Amity University and Colorado State University established a collaborative degree program that will allow students from Amity University to transfer credits earned into CSU's Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. Under this collaboration a part of the programme shall be taught by Amity completely online and the balance shall be taught by CSU in online mode as well.
Amity University has been established by an act of State Legislation and recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) through the Act of State Legislation. Amity University is a NAAC Grade ‘A’ University in India, which is the highest Quality certification by the premier regulatory body of Government of India - University Grants Commission (UGC).
Amity University is a dynamic young education group and the leading private education provider in India, comprising of 7 Universities, 150+ Institutions, 17 Schools & Preschools with more than 125,000 Students, 1000 Acres of Campuses and International campuses in London, Singapore, Dubai, New Jersey, California, Romania, Beijing, Nanjing and Mauritius. Amity’s online MBA has been ranked no. 18 worldwide by QS, UK.
With over two decades of academic excellence, Amity Education Group has come to be recognized for pioneering a global culture in education in India.
CSU is consistently ranked among the best public universities in the nation by publications such as the U.S. News and World Report in their rankings of "America's Best Colleges and Universities," while Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine named CSU one of the top public universities in the United States in terms of educational quality and affordability. The Templeton Foundation named CSU among the nation's leading higher-education institutions that encourage student character development.
The College of Business is ranked as one of the top undergraduate and graduate business programs in the country -- #73 on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s rankings of public and private undergraduate business programs; #31 on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of part-time and online MBA programs. With very strong research productivity across its various disciplines, the College of Business is AACSB-accredited.
Pursuant to the International Memorandum of Understanding (IMOU) between Colorado State University (CSU) and Amity University (Amity) The College of Business (CoB) at CSU and Directorate of Distance & Online Education, Amity University established a collaborative degree program that will allow students from Amity University to transfer credits earned into CSU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program.
Which University will impart the MBA Degree?
The MBA degree shall be imparted by Colorado State University, Fort Collins, United States of America.
How does the Credit transfer system work in this programme?
The professional MBA degree at CSU is 42 credits, consisting of 36 core credits plus 6 credits of electives. The majority of the courses in the MBA program are 2-credits each and offered in 8-week modules. Under the collaborative degree agreement, the CoB will accept up to 16 credits of courses transferred from Amity University into its MBA degree. Upon satisfactory completion of all credit requirements for the program, students will be awarded the CSU’s MBA degree.
What are the eligibility requirements of Amity-CSU MBA Degree?
Admission into the CoB AACSB-accredited MBA program at CSU is competitive, and is stated as follows:
Earned 4-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (approved by the Ministry of Higher Education) with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
TOEFL score of 565/277/86 or higher; or IELTS score of 6.5 or better
Acceptable GMAT scores or 6 years of professional work experience
Students who hold only a 3-year bachelor’s degree, but meet all other admission requirements, may be granted admission into the MBA program only after additional evaluation.
The application fees of US$ 70 has been waived off for this programme.
What is the fees for the MBA programme if it is done on-line or on-campus directly at CSU?
The fees for the MBA Programme (on line or on campus) is US$ 946 per credit for a 42 credit programme.The Fee for a CSU MBA Programme is US$39732 plus a technology fee and Application fee makes it a US$ 40000 programme.
What is the Fees for the collaborative programme leading to a CSU MBA Degree?
The programme fee is US$ 18000, needs to be paid in 3 installments before the start of every semester as follows:
At the time of admission : US$ 7000
Before the start of Semester 2 US$ 5500
Before the start of Semester 3 US$ 5500
The fee is less than 50% of the actual fee for the programme.
What are the additional features of this programme?
CSU is offering a campus residency programme (Optional) called GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMER PROGRAM
The Global Business Summer Program at Colorado State University provides an enriched learning experience for students by raising their global awareness to business issues, and preparing them to better understand the complex challenges that businesses face in a globalized and multicultural economy.
The program offers the opportunity for students to participate in seminars and lectures to learn more about international business and management topics. Students will also get a first-hand experience of business practice through field visits to successful and innovative organizations in the region.
Students can be expected to take select courses, work together on team projects, engage in experiential learning opportunities through business visits and practicums, interact with corporate business leaders and government officials, and develop and participate in cultural activities that will expand their global exposure.
What are the cost for this optional residency programme ?
Duration: 2 weeks (14 days/13 nights)
Cost: Approximately $3,000 (based on a minimum cohort size of 15 students)
Academic experience including lecture time, corporate visits, etc. (1-credit)
On-campus housing (double occupancy); includes internet access
Meal plan (3 meals per day)
Why should I join this programme?
Save massive costs for a US MBA degree from an accredited Business school at less than half the fee.
Save on travel, boarding/lodging expenses.
Go for a short term residency course and get career guidance from CSU.
High quality learning experience
No need to leave your current job/profession or business.
CSU is a member of AIU and hence the degree has recognition in India also.