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Master of Business Administration Online

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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With increased flexibility and access to many resources, earning your Online MBA at Rowan is a smart choice. This Online MBA program matches the rigor of any on-campus programs, but allows you more:

  • Flexibility - the Online MBA schedules tend to be highly adaptable to your complex schedules.
  • Affordability - it is possible to adjust how many credits you take per semester, or how long it takes you to complete the program, based on how much you can afford over time. And, of course, continuing to work while you are in school is an undeniable financial upside.
  • Access - the Online MBA delivers a quality curriculum straight to your computer.
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The Rowan University Master of Business Administration program consists of 12 graduate classes (36 s.h.) with nine required (27 s.h.) and three elective (nine s.h.) courses. The three elective courses 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)
  • On-site at Cooper Hospital in Camden (Fall and Spring)
  • Eight-week courses online (Fall, Spring, and Summer)
  • Hybrid: 50% online and 50% 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 Online program. Each course is scheduled in eight-week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and ending every Monday at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The graduate-level courses listed here are not official and are subject to change.

  • 12 Courses / 36 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 27 S.H.
MKT 09500 Marketing Management 3
MGT 07500 Managerial Decision Making Tools 3
ACC 03500 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 04500 Financial Decision Making 3
MGT 01510 Professional, Legal and Managerial Responsibilities 3
MGT 06629 Managing Organizational Strategy 3
MGT 06502 International Business and Society 3
MIS 02500 Issues in Management Information Systems 3
MGT 06500 Designing, Developing, and Leading High Performance Organizations 3
Elective Courses: 9 S.H.
MIS 02515 Electronic Commerce 3
HRM 06605 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
ENT 06506 Corporate Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development 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
  • Completed 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*
  • $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
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • 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
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of official GRE or GMAT test results (minimum score of 450). Learn more about the GRE/GMAT waiver criteria.
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Career Outlook

Among the benefits of our Online MBA degree, is the prospect of job security and higher salary. Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) research suggests online MBA students are more likely than full-time MBA students to be motivated by career advancement — a promotion or salary increase — rather than a disruptive career change. Greater career mobility allows for more career choices!


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