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Business Strategy & Decision Making (MBA)

 

Business Strategy & Decision Making (MBA)

Position your organization and yourself to meet objectives

Learn how to diagnose strategic positions, evaluate alternative courses of action and make the best possible decisions based on your objectives. DePaul's Business Strategy and Decision Making MBA will give you the framework for making business decisions in a disciplined and strategic way. This program is a fast-track career development option for managers who want the skills and abilities to make strategic economic decisions in a business environment.

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Study in the heart of Chicago’s business and financial district

You’ll be taking classes on DePaul’s Loop Campus, giving you the opportunity to network with strategists at the Fortune 500 companies located within blocks of our front door, like Archer Daniels Midland, Exelon, Boeing and Old Republic.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, GMAT/GRE scores, transcripts, résumé and letters of recommendation.

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Required Courses

You’ll take the MBA core courses and seven to nine electives.

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3rd

Our part-time MBA program is the third-highest ranked in Chicago in Bloomberg Businessweek's "Best Business Schools" (2015)

$112k

The average reported salary of 2016 Business Strategy MBA graduates was $112,000

Study with leading economic experts

You’ll learn how to put theory into practice from professors like Anthony Krautmann, who combined his professional and personal interests to become a leading expert in sports economics. “Our students are prepared for a career in consulting, all levels of government, non-for-profit organizations and business. Our curriculum emphasizes theory and application, and students learn how to analyze data, how to critically evaluate policies, and how to write clearly about their conclusions and their research.”

"KGSB offered me a challenging environment that broadened my strategic thinking while opening me up to new relationships and resources that I know will advance my career in the future."

Bob (MBA ’16)
Senior Relationship Manager, Allstate Insurance Company

Alumni Network

You’ll be connected to more than 65,000 DePaul business alumni around the world. Join in networking events and connect with fellow program grads working in a variety of industries.


Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.
Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.


Scholarships

Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or kgsb@depaul.edu.

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