The program effectively requires that all graduate students complete a minimum of 36-42 graduate credit hours, depending upon the undergraduate preparation of the student and the area of focus of graduate studies.
The MBA program consists of 36-42 credit hours of Graduate courses. Students may complete the requirements of the degree typically in two years.
Students may start the program in either August (Fall), January (Spring), or May (Summer).
Courses are offered in 16-week modules. All course are offered in the evening.
Proof of baccalaureate degree with a graduate index of 3.0/4.0 and satisfactory performance on the GMAT examination, with a minimum score of 500.
MBA/Information Systems & Business Analytics Concentration
Business Core Courses (30 credit hours) plus MGMT 54400 Database Management Systems & 54600 Decision Support & Expert Systems (6 credit hours) and two concentration courses (6 credit hours) chosen from the list below (total 42 hours):
Undergraduate credits may not be used to satisfy master’s degree requirements. Transfer credits, in general, are not accepted. In exceptional cases, however, graduate credits not exceeding six hours may be transferred into the program. Exceptional cases are individually considered by the Graduate Committee. Transfer credits are allowed only after one semester of satisfactory work in residence at Purdue University Northwest. The minimum grade for transfer credits is a B.
Total 36 Credits Required*
*Additional credits required if adding a concentration