The Merage School Full-Time MBA curriculum develops agile leaders who are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed our digitally driven world. Woven throughout the program are the key components of business growth: strategic innovation, information technology, analytic decision-making, and collaborative execution. Our program allows you the freedom to customize your MBA; most of the core curriculum is completed in the first year giving you a solid foundation in all of the business disciplines. During the second year, you will have the flexibility to pursue your passion by delving deeper into a particular area of study or choosing electives across several different areas. You’ll also have the latitude to work a nearly full-time job or internship during this period. Throughout the two-year program is Career Launch, our unique series focused on preparing you for life-long career resiliency.

  • 0-15 Years

    of Work Experience
  • #37

    for Faculty in the US

  • 3

    Specialized Certificates

  • 29

    Average Age

  • 21

    Months to Complete
  • 30%

    Female Students

Program Schedule


  • Presentation Skills Workshops
  • Career Launch Workshops
  • International Students Orientation
  • MBA Intensive - Responding to Dynamic Times: Thinking Strategically in Business

  • Statistics for Management
  • Financial Reporting for Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar

  • Organizational Behavior for Management
  • Microeconomics for Management
  • Information Technology for Management
  • Elective
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar

  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Electives
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar

  • Internship
  • Electives
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar
  • International Study Abroad (optional)

  • Electives
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar
  • International Residential (optional)

  • Electives
  • Career & Professional Development ProSeminar
  • International Residential (optional)

Customizable Curriculum

One of the ways to customize your experience is to complete a specialized MBA certificate, offered in partnership with our Centers of Excellence:

Dual Degree Programs

Dual degree programs are also available:

Study Abroad

As a second year student, you have several options to gain a competitive edge through hands-on international experience. We offer a quarter-long international exchange program where you will obtain global business perspective from our university partners throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America. For example, our students have lived and studied in a variety of countries including: Austria, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, South Korea, Netherlands and Singapore. If you prefer a shorter experience, you may choose to participate in a faculty-directed week-long international study program in global centers like Shanghai, Dubai, or emerging economies like Ho Chi Minh City.

Learn more about the Educational Abroad Program

“I really enjoy the flexibility the Merage School MBA program offers. I can pursue elective courses outside of my main area of focus. This gives me a much fuller, more well-rounded education; one that is perfectly suited to my own unique interests and needs.”

Jeannine Psychny