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Program Summary

You’ve been out in the work world. Gained experience. And had success. Now, getting a Masters is simply one more step to get ahead. You’ve come to the right place. Our curriculum provides the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage organizations, while enhancing each individual’s decision-making capabilities. The Mitchell MBA Program is fully accredited by AACSB International - the highest level of business accreditation worldwide. We have structured the program to accommodate the needs of full-time career professionals and managers..

Each new class of MBA students begins together in the Fall, allowing for a sense of camaraderie and unity. In addition, since each class of MBA students maintains cohesion, invaluable study groups can easily be formed and maintained throughout the program.

Program Format

The MBA program includes a sequence of 14 courses of 3 credit hours each for a total of 42 credit hours. The classes are scheduled in the evenings from Monday to Thursday. They begin meeting at 6 pm.

Two-year Format:
You can opt to enroll in the 2-year MBA program that includes one summer semester. In this format, students are required to successfully complete 3 courses each semester..

Three-Year Format:
The 3-year program allows you the flexibility of enrolling in just 2 courses each semester and is ideal for those who have various other commitments including travel.

Admission Requirements

Minimum requirements for consideration for admission into the MBA program include a bachelor's degree in business or in other fields from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate program, a GMAT score of 450 with a score of 3.0 or higher in the Analytical Writing section. The GMAT must have been taken in the last five years. 

International Students: In addition to the GMAT, international students will be required to score a minimum of 197 (71) on TOEFL or 6.0 on the IELTS.  Additional information regarding international admissions can be found here.

Provisional admission is based on a formula that includes both your GPA and GMAT score. For a detailed description of the admission requirements, please click on the "Program Information" button. You can begin the application process in two ways:

Apply online by clicking the button to the right.

Required documents need to be sent to Office of Admissions, University of South Alabama, 2500 Meisler Hall, 390 Alumni Circle, Mobile, AL 36688-0002.

Application deadline - July 15th each year.

Financial Aid (2014-15 Tuition & Fees)

Students enrolled in the MBA program may be eligible for up to $20,500 per year in Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loans.  The maximum amount that graduate students may borrow under the Federal Direct Loan Program is $138,500. Federal Graduate PLUS loans are federally sponsored loans that may allow credit-worthy graduate students to borrow up to the full cost of the program, less other financial aid received including Federal Direct Loans. Both programs are administered by the USA Office of Financial Aid.

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