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Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management – Claremont Graduate University - Full-Time MBA

Claremont University Full-Time MBA Structure

Claremont University full-time MBA courses at Drucker Graduate School of Management are offered primarily in a daytime format. Drucker offers one intake of students per year, and classes begin in the fall. Students have the opportunity to participate in a semester-long exchange program with a partner school in Japan, Switzerland, the Netherlands, or Argentina.


The Claremont University full-time MBA degree is a two-year program requiring 48 units of coursework, 36 units of core courses, and 12 units of electives.

Core courses include: Marketing, Management, Financial Accounting, Organizational Behavior, Corporate Finance, Strategy, and Macro Economics.

Students may choose one or two areas of concentration to focus their studies, and select elective within these areas of concentration. Concentrations are offered in: Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology Management, Supply Chain Management, and Human Resources Management.

MBA students have a number of opportunities to study abroad. Offered as transdisciplinary courses, these global courses allow students to partner with graduate students from other disciplines, such as psychology and political science, to develop an understanding of the political, economic, legal, and social dimensions of globalization as they impact strategy formulation and international trade.

Class Profile

The typical Drucker Graduate School of Management features just over 300 students, representing 27 countries. About 32 percent of the class features students born outside of the United States. The GMAT average of the most recent class is 580 and the undergraduate GPA is 3.2.

Career Statistics

Recent Drucker MBA graduates earn an average starting salary of $132,453.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The current tuition for the entire Drucker MBA program is $118,800. Including the mandatory student fee of $400 per semester, this brings the total to $120,400.

Fellowships are awarded by the department based on merit (i.e. GMAT, GPA, work experience, and leadership background). Institutional aid awards are applied directly toward tuition and will continue as long as the student remains in good standing in the program.

There are three main types of financial aid: Federal Direct Stafford loans, the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan, and alternative educational loans.


Applicants to the Claremont University full-time MBA program must have a four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent. Students are advised to have at least three years of professional experience, but it is not a requirement.

To apply to the full-time MBA program, applicants must submit a completed application form, all college transcripts from degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions, a current résumé, an interview and two letters of recommendation. The school also requires applicants to complete one essay about their leadership experiences and goals. Applicants must also send in their GMAT or GRE scores that were taken in the previous five years and a nonrefundable $80 application fee. Waiver requests for the GMAT/GRE may be available for select candidates. To qualify, please send relevant information to

All applicants that are invited for an interview will be notified via email. Interviews are required for admission.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Three – April 1, 2020
Round Four – June 1, 2020
Final Round (International Applicants) – July 5, 2020
Final Round (Domestic Applicants) – August 15, 2020

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