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MBA FAQs

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Thank you for your interest in Rosemont's MBA program. You'll find answers to some of the most commonly-asked questions here. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact the program director Cathie Coleman-Dickson at ccoleman@rosemont.edu or by phone at 610-527-0200 x2306.

You may also contact Rosemont's Admissions Department at admissions@rosemont.edu or by phone at
610-526-2966.


Q: How many credits are required for the MBA?

A: To complete the MBA degree, you must take 30 credit-hours and a 3-credit thesis.


Q: Are transfer credits accepted into the program?

A: Yes. A maximum of six graduate credits may be considered for transfer from an accredited institution. In order for graduate credits to be considered by the Deans for transfer, they must be exact academic matches to the courses Rosemont College offers.


Q: Is the GMAT/GRE required?

A: No. We do not require the GMAT or the GRE. We do, however, require a personal interview with each candidate who is applying for admission.


Q: If my undergraduate degree is in something besides business, am I still eligible for the program?

A: Yes. Many students in the MBA program have degrees other than business. A main criterion of the program is students must have at least three years of management experience to be eligible for the program.


Q: How long does each graduate course run?

A: Classes are taught in seven-week terms, and can be taken both on campus and online, giving you the flexibility to tailor your program to your individual needs and circumstances. On campus, all classes meet one night per week from 6-10 p.m.


Q: Is there financial aid available to graduate students?

A: Financial Aid is available through Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students interested in receiving aid will be required to fill out the form a few weeks prior to starting the program. For more information how to pay for graduate school, head over over to our tuition and aid info. The FAFSA form is available online at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa.


Q: What is the traditional age of students in the MBA program?

A: Students in the program are typically in their late 20s ranging up to their 50s.