Fox School of Business – Temple University - Online MBA
Temple University Online MBA Program Structure
Temple’s Online MBA program is built on the foundation of helping students develop competencies in two key areas–business acumen and organizational leadership. The MBA helps develop students’ skills via a combination of on-demand video lectures and in-person learning. With multiple entry points for professionals with busy lives and demanding travel schedules, the Online MBA can be completed in as few as 20 months or in as many as six years.
Students may choose from a number of concentrations as they pursue the degree. Concentrations must comprise nine of the 12 elective credits and fall into the following categories: Business Analytics, Enterprise Risk Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Healthcare, Innovation, Financial, Marketing, or Strategic Management.
The program begins with a weeklong residency, and 48 credits must be completed to graduate. Students begin the Online MBA by taking three required courses and round out their major with the remaining 36 credits. Finally, the degree culminates with a capstone course in Enterprise Consulting.
Students in Fox Temple’s most recent Online MBA class have an average age of 36, and 35 percent of the class identifies as female. The average GPA was 3.21, and a typical student possessed 12 years of prior work experience. About 19 percent of students currently serve or have previously served in the military.
Of the most recent graduating class, 54 percent of Online MBA students reported a receiving a promotion within the program’s average completion time. The average base salary increase for the class was 22 percent. The median base salary within three months of graduation was $105,000.
Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
Tuition for the Fox Temple Online MBA program is $1,245 per credit. For the entire 48-credit program, total tuition is $59,760.
Applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships based upon academic achievements. As with the school’s other MBA programs, all Temple undergraduate alumni receive a 5 percent tuition scholarship. Veterans are eligible for $5,000 in funding under the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Qualifying students are also eligible for $20,500 in federal loans.
The Online MBA Admissions Committee considers a number of factors when reviewing applications. Among them are professional work experience, managerial aptitude, willingness to participate in out-of-class activities, and professional development potential.
There is a $60 non-refundable application fee, and applicants must submit a current résumé along with two letters of recommendation. The GMAT requirement which may be waived if the candidate possesses managerial experience and a minimum of seven years of professional experience. Individuals with seven to 10 years of work experience are required to have had a minimum GPA of 3.0 during undergraduate coursework. Those with more than 10 years of professional experience are not required to report their undergrad GPA.
Application deadlines are as follows: