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  • Program Overview

    Fifth Year Master of Business Administration (36 Credits)

    The Endicott College Fifth Year program is a nine-month, full-time intensive Master of Business Administration designed for graduates from any undergraduate college with a business degree or a bachelor's degree in other areas.

    Courses are specifically tailored to students’ potential career paths, including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, and marketing and sales. Students are exposed to case studies, business opportunities, and field study experiences.

    Full-time Intensive MBA Program Overview

    • Open to all majors
    • 9–month intensive (September–May) (Note: Students can join Fall or Spring)
    • 12 courses, 36 credits
      • Eight core courses
      • Four elective courses
    • 8 a.m.–Noon, Monday–Friday (Fall & Spring) & Online (Winter)
    • Employable through skill-based programming
    • Action-based learning
    • Differentiation through personal branding – Brown Bag Seminars
    • Specialization options include finance, entrepreneurship, operations management, project management, marketing, and real estate
    • Fosters entrepreneurship
    • Self-Directed study options
    • Internship/Field Study (Continuation in our program)
    • International perspective: trip option
    • Flexible learning (online component winter)

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    Fifth Year MBA for Endicott Undergraduates

    Are you an Endicott undergraduate student interested in business? If so, you can save time and 20% off tuition by pursuing the Fifth Year MBA. Degree requirements and curriculum content vary based on prior education and experience.

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  • Curriculum

    Admission Requirements

    Fifth Year Expedited Admissions Process

    Current Endicott students are eligible to apply to Fifth Year graduate programs using an expedited admissions process. In order to be eligible for the expedited admissions process, current students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA*. Students eligible for the Fifth Year expedited admission process are not required to submit an essay, resume, recommendations or transcripts.

    Students should apply for a Fifth Year program using the Current Endicott Student Expedited Masters Application form available in MyEndicott. The GPS Office of Admissions will upon receipt of this form obtain a dean recommendation/GPA confirmation and confirm a prospective Fifth Year student has a clear record with the Office of the Bursar and the Office of Student Affairs.

    *Otherwise, standard admissions requirements apply.

    Please note that the application fee is waived for all current Endicott students and alumni.


    All other candidates must apply online at: 

    Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

    • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
    • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
    • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
    • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
    • Interview with the program director (only required for some programs)
    • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.

    International Applicants for Graduate Admission
    Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

    International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the program, the student will be able to:

    • Articulate leadership theory for professional application in the professional world
    • Apply market research, company evaluations, analysis of situations, and recommendations for solutions to business case analysis projects and/or papers.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to articulate current management trends, including cross-cultural and global awareness
    • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting processes, key financial statements and financial analysis to determine key management decisions quantitatively
    • Demonstrate knowledge of key aspects of the MBA program, finance, accounting, management and leadership knowledge, research, writing and presentation skills


    All or some prerequisite courses may be waived based on many variables. Please contact the Associate Dean of the MBA program to determine individual pre-requisite courses needed for admission. There is a Pre-MBA Minor available under the Undergraduate Business Program as an option for these prerequisites as well. 

    ACC 175 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting
    BUS 210 - Finance
    BUS 270 - Communicating in Business
    ECN 201 - Macroeconomics
    ECN 202 - Microeconomics

    Total Prerequisite Requirements - 18 cr.

    Required Curriculum

    Core Courses- 18 credits

    BUA 510 - Accounting from a Manager's Perspective
    BUA 542 - Operations Management
    BUA 520 - Managing in the Evolving Workplace
    BUA 561 - Managing in the Global Business Environment
    ITS 553 - Technology and Innovation
    ITS 570 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining
    BUA 587 - Business Policy and Strategy
    ITS 575 - Agile Project Management
    REST 550 - Construction Project Management
    (Core Requirement for students completing the Real Estate Specialization)


    Electives-12 credits

    Students must choose four electives. Students will have the option of following specialized courses in focus areas of their choice, or the option to do 1-2 internship/field study/self-directed courses as part of their electives through courses BUA574/BUA575, as well as two others of their choosing. Students will have an option of selecting across the specialized areas for self-driven elective selections. 

    BUA 575 - Field Study II: Consulting Project Seminar
    BUA 574 - Field Study I: Consulting Project Seminar

    Finance Electives

    FNCE 521 - Financial Reporting and Analysis
    FNCE 560 - Evaluating Capital Investments
    FNCE 580 - Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    FNCE 590 - Personal Financial Planning

    Entrepreneurship Electives

    BUA 530 - Small Business Management
    ENTP 526 - Entrepreneurial Marketing
    ENTP 530 - Entrepreneurial Venture Finance
    BUA 575 - Field Study II: Consulting Project Seminar

    Operations Management Electives

    ITS 560 - Computer Security and Cyber Forensics
    OPMT 570 - Analytics for Logistics and Distribution Management
    OPMT 560 - Lean Thinking and 6 Sigma
    OPMT 580 - Global Supply Chain Management

    Project Management Electives

    BUA 529 - Project Management
    OPMT 560 - Lean Thinking and 6 Sigma
    PMGT 512 - Business Analysis Techniques Used in Project and Program Management
    PMGT 528 - Scheduling Tools and Techniques

    Marketing Electives

    MKTG 522 - Branding and Advertising
    MKTG 525 - Advanced Data Analytics and Visualization
    MKTG 531 - Sales Force Management
    MKTG 553 - Digital Marketing

    Real Estate Electives

    REST 560 - Real Estate and Investment Valuation Analysis
    REST 570 - Real Estate Leasing and Transactions
    REST 580 - Real Estate Finance and Capital Markets
    REST 590 - Real Estate Property Management

    Total Required Credits - 36 credits

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