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The program is meant for recently graduated non-business degree students with less than one year of work experience.
The MS in Management Program can be completed in 9 months, including the required pre-term orientation in August.
The MS in Management Program is comprised of 32 credit hours.
Find detailed curriculum information on the MiM "Curriculum" webpage.
Beginning in Fall 2024, the MiM program at Lehigh College of Business will be on the STEM Designated Degree Program list for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Having a STEM designated degree program is a valuable signal to employers, and it enables international students to extend their OPT for a total of 36 months.
The MS in Management Program is not a substitute for an MBA. Instead, it provides a solid business foundation to launch graduates into their business careers. An MBA builds on this foundation by blending coursework into the context of previous professional work experience.
No. The MS in Management program is no offered online.
Yes, economics majors can apply but under the conditions that it is the B.A. Degree in Economics (not B.S. Degree) and is earned from the Liberal Arts College within a University and not earned from the University's Business School.
Calculus is not required.
For students without a strong math background, it is suggested that they take calculus prior to matriculating.
No. Work experience is not required for this program. Prospective students with a year or less of work experience will be considered.
The 9 month program is carefully designed to flow in a logical order, therefore students follow a required lockstep sequence of coursework. Students will not be permitted to vary their courses or schedule outside of this design.
No, the program is designed to be a complete, cohort program, so no waivers or substitutions are allowed.
The program begins every August with a pre-term orientation session.
This mandatory orientation, sets the stage for the academic and professional expectations throughout the program. A one week pre-term orientation designed around the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) annual Job outlook survey that identifies the top attributes employers seek on applicants’ resumes.
You will discover what behaviors are effective in a fast-paced, changing world and workplace, learn how to use your voice and leadership to get more done faster, better with less through comprehensive communications and presentation skills workshops. You will also be well prepared for campus recruiters with resume, cover letter, mock interview, and LinkedIn workshops. Exposure to business executives, alumni, and networking opportunities enable you to identify career opportunities. Team building activities, discussions, and lectures round out the experience.
Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year is $52,570.
Find detailed information on the MiM "Tuition and Expenses" webpage.
There are no additional costs for the consulting projects, but there will be an additional cost for the international immersion options.
You may view our admission requirements on the MS in Management "Admissions Information" webpage.
You may view our application deadlines on the MS in Management "Admissions Information" webpage.
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If the institution does not offer an official transcript service, the official transcripts and degree certificates must be mailed directly to our office in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Please have the institution mail the transcripts to:
Lehigh University - College of Business
Graduate Programs Office
Lehigh Business Innovation Building, Suite 201
201 E. Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Generally 2-4 weeks after your completed application has been submitted.
Yes, you may request an optional interview. It can be conducted on campus or via Zoom. You must request the interview at the time you submit your application. An interview may be required for international students.
If you have any questions, the Graduate Programs Office may be reached at email@example.com or by phone at (610) 758-4450.
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