Administration - MBA
The John L.
Grove College of Business Master in Business Administration degree program
offers high quality and outstanding value. Our AACSB-accredited MBA program is
designed to help you to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. Our
graduate students find the Ship MBA reputable, affordable, and convenient.
delivers its MBA degree program in two convenient formats in addition to MBA
full-time (taking evening and/or online courses):
MBA-Professional: A part-time, evening hybrid format designed for working
professionals and offered at multiple sites including Harrisburg and
MBA-Online: A convenient, 100 percent online format that can be completed
in two years.
30-credit MBA consists of 8 required core courses (3 credits each) and 2
elective courses (3 credits each). The requirements are the same in each of the
three delivery formats. You may choose 7 of the following 8 core courses:
502 Managerial Accounting
529 Corporate Financial Management
548 IT Management and Innovation
554 International Business
556 Organizational Leadership
565 Contemporary Decision Making
570 Marketing Management
577 Supply Chain Management
This is a
capstone course. You must have completed four core courses (12 credits). It is
highly recommended that you have taken MBA 502 and MBA 529.
593 Strategic Management
36-credit option, students take the eight MBA core courses and then take the
following four management information systems specific courses.
- MBA 506 Data Mining for Predictive Analytics I (Summer A 2018,
- MBA 507 Data Mining for Predictive Analytics II (Summer B 2018,
- MBA 511 Marketing Analytics (Winter 2017, Online)
- ISS 550 Database Design (Fall 2017, Available at Ship & Dixon
concentration is delivered in hybrid format in Harrisburg
and Shippensburg. It is not available online.
course work and degree, relevant work experience, and goals statement will be evaluated
and form the basis for admission. To be eligible for admission to the MBA
Program applicants must:
- Have a
baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
a current résumé.
a goals statement. This should be 500 words or less indicating your
reasons for pursuing an MBA, your future goals, and why you chose
Shippensburg's MBA program.
and submit the MBA Track selection web-form
the GMAT and achieve a score of 450 or higher if applicant has less than
five years of mid-level experience, including management experience, or
for whom additional evaluation is needed.
GMAT may be waived for Beta Gamma Sigma members. Verification is required;
send scanned documentation to email@example.com.
Prep information - http://www.ship.edu/Business/MBA/MBA_Professional/GMAT_Prep_Information/.
will be evaluated on grade point average, course content, work experience, job
level, leadership ability, team skills, suitability of goals, and whether they
graduated from an AACSB-accredited college.
Applicants who have completed coursework in accounting, economics, finance,
organizational behavior, marketing, and operations management may begin taking
MBA core courses immediately. Applicants lacking coursework in one or more of
these areas will need to take appropriate prerequisite MBA foundations courses
before proceeding to core courses.
MBA Director/MBA Secretary
College of Business, Grove Hall 324, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257
Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education (PCDE)
Horton Hall 111, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA, 17257
(717) 477-1502 Fax: (717) 477-4050