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Martin J. Whitman School of Management

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  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2021
  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    21 months
  • Avg. GMATAverage GMAT score for the program.
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

Full-time MBA Overview

The Whitman full-time, two-year, residential MBA program provides students with a collaborative, customized experience that inspires and prepares them for a world of accelerating change.

Students choose to specialize in one of many concentrations  accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises, marketing management, and supply chain management. The program offers a rigorous curriculum that goes beyond business courses to provide students with the collaborative, customized, comprehensive experience they need to succeed. The curriculum is enhanced through experiential, hands-on practice to develop critical thinking skills and apply classroom lessons in solving complex business scenarios. Students build an experiential portfolio through internships, specialized courses, community engagement, and other practical experiences that make them more valuable in the marketplace. Classes are small and intimate, providing the opportunity to interact with faculty, fellow students, and alumni.

Students have a large range of elective credits, ensuring a well-rounded education that incorporates both theory and practical experience for success in today's global economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does this program require prerequisite courses?

No, the Syracuse MBA program does not require applicants to take prerequisite courses.

Can I apply if I don't have an undergrad degree/background in business?

Yes, approximately 70% of our students come from a non-business background.

How many credits can I transfer?

Students are eligible to transfer up to six credits if the following requirements are met and will only be counted towards electives if admitted into the program upon review:

  1. Courses are at the graduate level with a grade of “B” or higher
  2. Courses were taken at an AACSB accredited business institution
Does this program require work experience?

We prefer applicants to have at least two years of full-time professional work experience.  However, we do admit a small number of applicants without this length of experience, these candidates exhibited strong leadership in their undergraduate institution.

If I provide my academic credentials (GPA, GMAT or GRE, resume) can you tell me my chances of being awarded admission into the program?

No - We review all applications holistically and cannot determine admission into the program prior to the submission of your application.  You can self-determine your chances by reviewing our current class profile by visiting http://whitman.syr.edu/MBA-admission for more details.