Jun 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Business Administration - Experienced Professional (Master of Business Administration)


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Program Options
The School of Business offers the MBA degree in two different options: 

  • Full Time MBA
  • MBA for the Experienced Professional

The MBA program is designed for individuals who wish to advance their careers or for those students who want to begin a career in business. The program employs a collaborative, applied concepts approach to learning regardless of the program delivery. The MBA curriculum is a business and tech infused curriculum giving students the competitive advantage of gaining high in-demand skills and techniques sought after by employers. Each course has a strong ethics component, real-time skills, and projects relevant to students’ professions. 

Faculty who have extensive experience in business and management infuse the classroom with a dynamic, hands-on approach to real-world problem solving. The global environment, the technological environment, and the ethical dimensions of managerial decisions pervade the MBA program. 

The Endicott College MBA for the Experienced Professional is a 42-credit program designed for working professionals who are seeking to further their professional and personal growth, and energize their careers. The program is for those who have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. It employs an accelerated model. Students have the option of taking courses online, in the classroom, or in a combination of both delivery formats.

Admission Requirements


All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply 

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
  • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
  • Interview with the program director (only required for some programs)
  • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.

International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

Program of Study


Learning Outcomes


At the end of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate leadership theory for professional application in the professional world
  • Apply market research, company evaluations, analysis of situations, and recommendations for solutions to business case analysis projects and/or papers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to articulate current management trends, including cross-cultural and global awareness
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting processes, key financial statements and financial analysis to determine key management decisions quantitatively
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key aspects of the MBA program, finance, accounting, management and leadership knowledge, research, writing and presentation skills

Required Curriculum - 42 credits


Core Courses - 24 cr.
Concentration Courses - 12 cr.
Electives - 6 cr. (Outside of Concentration Designation)

MBA Concentration Requirements


To complete a concentration in the following areas, students must complete four three-credit courses (for a total of 12 credits) in the area of concentration. 

Students may have two concentrations. In order to complete a second concentration, courses used to fulfill the requirements of the first concentration may not be used to meet the requirements of the second concentration. Substitution courses may not be used to satisfy concentration requirements, Students completing the requirements of two concentrations must complete eight three-credit courses (for a total of 24 credits) before the masters degree is awarded. 

Total Degree Requirements - 42 credits


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