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MBA Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration program at City University of Seattle prepares you to lead, manage and grow diverse organizations. You can customize the program to your personal career goals through our emphasis areas.

  • Top ranked: CityU has consistently been ranked a top producer of MBAs in Washington State. In 2014, our online MBA program ranked among the top 15 programs in the country by over 70,000 students surveyed, by GraduatePrograms.com.
  • Flexible learning options: In addition to our popular online MBA program, CityU offers an intensive weekend program.
  • Individualized instruction: Though the program itself is large and well-established, we keep class sizes small so you can expect individualized instruction throughout your course of study.
  • Admissions requirements: If you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, you qualify to apply. We are confident the skills you’ll learn here will prepare you for success, so we don’t require the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or any other standardized test for enrollment consideration.

Why MBA from City University of Seattle

  • Qualified instructors with real-life experience in international management
  • Dynamic groups with a highly interactive delivery format
  • Convenient and easily-accessible program so that you can learn while you work
  • General program plan, updated according to business environment demand
  • Reasonable financial conditions with the possibility of taking short-term loans

Admission Requirements

  • Accredited undergraduate degree
  • Required English language proficiency, documented by a TOEFL score of minimum 567 or following eqiuvalents:
  • C2 ALTE Level 5 (Certificate in English Proficiency) - University of Cambridge
  • IELTS "Band 7" (International English Language Testing System)
  • Recommended work experience of minimum 3 years (not required for acceptance)

Note: City University of Seattle allows applicants to take the institutional TOEFL test arranged by CityU in Bratislava.

Grading System

MBA follows CityU’s general grading system. Once a student has successfully passed all required courses, CityU grants an MBA diploma. Note: The VSM/CU catalogue provides detailed information about the grading system and minimum GPA requirement.

Lenght of the Study

It takes approximately 18 months to complete the MBA program (including holidays and summer vacation). You can start the program three times a year – January, April and October.

Study Formats

  • Weekend format - courses run in a weekend format, in which every course is spread out over 3 non-consecutive Saturday-Sunday blocks.
  • Online format - students study individually so they do not need to attend the classes.

Beginning of Study

It is possible to start studying at the beginning of each term – fall, winter and spring. Also throughout summer our school offers some subjects in the distance learning format.

Program Plan

CityU`s  MBA program is accredited in the USA by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs.

 
Business Core
 
   
 code   courses credits
 MBA 500  Essentials of Business Management 3
 MBA 505 Business Communications 3
 MBA 510 Law and Economics for Global Business 3
 MBA 515 Project Management and Prioritization 3
 MBA 520 Managing with Technology 3
 MBA 525 Applied Marketing 3
 MBA 531 Applied Managerial Economics 3
 MBA 535 Managerial Accounting 3
 MBA 540 Strategic Financial Management 3
 MBA 545 People and Systems in Organizations 3
 MBA 550 Business Operations 3
   
 Emphasis Courses   
   
 Global Management   
   
 MC 585 International Human Resource Management 3
 MC 573 International Business 3
 MBA 546 European Union 3
 MAL 560 or 545 Global Leadership (or Ethical Leadership) 3
   
 Financial Management    
   
 FIN 541 Capital Formation and Corporate Management 3
 FIN 542 Banking and the Movement of Capital 3
 FIN 543 Equity Markets and Debt Instrument Management 3
 FIN 544 Financial Management of Public and Not-For-Profit Organizations 3
   
 Marketing management   
   
 MK 526 Strategic Brand Creation and Management 3
 MK 527 Consumer Behavior 3
 MK 528 Channel Management 3
 MK 529 Public Relations and Media Management 3
   
 Capstone Course    
   
 MBA 555 Business Strategy 3
   
 Total credits 48

* Schedule is a subject to change

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