Master of Business Administration (MBA)

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

Key Facts

  • Accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • ​Delivery mode: 100% Online or Blended
  • Class Times: Sunday afternoons & a day in the week Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
  • Cost: US$11,500
  • Duration: 20 months

Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an integrative and dynamic management development program. 

Each student is then able to pursue a specialization of his/her choice enabling more in-depth exploration of leadership and management subjects in one of the following disciplines:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Disaster Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare Management

The classes ensure critical support and attention from faculty, while the UCC tradition of linking the academic and the practitioner, based in close ties to the business community, adds important dimensions of learning to the program.

Students complete 42 credit hours of courses for the MBA degree.

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Admission

In general, admission to the MBA program requires the following:

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a recognized or/and accredited institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ working experience
  • Completion of the Commonwealth Executive Management Achievement Test (CEMAT) or the GMAT (where GPA is below 2.7)
  • Working knowledge of the English Language at the post-graduate studies level.
  • Certain pre-requisite courses may be required to be taken at the UCC (where necessary).

Admission Process

  • An Applicant submits an Application Form and other required documents to the College of Graduate Studies (Paper) or the Registry (Online or Paper) by the application deadline (or as allowed under special circumstances).
  • An applicant is required to submit the following documents in order to be accepted as a student in one of the categories (Full or Mature Entry):
    • Completed Application Form with attached passport size photograph
    • Proof of academic qualification(s)
    • Evidence of professional programs/study (if applicable)
    • Statement of Purpose (signed and dated)
    • Current resume
    • Two recommendations
    • International documentation (if applicable)
    • An interview may be scheduled once the above documents are in hand for applicants.

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Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

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The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is Jamaica’s largest non-affiliate privately-held premier higher educational institution providing students with world-class educational programs and highly trained and qualified local & international faculty. The institution currently offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor, masters, and doctoral degree programs, as well as customized corporate training programs in Jamaica. Disciplines include: Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Business, Finance, and Business Administration among many others. Read less