Does your future include a Masters 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 Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA Program (SEMBA). Completion of these courses is required before students are permitted to enroll in the SEMBA courses.
- Complete undergraduate level prerequisite courses to prepare for your SEMBA.
- Prerequisite courses are offered in combination online, in the evening and during the day year round.
Accelerate the return to a successful career! The program is only 12 months long with 8 months of classroom experience and 4 months of hands-on practicum. Start anytime.
Pre-MBA Required Courses
Macroeconomic Principles (EC 011)
Microeconomic Principles (EC 012)
Differential Calculus (MATH 019 or MATH 021)
Statistics (STAT 141)
- Courses for Spring 2014
- Summer 2014
- Spring 2014
- Courses for Summer 2014
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 SEMBA 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 SEMBA 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 SEMBA Program welcome inquiries concerning the Pre-MBA Sequence and the SEMBA 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 SEMBA Program
The ONLY MBA in Vermont Accredited by the AACSB, the national U.S. accrediting organization for Master’s degree programs in business.
Information on the SEMBA Program is available here.
Why it’s hot: Today’s MBA student is tomorrow’s entrepreneur. Obtaining 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 SEMBA 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.
More information: Call 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085.