What is an MBA?

What is an MBA?


It is the Master of Business Administration, which is an international degree that is designed to develop the skills that are needed for careers in management and business. Its values are limitless, as its students can benefit from it especially for those pursuing a managerial career in the private industry, government, public sector, and some other fields.


Some Concentrations and Departments.

A “core” curriculum of subjects is also included in the most MBA programs such as operations, e-commerce, marketing, organizational behavior, economics, technology, and accounting, the MBA students can also have elective courses that allow them to follow their own professional or personal interests.



MBA Requirements.

Some business schools require completing an internship at an organization or a company. Some other schools, that have a high quality, require the candidates who want to study the Master of Business Administration to have a professional work experience for a few years before starting an MBA program. They are also asked to submit a statement of purpose or essay that shows their desire to pursue an MBA, letters of reference, academic transcripts, and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. Applicants, who do not speak English natively, have to prove adequate English skills with IELTS or TOFEL.




Nowadays, there are more than 2,500 MBA programs, which is the most popular professional degree program in the world, are offered worldwide; most of them in English.



MBA Types.

There is more than one way to pursue an MBA program such as the common one, traditional 2-year MBA program (full-time), a 1-year program, an online MBA program, a part-time program, which can be taken in the evenings or on Saturdays, and (EMBA) Executive MBA. Most of these programs are offered in approximately all of the universities in the U.S.

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