Academic Programs of Study
Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Concentrations in finance, management, and MIS
- On-campus and online programs
- Personal attention from experienced faculty
Marywood University's MBA program provides general business administration knowledge and training with a special focus on one of three areas of concentration:
- Finance and investment
- General management
- Management information systems (MIS)
Our MBA program will teach you not only how to become a successful business leader, but how to do so in a way that is ethically, socially, and environmentally responsible.
Convenient, Online Courses for Busy Professionals
You can earn your MBA at Marywood in as little as two years, either on-campus or online. Our online courses are delivered in real-time and recorded for future reference. Students are encouraged to participate in live discussions with professors and other students through a virtual classroom experience that offers maximum flexibility for busy professionals.
Personal Attention from Experienced Faculty
Courses in our MBA program are taught by industry veterans with extensive management experience. Prior to joining the faculty at Marywood, our professors have held senior positions at General Motors, US Airways, Harper Collins, Exxon, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), to name a few. Our classes are small, which affords professors ample time to mentor students.
More About This Degree
- Learn more about this program or visit the School of Business and Global Innovation website.
- College of Professional Studies
- Courses: Available courses in this department
- 36 Credit Hours Required
- This program is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
School of Business and Global Innovation Programs granting the B.B.A. Degrees at the Undergraduate Level and the M.B.A. and M.S. in Management Information System Degrees at the Graduate Level are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Arthur Comstock, Ph.D.
Executive Director & Chairman
Investments and Corporate Finance
Graduates of Marywood's MBA program have used their degree to obtain positions and promotions at companies including:
- Discovery Channel
- Sanofi Pasteur
- Lockheed Martin
- Met Life
- Wells Fargo
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Marywood University’s MBA program helped with my current position by providing a strong foundation to hone my business management knowledge, leadership, and analytical skills. The small class settings allowed for a personal approach in learning and discussing important current business trends and issues. This has led to my success in my career and in personal growth.
Specific Program Requirements
We encourage you to submit your GMAT score, but it's not required.
Prerequisites include: accounting concepts, business economics, computer technologies for management, financial tools, managerial concepts, marketing and sales concepts, legal environment of business, and business statistics. If you didn't complete these courses as an undergraduate student, you may be able to fulfill the requirements through equivalency exams (DSST or CLEP) or through 1-credit modules offered by our School of Business.
Additional prerequisites for the MIS concentration include two programming languages (COBOL, RPG, C/C++, Visual Basic, or Java).
Graduate Admissions Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
- Completed application
- Official, sealed transcripts
- Two or three letters of recommendation
Find Your Counselor
Lauren TokashGraduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: 570-348-6211 ext 2271
About me: I joined the Marywood Admissions team in February 2018. I graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a minor in Psychology. I was born and raised in Moscow, PA and currently reside in Jermyn, PA with my husband and our dog, Copper.
My interests: I love to be with my family and friends! During the summer I spend most of my free time on my family’s boat at Lake Wallenpaupack. It truly is one of my favorite places to be. I also enjoy doing anything outdoors, traveling, and venturing to new places to eat.
My favorite thing about Marywood: Everyone is so pleasant and welcoming. From the faculty and staff to the students, you can’t walk around campus without getting a friendly hello.
My favorite place at Marywood: The entire campus at Marywood is beautiful. But, if I had to narrow it down, I would say the School of Architecture is my favorite. The converted building is very impressive!
You’d never guess: I love to go fishing, especially for trout! I always get an interesting reaction from people when I inform them of this. I have formed a great bond with my dad and husband while fishing and will continue to be by the stream every opening day in April!
Best advice: Ask questions! This is YOUR investment and YOUR future, you want to make sure you get it right. Whether you are confirming the application process with your admissions counselor or learning more about the field from faculty, don’t be afraid to ask any and all questions you may have.