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Saturday MBA FAQ

FAQ's

 

What is the impact of an MBA on your career?

Getting an MBA opens all sorts of doors including:

  • Join a strong alumni network of over 8500 alums
  • Advance in your career
  • Earn a raise in salary and promotion
  • Become a leader in business
  • Learn to effectively manage people

According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), the projected median starting base salary for recent MBA graduates in the United States is $116,000 for MBAs in 2019.

Will Saturday MBA Applicants be interviewed? 

Applicants will not be interviewed; however, a Video Statement of Purpose and a short answer essay is required for the Admissions application.

Are there areas of specialization available in the Saturday MBA Program? 

The program focuses on Disruptive Technology and ESG (environment, society & governance) integrated across the curriculum. We prepare you with the strategic knowledge, experience and leadership needed to make business decisions in a digital world while understanding the importance of ESG as well as honing your skills to work with data scientists as organizations collect more and more data.

How much work experience do I need?

A minimum of 3 years of work experience is required. 

Work experience is required so you can experience the full benefit from your class and your cohort.

Do I need to be a tech-savvy person to do the Disruptive Technology portion of the program?

No, you are training to be a manager so your goal should be to learn about different types of disruptive technology.  It is important to understand how different types of technologies are used for business strategies.

The types of disruptive technologies that you will learn include Tableau, blockchain, artificial intelligence/machine learning, predictive analytics, RPA, and more.  Knowledge of these tools allows you to manage and evaluate the analyses of the data scientists and tech people in your organization.

Why is understanding sustainability important for an MBA:

We focus on Sustainability in the MBA from the ground up to integrate environmental, social, and governance considerations into the MBA curriculum. This means our graduates develop holistic, interdisciplinary approaches that help businesses grow profitably and sustainably.