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Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Full-Time MBA

The Full-Time MBA, ranked in the top 100 nationwide by US News and #82 by Bloomberg Businessweek, is designed for early career professionals, preparing them to flourish as future business leaders locally, nationally and globally. Our 21-month program includes concentrations in Finance and Marketing and specialized tracks in 10 different areas such as entertainment, global business, entrepreneurship and more.     

Highlights of the Full-Time MBA program include:

  • Lock-step cohort with daytime courses 
  • Fall enrollment
  • Professional Development Program (PDP) offered by our dedicated Career Services team
  • Highly personalized classes taught by renowned faculty
  • Access to distinguished research centers
  • Optional travel course to Scandinavia, Prague and more 
  • Merit scholarship and graduate assistantship opportunities

Students also have opportunities to pursue leadership roles in the Graduate Business Association (GBA) and Argyros Ambassador programs, attend national conferences and case competitions, and engage with top executives both inside and outside the classroom.

+ - Application Requirements

  • Submit the online application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Official transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution 
    • Send electronically to admtranscript@chapman.edu
    • Send via mail to:
      Chapman University
      Office of Graduate Admissions
      One University Drive
      Orange, CA 92866
  • Official GMAT or GRE score (institution code 4047)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • International applicants must also submit the following:

+ - Class Profile

Average GPA:      3.3

Average GMAT:   649

Average Age:      25

Average Years Work Experience:  3

Women:   50%            

International: 41%

 

+ - Course Tracks

Students have an opportunity to pursue a track during the MBA program using only 3 electives.  While the track will not be recorded on the transcript or diploma, it can be referenced on a resume.  Students must meet all prerequisites in order to enroll in a course.  Track areas are as follows:

Content Area

Marketing
Corporate Finance
Investment Management
Global Business
Entrepreneurship
Information Systems in Digital Times
Accounting
Entertainment & Media Management
Management
Strategy

Please visit the Graduate Catalog for a list of all course descriptions and prerequisites.  

+ - Sample Program Plan

Term

Courses

Fall

Strategies for Competitive Advantage
Economic Analysis for Business
Statistics for Business Decisions
Marketing Management
Financial Accounting

Winter Managerial Accounting
Spring Organization & Management
Financial Management
Business Analytics
Elective
Fall

Understanding Global Business 
Operations & Technology Management
2 Electives

Spring Strategic Management (capstone)
2 Electives

View course descriptions

+ - Tuition

The cost per credit for the 2017-2018 academic year is $1,590.  Please refer to Student Business Services for more detailed tuition and fee information.  

Scholarship opportunities are offered to qualified applicants in varying amounts; contact us to find out more.  For additional financial aid consideration and information, please visit Financing Options

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APPLICATION DEADLINES

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Applications are accepted year round. Students are encouraged to submit by the recommended deadlines for priority consideration.    

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Round 1: Nov 1
Round 2: Feb 1
Round 3: June 1

 

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