Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business
Master of Business Administration
For nearly 40 years, the Mount has prepared professionals to meet the challenges of tomorrow's complex business world through an exceptional Master of Business Administration (MBA). The program focuses on problem-solving, communication, critical analysis, and ethical decision-making. Students have the option of pursuing a general MBA or selecting a concentration in finance, management, or marketing.
Graduate certificates are also available. Certificates include:
All certificate credits can be counted toward your MBA.
The Mount also offers a unique accelerated MBA program. Earn your degree in one year with the Emerging Leaders Master of Business Administration.
Admission Requirements & Application
Individuals wishing to apply for admission in the MBA program must hold a bachelor's degree in business or a related field* and should submit the following items:
Completed application; Apply online
Nonrefundable $35 application fee
Undergraduate transcript(s) from an accredited four-year institution; GPA of 2.75 or higher OR 5 full years of relevant experience; resume or brief statement of professional experience required OR 500 minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); submit official test scores
Two letters of recommendation
Additional requirements are applicable to international students
*If applicant does not hold a business or related degree, prerequisites may be required, contact your graduate advisor for more details.
Application fee, transcript(s) and letters of recommendation should be mailed to:
Graduate Business Programs
Mount St. Mary's University
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
The 37 credit MBA program holds specialized accreditation through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The Mount's mission is to graduate students who are capable, responsible, methodologically sound, and ethical decision-makers. We do so through a case-study and simulation-based curriculum.
Classes meet once a week in the evening or on weekends in a continuous cycle of 8-week courses. Classes are held at both the Emmitsburg campus and the Frederick campus, from 6-9:30 p.m.