Master of Business Administration

Prospective Students

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The world is a blank slate. Leave your imprint.

We’re seeking leaders with entrepreneurial mindsets who seek out challenges and have the passion and skills to resolve them. Leaders who put as much emphasis on integrity as innovation. Leaders who want to increase the bottom line and do the right thing. We’re in the business of helping individuals become global citizens. If you want to leave your imprint, call us. We’ll show you how. Clemson MBA. Better Yourself. Better Your World.

The Clemson Family is a global one, devoted to improving the world we all share. The MBA curriculum provides students with the background they will need to succeed in management, finance, and business administration, but we also understand that theory can only go so far. It is when theoretical concepts are combined with heart and soul and applied to solving real-world problems that big things happen. Clemson MBA students believe it is the duty of community leaders to give back and swear to uphold the Clemson MBA Oath.

Clemson students don’t just talk the talk — they engage and participate in a variety of programs and activities that put the positive influence of business leadership coupled with compassion into action. Students participate in a variety of volunteer activities to give back to the community, including tutoring GED-candidates at United Ministries, participating in TD Bank’s Random Acts of Kindness, cleaning up downtown Greenville by organizing a trash sweep of the Reedy River, creating and staffing the computer lab at Triune Mercy Center, and much more. Learn more about ways our students get involved and give back:

If you’re less concerned with what an MBA can do for you than what you can do with your MBA and would rather work on spreading good will than work on spreadsheets, call us, attend an information session in person or online, or apply online today.

MBA and MBAe Information Sessions

Join us at one of our free monthly information sessions to learn about admission requirements, see the facility, meet faculty and staff and see which Clemson MBA is right for you. All sessions start promptly at 5:30 and are held in Room 506 of our campus at One North Main Street, Greenville. Sessions are free but space is limited. Please use the links below to register for the session you wish to attend.

MBAe Part-Time Information Sessions

Join us at one of our free monthly information sessions to learn about admission requirements, meet faculty and staff and see if a Clemson MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation is right for you. All sessions start promptly at 6:00 PM and are accessed via Go To Meeting. Please use the links below to register for the session you wish to attend.

Clemson offers a variety of ways to earn your MBA degree as well as several emphasis areas of study. The chart below is designed as a quick reference for comparison. You can learn more by clicking the links within the chart or by following links on the left side of the page.

Traditional MBA

Traditional MBA

MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Full-time

MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Part-Time

Application Deadline July 1/November 1 July 1/
November 1/April 1
March 1 March 1
Start Date Fall/Spring Fall/Spring/Summer Summer Summer
Program Duration 12-24 months 22-48 months 12 months 27 months
Location One North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Years of Work
Experience Required
Varies Two None Five
Entrance Exam Requirement GMAT; TOEFL (international students only)
GMAT Waiver Eligibility Minimum of 5 years’ full-time work experience and competitive GPA; previous master’s or doctorate Based on undergraduate GPA; previous master's or doctorate
Average Course Load 12-15 credit hours/semester 6 credit hours/semester 12-15 credit hours/semester 3-6 credit hours/semester
Curriculum Foundation, core and elective courses Cohort model; Studio Lunches Cohort model
Program Structure Mon.-Thurs. daytime classes Mon.-Thurs. evening classes Mon.-Thurs. daytime classes Online classes;
2 weekends/semester on campus
Leadership Development and Career Services First Friday Speaker Series, Career Services, Annual Networking Forum, guest speakers Entrepreneurial Resource Network, Women's Leadership Roundtable, Entrepreneur in the Round, EnterPrize Awards
Tuition Tier 1 Graduate Program + Fees $28,500 + fees $34,900 + fees in-state
$43,560 + fees
Contact or 864-656-8173