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					                                                     Master of Business Administration

                                          LOURDES UNIVERSITY
                                                                                        Graduate School
 L O U R D E S
                 What is the MBA Program?            The Lourdes MBA Program            The Graduate School
                 The Master of Business              is about building strong           If your goals include performing
                 Administration (MBA) program        and ethical leaders who            better, going further, and making
                 is designed for individuals who     will positively impact their       a positive difference in your
                 want to further develop their       communities. The cohort            organization and community,
                                                     model promotes a career-like       then the pursuit of a graduate
                 expertise and skills for careers
                                                     atmosphere of working with the     degree is the perfect choice!
                 in the profit and nonprofit
                 sectors.                            same people throughout your
                                                     MBA experience.
                 There are many reasons why
                 students choose to pursue an        Graduates of the program are
                 MBA from Lourdes University.        empowered with the tools and
                 With 12-month, full-time and        resources to locate and secure
                 24-month, evening options           fulfilling careers, supported
                 to choose from, prospective         by an excellent professional
                 students will find a values         graduate career services
                 centered, student focused and       integrated program. Careers        Lourdes offers a fully
                                                     for MBA graduates are not          accredited, cohort-based
                 career driven MBA program
                                                     limited to specific industries     graduate education that’s...
                 that educates a different kind
                 of business leader.                 but permeate every segment
                                                                                        Affordable: Your instructional
                                                     of the business world. This
                                                                                        fees will be among the lowest
                 With a low faculty-to-student       means careers for graduates        in the region and your tuition
                 ratio, faculty experienced from     are never far removed from         will lock in when you enroll.
                 the workplace to the classroom,     other passions or interests.
                 and one of the lowest tuition       Even after graduation you          Convenient: You’ll know your
                 rates in the region, the benefits   have access to the Career          plan of study before you start
                 of the MBA program at Lourdes       Trek program support               your program and your seat
                 University contribute to a world-   resources, as well as              will be reserved in all
                 class educational journey.          connecting with alumni.            required classes.
                 This includes an international
                                                     With courses like Creativity,      Personal: Your cohort will
                 immersion experience in which
                                                                                        consist of no more than 25
                 you will learn the language of      Innovation, and Integrative
                                                                                        students and your instructors
                 global business firsthand.          Thinking, our MBA prepares
                                                                                        will know you by name.
                                                     students to take on challenges
                                                     when they graduate. We             Visit us online at:
                                                     encourage these qualities in       gradschool.lourdes.edu
                                                     our cohorts and our graduates
FOR MORE INFORMATION:                                consistently attest to how these
                                                     benefits have helped them gain
            Contact the Graduate School
                                                     a foothold in their professional
            Keith E. Ramsdell, M.Ed.                 careers.
            Director of Graduate Admissions
            419.824.3517 • 800.878.3210, ext. 3517
            gradschool@lourdes.edu
Admission                                    Master of Business Administration
Students seeking admission to
the MBA program must:                        Core Courses                                                                                     Semester Hours
	 Possess a bachelor’s degree               MBA 620            Application of Business Theory to Managerial Functions ..............3
   from a regionally accredited              MBA 621            Developing as a Leader ...................................................................3
   institution with a minimum                MBA 622            Critical Thinking and Effective Business Communication ..............3
   2.75 cumulative GPA.                      MBA 623            Financial Reporting and Analysis ....................................................3
	 Take the GMAT, with preference            MBA 624            Planning, Budgeting, and Implementation .....................................3
   being given to those who receive          MBA 625            Global Business Perspectives .........................................................3
   a score of 470 or better.                 MBA 626            Power, Politics, and Influence in Organizations ..............................3
   (This requirement will be waived          MBA 627            Creativity, Innovation, and Integrative Thinking .............................3
   for applicants with a business            MBA 628            Triple Bottom Line .............................................................................3
                                             MBA 629            Models, Markets, and Their Limitations .........................................3
   degree and a cumulative GPA
                                             MBA 690            International Immersion ...................................................................3
   of 2.75 or higher.)
                                             MBA 691            Professional Immersion ....................................................................3
	 Submit a completed Graduate
   Application for Admission.                Total Hours .......................................................................................................... 36
	 Request an official copy of
   all college transcripts.
	 Provide a current resume,
   a statement of purpose,
   and three (3) letters of
   recommendation.
	 Complete a satisfactory
   interview with the MBA
   admissions committee if the
   cumulative GPA is below 2.75.

Prerequisites for admission are an
earned undergraduate business
degree with grades of C or better in
core business courses or an earned
undergraduate non-business degree
with a minimum of 24 credit hours with
grades of C or better in core business
content areas: Accounting, Economics,
Ethics, Finance, Legal and Social
Environment, Management, Marketing,
Organizational Behavior, Quantitative
Analysis and Statistics or Calculus.

At least twelve of those credit hours must
be in the following defined foundational                                                                                                                  3/13
courses: Accounting, Corporate Finance,
Statistics or Calculus, Economics and/or
Organizational Behavior.                                                                                     Note: This sheet is for general
                                                                                                             information only. For more specific
Fixed Tuition                                                                                                information on this program refer to the
Tuition for each entering cohort                                                                             Lourdes University catalog at http://
is fixed for the duration of the                                                                             www.lourdes.edu/course_catalog_
program. Students dropping out                                                                               complete.htm or contact the university.
of a cohort and re-entering at a later                                                                       Lourdes University does not discriminate
date without an approved leave of                                                                            on the basis of race, color, creed, religion,
                                                                                                             national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex,
absence will pay the current                                                                                 disability, military or veteran status, age,
tuition at the time of re-entry.                                                                             or other legally protected category in its
                                                                                                             programs, activities, and employment. Lourdes
                                                                                                             University also provides equal opportunity
                                                                                                             to qualified disabled persons in accordance
                                                                                                             with the requirements of the Americans with
                                                                                                             Disabilities Act. Lourdes University also
                                                                                                             provides equal opportunity to qualified disabled
                                                                                                             persons in accordance with the requirements
                                                                                                             of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A
                                                                                                             Catholic University in the Franciscan Tradition.

                                                                                                                                                      Revised 5/09

				
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