The Virginia Tech Master of Business Administration program in the National Capital Region combines the resources of the university's Blacksburg campus with accessibility to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
It offers the quality and challenge that you would expect of a well-established, program that is fully accredited by the AACSB, the International Association for Management Education. And it is specially designed for the needs of the full-time professional who is earning the MBA on a part-time basis.
Students may enroll during the Fall, Spring or Summer semester. Applications should be received at least six weeks before the start of classes. Applicants will be notified of the admission decision approximately six weeks after the application packet has been submitted.
All Pamplin MBAs are required to complete nine core classes, one international elective, and other electives (or concentration courses) for a total of 48 credit hours. Strategic Management is the program's capstone course and is completed in the final term.
This program is open to students with an undergraduate degree in any field. Students have an opportunity to specialize in one of several concentrations. Professionals who work full-time can earn the Pamplin MBA on a part-time basis at Virginia Tech. Full-time students may apply for a graduate assistantship.
In designing the concentrations and setting their requirements, the college consulted with corporate recruiters, alumni in related fields, faculty and practitioners, and students. The concentrations take advantage of the expertise of faculty and other resources of Virginia Tech.
To apply for a graduate assistantship, please send your resume along with a cover letter addressed to Dr. Ghandforoush. Please submit your application for an assistantship by May for Fall semester, and by November for Spring semester.
Calculus, one semester of undergraduate course with a minimum grade of B within the past 5 years.
Accounting, one semester of Financial Accounting course and one semester of Managerial Accounting course with a minimum grade of B within the past 5 years.
All prerequisites must be completed prior to or within the first calendar year after admission.
ACIS 5104 If not waived based on the above criteria, to be completed within the first semester.