Thank you for expressing interest in the Executive Master of Business Administration degree (Executive MBA) offered by the University of Indianapolis.
The University of Indianapolis Executive MBA is a 45-credit course of study designed not only to impart the necessary knowledge and skills one will need to be successful in business, but also to create a manner of thinking and problem-solving, which the
business executive will use in the daily environment of commerce.
The program we offer is a comprehensive curriculum that gives the Executive MBA candidate an understanding of all the factors one must consider when making decisions in the business community.
A unique feature of our Executive MBA is that most of the course of study can be completed at our Athens Campus. Instructors in the program are drawn from the University of Indianapolis faculty in the U.S., and the Hellenic academic and business community.
Prospective MBA candidates wishing to enroll at the Athens campus are accepted into the program by the Graduate Business Programs Office at the University of Indianapolis in the United
States, and follow the same curriculum and courses.
All classes are held at our convenient central Athens campus near Syntagma Square. The program is especially designed for the working executive. Courses are held in the evenings, and our semesters are designed and carefully planned to minimize inconvenience.
The University of Indianapolis is accredited by the Higher Learning commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.
The School of Business receives further accreditation from the
Association for Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
ACBSP recognize excellence in business programs that emphasize
teaching. The University of Indianapolis School of Business is the first business school in the USA to be accredited under the Baldrige
Quality Standard of the ACBSP. The School of Business is also a
member of AACSB. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the University of Indianapolis in the top tier of master's degree-granting institutions in the U.S. Midwest.
The Executive MBA Program
For an experienced manager who wants to advance in the
organizational hierarchy, an Εxecutive MBA is the program to
consider. The Executive MBA Program combines cutting-edge techniques with an emphasis on application to real- life situations.
The University of Indianapolis focuses on the development of
executive decision- making skills.
Furthermore, beyond the recognition of the need for a comprehensive overview in business administration, the Executive
MBA also provides students with the opportunity to take additional
courses leading to an MBA with concentration(s) in five areas of specialization:
- Technology Management
- Organizational Leadership
- Global Supply Chain Management.
The Executive MBA is 45 credit hours in length. The accelerated
format allows the candidate to complete the program in 11 months.
A part time option is also available.
Classes meet on evenings only. The unique format provides intense
immersion into the curriculum. Courses run on a schedule customized to student needs.
Graduate Credit Certificates
The University of Indianapolis School of Business offers qualified candidates the opportunity to obtain advanced education in five
high demand areas:
• Supply Chain Management
• Organizational Leadership
• Technology Management
Each certificate is specifically designed to accelerate your career by providing you with the latest knowledge available in your chosen
area of study. The goal is to provide career advancing knowledge in a compressed time frame. The curriculum is regularly reviewed
and industry professionals are consulted in order to maintain the cutting edge nature of the programs.
If you already hold a masters degree or have extensive professional experience, you may qualify to enter these intensive programs.
The certificate programs are nine credit hours in length. Additional foundation course work may be necessary, depending on the educational and work background of the candidate. Courses taken in the certification can be applied toward an MBA degree.
USA Education Component
Students have the opportunity to study abroad at our home campus in Indianapolis. Indiana, during a four week summer session or even a whole semester or year.
The University of Indianapolis has used the Cohort Concept
since the inception of the Executive MBA in 1974. The Cohort
Concept offers the networking opportunities and support expected from executive education. Students remain together as a unit throughout the length of the program. Through this cohort framework, students have a built–in support group, which promotes a sharing of experiences. Another benefit of the "cohort" concept is student and corporate networking. Because students come from a
varitey of corporations and industries, each class brings a considerable variety of experiences to the classroom.
General requirements for admission into the program are:
1) Completion and submission of the application for admission and payment of the designated application fee (this is a non-refundable processingfee).
2) Bachelor’s degree, which must be proven by complete transcripts of undergraduate work.
3) Proficiency of the English language (all courses are taught in English). Can be evidenced by: (i) TOEFL with a score of 213 or higher, or (ii) Bachelor’s degree earned from an English speaking institution, or (iii) Certificate of Proficiency in English.
4) The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or a minimum of five years executive managerial experience. .
5) Two (2) letters or recommendation, at least one of which must be from your previous academic institution(s).
6) Personal interview with the Director of the program. All test scores as well as official transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing agencies (GMAT, TOEFL, College(s) of undergraduate work) to the University of Indianapolis in the U.S.A.
Curriculum, Concentrations and Graduate Certificates
Three levels of coursework comprise the MBA program. The foundation courses are designed to provide all MBA candidates
with a common background. Some candidates may possess the academic or professional experience to receive waivers of some foundation courses. Waiver exams or interviews may be required. All foundation courses must be completed or waived prior to enrolling in core courses. All core courses must be completed. A candidate may specialize through the concentration courses and additional electives. The MBA program is a max 45 credit hours. If foundation courses are waived, the program is shortened accordingly with a minimum program length of 36 credit hours. All classes are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.