Master of Business Administration

Maine Business School

Program Description

Master of Business Administration

Maine Business School

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at The University of Maine equips candidates with the highest level of analytical, strategic, and leadership skills needed in a globally competitive workforce. Students seeking a management focus or functional specialization will find the program rewarding in depth and scope. Concentrations include accounting, finance, international business, management, and business and sustainability. The program resides under the Maine Business School (MBS) and is accredited by the AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The MBA program consists of 39 credit hours – seven required core courses, four electives, and two experiential courses (an internship or group consulting project and a faculty-led overseas trip). The Professional MBA program is 36 credit hours and open to professionals with demonstrated management/leadership experience; thus, waiving the internship. The MBA-JD joint degree program with the University of Maine School of Law, the Graduate Business Certificate (15 credit hours) offered online or on campus, and a 5-year MBA Program for non-business undergraduates are also offered. The Maine Business School prepares individuals to lead organizations through rapidly changing markets with innovation and agility. We educate and train MBA candidates to learn creative and strategic ways of thinking, solve complex problems and issues, and to lead, manage, and communicate skillfully while placing a high value on ethics. Graduates are prepared to meet the challenges of globally competitive workforce arena. The MBA’s Core Competencies are met through: Knowledge: develop core competencies in the crucial business disciplines. Communication: effective oral and written communication skills. Problem Solving: innovative problem solving and critical thinking skills. Global Business, Responsibility, and Diversity: conduct business in a foreign environment by understanding and appreciating differences in business practices and cultures and conducting themselves responsibly. Our students have ethical principles instilled in them and develop decision-making parameters. Teamwork & Leadership: advance your ability to work effectively in teams, develop your leadership skills. Networking & Community: students are given networking & leadership opportunities outside of the classroom through the Graduate Business Association (GBA) and MBS Corps. Modest Class Sizes combined with a faculty focus on caring about student progress creates a culture of collaboration and camaraderie. Experiential Learning opportunities outside the classroom (domestic and overseas) allow for practical applications of knowledge. Diverse Classrooms with faculty and students from many backgrounds, working professionals in the local community, students from a vast diversity of academic areas, and international faculty and students. Scholarships and graduate assistantships are available to eligible, well qualified individuals. Visit us at: www.umaine.edu/business/mba

Contact Information

Dr. Richard H. Borgman, MBA Director, 5723 DP Corbett Business Building Orono, Maine 04469 USA

Phone: +1 207-581-1971

Email: MBA@maine.edu

Website: www.umaine.edu/business/mba

This school offers programs in:
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Last updated July 3, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
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Start date Sept. 2016
Place
USA Orono, Maine
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Duration 1 - 2 years
Price - $37,800 AY tuition, fees, room & board