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Which M.B.A. Program is Right for Me?

In this rapidly evolving global environment, business professionals must work with a deeper level of knowledge, rock solid ethics, prime leadership skills and rapid-fire strategic responses to sudden changes in the world marketplace.

No matter where you are in your business career, earning an M.B.A. can position you to follow your passion, make the transition to a completely different industry, start a company of your own, or simply broaden your strategic thinking.

The University of New Haven M.B.A. programs are widely renowned for developing ethical, collaborative, globally savvy business professionals who are highly strategic problem solvers and leaders. Our mission is to offer you a close-knit community where you can take full advantage of top-quality instruction and a relevant, real-world business curriculum designed to prepare you to meet your personal and professional goals with integrity and innovation.

We have tailored our M.B.A. programs specifically to meet the needs of graduate students at three different levels: new college graduates and young professionals, emerging business leaders with several years of experience, and top-level executives.  If you know which type of M.B.A. program you're interested in, choose it from the list on the left hand side of this page.  If you're not sure which M.B.A. program will fit your needs, check out the comparison below:

M.B.A. Program Comparison

Full-Time/Part-Time M.B.A. Part-Time M.B.A., Cohort Format Executive M.B.A. (E.M.B.A.)
Career Focus Designed for professionals at the start of their career or those seeking career advancement and an opportunity to concentrate in a specific business function or industry. Designed for professionals seeking career advancement or transition.  This format is well-suited for working professionals with extensive personal commitments.
Designed for mid- to upper-level career professionals aspiring to the “C” Suite: CEO, CFO, CIO, CTO, etc.
Credits 48 48 56
Required Work Experience N/A
N/A Minimum 7 years, with 5 years management experience
Format Evening courses - flexible. Meet two nights per week from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A Cohort is a group of professionals following a set schedule, completing one course every five weeks for the duration of the program.
The Executive M.B.A. program is designed to accommodate the executive's schedule.  Delivered in six modules, the seminar-like classes meet every three weeks, Friday from 2:30 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
Start Fall, Winter, Spring
Fall only  Fall only
Time to Complete Varies - average 3 years
22 months 23 months
Locations West Haven New London New Haven
Class Schedule Primarily evenings 2 nights per week
One weekend every 3 weeks
Concentrations Accounting, Business Policy and Strategic Leadership, Finance, Global Marketing, Human Resource Management, The Management of Sports Industries.
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Transfer Credits / Waivers Up to 18 credits (all transfer credits must have a grade of B or better). N/A N/A
Application Materials Application, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, GMAT or GRE, resume, TOEFL  for international applicants. Application, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, GMAT or GRE score, resume. Application, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, interview.

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  1. M.B.A. Not For You?

    If you decide an M.B.A. is not for you, check out our other graduate offerings: