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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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The Essentials

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 January or September. 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 up to two course waivers, allowing mid-level professionals to advance quickly.

  • 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
  • Enrollment: Prospective students may request entry into the Professional MBA by designating interest when filling out their application. Enrollment in the Professional MBA is reviewed/approved by the Graduate Admissions Review Committee.
  • Course Waivers: Students are waived from the experiential learning requirements and, at most, one additional core course unit if they have 3+ years of upper level or advanced experience in a core subject area. Core course waivers are granted by the Graduate Admissions Review Committee. You may or may not be granted a core course waiver. 13.5-14.5 total units are required to complete the professional MBA program.
  • Internships: Your internship is waived in the Professional Track MBA.
  • 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.

Requirements

15.5 course units

  • 11.5 core course units
  • 4 electives
  • Completion of a professional internship

Course Catalog

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