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Full-Time Corporate MBA

The Fast Track to Success

The Fast Track to Success

Clemson's full-time corporate MBA is perfect for those who want to focus on school and want to earn their degree quickly.

Qualified students with some business background can complete the program in as little as one year, with most students completing in 18 months or less. Once you're finished, our career services staff will get you interview-ready and connect you with prestigious employers to help you land the job of your dreams.


The Clemson MBA Corporate curriculum consists of 5 Foundation Courses (13 credit hours), 11 Core Courses (27 credit hours), and 3 Elective Courses (9 credit hours), for a total of 49 course credit hours. Additionally, students with fewer than 2 years of post-graduate, career-relevant experience must complete a pre-approved, supervised, for-credit internship (6 credit hours). View detailed curriculum (PDF).


Courses may be waived based on prior undergraduate or graduate coursework at the discretion of the MBA office.

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing Foundations
  • Business Law
  • Decision Modeling
  • Statistics


  • Business Communications
  • Ethics & Leadership
  • Career Management Seminar
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Marketing
  • Strategic Management

Electives/Emphasis Areas

All Clemson MBA students are required to complete three elective courses. Clemson does not require students to declare an emphasis area, therefore elective courses may be taken in one or across multiple areas. Elective courses are offered in the evenings only (Monday - Thursday at 6 PM).

Supply Chain & Information Management

Focus on operations management, with emphasis on managing information and relationships in supplier networks.

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology & Innovation Management
  • Managing Continuous Improvement
  • System Analysis & Design

Services Science

Focus on the design of service systems, marketing and operations management within service environments, and the application of lean concepts.

  • Service Strategy
  • Services Marketing
  • Managing Continuous Improvement
  • Service Operations Management

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management

Focus on new product development, new market development, new business development and/or launching or being part of a start-up venture.

  • Technology & Innovation Management
  • Enterprise Development

Marketing Analysis

Focus on market research, market modeling, new market assessment, and new business development.

  • Marketing Research
  • Quantitative Methods in Marketing
  • Buyer Behavior
  • Services Marketing
  • Selected Topics in Marketing

Other Elective Courses

International Internships

Full-time MBA Corporate students have the opportunity to complete internships abroad over the summer in one of five exciting destinations. Internship placements are customized for individual learning and career objectives, and include cultural activities, services and support for a seamless experience. Learn more about our International Internship program here.

Career Services

The Office of MBA Career Services is here to support you in achieving your goals and dreams. Our staff can help you identify your skills, interests and abilities, as well as help you prepare for a job search. Learn more about the Office of Career Services here


The full-time Clemson MBA Corporate Program is assessed as a Premier Graduate Program. Please visit the Graduate School's Tuition and Fees schedule and the Student Financial Services Tuition and Fee Calculator for detailed information. As defined by the Graduate School, full-time students are enrolled in 9 or more credit hours.


Want to learn more?

Come to a free Information Session to learn about admission requirements and see which Clemson MBA option is right for you! Sessions are held once per month at our Greenville campus, with additional sessions online and around the Southeast throughout the year.

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