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Marquette University Graduate School of Management

Marquette University Graduate School of Management

Marquette University Graduate School of Management


The fundamental mission of the Marquette University College of Business Administration is to provide a quality education grounded in the Jesuit Catholic intellectual values that enable our students to function effectively and ethically in a diverse workplace and global economy. Our goal is to foster a community of scholars committed to improvement and collaboration, and to enhance interaction with business and service organizations. In doing this, we create a superior environment for learning and development of our students.

The College of Business Administration was established 93 years ago, and in that time, has graduated more than 17,000 students. The College was among the first 40 schools to earn accreditation by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) in 1928. Other notable members of that first accreditation class are Harvard University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and University of Wisconsin.

The College continues its tradition of excellence today, serving over 1,400 undergraduates and over 700 master's degree candidates. The College has 58 tenure track faculty members serving in five departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing. Prominent alumni include a past chairman and CEO of Sears, a past president of Burlington Northern Railroad, a past chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, the current chairman and CEO of Payless Shoe Stores and the current president of Manpower.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) has ten options for majors: accounting, business economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, information technology, international business, marketing, real estate, and operations and supply chain management. Minors in business administration, human resource management, information technology, marketing, and operations and supply chain management are available for non-business students. The Department of Economics also offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The College began offering graduate degrees in 1953. The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree is offered on campus and to cohort groups in Waukesha and Kohler, Wisconsin. The College also offers the Executive M.B.A. and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in Accounting, Applied Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management. In conjunction with other colleges, the College offers the M.S. in Engineering Management, the M.S. in Healthcare Technologies Management, the B.S.B.A./Juris Doctor, the M.B.A./J.D., the M.B.A./M.S. in Nursing, and the M.B.A./Master of Arts in Political Science degrees.

Research and outreach are supported through two centers: the Center for Global and Economic Affairs and the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship. While their specific purposes are different, these units support faculty research, student scholarships, services to the business community, and host numerous public events.

The quality of the programs of the College and the quality of its students is seen in the success of College alumni over their careers and the way in which new graduates are welcomed into the business community. Such success does not occur by accident. It is the result of dedication and commitment to quality and mission. It is the result of the concerted efforts of an outstanding faculty and staff who are committed to students and the educational mission of the College and Marquette University.

Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

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    Marquette University College of Business Administration P.O. Box 1881,


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