Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Management and Organizational Behavior Master Degree

Q.How and when do I get started?
A. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year. Request information or contact an Admissions Advisor at (866) 295-3104 for enrollment information.

Q.How many sessions a year do you offer?
A. The MSMOB program offers six sessions per year to align with the demanding schedules of today's professionals. Request information about the next session date.

Q.What kind of educational background is required for admission?
A. You must have an undergraduate degree from a regionally-accredited college or university.

Q.Is there a thesis required?
A. No thesis is required.

Q.Can the GMAT requirement be waived?
A. Yes. Applicants to the Online MSMOB program can request a GMAT waiver under the following conditions:

  • Applicants already possess an advanced degree.
  • Applicants have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA from 2.5 to 2.9 can request a GMAT waiver by completing our MBA 541, MBA 500, and MGMT 540 courses with a grade of "B" or higher.

All GMAT waiver requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Q.How many total credits are required?
A. The Online MSMOB program consists of a total of 64 credit-hours, including 34 credit-hours of the management core and 30 credit-hours comprised of concentration and elective credit-hours. Contact an Admissions Advisor at (866) 295-3104 for answers to your questions about your specific requirements.

Q.How many courses do I take per academic term?
A. Most adult students who work full-time take four credits per eight-week session. The Online MS in Management and Organizational Behavior program offers six academic sessions per year, which means that most students take 24 credits per year.

Q.Which courses are eligible for course waiver based on equivalent coursework?
A. Online MSMOB students can apply for waivers in the following courses: MBA 541, MBA 500 and MGMT 540. These courses require one equivalent graduate or two comparable, upper-division (i.e. sophomore, junior, and senior level) undergraduate courses in the same topic area, completed with a grade of "B" or higher.

The maximum number of allowable transfer/course substitution hours is 12 quarter credit-hours.

Q.Is advising available for all students?
A. Yes. Each student receives a customized Curriculum Planner for the Online MSMOB program and can arrange a telephone appointment to speak with an advisor whenever assistance is needed.

If you have additional questions, please request more information or call (866) 295-3104.