‹ Marywood MBA

The Zijing-Marywood MBA program is a one-of-a-kind program in the market. This MBA program is delivered in Chinese (Mandarin) and is offered in partnership with Zijing Education, Tsinghua Holdings Zijing (Beijing) Education Group. The program is designed to provide professional preparation for careers in middle and upper level management.

Marywood University prepares students to have a positive impact on society at regional and global levels while providing each student with the foundation for success in an interdependent world.

Marywood University is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and its programs are accredited by the overseeing organizations in each discipline. Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northern Regional Universities, according to the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. 

The School of Business & Global Innovation at Marywood University grants 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.  

Tsinghua Holdings Zijing Education was initially founded and incubated by PBCSF of Tsinghua University. It has been dedicated to international education for many years.  The universities that cooperate with Zijing are all recognized by the Ministry of Education of China, and the degrees obtained are all accredited internationally. As Zijing Education has many implications for diverse and rich cultures, students in this program will be accredited by the results of their academic work globally.

Zijing-Marywood MBA program develops the abilities of future leaders by providing them with current trends in the field of management. Case studies are used to develop analytical and problem solving competencies in the various functional areas of business and in their interdependencies. Courses cover Human Resources Management, Production Management: Quality Approaches, Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining, Management of International Business Organizations, etc. 

Zijing Education and Marywood University Partner for MBA Program

Students enrolled in the MBA program will have access to the support services that are available to students in Marywood's English-language online MBA program. Students will access these services with the program's Chinese-language program liaisons' assistance, who will offer language and cultural translation assistance. As the program grows, Marywood and the School of Business and Global Innovation (SBGI) will assess which student support services are being utilized and determine if additional resources are needed for the program.  

At the program-level, students will be assigned an advisor who is either the SBGI Executive Director, Associate Director, or International Studies Program Coordinator. These advisors will be available for academic and professional advice and mentorship.

University-level resources:

  • The Office of Student Success assists students with tutoring, writing, assistive technology, and disability services.
  • The Counseling/Student Development Center assists students with time management, study skills, counseling, and therapy to help students identify, clarify, and resolve critical issues. 
  • The Learning Commons offers a vast array of learning resources including ebooks and journal databases. The librarians have created a detailed research guide for business students to assist with their search strategies. MBA students may also utilize the online interlibrary loan system to request articles and book chapters that are not available in the library's databases. The material is emailed directly to the students in 2-3 business days.

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The Program Structure

The International Master’s program (1+1) allows students to earn a master’s degree in two years. In the first year, undergraduate students who are in their junior or senior year will be conditionally admitted to the master’s program of Marywood university and study in China. The first-year courses are mainly language courses and some credit courses required for the master’s program, which are carried out by Zijing Education. After completing the requirements of the first year, students will be offered unconditional admission and directly continue their study in the United States after graduating from college. Once completing the remaining credits, students will be awarded master’s degree from Marywood University, which can be certified by the Chinese (Ministry of Education) Service Center for Scholarly Exchange.

Two Applicable Majors:

Marywood’s business programs are accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation is an excellent indicator of the quality of the program. The program requires 36 semester-credit-hours. It can be completed in as few as 16 months. Each course is taught between 7-10 weeks.

No. Course Name Credits
1 Design Thinking for Managers 3
2 Leadership in the Information Age 3
3 Advanced Topics in Management Information Systems 3
4 Organizational Behavior and Development 3
5 Financial Planning and Management 3
6 Legal Aspects of the Administrative Process 3
7 Marketing and Strategic Planning 3
8 Business Intelligence 3
9 Operation Analysis and Management 3
10 Research Methodology 3
11 Policy Formulation and Strategic Management 3
12 Management Communication 3

Are you ready to reach the next level?

As an MBA student at Zijing-Marywood, you will advance in your career while earning your MBA from a top ranked university in the northeastern United States. At Zijing-Marywood MBA, you will sharpen your analytical skills and prepare to lead boldly with confidence. In addition, you will build lasting relationships with ambitious professionals during collaborative classes, immersive Summits and live events. As a graduate, you’ll join thousands of Marywood and Zijing alumni.

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Program Faculty: An International Perspective with Local Practice

As an MBA student at Zijing-Marywood, you’ll learn from Marywood’s award-winning and Zijing’s world-renowned faculty.

This program adopts bilingual and small-sized class teaching styles to help students adapt to the American teaching mode in advance. The teaching faculty is composed of senior professors from Marywood University and leading universities in China such as Tsinghua University and Peking University. The strong faculty team for this program ensures students obtain an international perspective with local practice.