What questions should I ask?
When deciding where to get your MBA, make sure you consider the following:
Because the MBA program at UW-Parkside provides opportunities found nowhere else, with the benefit of accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). This represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide, with less than one-third of U.S. business schools and only 15% of business schools worldwide meeting the rigorous AACSB accreditation standards.
What Should I Expect From a UW-Parkside MBA?
The MBA program offered by the College of Business, Economics, and Computing educates students in general management competencies, while also preparing candidates for successful careers in administrative and policy-making positions. The program presumes that a manager must know
MBA courses are typically taught by a full-time faculty with Ph.D. degrees in their areas of expertise.
Where is UW-Parkside?
UW-Parkside is conveniently located between the cities of Racine and Kenosha, with easy access from Interstate 94 and Highways 31 (Green Bay Road) and 32 (Sheridan Road). The 700 acre campus is adjacent to Petrifying Springs State Park and only one mile from the Lake Michigan shoreline.
How Long Will It Take? How Do I Fit This Into My Life?
The program is typically completed in one and a half to four years. Matriculating undergraduate coursework to waive some foundation requirements helps decrease the length of the program. To accommodate adults who are employed, MBA courses are offered
Courses are taught by faculty from member universities: UW-Parkside, UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, and UW-Oshkosh, all of which are AACSB accredited.
What classes will I be taking?
The UW-Parkside MBA program is structured in three components
Foundations include demonstrated knowledge in fundamentals through examination
or course work. Eight required courses make up the core of the MBA program.
The elective courses are offered on a rotating basis, and each student's
program must include a minimum of 16 credits of electives.
2009-11 Catalog Guidesheet
How much will it cost?
To Take the GMAT:
To Park on Campus:
Tuition for On-Campus Courses
Tuition for Online Courses
How do I Apply?
The online application process is outlined in detail, and all required forms are available, on the web: http://www.uwp.edu/departments/business/MBA/admission.cfm. You will need to supply the following:
Do I qualify for the GMAT waiver?
A written request for a waiver will be evaluated by the MBA Director. This written request must accompany the application packet. Letters of recommendation, work history, evidence of quantitative skills, and professional certifications will be used by the committee in order to make the decision, as well as other certain circumstances:
Still need to take the GMAT? For information on the GMAT or to schedule
an exam time please visit http://www.mba.com/mba/TaketheGMAT
Have your official score report sent directly to UW-Parkside (School Code C7N-5Q-32).
What is the Admissions Criteria?
Students will be admitted to the UW-Parkside MBA program if they meet one of the following criteria:
The MBA Admissions Committee will evaluate applications not meeting either of these criteria, considering all materials submitted for admissions by the applicant.
Who do I contact for more information?