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Graduate Pathway in MBA with Business Background

INTO Illinois State University, United States
Graduate Pathway in MBA with Business Background
Next enrollment cycle August 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 4,155,180
Course Accredited By NA
1 Years On Campus Postgraduate Pathway Programme

Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
An INTO Illinois State University MBA Graduate Pathway program will prepare the student to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

  • Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best.
  • Consistently recognized as one of the best MBA programs by prestigious institutions such as The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and Aspen Institute.
  • In particular, The Princeton Review recently ranked our program as one of the top in the country to earn an MBA for 2016.
  • Students can choose from one- to two-semester Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Illinois State provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Accelerated

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 1 Semester

Standard

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

Standard
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with background coursework in business, with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Background in the following coursework required: (American) Business Law Essentials; Business Math and Statistics; Fundamentals of Economics (to include micro- and macroeconomics); Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Management; Principles of Marketing; Corporate Finance

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Accelerated
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with background coursework in business, with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Background in the following coursework required: (American) Business Law Essentials; Business Math and Statistics; Fundamentals of Economics (to include micro- and macroeconomics); Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Management; Principles of Marketing; Corporate Finance

English language entry requirements

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 36 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • IDS 403 Writing for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IDS 405 Reading for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • MBA 411 Fundamentals of Strategic Decision Making 3 Credits
  • MBA 430 Advanced Marketing Management 3 Credits
  • Total 12 Credits

Semester 2

  • IDS 401 Advanced Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • MBA 416 Applied Tools for Business Decision Making 3 Credits
  • MBA 421 Analysis of Organizational Behavior 3 Credits
  • Total 9 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

Additional Admissions Information

Background in the following coursework required:

  • Business law essentials,
  • Business math and statistics
  • Fundamentals of Economics (to include micro and macro economics),
  • Financial Accounting,
  • Managerial Accounting,
  • Principles of Management,
  • Principles of Marketing,
  • Corporate Finance

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