Master of Business Administration

About the Program


The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students to assume managerial positions in commercial, not-for- profit, and governmental organizations. This program is offered in partnership with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) accredited Rohrer College of Business. As such, it upholds a wide range of quality standards relating to curriculum, faculty resources, and intellectual climate. On average, students admitted to the Rowan University Master of Business Administration program in academic year 2011/2012 had a 501 GMAT score and a 3.25 undergraduate GPA.


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Program Code: .COMBA-BUS / Major Code: G501


The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a part-time program offered in an accelerated format. This degree requires the completion of 36 graduate semester hours or 12 courses. Two courses are scheduled per semester for six consecutive semesters resulting in possible degree completion in less than 24 months.



Each course is scheduled in 8 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00a.m. and ending every Monday at 11:59p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The graduate-level courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally. Click on the courses below to view available course descriptions.


Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MIS 02515 Electronic Commerce 3
MKT 09500 Marketing Management 3
MGT 07500 Managerial Decision Making 3
ACC 03500 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 04500 Financial Decision Making 3
MGT 01510 Professional, Legal, & Managerial Responsibility 3
MGT 06629 Managing Organizational Strategy 3
MGT 06502 International Business & Society 3
MIS 02500 Issues in MIS 3
HRM 06605 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
MGT 06500 Designing, Developing, Leading High Performance Organizations 3
ENT 06599 Special Topics: New Venture Creation 3
Total Semester Hours: 36


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Admission Requirements


The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the Online Master of Business Administration (MBA). There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • Completed Graduate-level CGCE Application Form. Download the PDF or click here to apply online.
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of official GRE or GMAT test results
  • CGCE Foundation Course Completion Form (pdf)
  • Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following foundation courses at an accredited institution:
    • FC-1. Calculus Techniques & Applications
    • FC-2. Statistics I
    • FC-3. Foundations of Accounting
    • FC-4. Principles of Econ: A Survey
    • FC-5. Principles of Marketing
    • FC-6. Principles of Finance*
    • FC-7. Operations Management*
*FC-6 and FC-7 must be completed at a four-year institution to fulfill foundation course requirements.

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Start Dates & Application Deadlines


Below is a list of MBA Online anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a CGCE Enrollment Advisor once you have matriculated in the program.


Entry Term & Module Start Date(s) Application Deadline(s)
Spring 2015 – Module 3 01/06/2015 12/01/2014
Spring 2015 – Module 4 03/03/2015 02/01/2015
Summer 2015 – Module 5 05/05/2015 04/01/2015
Summer 2015 – Module 6 06/30/2015 06/01/2015
Fall 2015 – Module 1 08/25/2015 08/01/2015
Fall 2015 – Module 2 10/20/2015 09/15/2015


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Tuition & Costs


$845 per semester hour
(this rate applies to academic year 2014/2015 and is subject to change)


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