Master of Business Administration

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Midway University’s MBA is designed for adult learners interested in moving their careers forward, meeting the demands of a challenging workplace by increasing their level of competence and resolving increasingly complex business issues. A graduate of the program is a critical thinker who has the business acumen and the leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to identify, analyze and solve problems in a global business environment.


The program has a practice-to-theory-to-practice orientation. Students are taught to go beyond the logic of analysis and planning to include discussion of the nuances of management actions and experiences.

Student Learning Outcomes of Program

  • Business acumen: students will analyze problems by applying generally accepted theory, best practices, and leadership/management skills in the business environment.
  • Critical thinking, analysis, problem solving, and communication skills: students will have the ability to think critically and apply conclusions to real-life situations as well as be able to communicate in speech and in writing at a level which reflects competency.
  • Leadership potential: students will understand the principles of leadership, team building, and human relations.
  • Awareness of the global business environment: students will be able to identify and analyze economic, multicultural, national, and international issues in the global business environment.
  • Legal, ethical and social responsibility: students will be aware of legal, ethical, and social responsibilities and will be able to translate them into effective corporate policies.

The selection process for Midway’s MBA students will emphasize strong academic ability and personal qualities and characteristics. Admission eligibility will be assessed via:

  • Academic records
  • Work experience and references

Admission Criteria

  1. Earned a bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. If the applicant’s degree is not in the area of business, the student must successfully complete BUSM 501 Foundations of Graduate Business within the first term of enrollment in the MBA program.
  3. GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is recommended.
  4. If English is not the first language, a TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer-based), or 79-80 (Internet-based).
  5. Applicants not meeting the recommended requirements for admission may be offered conditional admission upon the recommendation of the Dean.  To attain full standing from conditional admission, the student must complete the two modules of course work at Midway University with at least a “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale). 

* If the applicant’s degree is not in the area of business, the student must successfully complete BUSM 501 Foundations of Graduate Business within the first term of enrollment in the MBA program.

Enrollment Status

Six credits per semester is considered full-time enrollment. A student enrolled in a minimum of three credits per semester is considered to be enrolled half-time.

Graduation Requirements

Prior to graduation, graduate students will be required to complete the “Business Major Field Test.” This test is anonymous in the sense that the results are not recorded in a student’s academic file but the results are aggregated to help the University have a record of how well the learning process is succeeding.

To graduate, a student must complete a minimum of 30 course credits with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. No more than six of these credit hours may be transferred from another institution.

 

Courses

General Education Hours -

Elective Hours - 0

Total Hours to Complete - 30

Last updated: 06/19/2020