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MBA, Executive Track

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    MBA Designed for Professionals

    The MBA Executive Track is designed to serve the needs of experienced managers from a wide range of business areas such as the industrial, financial, nonprofit, small business, and public sectors.

    Hybrid Program: Best of Both Worlds

    We make it easier for you to earn an accredited MBA degree while continuing your working career.

    With our hybrid program, you'll have the networking and mentoring advantages of an accredited, classroom-based program and the flexibility of an online system - conveniently combined.

    Our hybrid program includes online courses as well as classroom instruction at three Pennsylvania locations: Pittsburgh East, Johnstown, and our Northpointe campus.

    Classes meet alternate Saturdays in Pittsburgh East, Johnstown, and Northpointe. For more information on the MBA Executive Track at any of these locations, register for an information session.

    Cohort Format Builds a Network

    This track features a a lock-step format in which members of each class begin the program at the same time, take all the required courses together, and typically complete the program as a group.

    This facilitates the formation of long-term study groups, extends a peer group or cohort experience to the participants, and creates a long-lasting network that develops both business and social contacts.

    Strengthen Your Leadership Style

    This challenging MBA track emphasizes strategic decision-making in a changing global environment. The curriculum offers training in foundations of management, basic analytical techniques, and contemporary management tools and technologies.

    MBA Executive Track Advantages

    • Designed for the working professional. You'll advance your career and enhance your analytical, managerial, and decision-making skills without giving up your job.
    • Three campuses. The Executive Track is offered at IUP Pittsburgh East, near Monroeville; the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College campus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; and our state-of-the-art Northpointe campus in Freeport, Pennsylvania.
    • The cohort format. You will move through your sequence of classes as a group. Our ville cohort will begin in September 2017, while Northpointe and Johnstown cohorts will begin in January 2018.
    • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This accreditation is the gold seal for MBA programs.
    • The hybrid approach. Complete your program in 24 months by taking 50 percent of your classes on campus and 50 percent of your classes online.
    • Selective. Class sizes are limited and feature careful selection of participants to ensure a wide variety of professional backgrounds.
    • Choose your concentration. The MBA program will allow you to specialize in accounting, finance, human resources, international business, marketing, or supply chain management.
    • GMAT waiver possible. U.S. applicants with four or more years of work experience may be able to waive this requirement.