)
  • Hybrid: 50% online and 50% on at the Rowan College at Burlington County campus in Mount Laurel (Fall, Spring, and Summer)

The opportunity for flexible scheduling was designed with working professionals in mind.

The following courses make up the Master of Business Administration program.

  • 14 Courses / 36 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 18 S.H.
MGT 06515 Employee Engagement and Performance 1.5
MGT 06567 Responsible Leadership: Aligning the Interests of Stakeholders, Profit, and Planet 1.5
MKT 09511 Marketing Management Fundamentals 1.5
MIS 02501 Information Systems for Managers 1.5
ACC 03500 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 04500 Financial Decision Making 3
MGT 06629 Managing Organizational Strategy 3
MGT07550 Operations Analytics 3
Specialization Courses: 18 S.H..
MKT 09575 Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
MKT 09605 Competitive Advantage Through Supply Chain Management 3
MIS 02515 Electronic Commerce 3
MIS 02522 Systems Analysis and Design 3
MIS 02525 Project Management 3
MIS 02538 Database Design 3
MIS 02540 Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence 3
MIS 02599 Special Topics in Management Information Systems 3
FIN 04505 Advanced Financial Planning 3
FIN 04510 Quantitative Methods in Finance 3
FIN 04512 Capital Budgeting 3
FIN 04516 Issues in Finance 3
FIN 045183 Derivative Securities & Financial Risk Management 3
FIN 04520 Financial Modeling 3
FIN 04530 Multinational Financial Management 3
FIN 04540 Financial Institutions Management 3
FIN 04560 Fixed Income Securities 3
FIN 04600 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
ACC 03502 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 03507 Government And Non-For-Profit Accounting 3
ACC 03509 Intermediate Financial Accounting 3
ACC 03510 Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACC 03511 Introduction to Federal Taxation 3
ACC 03512 Advanced AIS & Business Process Controls 3
ACC 03513 Financial Accounting Problems and Practice 3
ACC 03514 Accounting Legal Liability & Professional Responsibility 3
ACC 03515 Forensic Accounting 3
BUS 01600 Special Topics in Business Administration 3
ENT 06504 Strategic Based Project Experience 3
ENT 06505 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
ENT 06506 Corporate Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development 3
ENT 06599 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship 3
HRM 06605 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
HRM 06677 People Analytics 3
MGT 06501 Advanced Operations Management and Strategy 3
MGT 06503 Organization Development 3
MGT 06520 Global Leadership and Organization Culture 3
MGT 06599 Special Topics in Management 3
MGT 06601 Strategic Planning for Operating Managers 3
MGT 06603 Process Analytics 3
MGT 06521 Leadership Theory & Practice 3
MGT 06530 Sustainable Commerce 3
MGT 06555 Personal Leadership 3
MGT 06532 Topics in Sustainability, Innovation, and Problem Solving 3
MGT 07510 Quality Analytics 3
MGT 07500 Prescriptive Analytics 3
MGT 07600 Predictive Analytics 3
MKT 09501 Consumer Analysis 3
MKT 09502 Marketing Research 3
MKT 09503 Marketing Communication and Promotion 3
MKT 09600 International Marketing 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

    • Application fee is waived for candidates that achieve a total score of 600 or greater on the GMAT (or equivalent score on the GRE)
  • Application fee is waived for candidates that achieve a total score of 600 or greater on the GMAT (or equivalent score on the GRE)
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Submission of official GRE or GMAT test results. Learn more about the GRE/GMAT waiver criteria.
  • Foundation Courses (Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following undergraduate foundation courses at an accredited institution with a minimum grade of "C". *Foundation courses FC-6 and FC-7 must be completed at a 4-year institution to fulfill foundation course requirements.):

    • FC-1. Calculus Techniques & Applications
    • FC-2. Statistics I
    • FC-3. Foundations of Accounting OR Principles of Accounting I and II
    • FC-4. Principles of Econ: A Survey OR Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
    • FC-5. Principles of Marketing
    • FC-6. Principles of Finance*
    • FC-7. Operations Management*
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