Business Administration

MBA - Master of Business Administration

About the Program

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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.

 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) logo

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.

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 MBA program involves 12 courses including 7 core courses, 4 electives, and one capstone requirement.  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

Financial Accounting

Introduction to Financial Management

Quantitative Business Methods

Statistics

Macro and Microeconomics

Operations Management

Marketing Principles

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- 36 graduate credits

MBA Common Core Courses and Capstone: The common core is composed of seven courses. 

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 5245 Business Information Systems & Technologies

PLAW 5250 Employment Law and Ethics

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 and/or pursue independent studies.

ACCT

BSNS

ECON

FINA

MGMT

MKTG

PLAW

Other graduate course (up to two courses)

For course descriptions, please visit The University's Course Catalog.

Admissions Criteria

Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 26

Prerequisite Requirements

  • 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:

  1. Discover Stockton Online Application (you must create a Discover Stockton Account)
  2. Application fee: $50 (non-refundable), submitted with your online application
  3. Graduate application essay
  4. Three current letters of recommendation sent electronically via the Discover Stockton Application.
  5. Testing requirement (waived for students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  6. Resume
  7. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (including Stockton) mailed or dropped off directly to the Office of Graduate Studies

 B.A., B.S./MBA

 

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.

 

The Curriculum

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

Fast Facts

  • 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 Coordinator, 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 November 26.

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.

Yes. All courses are offered once a week in the evenings. Some courses are also available online.

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.

No. In addition to the MBA admissions criteria, international applicants must also submit the required paperwork for the I-20. To view the application process for international applicants, please click here.
Students with an undergraduate GPA below a 3.0 are required to submit a standardized test score, either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).  For others, taking the GMAT or the GRE is recommended. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is the standardized test required for applicants to the MBA program. The GMAT is designed to measure aptitude for graduate study in management and is offered in both paper and computer formats. Applicants must arrange to take the GMAT in sufficient time to permit processing prior to the application deadline. For reporting test results, Stockton's institutional code is 2889. GMAT scores are valid for five years from the testing date (any results that are older than 5 years cannot be used). Please visit www.mba.com for more information about this test and test centers.
A maximum of 9 credit hours (3 course) may be transferred into the MBA program upon approval from the Program Coordinator. You must fill out the Graduate Transfer Equivalency Form and submit it along with supporting documents including official transcripts, course descriptions, and/or syllabi to the Program Coordinator of the MBA program to ensure timely review of your request. All requests for transfer credit must be made within the first semester of matriculation in the program.

Apply today. If you have further questions you can Request More Information, call the Office of Graduate Studies at (609) 626-3640 or E-mail gradschool@stockton.edu.

Dr. Diane Holtzman
Coordinator, MBA Program
Associate Professor of Business Studies