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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 MBA – Earn your MBA in as few as 24 months while attending online and in-person classes just two evenings per week. The program format provides you with an opportunity to learn the way you work and live today, both in-person and virtually, without the need to travel to campus twice every week. This “traditional” program option is ideal for international students on F-1 student visas.
  • Hybrid Saturday MBAFall Admission Only. Take advantage of our flexible and convenient MBA program to fast-track your career growth in as few as 21 months. By combining an in-person experience with asynchronous (online) learning, the program strikes the perfect balance between structure and flexibility. Students attend Saturday MBA classes twice a month. During “off” weeks, students complete assignments on their own or in teams. This program option is not suitable for international students on F-1 student visas. (THIS PROGRAM OPTON IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED).
  • Online MBA – Ranked by the Princeton Review as a Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2023, you can earn your Feliciano School of Business MBA wherever you are in as few as 24 months. This program option is not suitable for international students on F-1 student visas.
  • 12-Month Accelerated MBA – Fall Admission Only. Earn your MBA in three semesters (Fall, Spring & Summer) while attending classes three evenings per week (plus one online course per term). This program is not designed for students who are working full-time hours due to the intensive graduate work load. International students on F-1 student visas are eligible for this program option.
  • MBA Offsite at Union College – We are excited to announce our partnership with Union College of Union County, NJ! Now, we are able to bring Montclair State University’s MBA program closer to home. Our new MBA Off-site at Union College brings all the perks of a Montclair education, without the commute. Classes will meet in person once a week in the evening at the University Center at Scotch Plains, NJ. This program option is not suitable for international students on F-1 student visas.

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: May 1st for Fall admission to the Live Blended Weeknight, Hybrid, and 12-month Accelerated Option.  Applications that are complete as of the May 1st deadline will receive priority review, and can expect an admissions decision by May 16th or sooner. Applications completed after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program is full.
    • Priority Deadline: November 1st for Spring admission to the Live Blended Weeknight Option. Applications that are complete as of the November 1st deadline will receive priority review, and you can expect an admissions decision by November 16th or sooner. Applications completed after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program is full.
  • 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:

*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.

Program Coordinator:Dr. Nicole Koppel