About

About
 

Businesses today operate in a global environment that is constantly evolving and changing. The key to success is the ability to adapt and respond quickly. Companies cannot rely solely on developing competitive advantages in new markets, technologies, and products without employing top quality managers who have the knowledge, skills, values, and attitude to succeed.

Through team-based projects, lectures, assignments, case analyses and class discussions, the University of Michigan-Flint MBA and MSA programs prepare graduates to meet today’s challenges and shape tomorrow’s opportunities.

The School of Management’s MBA and MSA programs are targeted towards working professionals, and features:

  • The quality and prestige you expect from the U of M name.
  • Accreditation by AACSB-International, the premier accreditation association for business schools.
  • Opportunity to develop more in-depth competency in specialized areas of business through MBA concentrations.
  • Small class sizes that allow you to develop a strong support network for personal and professional development beyond the time that you are enrolled.
  • Outstanding faculty who have distinguished themselves in their fields of endeavor.
  • Courses that may be taken weekday evenings or online – giving you flexibility to meet the changing demands of your professional and personal life.
  • Helpful service focused on your unique needs and objectives.
     
Learning Goals

School of Management is committed to provide high-quality management education to prepare our students for intellectual growth, productive careers, and professional development using a variety of learning and teaching approaches that focus on skills, abilities, technology and knowledge vital to organizations.

To achieve this mission, the faculty of the School identified the following learning goals and objectives. The school regularly assesses the extent of its achievement using variety of methods including course-embedded written case analyses, team debates, group problem-solving exercises and projects, presentations, and standardized tests. The assessment results are reviewed by the faculty and appropriate action is taken to achieve these goals as well as continuous improvement.
 

Goal 1.   Ability to apply - to business issues - discipline specific knowledge of:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Demonstrate comprehension management (organizational behavior, human resource management, and operations management)
  • Demonstrate comprehension of economics
  • Demonstrate comprehension of international and global business issues
  • Demonstrate comprehension of legal and social issues
     

Goal 2.   Understanding of ethical issues and ability to use ethics-based reasoning

  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and critique the merits of two opposing perspectives of an ethical issue and apply ethical reasoning to propose a resolution
     

Goal 3.   Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Prepare and deliver a coherent, professional presentation on a business issue
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a clear, concise, and well-organized analysis of a business case, using correct grammar, composition, and spelling
     

Goal 4.   Ability to work effectively in a group

  • Demonstrate ability to contribute substantively to the product of a group
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a group process
  • Demonstrate ability to establish effective working relationships with group members and work to resolve any interpersonal conflicts

Goal 5.   Ability to think critically

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively use data to analyze a business issue
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply an appropriate theory or model to a specific analysis
  • Demonstrate the ability to synthesize data to arrive at reasoned conclusions
  • Demonstrate the ability to suggest a solution to or improvement regarding the business issue in question
     

Goal 6.   Ability to integrate key knowledge and skill areas

  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate discipline-specific knowledge from Goal 1 above and ethical considerations to effectively synthesize a case on a business issue and make well-reasoned recommendations regarding the situation
     

Goal 7.   Understanding the Impact of Diversity on Organizations

  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize the distinctiveness of each person's experience and respect the individuality and dignity of each member
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others regardless of the degree of diversity
  • Demonstrate understanding of the various dimensions of diversity

 

Program Costs

Program Costs

 

Traditional Format

MBA Program (Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees* Total
1 $602.75 $160.00  
3 $1,808.25 $160.00 $1,968.25
6 $3,616.50 $160.00 $3,776.50

MBA Program (Non-Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees* Total
1 $748.00 $160.00  
3 $2,244.00 $160.00 $2,404.00
6 $4,488.00 $160.00 $4,648.00

* $50 Registration Fee, $49.00 Technology Fee, $33 Student Activity Fee, and
$28 Recreation Center Fee (based on part-time status)

 

NetPlus! Format

MBA Program (Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
30-45 $833.34/cr hr Included $25,000.20 - $37,500.30

MBA Program (Non-Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
30-45 $978.59/cr hr Included $29,357.70 - $44,036.55

 

MSA Program (Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
30-36 $833.34/credit hour Included $25,000.20 - $30,000.24

MSA Program (Non-Michigan Resident)

Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
30-36 $978.59/credit hour Included $29,357.70 - $35,299.24

NetPlus! Costs Include:

  • Tuition
  • Fees
  • Books and course materials
  • Meals and refreshments for on-campus sessions

 

Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice by
action of the University of Michigan Board of Regents.

Applying

To be considered for admission, submit the following to the Office of Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library:

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • $55 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores sent directly to the University of Michigan-Flint
  • Statement of Purpose: a one-page, typed response to the  following question: “What are your career objectives and how will a graduate degree contribute to accomplishing these objectives?”
  • Resume, including work experience and extra-curricular activities
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional and/or academic)
  • International students must submit additional documentation. Visit the International Students page for details.
Application Deadlines
 
Traditional MBA Program
  • Fall Semester Early Deadline: May 1*
  • Fall Semester Final Deadline: August 1
  • Winter Semester: November 1
NetPlus! MBA and MSA Program
  • Fall Semester Early Deadline: May 1*
  • Fall Semester Final Deadline: August 1
  • Winter Semester: November 1
  • Spring Semester: February 1
  • Summer Semester: May 1

*You must apply by the early deadline to be eligible for scholarships, grants, and research assistantships.

International students are required to apply earlier than the deadlines posted here. The final deadlines for international students are May 1 for the fall semester, September 1 for the winter semester, and January 1 for the spring term.

Course Sched.

Course Rotation Schedule
 

Here you'll find a table of graduate courses, and when they are typically offered.  Be sure to read the Important Information at the end of each document.

Important Note:  Do not register for multiple NetPlus! classes that meet at the same time (am/pm) in the same semester.

MBA Courses (PDF)
 
MSA Courses (PDF)