The Charlton Online MBA program is a fully online MBA program designed to provide students an education built on a balance between theory and practice that enables them to be successful in any business environment. We focus on developing the skills necessary to manage any size enterprise from a sole proprietor firm to a global corporation. Our fully online program develops modern business skills such as: virtual project teams, web based presentation and podcasting. Our faculty combine strong academic credentials with a diverse range of corporate, entrepreneurial, and consulting experience.
5 concentrations available online
Supply Chain Management and Information Systems
Charlton College of Business MBA curriculum incorporates:
7 core courses (21 credits)
3 business electives (9 credits)
Some students—especially those with undergraduate degrees not in business—may also need to take the required foundation courses. Charlton offers the following special one-semester courses for the MBA applicant who has never taken these courses or feels a review might be in order before beginning the core MBA program:
ACT 500: Financial Accounting
FIN 500: Economic Concepts for Managers
POM 500: Statistical Analysis
Foundation courses may be waived following:
Completion, with a grade of "B" or better, of the corresponding undergraduate or graduate business course taken as part of an undergraduate baccalaureate degree program.
Prior approval of the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs
Completion of the Charlton Business Foundations Graduate Certificate
Learn more about this program:
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$60 Application fee (credit card if using the web application; otherwise, check or money order)
GMAT test score
Statement of purpose: a 1-2 page essay describing your motivation and goals in studying for the MBA
Official college transcripts (listing courses taken, grades and degree(s) received)*
Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a faculty member and one from an employer
International students: TOEFL score report (official copy from ETS or IELTS)
Please note: The GMAT requirement for MBA program admission consideration at UMass Dartmouth is waived if the applicant proves, to UMass Dartmouth's satisfaction, any of the following:
• An earned baccalaureate degree in a business major from a business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5.
• An earned baccalaureate degree in any major from an accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 and a minimum five years of post-baccalaureate professional managerial work experience, including supervisory roles, with increased responsibility over that time period.
• An earned terminal graduate degree (PhD, MD, JD, DNP, DBA, etc.) from an accredited institution.
• Licensure in the United States as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Financial Planner. Other certification programs may qualify for this waiver at the discretion of UMass Dartmouth.
Applicants whose GMAT requirement is waived may still be required to take Foundation courses prior to beginning the MBA course courses.
* Students must provide original transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended.
All items may be sent together (preferred) or separately, via email or mail. We must have all items to evaluate your application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Graduate Studies Office
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Plan of Study:
The fully online MBA program is designed as a general MBA program. Students who wish to take a more focused program can choose a concentration in either Environmental Policy which is offered with the Department of Public Policy or Sustainable Development which is offered through the Sustainability Studies Program. Each of these is administered outside of the Charlton College of Business. Students interested in either of these concentrations should contact the program directly for further information.
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