Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Show the World What You Can Do

Designed to Fit Your Life Today, and Shape It Tomorrow.

The Rutgers School of Business–Camden MBA program gives you all the tools you need to meet the complex challenges of business, from the key foundations to the latest innovations. You’ll gain a holistic understanding of brand building, and see how enterprises succeed in the always-on workplace of the 2020s. The program also takes an in-depth look at the core business fundamentals, such as finance, marketing, strategy, operations, and international business, delving beyond the basics to show you how these disciplines work together in a modern corporate structure. It’s a broad, yet flexible MBA program that lays the foundation for your future success, while fitting your life today.

To customize your degree, we offer Certificates to tailor your degree to your interests, and deliver immediate application in the workplace.

MBA by the Numbers

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MBA Curriculum

The MBA curriculum consists of 42 credits (14 courses), which is based on the premise that there is a common body of knowledge important for managerial decision making, and elective courses selected by the student after completion of appropriate prerequisite courses. 

Some course requirements may be waived based upon prior knowledge gained at the undergraduate level, based on the Course Waiver Policy. This may lower the workload to just 36 credits. In the curriculum, there are three elective courses which can be part of one of the Certificate options available to Online MBA students looking to specialize their degree.

  • Excel
  • Managerial Economics
  • The Story of Business

5 Required Courses:

  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Financial Management      
  • Business Analytics
  • Strategic Management  
  • Foundations of Leadership & Teamwork

Select 5 of 6 Available Courses:

  • Operations & Supply Chain
  • Fundamentals of Talent Management
  • Managing in the Global Economy                      
  • Information Technology Strategy & Project Management                                      
  • Marketing Management                                    
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis

Twelve credits (4 courses) required. Courses are offered on a rotational basis.

Alumni Highlights​

Alumni at Work

The power of our MBA degree, combined with the networking capabilities of the Scarlet Network, opens doors and puts opportunity at your feet. You’ll find Rutgers MBA alumni working in leadership roles for some of the nation’s most admired corporations and organizations, including:

Acre Mortgage & Financial
Airgas, Inc.
American Water Works Company
Bank of NY Mellon
Bayada Home Health Care
Children’s Futures, NJ
Deutsche Bank Securities DowDuPont
Easter Seals New Jersey, Inc.
Ernst & Young
JP Morgan
Lockheed Martin
Morgan Stanley
Novacyl, Inc.
Novo Nordisk
NRG Energy – Princeton, NJ
Otis Elevator
Parx Casino
Shell Oil
State of NJ
Subaru of America
US Bancorp
US Navy
Westinghouse Lighting Corp.

Tailor Your Degree to Your Interests

The Rutgers MBA program gives you all the tools you need to meet the challenges of business today, and tomorrow. One of the most innovative aspects of the program is the Certificates. They enable you to delve deeper into the specialty area that best matches your career interests and goals. 


Explore the World of International Business

As a Rutgers MBA student, you can get invaluable global business experience through our study aboard program, held in nations such as South Africa, China, South Korea, Brazil, Panama, Portugal, and Cuba. This three-credit elective gets you working hands-on with top executives from international corporations to discuss and solve real-world business challenges.

In response to COVID-19, the Rutgers School of Business–Camden has decided to waive the GMAT/GRE standardized test score requirement for all graduate program applicants, effective now through Fall 2022.

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Individual One-on-One Sessions

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More Information

For more information or guidance through the application process, contact Beverly Ballard at or 856-225-2980.


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After notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

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BLDP Application

The Spring 2022 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, December 10, 2021. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.


Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require the following:

  1. Completed application form (at the bottom of this page),
  2. Personal essay
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one academic; one other)

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  (1) have sophomore standing or above and (2) have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are required to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occured primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

Application for Admission to BLDP Seminar

Applications for the BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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  • Please write a short essay between 150 to 350 words, in which you discuss the reasons why your application should be considered for the Business Leader Development Program, including what you hope to gain from the program and what you can contribute.

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  • For your application to be complete, this form and TWO REFERENCE LETTERS must be on file in the Student Experience Center. Ideally, you should receive one letter from an academic source (e.g., a former or current instructor), and one from a business source (e.g., a former employer - even if for a part-time or volunteer position). Your letter writers should be mail them directly to: Dan Rosenthal, Student Experience Officer, Rutgers University, School of Business, 227 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or email the letters to

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