Stockton University's School of Business has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an international body whose accreditation has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs.
About the Program
Business is constantly changing and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Stockton is designed to focus on our students mastering today the skills and knowledge that they can use immediately and in the future. The program is designed for individuals seeking to expand their skills in the areas of management, accounting, marketing, and finance.
At Stockton, you will find computer labs, small class sizes, library resources, and career services beneficial to your educational experience. The research, teaching, and service of our faculty are additional assets that our Master of Business Administration program offers you. Stockton University offers an MBA program that is rigorous, marketable, affordable, and close to home. Our small classes (usually no more than 20-25 students) meet once a week in the evening, either on our main campus in Galloway or at any of our Stockton Instructional Sites.
In our MBA program, you can prepare to progress in your career, enhance your opportunities at work, or maximize your value to an organization. The goals of the program are to help students develop critical thinking skills and to provide an expanded awareness of the complex political, social, economic, and global environments in which all organizations and individuals must function.
The program is designed to prepare you for professional careers in management of businesses whether you are an individual with previous experience or someone who seeks a career change.
The classes are taught by our full-time faculty or by professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields. Ninety-five percent of the faculty hold terminal degrees in their disciplines and many have business experience as well. View the Stockton Bulletin on the left for a full listing of our faculty.
"Master today at Stockton what you will use tomorrow" is a concise description of our educational philosophy.
Undergraduate Prerequisite Courses
Introduction to Financial Management
Quantitative Business Methods
Macro and Microeconomics
Introduction to Management
Business Law/Legal Environment
If you have not yet fulfilled the prerequisite requirements and are interested in taking these courses conveniently online, visit Stockton University’s Continuing Studies eLearning Program Website to register.
Curriculum- Minimum of 33 credits
|MBA Common Core Courses and Capstone: The common core is composed of seven courses. (PLAW 5305 is only required if Business Law was not taken as an undergraduate.)|
BSNS 5205 Accounting Analysis For Managers
BSNS 5215 Management: Theory, Practice & Vision
BSNS 5220 Applied Marketing Management
BSNS 5225 Applied Financial Analysis
BSNS 5230 Managerial Decision Making Tools
BSNS 5345 Information Systems & Strategies for Business
PLAW 5305 Selected Topics in Legal Environment of Business
BSNS 5505 Capstone: Business Strategy and Policy
MBA Electives: Students will choose a minimum of four electives at the 5000 level or above from among the following acronyms. With prior permission of your preceptor, students may also take up to two graduate courses from other Stockton Programs.
Other graduate course (up to two courses)
For course descriptions, please visit The University's Course Catalog.
Fall: July 1
Spring: December 1
- Successful completion of prerequisite courses
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
To be considered for admission to the MBA program, applicants must submit the following by the deadline:
- Discover Stockton Online Application (you must create a Discover Stockton Account)
- If you are a recent Stockton graduate, check to see if you qualify for the Direct Entry Option.
- Application fee: $50 (non-refundable), submitted with your online application
- Graduate application essay
- Three current letters of recommendation sent electronically via the Discover Stockton Application.
- Official GMAT test scores sent electronically to school code: 2889. GMAT waivers may be granted upon request. Review the GMAT Waiver Guidelines found under question #7 in the FAQ tab.
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (including Stockton) mailed or dropped off directly to the Office of Graduate Studies
The Accelerated Dual Degree Program will prepare students for professional careers in business. One of the principal goals of the programs is to help students develop critical thinking skills and to provide them with an expanded awareness of the complex political, social, and economic environments within which all organizations and individuals must function.
Accelerated Dual-Degree Program offers students...
- The opportunity to complete both their undergraduate and MBA degrees in about 5 years.
- The program is geared towards academically motivated Stockton Business majors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
- Heavy precepting will be the key to success in this program. Students must be deliberate about what courses can help them meet their goals.
- The opportunity to start taking MBA classes in the senior year.
The program of study for the accelerated Dual-Degree Program will include:
- 17 Undergraduate Business Courses
- 8 General Studies Courses
- 4 At-Some Distance Courses
- 12 Graduate Courses
- Degree Offered: BA and MBA
- Program Length: In about 5 years
- Financial Assistance: Graduate Assistantships and scholarships are available
For more information on the Accelerated Dual Degree Program, please contact the Accelerated Dual Degree Director, Dr. Amit Mukherjee at Amit.Mukherjee@stockton.edu.
The application deadline for completed Fall applications is July 1.
The application deadline for completed Spring applications is December 1.
Yes, students have the option to enroll for a maximum of two courses (6 credits) on a non-matriculated basis prior to formal admission to the program. Performance as a non-matriculated student does not guarantee admission to the program. Graduate Non-Matriculated (non-degree) option.
Students must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, successfully completed the prerequisite courses, and have graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, the Admissions Committee will look at all information in the applicant's file including transcripts, GMAT results, work experience, recommendations, and the essay. Recent graduates of Stockton may be eligible for Direct Entry Option. Direct Entry applicants are not required to submit test scores, letters of recommendation or an application fee. Read more about the Direct Entry Option to see if you qualify.
Prospective students who have not yet fulfilled the prerequisite courses required for admission are able to take these courses conveniently online via Pearson's E-Learning Program. For more information or to register, visit Stockton University’s Continuing Studies eLearning Program Website.
An MBA applicant who wishes to have the GMAT test score requirement waived should apply through the regular admissions process AND must provide the following additional materials in their MBA application:
- A written letter requesting a waiver;
- A copy of the applicant's professional resume
Applications at Stockton are reviewed holistically, so each case will be considered individually, however non-GMAT applicants should be prepared to demonstrate:
- An undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Completion of all MBA pre-requisites
- Additional experience/credentials
- Evidence of 5 years or more of supervisory/managerial work experience (which can occur in any setting, e.g. for-profit, non-profit, governmental, military...)
- Previous completion of a graduate degree such as a Master's degree or Ph.D., JD, Ed.D., or M.D. from a regionally accredited college or university.