Frequently Asked Questions
Curriculum and Course Requirements
Fourteen (14) three-credit courses (42 credit hours) are required to complete the program. It is possible to waive and transfer up to six credits, respectively (12 total credit hours) based on prior academic work. At least 10 courses (30 credit hours) must be taken at Rutgers–Camden.
Our Online MBA program is comprised of three parts, consisting of fourteen (14) required courses: (5) Core courses, (5) Business Application courses, and (4) Electives courses. In addition, we have three Introductory Seminars: (Excel, The Story of Business (Accounting), and Managerial Economics. These are non-credit, web-based preparatory seminars to help you prepare for the MBA curriculum.
Students can transfer up to 6 credits for previous graduate work, provided the following criteria has been met:
a. The graduate school where the work was complete was AACSB accredited.
b. A grade of B or better was received.
c. Course was a minimum of 3 credits.
d. Course must be approved by the associate dean of graduate studies/programs.
Students who apply to the Online MBA or traditional MBA program can apply for a course waiver(s). Waivers may be granted for up to 6-credits (two courses). Course work must be taken at an accredited four-year college or university in the period covering last ten (10) calendar years. The 10-year time limit applies to the course and not the program and is to be applied based on when the student is starting the program.
Yes, students may concentrate their four elective courses in a specific area to earn a Certificate.
For domestic students, applications are due August 1 for Fall, January 1 for Spring, and May 1 for Summer. For international students, the deadlines are June 1 for fall and November 1 for spring.
- Original transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended *
- A personal statement
- At least two letters of recommendation
- GMAT or GRE (Standardize test Exemption)
- A current resume
- TOEFL or IELTS (international students only)
All transcripts should be sent to: Rutgers University Attn: Graduate Admissions 406 Penn Street Camden, NJ 08102
Yes, GRE/GMATs are waived for 2021-2022 due to COVID.
- GMAT score
- Undergraduate institution, GPA and major area of study
- Work experience and potential for leadership
- TOEFL scores (if schooled outside the U.S.)
- Goals for pursing the MBA degree
Deferrals are granted only for a full academic year, from one fall semester to the very next fall semester, with the exception of students leaving for military service. A deferral is official only when you are notified that the Office of Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions has granted your request.