The Accelerated Full-time MBA program focuses on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. It prepares you with the quantitative and analytical skills that you will need to start your career as an entrepreneur (innovating by starting your business) and intrapreneur (innovating within an established company). This includes:
- Identify new venture opportunities through the lean start-up method.
- Learn how to write a business plan.
- Learn how to raise Angel and Venture capital to finance your start-up.
- Learn how to bring ideas for new products and services to market.
- Learn how to manage a small business venture.
- Learn how to identify business opportunities.
What you learn in this program can also be applied to working in a medium to large corporation because companies are always innovating and creating new ideas and products (intrapreneur).
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What is Included?
Your tuition includes all of your textbooks and required materials, on-campus parking, and the cost of the international trip. Students are responsible for airfare and transportation to and from the airport of the destination. Cost of the program is $950 per unit, or $45,600 for the entire 48-unit program.
Students are required to participate in a three-day orientation at a downtown Long Beach Marriott hotel. The focus of the orientation is to prepare the student to work in teams, master the Harvard case discussion method, and begin the preparation for their career post-graduation. During the orientation, students get to know faculty, fellow students and alumni of the program and begin to work as teams. The orientation is included in the cost of the program.
Career planning and management are an important benefit of the Accelerated Full Time MBA. Students begin their career planning after they have been admitted and support continues for up to a year after graduation. Students work with a career advisor on identifying career goals and developing a job search strategy, as well as resume writing, interviewing, and other important career skills.
- Average class size: 29
- Average age: 24
- Average GPA: 3.25
- GMAT range: 530-730
- GRE range: 144-162
- Women: 68%
- International; 52%
Please review Admission Information for General Application Requirements for the program.