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Transform yourself as a leader in business and in life as you learn to solve consequential business challenges that demonstrate your value and improve the world.

Learning to work with diverse groups and individuals in a global context is as important to your earning potential and career advancement as your core business acumen. Clark University offers a close-knit MBA program within a small world-renowned liberal arts university. Here, we provide exceptional opportunities for working in a collaborative learning environment with colleagues and professors on consequential management solutions.

Our globally experienced faculty of scholar-practitioners do more than impart core competencies in accounting, management, marketing, finance, and analytics. They also address the legal, political, ethical, social, and environmental responsibilities of management in their teaching and research. As a result, you graduate from Clark University with the toolkit and vision you need to create immediate, lasting, and socially responsible value for local and global organizations.

Why a Master of Business Administration at Clark University

  • Earn your MBA degree from a globally ranked and accredited university—Clark University has been named a Princeton Review “Best Business School,” a U.S. News & World Report “Best Part-time MBA,” and is among the elite 5% of business schools to receive AACSB accreditation.
  • Jump-start your degree with potential course and internship waivers for relevant professional experience with our Professional Track MBA.
  • Customize your area of expertise with one of seven concentrations—accounting, expanded accounting (CPA preparation), finance, management, information management and business analytics, marketing, or social change and sustainability.
  • Develop the cross-sector skill set you need to help organizations tap into emerging markets.
  • Join a close-knit learning community representing 90+ countries and 150 nonprofit and business partners around the world.
  • Pursue the degree on your own terms with options for part-time, full-time, online, on campus, and accelerated study.

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Program Overview

Clark’s MBA allows you to complete the program at your own pace by choosing either full- or part-time enrollment status and beginning in either Spring, Summer (online only),  or Fall. A choice of seven distinct concentrations allows you to tailor your experience to fit your needs and interests.

We value your professional work experience. Students with sufficient experience as a manager in a professional position may be eligible for a course waiver, allowing mid-level professionals to advance quickly. Successful completion of an undergraduate or graduate course in economics is required prior to starting the program.

  • Accounting
  • Expanded Accounting (offers specified courses that prepare you for the CPA exam)
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Information Management and Business Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Social Change and Sustainability
  • The ability to develop innovative solutions to complex management challenges
  • An understanding of the cultural, economic, environmental, and political factors shaping management today
  • Insight into how to solve real-world problems in a global context
  • Competencies to help your company tap into emerging markets
  • Business in Society
  • International Management
  • Sustainability Consulting Projects
  • Creating Effective Organizations: Leadership
  • Strategic Decision Making

For students who have applied for and been accepted to the Professional Track (worked for three or more years in a professional position with managerial experience), the MBA program differs in the following ways:

  • Students are waived of the Experiential Learning Requirement (ELR) – Internship.
  • Students may be waived of, at most, one unit in MIS, MKT, FIN, ACCT, or OM based on extensive work experience. Waivers are granted by the Graduate Admissions Review Committee at the time of admission. (Note: Being accepted to the Professional Track does not guarantee a course waiver.)
  • Students take the advanced leadership course, MGMT 4200 Advanced Organizational Leadership.
  • The total unit requirement for the program is 12 units, depending on waivers.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Your internship is waived; however, if you decide you would like to do an internship, you will be required to use Optional Practical Training (OPT.) You will not be allowed to use Curricular Practical Training (CPT), nor will you be allowed to switch to the Traditional MBA in order to complete an internship as part of your program.


12 course units

  • 9 core course units
  • 3 electives
  • Completion of a professional internship

Course Catalog

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