Master of Business Administration-Emerging Leaders
The master in business administration degree program offers high quality and outstanding value. Our AACSB-accredited MBA program is designed to help you to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. Our graduate students find the Ship MBA reputable, affordable, and
Ship MBA-Emerging Leaders Cohort
Designed for recent college graduates, this one-year cohort program combines classroom study with an optional business practicum that provides students the opportunity to gain meaningful professional experience while extending their studies at the graduate level. Students will attend classes all day on Wednesdays in Harrisburg or Shippensburg allowing a Business Practicum to be scheduled according to student and employer needs. The cohort format encourages camaraderie and support among classmates since the same group of students moves through the degree program together.
Undergraduate course work, degree, relevant work experience, and an essay will be evaluated and form the basis for admission. To be eligible for admission to the MBA program applicants must:
- Have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Complete an online application at ship.edu/admissions/apply.
- Present a current résumé.
- Submit a goals statement.
- Have work experience or undergraduate credits in quantitative analysis, computer usage, and oral and written communications.
- Take the GMAT and achieve a score of 450 or higher if applicant has less than five years of mid-level experience, including management experience, or for whom additional evaluation is needed.
In addition, applicants are required to meet the following prerequisites:
Applicants will be evaluated on grade point average, course content, work experience, goals statement, job level, leadership ability, team skills, and whether they graduated from an AACSB-accredited college.
To go directly into the Upper Level MBA course, applicants must have the 18 semesters hours of prerequisite knowledge in accounting, economics, finance, organizational behavior, marketing and operations management.