Business Administration, One-Year M.B.A


Requirements for admission to the program conform to the general regulations of The Graduate School and the accreditation standards of AACSB International-the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Applicants submit the official graduate application, an official transcript of their complete academic record, and satisfactory scores on the GMAT or GRE. At least two years of meaningful work experience is expected.

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. Otherwise-qualified candidates are required to achieve a TOEFL score of at least iBT 100 or 600 paper-based or a score of at least 7.0 on the IELTS exam. The TOEFL is not required of international students who have a degree from an American college or university. Graduates of foreign universities or colleges who have completed an academic program equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. institution are encouraged to apply for admission.

Please visit the Darla Moore School of Business website for admissions information.

Degree Requirements (41 Hours)

AMBA candidates will complete a 41-credit-hour curriculum as follows:

Business Foundations Core (12 Hours Minimum)

Course Title Credits
DMSB 710Financial Accounting in the Global Environment2-3
DMSB 712Quantitative Methods in Business2-3
DMSB 713Global Economics3
DMSB 717Management Accounting in the Global Environment2-3
MGSC 777Advanced Quantitative Methods in Business3
Total Credit Hours12-15

Functional Core (11 Hours Minimum)

Course Title Credits
DMSB 711Global Strategic Management I2-3
DMSB 715Global Finance3
DMSB 716Global Marketing Management3
DMSB 718Global Supply Chain and Operations Management3
DMSB 723Leading Teams and Organizations2-3
Total Credit Hours13-15

Electives (18 Hours Minimum)

  • These electives are chosen from the list of approved elective offerings of the Moore School of Business. Individual departments may require specific electives to be taken in order to fulfill requirements for identified specializations.