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Simon Full-Time MBA

University of Rochester: Simon
Program summary
18 months

Program description

Simon Full-Time MBAYour decision to pursue an MBA marks one of the most important steps along the path of your business career. More importantly, where you obtain your degree lays the groundwork for the type of skills you will master and the caliber of professional relationships you will forge.

You’ve always stood out among your peers. Now it’s time to make your mark on the rest of the world. A Simon education is where the journey begins – where thinkers become leaders, and where leaders create a legacy of success.

Simon offers several ways to complete your full-time MBA Our traditional two-year program begins in September and includes a summer internship experience. Our Accelerated MBA takes just 18 months to complete, and is tailored for students with significant career experience who do not need to complete an internship. SImon also offers several joint and specialized MBA programs, especially in the healthcare field.

Simon is a place to stand up and stand out – a place that will leave an impression on you for the rest of your life. Our “right-sized” educational experience will personalize your academic and extra-curricular interactions with faculty, peers, alumni, and administrative offices, such as Student Services and the Career Management Center. Experience Simon for yourself and prepare to be impressed.

Full-Time MBA Curriculum

The Full-Time MBA degree requires 67 hours of study consisting of a total of 20 classes (9 core required courses and 11 electives) and an additional 3-credit course on Communicating Business Decisions. Entrants in September complete the MBA course requirements in six 10-week academic quarters with an internship in the summer between the first and second years of study. The January entrance option allows candidates to complete the full-time program in 18 months (six consecutive quarters).

Application and Admission Requirements

Full-Time MBA Selection Criteria

The Simon School considers all aspects of your application when making an admission decision. Here are some guidelines to assist you in preparing a competitive application.

  • Personal Qualities and Leadership Potential
  • Work Experience and Goals
  • Academics

Core Curriculum - 1st Year of Study

The core curriculum is completed over the first three quarters of the program.
Core courses include:

  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Framing and Analyzing Business Problems I
  • Managerial Economics
  • Capital Budgeting and Corporate Objectives
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Framing and Analyzing Business Problems II
  • Computers & Information Systems
  • Economic Theory of Organizations
  • Communicating Business Decisions I-III

Elective Curriculum

The elective curriculum begins as early as the second quarter of full-time MBA study. It provides flexibility for you to choose courses that shape the curriculum to fit your personal and professional goals and objectives. Elective courses in each area involve the application, implementation and integration of principles previously learned in core courses. Although it is not a requirement, you may choose to complete one or more of the 15 areas of concentration, including:

  • Accounting and Information Systems
  • Business Environment and Public Policy
  • Business Systems Consulting
  • Competitive and Organizational Strategy
  • Computers and Information Systems
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Sciences Management
  • International Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management - Manufacturing
  • Operations Management - Services
  • Public Accounting

Expenses / Tuition Fees

Average Annual Tuition - MBA program: $43,737

Merit-based scholarship consideration is available to well-qualified MBA students who are studying on a full-time basis only.

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University of Rochester: Simon

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You’ve always stood out among your peers. Now it’s time to make your mark on the rest of the world. A Simon Graduate School of Management full-time, part-time or Executive M.B.A., M.S. degree, executive education or Ph.D. is where the...

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University of Rochester: Simon

Simon Graduate School of Business
N.Y. 14627 Rochester

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