Master of Business Administration


Winthrop's Master of Business Administration degree provides a well-rounded business education that will help you advance your career. Our students find professional development and learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.  The MBA lecture, financial markets seminar, international field experiences, and field-based learning projects allow students to translate classroom lessons into business solutions.

With both in-person and online formats, our Master of Business Administration program provides options for both full-time students and working professionals. For more information on the online program, visit the Online Master of Business Administration webpage.

Graduate Program Director:
Vanessa Valdez
valdezv@winthrop.edu
803/323-2289


Why Winthrop?

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Micro-Certificates

Gain three built-in micro-certificates in Business Analytics, Financial Analysis, and Leadership in Organizations.

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AACSB Accredited

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International), the premier accrediting agency for business school programs.

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GMAT/GRE Waivers

Online GMAT/GRE waivers are available for those that qualify.


Click below to learn more about the program!

      Our flexible format allows you to complete your degree according to a schedule that balances your goals, work demands, and personal life.

      As you complete the core courses in the MBA program, you will also gain the following microcredentials that can enhance your résumé: 

      • Business Analytics
      • Financial Analytics
      • Leadership in Organizations

      Time to completion: 1.5 - 2 years
      Total Credits: 30
      Format: Campus-based
      Curriculum (MBA)

      The MBA-Finance concentration provides students with more in-depth study of financial topics than the general MBA. Students choosing this concentration tend to work in or aspire to work in the financial industry. 


      Time to completion: 1.5 - 2 years
      Total Credits: 36
      Format: Campus-based
      Curriculum (MBA - Finance)

      Students selecting this concentration often have a management background or an undergraduate degree in HR, management, or general business administration. 

      Graduates from this program are well suited to become managers of human resources departments or advance their HR management careers.


      Time to completion: 1.5 - 2 years
      Total Credits: 36
      Format: Campus-based
      Curriculum (MBA - Human Resources Management)

      This option is intended for well-qualified students in the Winthrop BS in Business Administration program who will complete up to 9 hours of the work for the MBA while enrolled in the undergraduate degree program.

      Accelerated MBA concentrations include:

      • Finance
      • Human Resource Management

      Time to completion: 2 years
      Total Credits: 36
      Format: Campus-based
      Eligibility: Current Winthrop students in the BS in Business Administration program only
      Curriculum (Accelerated MBA program)

      Winthrop University’s online MBA program feature the same curricula and are taught by many of the same faculty as our on-campus programs. You benefit from the flexibility and convenience of being able to access your courses from any device.

      100% Online Tracks include: 

      • MBA - Customized
      • Marketing
      • Strategic Leadership

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      Master of Business Administration Deadline (all concentrations): No deadline,  rolling admission

      Graduate Certificate in Management: No deadline, rolling admission

      International Applications: July 15 for fall admission, December 1 for spring admission, May 15 for summer

        Application requirements for the Master of Business Administration program include:

        • The online Graduate School application and non-refundable application fee.
        • Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework.
          • Note: Transcripts must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s).
        • GRE/GMAT test scores.

        Application requirements for the Management Certificate program include:

        • The online Graduate School application and non-refundable application fee.
        • Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework.
          • Note: Transcripts must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s).
        • GRE/GMAT test scores.

        For a list of admission requirements or to apply for the Online MBA Program, visit our online admissions page

        For a list of additional admission requirements as an international applicant, visit our our International Applicants page.

      To be considered for a GMAT/GRE waiver, please submit a GMAT/GRE waiver request form.

 


Beyond Graduation

This MBA program provides a broad background in business and leadership to prepare you for a variety of senior business roles. Our graduates are equipped for opportunities that include job titles such as:

  • Director of donor development and philanthropy
  • Director of marketing and public relations
  • Finanical manager
  • Marketing, advertising and promotions manager
  • Senior manager of business insights
  • Senior director of business development
  • Vice president of sales merchandising

 

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