Graduate Pathway in MBA with Business Background

INTO Illinois State University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,600

Course Accredited By

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  • 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

  • January 2022
  • August 2022

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
  • Accelerated 
  • Tuition Fees: 1 Semester $15890 
  • Standard Tuition Fees: 2 Semesters $27600

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