Master of Business Administration (MBA)

SZABIST offers MBA degree in the specialized fields of Management, Human Resource Management (HRM), Marketing & Finance.

For students with a 4-year BBA degree, the duration of the MBA Program is 1.5 years. 10 MBA courses (30 credits) and a research project (6 credits) are needed to graduate. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship. The maximum duration to complete this degree is 5 years.

For students with a 4-year non BBA degree / relevant degree, the duration of the MBA program is 2 to 2.5 years. 24 courses (72 credits) are needed to graduate. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship and clear the SZABIST comprehensive exam. The maximum duration to complete this degree is 5 years.

For students with a 2 to 3 year undergraduate degree the duration of the MBA program is 3 to 3.5 years. 30 courses (90 credits) are needed to graduate. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship and clear the SZABIST comprehensive exam. The maximum duration to complete this degree is 5 years.

Course Description»

Admission Requirements
MBA 36 credit hour program: Admission in the MBA 36 credit hour program, the candidate must possess a 4 year BBA or relevant degree with minimum CGPA 2.5 from an HEC recognized university.

MBA 72 credit hour program: Admission in the MBA 72 credit hour program, the candidate must possess a 4 year non business bachelor degree with minimum CGPA 2.5 or 16 years of education with minimum 55% from an HEC recognized university.

MBA 90 credit hour program: Admission in the MBA 90 credit hour program, the candidate must possess 14 years education with minimum CGPA 2.5 or 55% from an HEC recognized university.

Fee Structure
Application processing fee                                       AED 100 (non refundable)
Admission Fee                                                             AED 1,000 (non refundable)
Security Deposit Fee                                                   AED 500 (refundable)
Tuition Fee                                                                    AED 2000/- per course.

Program Over View

The MBA program is designed so that qualified students can access our world-class curriculum while balancing the requirements of career and family. Classes are scheduled during weekdays and weekends in fall, spring and summer sessions. This design allows participants to focus on their careers AND earn a degree without having to make compromises for either.