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Business Administration (MBA)– STEM Designated Degree Program

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Business Administration (MBA)– STEM Designated Degree Program

At the Feliciano School of Business, we are driven by a single goal: to prepare business leaders for success.

Our rigorous MBA programs can help you propel your current career to the next level or shift gears and explore new directions.  We offer the flexibility you need, with an innovative, agile curriculum that develops your talents and skills — while accommodating your work schedule.

Our cohort structure maps out a lifelong professional network, starting with a team of diverse, ambitious fellow students who will work with you throughout your program. Courses taught by top-tier professors sharpen your analytical skills so you can navigate the complex, fast-changing business world.

Our MBA program offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Real Estate Development, that can be declared after admission into the MBA program. For more information about each concentration, please visit the University’s Academic page.

You will engage and connect with the business community through our Executive Speaker Series, research and internship opportunities. And you will gain a global perspective through a faculty-led international trip exploring the challenges and potential of an emerging economy.

Visit the Feliciano School of Business website at the links below for more information about the different options for pursuing your MBA with Montclair State University.

  • Weeknight Hybrid MBA – This program format gives you the option to earn your General MBA or a concentration in 24 months. The program enables you to learn the way you work and live today, both in an in-person and online environment, in real time. *This program option is not suitable for international students on F-1 student visas.
  • Full Time MBA This program is designed for recent graduates and early career professionals. Students in this program are prepared for the workforce through immersive career development experiences. Core MBA courses are enhanced by lessons in leadership, live consulting, and internship projects. The Full-time MBA program may be completed in one year, on an accelerated schedule, or in 1.5 to 2 years. *International students on F-1 student visas are eligible for this program option, usually completed in 1.5 to 2 years. 
    • 1 year accelerated- may be completed in one year on an accelerated schedule (Fall Admission Only)
    • 1.5 – 2 years – (Fall and Spring Admission)
  • Online MBA – We offer a 100% online MBA program (with a choice of seven unique specializations), which can be completed in 24 months. The program will help pave the way to career success and provide graduates with a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace. Our Online MBA is ranked by the Princeton Review as a Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2023. *This program option is not suitable for international students on F-1 student visas. F-1 students are eligible to apply for the Full-Time MBA Program.

Please refer to our programs of study page for a comprehensive list of all of the graduate programs offered within the university.

Admission Requirements

The Office of Graduate Admissions requires the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible to apply for a graduate program. Applicants with non-U.S. degrees, please visit the application page for international students to review the U.S. degree equivalency information.

Application Checklist

In order to make applying for graduate school as seamless as possible for you, we have
created an application checklist. This checklist can be a reference point for you during the
application process to ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of the steps
needed to apply, as well as all of corresponding supplemental materials for your specific
program of interest.

  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admission.
    • Priority Deadline: Fall and Spring: Completed applications should expect to receive an admission decision within 14 business days. Please note that the current semester is our priority, and if you applied 6 months or 1 year in advance, it can take up to 30 days or longer to receive a decision.
  • Submit Online Application: Please submit your application by following the general application instructions. Follow the instructions in the application to apply the waiver for the application fee when you submit your application. Once this step has been completed, the online portal will allow you to upload your supplemental materials.

The following is a list of the supplemental materials that will accompany your application for the Business Administration (MBA) program:

  • Transcript: One from each college attended
  • Essays/Personal Statement: – Please write a personal statement of your professional objectives. This statement, 1-2 pages in length, is your opportunity to explain your reasons for seeking the MBA degree. You may discuss any of the following topics:
    • Your ultimate career goals, and the ways in which you expect the MBA to advance them.
    • Personal and/or professional accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to master new challenges.
    • Gaps in your existing knowledge or experience that affects your job satisfaction or productivity, and that you believe will be addressed by the MBA.

    Please note that this statement is your opportunity to demonstrate your written communication skills as well as your interest in the MBA.

  • Letters of Recommendation: Optional (Not Required)
  • Resume: Required
  • Standardized Test Scores: GRE or GMAT optional
  • Applicants with non-U.S. degrees, please visit the International Applicants page to review the US degree equivalency information.

For more information about the curriculum of the Business Administration program options, please visit the Business Administration (M.B.A) program listing in the University Catalog


If you have any general questions regarding the application process and requirements, please email or call us:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Telephone: 973-655-5147
Fax: 973-655-7869

If you have specific inquiries regarding the Master of Business Administration program, please contact:

Program Coordinator: Dr. Nicole Koppel

*During the summer months, there will be a rotating department chair available to answer your inquiry. Click to find the updated summer chair for this program.