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  Jun 13, 2024
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Business Administration, P.M.B.A.

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Admission Moore School of Business 
Degree Requirements  

The Professional Master of Business Administration program is an non-traditional M.B.A. program designed for working professionals and attracts students from a broad range of business and industry. The program is delivered live to many locations in South Carolina and Charlotte, N.C. Each location is equipped for two-way communication with the professor during class.


Applicants to the Professional M.B.A. Program must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university/college and at least two years of full-time work experience. Prospective students may apply for admission to the P.M.B.A. program for entry in January or September. Applications should be submitted at least 45 days prior to beginning of the proposed entry term. Admission applications are evaluated on GMAT score, work experience, references, and undergraduate GPA.

Graduates of foreign universities or colleges who have completed an academic program equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. institution may apply for admission. International applicants whose native language is not English are also required to submit a satisfactory score on the TOEFL or the IELTS Intl. Academic Course Type 2 exam. The TOEFL is not required of international students who have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an American college or university.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirements include the following courses in the Moore School of Business:

Elective courses in the Moore School of Business (18 Hours)

These electives are chosen from a number of approved elective offerings of the Moore School of Business.

To complete the international business concentration, students are required to take four of their six electives in international business. One of these electives must be IBUS 750, an offshore learning experience.

P.M.B.A. Banking Track

Students in the P.M.B.A. banking track will take 13 courses (10 core and 3 electives).

Additional Information:

For more information about the P.M.B.A. program, go to and click on “MBA Programs.”

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