Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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A solid foundation in critical management skills will give you the boost you need to climb the ladder of any professional environment – and effect meaningful, positive change.

Success in business is about more than just spreadsheets and organization. It comes down to a dedicated mindset coupled with hard skills you can draw on to unravel the complex and ever-changing issues that face today’s leaders.

Clark’s MBA program – available for both full- and part-time students – provides you with a firm foundation in leadership and corporate accountability. We have a strong commitment to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), and have integrated the legal, political, ethical, social, and environmental responsibilities of management into every aspect of our research and teaching. Armed with a vast array of skills and competencies, you’ll be prepared to guide organizations in socially responsible directions and create a lasting impact on business and the world at large.

Why Study at Clark?

  • Join a close-knit learning community that has achieved AACSB accreditation and recognition by The Princeton Review.
  • Pursue the Professional Track MBA and receive course waivers, so you can advance your career faster.
  • Take advantage of flexible part- and full-time course options with evening, day, summer, online, and accelerated classes.
  • Benefit from a collaborative learning environment where you receive personal attention from scholar-practitioner faculty.

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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 Track MBA. Enrollment in the track is then approved by the Graduate Admissions Review Committee.
  • Course Waivers: Students may have waived, at most, one course unit if they have 3+ years of upper level experience in an area. All course waivers are granted by the Graduate Admissions Review Committee. You may or may not be granted a course waiver. 10.5 total units are required to complete the 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

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