Syracuse University (Whitman School of Management)
The Whitman Full-Time MBA
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Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management combines the resources of a large university with small class sizes and highly individualized attention to offer students the best possible learning experience. Students study under the leadership of exceptional faculty members, highly esteemed as world-class scholars and researchers. With a diverse, collaborative community, both online and on-campus, Whitman provides students with an education that prepares them to become leaders in today’s global business environment.
For those interested in extending their education, Whitman provides full-time MS and MBA degree programs. Full-time MBA students can select from the following degree specializations: Accounting, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, Finance, Marketing Management, Real Estate and Supply Chain Management. In addition to full-time programs, Whitman provides top-ranked online programs.These programs, along with faculty, staff, over 4,000 students, and an alumni network comprising nearly 30,000 Whitman grads, are the foundation of the Whitman School.
At the Whitman School, students learn, intern, participate in community service and advance their careers through a full spectrum of field-focused and multidisciplinary departments in one of the nation’s oldest business schools. The Whitman School, formally the College of Business Administration, was established in 1919. In 1920, it was only the 16th collegiate business school in the nation to be accredited by the AACSB. In 1948, the school launched its MBA program and the doctoral program was created in 1965.
The school was honored with a naming gift from Martin Whitman ’49, founder of Third Avenue Management, and Lois Whitman in 2003. Seeking to expand opportunities for students, the Whitman School opened its 160,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building in 2005. Today, Whitman programs serve as standards of excellence and achievement among the academic and business community.
At the Whitman School of Management, we believe that a well-rounded education is about more than just studying business courses. It’s about providing dynamic and relevant experiences that ensure our students build a competitive edge in the global marketplace. Our academically rigorous MBA program allows students to build in-depth specializations that will help them to become leaders in their fields.
Students in the Whitman MBA program at Syracuse University receive a comprehensive education that incorporates both the theoretical background and practical experience needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing global economy. The experiential learning component encourages students to apply classroom learning to business problems, connect with decision makers, and deliver tangible results that add value to sponsoring organizations. Students build an experiential portfolio through internships, consulting, specialized courses, community engagement, and other practical experiences that make them more valuable in the marketplace.
The program requires 54 credits of which 36 are core credits and 18 are electives (or specialization area credits). All students enrolled in the MBA program will complete the mandatory 36 core credits. For the 18 elective credits, students can choose from a range of courses available to them in their chosen areas of specialization: accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises, finance, marketing management, real estate and supply chain management. Of the 18 elective credits, 6 credits will count towards the experiential learning portfolio. Students can complete the 6-credit requirement in a number of ways - by completing an internship between years 1 & 2 or by taking courses for earning experiential learning credit or by participating in consulting club projects.
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Fulltime MBA 2016 Incoming Class Profile:
|GMAT Range (20th-80th percentile)||600-650|
|Average Undergraduate GPA||3.44|
|GPA Range (20th-80th percentile)||3.00-3.89|
|Average Work Experience||38 months|
|International to Domestic Student Ratio (in %age)||100 / 0|
Application Fees: Non-refundable amount of $75; waived for students who meet the Whitman School representative at participating Access events.
Program Costs:The estimated cost for attending our fulltime MBA program for the 2017-2018 academic year is is detailed in the chart below. This amount includes all expenses including tuition, books, fees, and living expenses for nine months (September through May), excluding travel costs to and from Syracuse. The amount of your tuition invoice will vary according to the number of credit hours for which you register. The basic graduate tuition rate for the 2017-2018 academic year is US$1,500 per credit hour.
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Shri Ramakrishnan, PhD | Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment
Master's Programs Office | Martin J. Whitman School of Management
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Syracuse, New York 13244
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