Business Administration, M.B.A

Full Time

Business Administration, M.B.A

University of South Florida
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  • Masters
  • 2 years


The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is a professional degree designed to prepare graduates for managerial and/or leadership roles in organizations. Graduates will develop the necessary skills and problem‐solving techniques that will permit them to make an early contribution to management and eventually to move into broad, general management responsibilities at the executive level.

Admission Requirements

The USF MBA AdmissionCommittee uses a portfolio approach and the strength of each applicant is determined based on the entire application.  Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • Valid GMAT or GRE score*
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Three reference letters (at least one must be a professional reference)
  • At the discretion of the Admission Committee, candidates may be asked to participate in an admission interview.

*A waiver of the GMAT/GRE requirement may be requested when a candidate meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • 3.50 cumulative undergraduate GPA from either USF, a Preeminent University in Florida,or an AAU institution or
  • Minimum 3 years professional or managerial work experience or
  • Active professional license orcertification of significant merit.

At the discretion of the Admission Committee, conditional admission may be offered to candidates who display a high capability to succeed in the MBA, but do not meet one or more admissions standards.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

The full time student will need at least three semesters and a part-time student can complete all work within a reasonable time—approximately three years. Part time students are encouraged to take two courses per semester and must complete 12 hours per calendar year to remain on active status as a degree-seeking student.  Students entering the major are expected to have sufficient competency in mathematics (college algebra), communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills, high-speed internet acccess, and a business foundation.

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