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PMBA FAQ’s

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  1. Is the Rutgers-Camden PMBA program accredited?
    • Yes, our program is fully accredited by the AACSB International, which is the premier accrediting organization for business programs.
  2. How does the PMBA differ from the Rutgers MBA Program?
    • The PMBA is a cohort program wherein a student goes through the accelerated 21-month program with a peer group of professionals and executives with diverse work and educational backgrounds.
    • Although the degrees are identical, the format and structure is different for the PMBA.
  3. How long will it take to complete the program?
    • 21 months.
  4. If a student must drop from the PMBA program, is there an opportunity for re-entry?
    • Yes, depending on the reason for the drop.
  5. Are there any special events for program participants?
    • Kick-off dinner (during first month of program)
    • Holiday party (December)
    • Mid-program get-together
    • Graduation Party (May)

CURRICULUM AND COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. How many credit hours are required to complete the PMBA Program?
    • 42
  2. What is the structure of the Rutgers-Camden PMBA?
    • 42 credits will be offered in 7 sessions. Each session will run for 11 weeks, with no more than two courses required for each session.
  3. Is a concentration available within the program?
    • No
  4. Does the Rutgers-Camden PMBA offer any opportunities for study abroad?
    • There will be a mandatory international residency

CLASS SCHEDULE:

  1. When do the PMBA classes meet?
    • Currently, the program is being offered on Saturdays
  2. What times do the PMBA classes meet?
    • 8am-5pm on Saturday (with a lunch break)
  3. How long is each session?

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. When is the PMBA application deadline?
    • The program adopts rolling admissions.
  2. Where do I obtain an application? (admission website)
  3. What supporting materials are required with my application?
    • A completed 4-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree, original transcripts, completed application, application fee, personal statement, two letters of recommendation (one must be from a current or recent supervisor), standardized test scores, and resume.
  4. Is a standardized test required for admission to the PBMA program?
    • Yes.
  5. Are standardized test scores ever waived?
    • Yes. Applicants with exceptional work experience should send their resume to our graduate office requesting a waiver of test scores. The Associate Dean of Graduate Programs or his/her designee will provide a response within 7 working days of the request. Those interested in seeking a GMAT waiver request, please email your resume to Beverly Ballard at beverbal@camden.rutgers.edu.
  6. Is work experience required?
    • Yes, a minimum of 3 years managerial experience is required.
  7. Does the application process require an interview?
    • Yes. The Graduate Office will schedule interviews for qualified applicants.
  8. Can I apply to the PMBA program as a non-degreed or non-matriculated student?
    • No.
  9. Is an undergraduate degree in business required for admission?
    • No. A four-year bachelor’s degree is required, but it does not have to be in business.
  10. When are admission decisions made?
    • 48-72 hours after the interview.

FEES AND FINANCIAL AID:

  1. What is the cost of tuition?
  2. What is the payment structure of the tuition?
    • Once accepted, there is a non-refundable deposit of $3,000 due prior to the first day of class. The remaining tuition will be due in 6 equal segments over the duration of the program. Payments will be due 30 days after completion of each session and grades are posted.
  3. What does the tuition include?
    • Tuition, fees, textbooks, parking, iPad or laptop, international residency (excluding airfare and meals) and cap and gown.
  4. Can I apply to financial aid for the PMBA program?
    • Yes. You may qualify for federal assistance. Please visit our Financial Aid Office for more information:
  5. Who can I contact to see if Veteran benefits apply?
Fred Davis
Campus Director of Veterans Affairs
Rutgers University–Camden
Veterans Affairs Office
Campus Center
326 Penn Street, Room 017B
Camden, NJ 08102
(856)225-2791
frdavis@camden.rutgers

http://veterans.camden.rutgers.edu/