Break through in Business

Master of Business Administration

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Best Value AACSB Accredited MBA in South Florida – Now STEM Designated

By the time you read this paragraph, the business world will have already changed. That’s how fast it’s moving. That’s how fast business leaders need to react. That’s why we’ve structured our Master of Business Administration Program to reflect the realities of business in the real-world. With experiential learning at its core, you will learn by doing. You will make contacts by networking. You will graduate with all the tools and experience you need to succeed, plus the degree.

Added Benefits: 

Dual-Degree Options: MBA students have the option to pursue a dual degree in Podiatric Medicine, Sport Management, or Sport Psychology, and in most cases, adding a DPM or MS degree will not add to the length of your program. 

No Admission Deadlines: Start the MBA program when you’re ready in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters. 

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Key Benefits

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    Attend classes on campus, or live online in real-time and gain a global business perspective. 

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    Our program is deemed the best value in South Florida for an AACSB-Accredited MBA.

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    Our AACSB-accredited program―the gold standard and most prestigious accreditation for business education―features rigorous coursework with a focus on practical applications. An MBA with AACB accreditation is highly valuable and respected by employers worldwide. Only 6% of business schools in the world achieve this accreditation!  

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    Our MBA program is structured to fit the needs of busy professionals. Consisting of 36 credits of course work, including nine core courses (27 credits) and three electives (9 credits), MBA candidates can set their own pace, and completion schedule. The traditional MBA program can be completed in just 12 months if taken full-time, or up to 24 months if part-time. Some of the specialized programs may take a little longer to complete. Get your master’s at a pace that feels right for you.

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    Experiential Learning

    Our MBA empowers you to think critically, and deepen your skills through real-life scenarios. Barry's relationships with international private and public organizations ensure that you will graduate with the tools, experience, and network you need to succeed. 

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    Top-tier Faculty

    Our highly respected faculty have business and public sector experience, are actively engaged in research, and actively involved in real-world business. With a small student/faculty ratio, individualized guidance and attention is assured.  

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    Professional Certificates

    We offer faculty-guided and self-guided access to professional certificates designed by Google, IBM, Meta, Salesforce, SAP, and other major companies in high demand areas like digital marketing, analytics, project management, and cybersecurity. 

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    Proven Career Outcomes

    From tech entrepreneurs and global business leaders to healthcare professionals optimizing their business practices, our MBA graduates stand out as highly innovative, socially conscious leaders in their fields.

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    GMAT Waivers

    GMAT waivers will be awarded based on a combination of work experience and undergraduate GPA. Applicants with insufficient work experience will be required to submit a GMAT score.

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    Alumni Spotlight

    Through networking, mentorship opportunities, and Career Services, Barry makes it easy for current students to connect with alumni. Join a local alumni group online for continued support while obtaining your degree and beyond.   

Fast Facts and Accolades

  • Named Military Friendly School by Victory Media for eleven consecutive years.
  • Designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HIS) by the US Department of Education.
  • Ranked a Top Performer in Social Mobility by US News and World Report, 2021 and 2022.
  • Ranked as one of the Best Regional Universities in the South in the US News and World Report 2022 edition of Best Colleges.
  • The Andreas School of Business is one of the 6% of universities in the world to achieve AACSB Accreditation

Generalize or specialize. We know one size does not fit all.

This is not business as usual. Our program gives professionals many options based on their experience or interests. Whether you are seeking to gain more knowledge in accounting, finance, marketing, management, health services administration, international business, or are seeking a dual or double degree, Barry University will provide the very best learning environment, individualized attention, access to career services, abundant networking opportunities, and will help you grow into an inspired and purposeful leader.  

The MBA program consists of 36 credits of course work, including nine core courses (27 credits) and three electives (9 credits). 

You may choose a General MBA, based on cross-discipline business electives, or select a specialization in one of the six areas: 

MBA Specializations

Business Administration (MBA) Dual Degree Programs

The Andreas School of Business offers three dual degrees that combine the MBA with another field of expertise.

Barry University’s Podiatric Medicine, Sport Management, and Sport Psychology programs are highly recognized. They make a perfect fit for those who want to expand their business skills as well as their proficiency in one of these three fields.

If you plan to become a podiatrist, you will find that the dual DPM/MBA is advantageous when trying to establish and maintain a private office practice.

The blend of disciplines in the Sport Management/MBA works for you every time you write a sports marketing plan, assess your competitive environment, or consider the economic implications of a strategic decision.

