This Major shares core requirements with the Business Administration, M.B.A.
The weekend Executive M.B.A. is a lock‐step, 21‐month, AACSB accredited program designed to meet the unique needs of both mid‐career managers who have demonstrated the potential to reach senior management positions, and senior managers who desire to significantly increase their personal and organizational effectiveness. The major provides an opportunity to broaden and enrich management skills, to extend knowledge of modern business techniques, and to further develop understanding of the social, political, and economic forces that shape the business environment and influence decision making. Classes are scheduled all day on two Saturdays and one Friday a month for four semesters. The weekend format allows participants to continue carrying their careers while they master a range of managerial skills.
AACSB International –The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below. The USF MBA Admission Committee uses a portfolio approach and the strength of each applicant is determined based on the entire application. In additional to the University’s admissions requirements, candidates must submit the following to be considered for admission into the MBA program:
- Valid GMAT or GRE score*
- Statement of purpose
- Three reference letters (at least one must be a professional reference)
At the discretion of the Admission Committee, candidates may be asked to participate in an admission interview.
*A waiver of the GMAT/GRE requirement may be requested when a candidate meets one or more of the following criteria:
- A 3.50 cumulative undergraduate GPA from either USF, a Preeminent University in Florida, or an AAU institution or
- Minimum 3 years professional or managerial work experience or
- Active professional license or certification of significant merit.
At the discretion of the Admission Committee, conditional admission may be offered to candidates who display a high capability to succeed in the MBA, but do not meet one or more admissions standards.