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UMass online MBA
The University of Massachusetts Global (UMass Global) has unveiled an exciting opportunity for Indian professionals by launching its online MBA program. This initiative aims to cater to the growing demand for advanced business education in India.
Application and start date
Prospective candidates can submit their applications for the online MBA program until January 29 through the official website, international.umassglobal.edu. Scheduled to commence on February 19, the program offers a convenient and accessible avenue for individuals looking to enhance their business skills.
Eligibility and fee structure
To qualify for the program, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 GPA or a valid master’s degree. Candidates should be Indian citizens and residents. The program, spanning 18 months, requires participants to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3 or higher. The total fee for the online MBA is Rs 3,32,000. This is payable in five installments, with the first installment of Rs 16,600 due during the application process.
Alumni status and career prospects
Successful completion of the online MBA program grants participants alumni status at UMass Global. According to the Wheebox India Skills Report 2023, an MBA is expected to be a highly sought-after degree, with 60.1% of the most employable talent predicted to pursue it. Additionally, MBA graduates, as per the Graduate Management Admission Council’s Corporate Recruiters Survey, earn 77% more than those with only a bachelor’s degree, underlining the program’s potential impact on career advancement.
Program features and testimonials
Designed specifically for early-to-mid-career professionals, the online MBA program emphasizes cognitive skills essential for navigating regulatory, ethical, and social landscapes. It aims to empower decision-making and critical thinking while fostering agile thinking across business and technical domains. UMass Global’s Vice-Chancellor (Partnership), Ricardo Lorenzana, expressed enthusiasm about the program’s launch. They highlighted its global scale and dedication to preparing the next generation of business leaders.
UMass Global’s online MBA program offers a comprehensive and flexible educational opportunity for Indian professionals aligning with the increasing demand for advanced business education in the country. With a focus on skill development and global perspectives, this program is poised to make a significant impact on the career trajectories of its participants.