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25 Facts About Temple University Online MBA

October 14, 2015 1:11 pm0 commentsViews: 488
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As the top Online MBA programs in the country, you can expect nothing but the best from the Temple University Online MBA. However, it is also a very compeitive program to get into because of these consistent statistics. Before you apply for the program, you should work very hard on your application to ensure you have the best shot at getting into the program. Once you have decided to get your MBA, you need to choose the right program and to do that, you need to know the facts of the schools and the programs. We have helped this process a bit better for you by gathering 25 facts about the Temple University Online MBA. Continue reading to see if it is a good fit for you.

  • The Temple University Online MBA is offered by the Fox School of Business and is the number one online MBA in the country. This is according to U.S. News & World Report and is based on quality and convenience of the online MBA program.
  • The campus is located in Philadelphia Pennsylvania and is a private institution. It is a private university.
  • The minimum time commitment is 20 months and consists of 48 credit hours.
  • The tuition is based on credit hours and each credit hour is currently priced at $1269.29 per credit hour. This brings the base program cost to $62,208. These prices are subject to change and you should always check with the school to see what the current prices are for the program.
  • Although the program is offered online, there is an on campus requirement. All students are required to take part in a week long residency program at the beginning of the program. The residency is at the main campus of Temple University.
  • The online program is designed to be as close to the campus program as possible. This is because they offer live streaming video lectures and VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) to give an in-class experience. This is something that is not offered by many of the other online MBA and distance learning programs in the country.
  • This type of program is very popular among an older student demographic which makes this very popular among students who are returning to the academic world after focusing their efforts on their professional career after obtaining their undergraduate degree. On average, most students in this program have between 11-12 years of work experience.
  • The business school is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This is a highly sought after accreditation that is usually only given to 5% of business schools in the nation.
  • During the program, you will be able to take one course at a time. The terms are split up five-week sections in the fall, spring and summer all through the two-year program.
  • For specific occasions, the GMAT requirement may be waived based on professional experience. You are required to have at least three years of professional experience in order to apply for the program.
  • Also with the completed application, you must submit your up to date professional resume. This is to show your professional experience.
  • You must have your official college transcripts sent to the school for the application process. This must be done for both degree and non-degree programs.
  • You must submit at least two letters of recommendation as well. These are recommended to be professional recommendations.
  • After you have submitted all of your application materials, you will then have to partake in an applications interview to further determine your eligibility for the program and ensure that the program is a good fit for you. For more information on the application process and to start your application, please visit the school’s website here.
  • The program was founded during the 2010-2011 academic year. They have already gained a lot of recognition and become the top online MBA program in the nation.
  • The average enrollment for the program is approximately 70 students. This is a highly competitive program and you should spend a lot of time on your application in order to be considered.
  • The application deadline is rolling so you you apply when you are ready to begin classes instead of having to wait until the fall and spring semesters. This gives you the flexibility to do this on your time and when it fits into your schedule.
  • There are currently 15 full time faculty members and 4 part time faculty members for the program.
  • The average age of new entrants is 36. This further solidifies the idea that the student population is older than the average online MBA program. You can go back to school when you are ready and should not feel as though it is ever too late to start back.
  • The student gender distribution is almost equal. On average, the male students make up 61.4 percent of the population and the female students make up approximately 38.6 percent of the student population for the program.
  • Each course is taken during a four week program online. Again, you only take one class at a time.
  • There are a lot of support systems available to students to ensure that students have the most success as possible. The professors are required to  respond to student questions and concerns within 12 hours.
  • There is an Academic Advisor given to each student upon entering the program and students will virtually meet with them throughout the course of the program. You can go to your Academic Advisor at any time during your program with concerns or questions.
  • Additionally, there is 24/7 live tech support should you have any issue with the online platforms of the program. You will not be in trouble if you have technical problems because you can contact them at any time.
  • If you need any assistance with paying for the program, you can apply for financial assistance with your FASFA. You can also apply for various scholarships or grants. If you have any questions, you can contact your Financial Advisor at any time.