Does your future include a Master in Business Administration (MBA)?
Begin working toward your future today by enrolling in one of UVM’s “Pre-MBA courses”. Each of the courses in our “Pre-MBA Sequence” is a prerequisite for UVM’s MBA Program. Completion of these courses is required before students are permitted to enroll in the MBA courses.
- Complete undergraduate level prerequisite courses to prepare for your MBA.
- Prior to applying to the Graduate College take 2 MBA courses to see if the program is right for you.
- Take online test prep courses through Ed2go to get ready for the GMAT at this website: www.ed2go.com/uvm
- Prerequisite courses are offered in combination online, in the evening and during the day year round.
- MBA courses are offered in the evening in the fall and spring semesters or in intensive summer formats for working professionals.
Pre-MBA Required Courses
Macroeconomic Principles (EC 011)
Microeconomic Principles (EC 012)
Differential Calculus (MATH 019 or MATH 021)
Statistics (STAT 141)
- Courses for Summer 2013
- Fall 2013
- Summer 2013
- Courses for Fall 2013
Students should have fluency in the Microsoft Office Professional group of applications, including Access. They may obtain this through course instruction, work experience, or self-instruction.
Pre-MBA Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to apply to the sequence?
There is no application process for the sequence. You simply register for a particular course when it’s offered.Courses have enrollment limits, so we encourage you to enroll early. You should possess a bachelor’s degree before applying for the MBA Program.
Where are classes offered?
Courses are offered through Continuing Education. Some courses in the sequence are available online while others are offered on the main UVM Campus in Burlington.
Do I have to complete the four prerequisite courses before I apply for admission to UVM’s MBA Program?
No, you can apply and be accepted to the Graduate College. The courses just need to be completed prior to enrollment.
Complete the inquiry form, and we will provide you with more information or answer any questions you have on this program.
Advising for Pre-MBA Students
The School of Business Administration and the MBA Program welcome inquiries concerning the Pre-MBA Sequence and the MBA Program. For information about pre-MBA courses, please email or call Continuing Education at 802-656-2085. Complete the inquiry form, and we will provide you with more information on this program. To speak with a Continuing Education advisor, please call 802-656-2085.
UVM’s MBA Program
The ONLY MBA in Vermont Accredited by the AACSB, the national U.S. accrediting organization for Master’s degree programs in business.
Small, High Quality Program: Approximately 75 students.
Full-time or Part-Time Options: About 1/3 are full-time and 2/3 are part-time.
Time of Day Courses Meet: All classes begin at 4:35 pm or later.
Information on the MBA Program is available at http://www.bsad.uvm.edu/MBA.
Why it’s hot: Obtaining a master’s in business administration can be one of the quickest ways to jump start your career. Not only will you gain valuable skills in business management and learn how to survive in today’s competitive global marketplace, you also will benefit from networking with business leaders and fellow students. An MBA can help you advance in your career, change jobs or even start your own business.
Careers: Although a stagnant economy has led to a decrease in the number of positions in investment banking and manufacturing, the market for MBAs remains hot in the areas of accounting, marketing, management, consulting, financial analysis, commercial banking, healthcare, insurance, information systems and portfolio management.
UVM’s program: Our pre-MBA sequence allows you to fulfill the necessary prerequisites for UVM’s MBA Program, the only such program in Vermont accredited by the AACSB, the national U.S. accrediting organization for master’s degree programs in business. All five courses are geared toward working adults, meeting in the evenings on campus or online. Two-thirds of the students in the MBA Program attend part time.
More information: Call 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085.