Youngstown State University

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Youngstown State
University
Williamson College of Business
Administration – Flexible MBA
Program
Accredited by
AACSB International
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The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business
BSBA & MBA programs at YSU are accredited
AACSB accreditation assures quality in faculty,
students, curriculum, and services
Highest recognition for business schools worldwide
Fewer than 30% of United States Business Schools
have this accreditation and only 10% worldwide
Why an MBA?
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Helps develop your career at an accelerated pace
MBA’s are sought after for their ability to think critically,
deal with ambiguity, and solve complex problems
Disciplines studied include economics, finance,
marketing, operations, management, and accounting
Skills learned include leadership, teamwork, ethics, and
communication
MBA program offers access to MBA students, alumni,
faculty, and business and community leaders
MBA is a recognized brand the signifies management and
leadership training
Why an MBA?
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Strengthens your technical competencies and
knowledge of the functional areas of business
 Enhances your leadership, teamwork, and
communication skills
 Challenges you to apply current business theory to
relevant organizational issues
 Develops your strategic thinking skills
Williamson College of Business
Flexible MBA
Program Structure
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Complete your MBA at your pace, on your schedule
Full-time or part-time
Classes meet evenings Monday through Thursdays
Saturday courses are offered, as well
Take one, two, three or four courses per term
Start fall, spring, or summer
Admissions Requirements
 Prior
academic work in business is not
required for admission into the
program**
Williamson College of Business
Flexible MBA
Admissions
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A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
university
undergraduate grade point average of 2.70 or greater
Completion of the GMAT (Graduate Management
Admissions Test) with a minimum score of 460
Or
Completion of the GRE (Graduate Record Exam)with
a minimum score of 1000
Completion of the TOEFL for international students
MBA Program Requirements
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There are three levels of coursework which
students are required to completed
 LEVEL
I
 LEVEL
II
 LEVEL
III
Level I – Foundation Courses
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Courses are required of students who have not
completed an undergraduate degree in business
 During the time of admission, transcripts are
evaluated to determine if foundation courses
have been met; if so a waiver may be granted
Level I – Foundation Courses
Foundation courses that provide the basic
tools necessary for advanced study in
business
 Foundation Classes Include:
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Accounting/Finance
Management
Marketing
Economics
Statistics
Information Systems
Level II – Advanced Core MBA Courses
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Advanced courses are required for all MBA
students
 Includes 22 hours of course work
 Courses provide a broad perspective of all
business functions
Level III – Elective Courses
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Students are encouraged to select elective
courses that enable them to pursue in-depth
learning in an area of special interest
 Includes 9 hours of coursework
 Elective courses in areas such as accounting,
finance, international business, management,
marketing, human resource and management
EMPLOYERS of YSU MBA’s
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
AT & T
Bausch & Lomb
BJ Alan Company
Brilex Industries
Burdman Group
The Callos Companies
Cohen & Company
Department of Defense
Duferco Farrel
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
FirstEnergy Corporation
First Place Bank
General Electric
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General Motors
Giant Eagle Pharmacy
Hill, Barth & King
Home Builders Association
Hunt Value
Indalex
Progressive Insurance
Representative Tittles
Humility of Mary Health Partners
State of Ohio Auditors Office
United State Air Force
V & M Star
WCI Steel
If you would like more information on the MBA program at
Youngstown State University please visit us at:
Monique Bradford
Williamson College of Business Administration
One University Plaza
Room 1120
Youngstown, OH 44555
[email protected]
330-941-3069

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