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Perdue School of Business – Salisbury University

Salisbury University Part-Time MBA Program Structure

The Salisbury University part-time MBA at Perdue School of Business is a two-year program. This program can also be completed in a 100 percent online format or in a hybrid online-on-campus format. The courses in the program cover such topics as marketing, accounting, finance, and information systems. Graduates will be equipped with the skills they need to make good judgment calls, work in a team environment and develop business relationships.


Salisbury University part-time MBA students must complete an approved program of a minimum of 30 semester hours, and complete all MBA requirements within seven years of the end of the semester in which MBA coursework began. When students begin the program, they are expected to have background knowledge in foundational business topics, as well as possess standard verbal and computer skills, and basic knowledge of algebra, calculus and information systems and technologies.

Students may be required to take up to an additional 12 credits of foundation courses. MBA program courses include: Accounting Concepts and Application, Managing Strategically, Strategic Marketing Applications, Business Economics, Managerial Finance, Analytical Customer Relationship Management, and others.

Class Profile

The school has grown steadily since its 1925 founding, and now is attended by nearly 8,000 undergraduate and almost 900 graduate students. The most recent overall student/faculty ratio was 16 to 1, with an average class size of 23.

Tuition & Financial Aid

All Salisbury University part-time MBA courses are charged tuition and fees on a per-credit-hour basis regardless of the number of credit hours in which the student is enrolled. Along with a $92 per-credit-hour fee, tuition for the MBA program is:

• Graduate In-State/Resident: $392 per credit hour.
• Graduate Out-of State/Non-resident $703 per credit hour.
• Tuition for the Online Program MBA is $750 per credit hour (no additional fees).

Starting in the 2017-18 school year, students can file their FAFSA by October 1. The deadline for priority funding is March 15, and students should apply as early as possible in order to have the best chance of receiving funding.

The School of Business offers several scholarships, some of which students may be considered for automatically, and some of which require an additional application. Interested students should check with the school in order to determine the application requirements for these scholarships.

Admissions Procedures

Applicants to the Salisbury University part-time MBA program must have completed a four-year degree in any field for admission. A $65 non-refundable application fee is assessed prior to application submission. Applicants are required to submit an official transcript from each college or university they attended. U.S. institutions may send official transcripts electronically or in a sealed envelope (no exceptions). Foreign Transcripts must be submitted in their original version, in English, with a GPA listed on a 4.0 scale and with credits comparable to SU credits. Otherwise, a professional course-by-course evaluation of all foreign academic transcripts is required. International applicants must have a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based), a 79 on the IBT (internet based test), or an IELTS score of at least 6.5.

Three letters of recommendation are required for the part-time MBA, regarding professional or academic performance of MBA applicants from qualified individuals. Letters are handled via an online recommendation system that is part of SU’s online application process. Additional application requirements include a current resume, GMAT or GRE scores and an admissions essay. Professional experience is not required. Points may be added to the formula-score totals for qualified work experience at the middle-management level or higher, with supervisory/budget responsibilities.

Application Deadlines

The application deadline for the fall 2018 class is March 1, 2018.

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