1-Year Advance Entry MBA

Fisher Graduate School of International Business, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Program Description

1-Year Advance Entry MBA

Fisher Graduate School of International Business, Monterey Institute of International Studies

ADVANCED ENTRY MBA PROGRAM

12 months, 42 credits - August or January Entry, Rolling Admission (no application deadline)

Students with previous business study, a four-year US bachelor's degree or equivalent, and advanced competence in a foreign language may qualify for the Advanced Entry MBA Program.  Non-native speakers of English require a minimum 600/250 TOEFL score or a 6.5 IELTS score.

Prerequisite Coursework
Advanced Entry students must have previous business study that satisfies the following prerequisite subjects and 30 semester hours of credit with grades of B or above.

Organizational Theory (3 credits)
Financial Accounting (3 credits)
Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
Finance (3 credits)
Quantitative Methods (6 credits)
Economics - Micro and Macro preferred (6 credits)
Marketing (3 credits)
Operations Management (3 credits)
Three years college-level foreign language or the equivalent proficiency

Students who lack a foreign language background but have the requisite business study and experience may follow a customized 19-month program Advanced Entry MBA Plus program.

Advanced Entry MBA Curriculum
All Monterey MBA Students complete the International Business Core - a series of three courses distinctive for the international focus and applied approach to international business education.  International Organizational Behavior is a foundation course focusing on the global business paradigm.  Global Business Strategies prepares students to become effective business strategists.  The International Business Plan is a team-based consulting project that students complete for a contracting company.  Teams of students work with the sponsoring company, under faculty supervision, to develop a comprehensive plan for international business development.  This capstone experience is one that students leverage in their future careers.

Advance Foreign Language
Advanced Entry MBA students complete two semesters of advanced foreign language study in one language.  Students are required to be able to begin their advanced language study at the fourth-year college level.  Students who are not at this level must enroll in the Advanced Entry MBA-Plus Program.

Standard languages include: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.  Other languages may be requested during the Admissions process.  If a request can be met the student will be assessed an additional fee per semester of language instruction.  Students who are not at the fourth-year college level or would like to begin a new language at the Monterey Institute must enroll in the Advanced Entry MBA-Plus program.

Sample Schedule (August Entry)
Fall or Spring Semester (18 credits)
* Global Business Strategy (3 credits)
* International Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
* Advanced Language (4 credits)
* Electives (8 credits)

Fall or Spring Semester (18 credits)
* Electives (14 credits)
* Advanced Language (4 credits)

Summer Semester (6 credits)  May - Aug
* International Business Plan (6 credits)


Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2016
Jan. 2017
Duration
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12 months
Full time
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Place
USA Monterey, California
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Start date Jan. 2017
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