Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

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

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 (9 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% 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.

Coursework

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

  • 9 Courses/ 27 Semester Hours
    • Required Courses: 27 semester hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
ACC 03500 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 04500 Financial Decision Making 3
MGT 01510 Professional, Legal and Managerial Responsibilities 3
MGT 06500 Designing, Developing, and Leading High Performance Organizations 3
MGT 06502 International Business and Society 3
MGT 06629 Managing Organizational Strategy 3
MGT 07500 Managerial Decision Making Tools 3
MIS 02500 Issues in Management Information Systems 3
MKT 09500 Marketing Management 3
Elective Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
ACC 03502 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 03503 Corporate And Partnership Taxes 3
ACC 03504 Seminar In Auditing 3
ACC 03505 Seminar In Business Law 3
ACC 03506 Advanced Domestic & International Accounting 3
ACC 03507 Government And Non-For-Profit Accounting 3
ACC 03508 Seminar And Research In Accounting 3
ACC 03509 Intermediate Financial Accounting 3
ACC 03510 Financial Statement Analysis 3
BUS 01600 Special Topics in Business Administration 3
ENT 06504 Strategic Project-Based Experience 3
ENT 06505 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
ENT 06506 Corporate Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development 3
FIN 04512 Capital Budgeting 3
FIN 04516 Issues In Finance 3
FIN 04518 Financial Engineering 3
FIN 04600 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3
HRM 06605 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
MGT 06501 Advanced Operations Management and Strategy 3
MGT 06503 Organization Development 3
MGT 06520 Global Leadership and Organization Culture 3
MGT 06601 Strategic Planning for Operating Managers 3
MGT 06603 Business Processes and Improvement 3
MGT 07600 Business Forecasting 3
MIS 02515 Electronic Commerce 3
MIS 02522 Systems Analysis and Design 3
MIS 02525 Project Management 3
MKT 09501 Consumer Analysis 3
MKT 09502 Marketing Research 3
MKT 09503 Marketing Communication and Promotion 3
MKT 09575 Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
MKT 09600 International Marketing 3
MKT 09605 Competitive Advantage Through Supply Chain Management 3
 
Total Program Semester Hours: 36
 

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action 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 indicating any missing items.

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

  • 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.

  • 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*
 

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Master of Business Administration program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 19 April 1