Is an MBA Worth It?

Why earn an MBA? Is an MBA worth the investment? By all accounts, the answer is yes. Professionals who pursue an advanced degree are more likely to get promoted and often take home higher salaries than their counterparts who do not have an MBA.

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conducts yearly surveys of corporate recruiters' projections, recent alumni outcomes, and alumni perspectives that point to the true ROI of earning an MBA.


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Frequently Asked Questions

For Blended or Fully Online Formats

MBA Quick Facts

100% Online or Blended

  • Lindsey Wilson's MBA program is a 30-credit hour course of study that delivers required core courses two ways: 100% online or the blended format combining classroom and online instruction.
  • It provides two emphasis areas:
    Project Management or a
    General Business degree.
  • F-1 students must enrolll in the blended format and are not eligible to enroll in 100% online programs.

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Academic Handbook for Business Graduate Studies

A Program For You

The mission of the Lindsey Wilson College Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is to develop effective, ethical business leaders who enhance the economic status and social climate of their communities, their state, and the world.

Job candidates with an M.B.A. enjoy a wider range of career options and greater earning potential. An M.B.A. degree will prepare graduates to move forward into a managerial position or equip them with the knowledge and expertise to start their own business.

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reported in their 2013 Perspectives Survey that the median annual salary for M.B.A. degree-holders was $100,000.

The M.B.A. program prepares students for employment in the United States Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification code 11-1021 General and Operations Managers.

It is possible to earn the M.B.A. degree simultaneously with the M.S. in technology management. Interested students should contact the Director of Graduate Business Studies.

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