Graduate/Professional Program Overview

MBA Program Overview

Study part-time, finish in 24 months.

By targeting general management and decision-making skills, the IU MBA Columbus becomes a powerful credential that continues serving you well as your professional life develops and grows.

It is an applied educational experience, utilizing problem- and project-based learning to exercise concepts and strategies. Faculty mentor you through the program by fusing their own business experiences with ongoing academic and applied research. And they are easily available to you: At a time when so much educational contact is relegated to a kind of digital hither land, IU MBA Columbus faculty interact with you face-to-face. In real life 3D, inside and outside of the classroom.

Best of all, the IU MBA Columbus is convenient and affordable. Begin your studies in August, attend classes part-time, two nights a week, and complete your degree in 24 months.

Application Deadlines
  • Tuesday, March 1: International Student Applications
  • Monday, May 2: All Fall 2011 Applications 
Key Program Features
  • Six thematic modules breakdown the walls of the traditional class-by-class structure. You learn much more similarly to how real business is conducted.
  • Integrated instead of isolated teaching and learning.
  • Analytical skills you need to understand business problems. But also the personal and professional development skills you need to address those problems in productive, ethical ways.
  • Full-time, available faculty who combine their industry experience with ongoing academic and applied research.
  • team-based consulting project with the region’s non-profit organizations. Learn by doing really good things for area communities.
  • International perspectives in the curriculum as well as in the classroom. About a dozen countries represented in current cohorts.
Boot Camp

We’ve transformed the traditional prerequisites into an intensive, smart Boot Camp. The advantage for you is, once admitted, direct entry into the MBA program after a two-week workshop that targets the content and skills needed to be successful as a graduate business student. 

Based on the overall weight of their academic background, some students may be asked to delay application to the program until further work at the undergraduate level is completed.