The Master of Business Administration Program at Xavier University is designed to meet the educational needs of potential and practicing executives. Xavier’s MBA program offers an applied realistic approach to education, utilizing a balanced presentation of relevant theory combined with practical case study. The Xavier MBA is an experience in participative learning: case analyses, lectures, group projects, consulting experiences, technology inclusive assignments and simulations. Faculty expertise, numerous live case learning opportunities, and exemplary methods of instruction enable Xavier MBA students to acquire the disciplines and skills of business. Students develop problem-solving and decision-making abilities and the capacity for continued learning, strategic decision making, comprehensive corporate stewardship, and personal ethics & leadership. The Evening MBA program is offered on the main Xavier campus in Norwood, Ohio.
The MBA program is also offered in a 20 month evening cohort format in West Chester, Ohio. Classes are 10 weeks each at this location.
Students in the Evening MBA may attend part-time or full-time, though full-time students are encouraged to join the Emerging Leaders full time day MBA.
Students in the Evening MBA may elect to take classes in the online MBA format or at the West Chester MBA location.
The Xavier MBA program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB.edu), an accreditation held by only one-third of the existing MBA programs globally.
MBA program applicants are asked to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) prior to admission. Test information may be obtained on-line at www.mba.com The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is also accepted for MBA admission consideration. Persons holding a doctoral level degree are waived from taking the GMAT or GRE. Information regarding the MBA program may be obtained from the MBA Office Coordinator at 513 745-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. However, an MBA applicant may petition for waiver of the GMAT or GRE based upon undergraduate academics and significant work & management experience. This petition may be submitted during the application process.
It is the responsibility of the graduate student to become informed concerning all required regulations and procedures and to know all courses required for the MBA course of study. In no case will a regulation or course be waived or an exception granted because a student pleads ignorance of the regulation or asserts that information was not given by an advisor or other authority. MBA students must abide by all regulations contained in the MBA Academic Standards form and uphold the standards and expectations of the Ethics Policy.
Xavier MBA participates in a unique partnership with other AACSB accredited Jesuit universities’ MBA programs, which are located in major American metropolitan areas. Under the terms of the partnership, each institution works to accept the majority of the coursework completed toward an MBA degree at another participating institution. However, the ultimate decision on course transfer lies with the degree granting institution. Each course transferring must carry a grade of “B” or higher. The MBA is awarded by the institution where more than half of the core degree requirements were completed. From all other AACSB institutions, a maximum of six semester hours of transfer credit for core level and elective courses may be accepted toward the MBA degree. All transferred coursework must be approved by the MBA office and carry a grade of “B” or better. Graduate courses already applied towards a degree may not be used again for credit toward another graduate degree. The grade and quality points for credits transferred from another institution are not included in a student’s grade point average