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Find the Right MBA Program - Shidler College of Business


									                                                                                                                                                        GRAD SCHOOLS

                           Find the Right MBA Program                                                                                                         2012

Comparison of military-friendly MBA programs available at the University of Hawai‘i at M¯ noa
Shidler College of Business:

                                       Full-Time                        Part-Time                       Executive                 Distance Learning
                                         MBA                              MBA                             MBA                      Executive MBA

                                                                  Classes meet once a week       Tuesdays 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.           Tuesdays/Thursdays
                                       Day Courses
 Class Schedule                         Weekdays
                                                                  Monday – Thursday, 6:00-       Alternating Saturdays 8:00            6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                                                                          8:45 p.m.                   a.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Alternating Saturdays
                                                                                                                                    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

                                        48 Credits                      48 Credits
 Credit Hours
                               (21 months; 18 month active       (33 months, at two courses        48 Credits (22 months)          48 Credits (22 months)
 (Length of Program)           duty military track available)            per term)

                                        GPA 3.0                          GPA 3.0                                                          GPA 3.0
                                       GMAT 550                         GMAT 500                          GPA 3.0                        GMAT 450
 Preferred Admission                  (V/Q = 28/28                     (V/Q = 28/28                      GMAT 450                  TOEFL 600 (IELTS 7+)
 Guidelines                          & Writing = 3.5)                 & Writing = 3.5)             TOEFL 600 (IELTS 7+)           5 Years Work Experience
                                 TOEFL 600 (IELTS 7+)             TOEFL 600 (IELTS 7+)            5 Years Work Experience         If 2-5 years experience,
                               Two Years Work Experience        Two Years Work Experience                                                GMAT 500

                                                                                                        June 1, 2013                   June 1, 2012
 Admission Deadline                         May 1, 2012 for the Fall 2012 cohort
                                                                                                       for 2013 cohort           Extended to July 1st, 2012

                              •	US military personnel, their spouses, and their authorized
                                dependents (up to age 23) during the period the military
 Military Resident
                                personnel is stationed in Hawai’i on active duty                       Not applicable                  Not applicable
 Tuition Qualifications       •	Members of the Hawai’i National Guard or Hawai’i-based
                                Reserve who are under contract in Hawai’i

                                Resident tuition: $35, 928*          Resident tuition:
                                                                                                                                     Tuition: $38,281.50
                                                                        $733/credit                    Tuition: $46,719
                                                                                                                                   includes books, parking
 Tuition*                          Non-resident tuition:        Non-resident tuition: $1239/      includes books, parking &
                                                                                                                                     when on campus &
                                        $61,200*                           credit                    Residence Weekend
                                                                                                                                     Residence Weekend
                                                                  (For AY F2012– S2013*)

                                                                •	 Majority of students work    •	 Majority of students work    •	 Majority of students work
                              •	 Students attend class
                                                                   full-time                       full-time and seek to           full-time
                                                                •	 Courses scheduled               advance in current career    •	 Courses scheduled
                              •	 Classes offered in a
                                                                   outside of regular working      path                            outside of regular working
                                 cohort format
                                                                   hours                        •	 Courses scheduled               hours
                              •	 Students should have
                                                                •	 Scheduling flexibility          outside of regular working   •	 Distance learning
                                 defined career goals for
                                                                •	 Study-Abroad                    hours                           technology allows
                                 greatest benefit
 Program                                                           opportunities                •	 Cohort format emphasizes        online classes with full
                              •	 Students need resources
 Characteristics                                                •	 Asian Field Study option        networking and peer             participation
                                 to attend classes full-time
                                                                •	 Significant amount of           learning                     •	 Cohort format emphasizes
                              •	 Significant amount of
                                                                   group work                   •	 Asian Field Study option        peer learning
                                 group work
                                                                •	 Access to internship,        •	 Significant amount of        •	 Asian Field Study option
                              •	 Access to internship,
                                                                   professional                    group work                   •	 Significant amount of
                                                                   development, and career      •	 Residence Weekend               group work
                                 development, and career
                                                                   planning services               fosters class cohesion       •	 Residence Weekend
                                 planning services
                                                                                                                                   fosters class cohesion

                                     Fall 2010 Cohort                  Fall 2010 Cohort                Fall 2009 Cohort
                              Avg Work Exp: 7.7 years           Avg Work Exp: 3.8 years         Avg Work Exp: 12 years
                                                                                                                                        New Program
                              Military: 14%                     Military: 4%                    Military: 10%
 Previous Class Profiles      International: 17%                International: 0                International: 5%
                                                                                                                                   (formerlly known as the
                                                                                                                                    Neighbor Island MBA)
                              Age Range: 27-42                  Age Range: 23-39                Age Range: 27-52
                              Avg Age: 32                       Avg Age: 28                     Avg. Age: 33

                                      Carlos Medina                     Carlos Medina                   Toni Kruse                      Toni Kruse
                                     (808) 956-8266                    (808) 956-8266                 (808) 956-5774                  (808) 956-5774

* The Shidler College of Business conforms to the tuition schedule promulgated by the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents. Fees estimated.
Find the right MBA program for you.
Your military experience coupled with an MBA from the Shidler College of Business will provide you
with the competitive advantage necessary for continued career advancement within the armed forces
or within the civilian workforce.

The Shidler College of Business values the skills you have gained during your military experience—
leadership, management, responsibility, high ethical standards—and can show you how combining
them with business knowledge in finance, economics, accounting, can open up a world of career
opportunities. We have proudly graduated active duty, reserve and veteran students from all branches
of the military and are eager to show you which of our graduate programs will meet your needs and
objectives. Whether you seek to leverage your veterans’ educational benefit or wish to pursue a degree
while on active duty, contact us today to find out how a Shidler College of Business MBA—Hawaii’s
only AACSB accredited MBA program—can complement your military experience.

The Shidler College of Business has been granted military-friendly status by the Graduate
Management Admission Council (GMAC) and offers the following benefits to all military personnel
who have been active duty within three years of applying:

Waived Application Fee for Full-time or Part-time MBA programs: Before paying the application fee
online, please contact Carlos Medina, MBA Admissions Director, at to request the
military fee waiver.

Deferment: Should your MBA plans be postponed due to your military service, we will provide you
with a one year enrollment deferral.

Scholarship Support: All active duty, reserve and veteran military personnel will receive full
consideration for scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The amount of support offered will be
based on the criteria used for our merit-based scholarships.

Program Support: In addition to the Shidler College of Business, the University of Hawai’i at M¯ noa
Veteran’s Affairs Office is available to support you though your application, transition, and schooling.
Once admitted, you will be assigned an academic advisor who will assist you throughout the program.
Career development and internship staff are also available to help you identify possible career paths
and explore new opportunities.

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