Purdue University--West Lafayette
accounting manufacturing and technology management consulting marketing e-commerce management information systems economics production/operations management entrepreneurship organizational behavior finance supply chain management/logistics general management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research human resources management technology industrial management other international business
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand - finance, human resources management, marketing, production/operations management, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered - full-time traditional two year, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA
Joint programs available - M.S.I.A./Pharm.D., B.S.I.E./M.B.A., B.S.M.E./M.B.A.
Full-time program -
The MBA is a two-year, 60-credit program consisting of core courses (29 credits) in all the functional areas of management. Students learn through a variety of methods, including case study, lecture, and projects. A wide variety of electives allows students to customize their education. Specializations are offered through seven function-based and six interdisciplinary option areas.
Executive program -
EMBA and International Executive MBA (IMM) programs deliver a general management curriculum via a blended learning, combining 2-week residencies with distance learning. Residencies are completed over 18-months. Learning is team-based. Most IMM residencies take place outside the U.S., at partner school locations in Netherlands, Hungary, and Germany, plus residencies in Mexico and China.
Part-time program -
The Weekend part-time MBA delivers a general management curriculum through a format consisting of Saturday-only classes. The program spans six semesters, so students are committed for only 26 Saturdays each year. With breaks for summers and holidays, the Weekend MBA is both family- and career-friendly. Students learn through a variety of methods, including case study, lecture, and projects.
Part-time distance learning program - N/A