With a focus on human performance and wellness, the Sport Psychology/MBA program can help you establish your own consulting business or advance within an organization.

Certificate Program Digital Transformation

In the evolving tech sector, artificial intelligence (AI), automation, data analytics, and various pioneering technologies have transformed organizational operations. The Certificate in Digital Transformation will explore strategies for aligning key technologies with business goals. Participants will learn about selecting the right technology for each endeavor, navigating the landscape of digital project management, the role of innovation, and the critical aspects of sustainability and ethics in digital initiatives. 

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Accreditation AACSB International

Barry University’s Inez Andreas School of Business and Public Administration is accredited by AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The AACSB is the world's premier accrediting agency for business administration programs and recognizes all of our graduate and undergraduate programs.

That means you will graduate from a business school that meets the standards of distinguished programs worldwide and provides every qualification to ensure your success as a business leader. You will grow and learn from highly experienced, accessible faculty only — not teaching assistants — in a classroom with an average of 20 fellow students.

AACSB International

Barry is the only university in South Florida and Catholic university in the state or southeastern U.S. that is AACSB-accredited.

What it means to be accredited:

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    Best of the Best

    AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-caliber instructors that will offer you the leading-edge courses and programs that businesses look for when hiring leaders.

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    Career-building Network

    You can build partnerships with business educators to co-create and solve some of today’s most challenging issues in your chosen industry.

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    Seal of Approval

    When you see an institution display the AACSB accreditation seal, you can be confident that the school is committed to continually improving the quality of the education it offers—preparing you to succeed in your career.

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    Values and Mission

    AACSB values quality, diversity and inclusion, global mindset, ethics, social responsibility, and community. It's mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education.

School of Business and Public Administration Faculty

Barry's small, interactive business classes are led by scholarly, full-time faculty, of which more than 90% hold doctoral degrees. The ASB faculty have a unique combination of international diversity and cultures. Our faculty also have business experience with firms such as Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, McDonalds, and Harris Corporation.

These seasoned mentors will work side-by-side with you, teaching you how to negotiate, manage successfully, and become effective leaders in today's rapidly changing business arena.

School of Business Career Services

As a Barry University student, you will not only receive personalized attention from your professors, but you will also have access to all of the resources found at the Barry University Career Development Center.

The goal of Career Development Center is to encourage each student to take personal responsibility to utilize the center’s services to develop his or her career planning skills from freshman through senior year and beyond. 

Career Development Center Employer Resources

All of the following services are available for students and alumni:

  • Access to Barry University's online job posting system for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities
  • Participation in fall and spring semester career fairs
  • Attend Internship Day activities
  • Improve interview skills by interviewing with local employers during Mock Interview Day
  • Meet one on one with a Career Counselor regarding career planning, resume writing, job search strategies and more

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Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

Admissions Process GMAT Information

Start your application today. In just a few years, you'll graduate with a degree from a highly-respected, affordable university.

Admission Requirements

  • GMAT Score: GMAT waivers will be awarded based on a combination of work experience and undergraduate GPA. Applicants with insufficient work experience will be required to submit a GMAT score.
  • Other Test Scores: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Transcripts: Official college and/or university transcript indicating your receipt of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university or a listed international institution and your cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Statement of Purpose: A one-page essay explaining the fit between applicant’s goals and the program at Barry University. The Statement of Purpose can be submitted as part of the online application.
  • Resume: Please also include an updated resume outlining work experience and two references.
The Admissions Committee will consider your accomplishments, potential, and goals when evaluating your potential for success in graduate business studies. Please include your full name, student ID number, or Social Security number on all documents.

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing. Please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

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Financial Aid Affordable for you.

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Assistance

You can use the Barry University Scholarship System to find other scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible to receive:

  • Answer as many questions as you like—the more questions answered, the more scholarships you’re matched to
  • Be automatically considered for many of the scholarships available at Barry University
  • Do a keyword search for scholarships and review the criteria to see if your qualifications are a match
The scholarships are funded through contributions from private donors, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, campus organizations, and corporations.
Barry University Scholarships

Financial Aid Tuition and Fees

Your Barry education is a valuable investment in your future. When considering a private education, costs may be a factor, but they need not be the determining factor. Your Barry education can be quite affordable. 

We invite you to review our tuition and fee schedule. You should also check with staff in Barry's Offices of Financial Aid and Student Accounts. They are here to help you and your family by providing guidance in financial planning and financial assistance.

Cost of Attendance Tuition and Fees

Your Barry education can be quite affordable. 

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