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					                                                                                                                                                       Comparison of Master’s Programs


                             Full Time MBA                                                   Evening MBA                  Executive MBA                      Master of Science (MS)                 Part Time MS
Degree Program:


                                                                                                                          Minimum 10 yrs work
                             Average 5 yrs professional   No work experience                 Average 6 yrs professional   experience with 6 yrs in           No work experience                     No work experience
Applicant Career Stage       work experience              required; Internship               work experience              management. Average 16             required                               required
                                                          experience recommended                                          yrs of experience.


                                                          Average age: 22                                                 Average age: 36. GMAT
                             Average age: 28                                                 GMAT waiver possible
                                                          Average GMAT: 650                                               required for those without
                             Average GMAT: 640                                               depending on background
                                                                                                                          a Bachelor’s Degree
                                                          Recent Tech Graduate


Admissions                   Bachelor’s Degree            Bachelor’s Degree                  Bachelor’s Degree            Application, 3 letters of          Bachelor’s Degree:                     Bachelor’s Degree:
                             GMAT: 600 or above           GMAT: 650 or above                 GMAT: 600 or above           recommendation, college            GMAT/GRE: 600 or above,                GMAT/GRE: 600 or above,
Requirements & Application   TOEFL (IBT): 100 or above,   TOEFL (IBT): 100 or above,         TOEFL (IBT): 100 or above,   transcript and personal            TOEFL (IBT): 100 or above              TOEFL (IBT): 100 or above
Steps (in addition to        or IELTS (if applicable)     or IELTS (if applicable)           or IELTS (if applicable)     interview. Organizational          or IELTS (if applicable);              or IELTS (if applicable);
application form)            Interview; 2 references; 4   Interview; 2 references; 4         Interview; 2 references; 4   endorsement and                    interview, 2 references, 4             interview, 2 references, 4
                             essay questions, resume,     essay questions, resume,           essay questions, resume,     personal statement                 essay questions, resume                essay questions, resume,
$75 Application fee          college transcript           college transcript                 college transcript           required, resume                   college transcript                     college transcript


                             2 years with summer                                                                          18 month “Fast Track”
Length                       internship                   3 years including a 1 year co-op        4 years
                                                                                                                          Executive MBA
                                                                                                                                                             1 year full time


Start Date                   Mid-August                   Mid-August                         Mid-August                   January                            Mid-August                             Mid-August


Format                       Intended for full-time       Intended for full-time             Evening Format               Intended for executives            Intended for full-time students.       Intended for part-time
                             students. The cohort-        students. The cohort-              Intended for working         who will maintain their            The program is delivered over          students. Students have
                             based program is             based program consists of          professionals. The           careers while studying.            one academic year. Students            the choice to take
                             delivered over 2 academic    2 years of academic                cohort-based program         The program is delivered           choose an MS Management or             summer courses
                             years w/ a summer break      course work                        is delivered over 4          in combination of                  one of two Specialized Study Tracks:
                             that can be used for         with a year of Co-op               academic years, including    Residency and Class                - Financial Engineering and
                             internship positions         in-between years 1 and 2           summers                      Sessions                           Risk Analytics (FERA)
                                                                                                                                                             - Technology Commercialization
                                                                                                                                                             and Entrepreneurship (TC&E)


                                                                                                                          Friday & Sat 8am-4pm
                                                                                                                          every other weekend.
                                                                                                                          1 week residency in the
Residency Sessions           4 semesters of residency     4 semesters of residency           Evenings: schedule varies                                       2 semesters of residency               Schedule varies
                                                                                                                          international residency in
                                                                                                                          the second year.


Credits to Graduate          60 credits                   60 credits                         60 credits                   48 credits                         30 credits                             30 credits


                             Estimated $38,100 per        Estimated $38,100                  $1587 per credit hour        $ 81,200 for 18 month program      Estimated $38,100                      $1587 per credit hour
Tuition                      year, tuition and fees       per year                                                                                           per year


                             Technology, Innovation &     Technology, Innovation &           Entrepreneurship &           General Management w/              Technology Commercialization           Technology Commercialization
Focus                        Entrepreneurship             Entrepreneurship                   Innovation                   Entrepreneurship                   & Entrepreneurship / Financial         & Entrepreneurship / Financial
                                                                                                                                                             Engineering & Risk Analytics           Engineering & Risk Analytics

Website                                                                                                                   http://www.lallyschool.rpi.edu/
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