The Monmouth MBA
In the ever-expanding world of business, it pays to be at the top of your game. Monmouth University can help you get there with an AACSB Accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The degree comprises 21 foundation credits which some students may be qualified to waive based on prior completed course credits, 24 core required credits and 9 required elective credits. Students can choose to complete a general MBA and customize the electives and two of the core requirements to best suit their career goals; or choose one of the concentrations including accounting, finance, management, marketing, and real estate.
Our MBA program is designed to work with you and your busy schedule. Our traditionally small class sizes mean you’ll get a personalized education in an environment designed to help move you forward. With topics ranging from international marketing to corporate finance, production operations to business ethics, and negotiations to project management, you’ll discover the specific skills you need.
Program Director & Faculty
Susan Forquer Gupta, Ph.D.
MBA Program Contact Information
Employers & Businesses: For information on connecting with MBA students for employment or internships, or for customized educational opportunities for your employees, please contact Susan Gupta, MBA Program Director.
We’re Here To Answer Your Questions
We are available to meet with prospective or current students who have any questions about our MBA programs. Feel free to call ahead or simply stop into our office in Bey Hall.
Your MBA. Your Choice.
Monmouth lets you tailor your MBA to your career goals. Choose our general MBA program or one of five concentration options: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing and Real Estate.
Andy Stern '11, '12M is the Director of Talent and Founding Trainer at Rumble Boxing, a group fitness venture he helped build in 2016. Offering 45-minute, 10-round classes, Rumble Boxing is revolutionizing the fitness industry by combining boxing, strength training, music, and lights for a high-energy workout. With studios flourishing in NYC, LA, and San Francisco, Andy is currently scouting other potential locations including DC and Philadelphia to expand across the country. “[My] education gave me not only the knowledge, but the network to succeed,” Andy said about Monmouth. “It provided me an opportunity, an outlet to be an entrepreneur.”
Roy Nersesian, associate professor, recently published "Energy Economics," a textbook that focuses on all energy sources from renewable to fossil fuels and nuclear power, with discussions on global warming, fracking, and energy policy issues.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently presented Monmouth University's Professor Min Lu and Dean of the LHBS Donald Moliver with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President's "E" Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
Nathan Ernst (MBA ‘14) is the Founder and President of Sky Scape Industries, an industrial drone technology company. Sky Scape utilizes cutting-edge drone technology in the infrastructure and construction markets to increase efficiency, quality, and accuracy through the data collection from various aerial sensors. Sky Scape is federally-certified through the FAA and is a leading service provider with capabilities such as geospatial analysis, infrared scanning, comprehensive inspection, mapping, and emergency response. www.skyscapeinds.com
Doug Stives, C.P.A., continues to practice with his C.P.A. firm. The Curchin Group in Red Bank, N.J. He also teaches continuing education at many locations and is a frequent speaker at conferences. In 2016, Doug's speaking schedule includes Orlando, FL; Sunriver, OR; Banff, Canada; an Alaska cruise; Ashville, NC; Hilton Head, SC; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA, Maui, HI; Kansas City, MO; Cincinnati, OH; Phoenix and Tuscan, AZ; Albuquerque, NM and Washington, DC. Doug works frequently with the media and was quoted recently in the New York Times and U.S. News and World Report.
David P. Paul III: Professor David P. Paul III co-authored the paper “Quality of Care and Profitability in Not-For-Profit Versus for Profit Nursing Homes,” and was awarded “Best Paper in the Health Care Economics Track” at the 2016 Business and Health Administration Association Meeting.
MBA faculty and students at the Hess Scholar Reception honoring MBA students who were chosen to receive the Hess Scholarship.
Dr. Stuart Rosenberg, Associate Professor, is the president of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. The annual conference of the NBEA was held at West Point in November 2016. The conference was a huge success, attracting well over 100 papers from faculty at colleges throughout the northeast.
Monmouth University’s MBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting body of business schools. A distinction held by fewer than five percent of business schools, this accreditation ensures continuous quality improvement in curriculum, instructional resources, student selection, career planning and placement, and the intellectual contributions and qualifications of our faculty.
The Leon Hess Business School at Monmouth University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International.
Program Application Requirements
Master of Business Administration (MBA): General MBA with no concentration
MBA w/concentration in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Real Estate
Accelerated MBA: A lockstep cohort program beginning in fall semesters
Graduate Certificate in Accounting
To be considered for admission, students must submit an application to Monmouth University along with a $50 application fee, and provide the following:
- Possession of a four-year baccalaureate degree and:
- GMAT* score
- Current Résumé
- Essay explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue this graduate program (500 words or more)
- Two letters of recommendation (optional)
GMAT will be waived for the following:
- CPA or CFA licensure
- Possession of a four-year baccalaureate degree with a 3.30 minimum GPA and 3 years of full time work experience
- Possession of a master’s or doctoral degree (MS, MD, JD, Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.).
*The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) will be considered as a substitute for the GMAT on an equivalent basis. LSAT or Engineering certification exams may also be considered.