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Florida Atlantic University Global Student Success Program

Graduate Global Student Success Program: MBA

The Graduate Global Student Success Program: MBA is designed to give you the skills to succeed in your graduate degree. The program offers study skill and research classes as well as for-credit classes in your chosen degree.

Your Pathway to Florida Atlantic University

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree



Two semesters


January or August

Program benefits:

  • Florida Atlantic University student from day one
  • No GRE/GMAT required for admission
  • Earn 9 academic credits toward your FAU master's degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided

Graduate GSSP: 2 Semesters - Sample Program

Semester 1 Course title Credits

GMAT 101

GMAT Preparation Course


NAV 101


Navigating the Graduate GSSP




NAV 102

Academic Communication for Graduate Students


MAN 6296

Leadership and Organization Management



Total FAU semester credits


Semester 2 Course title Credits

NAV 103


Research for Graduate Students




NAV 104

Intercultural Issues for Graduate Students


QMB 6603

Data Analysis for Managers


FIN 6406

Financial Management



Total FAU semester credits





FAU graduation requirements

Total credits required for the below FAU degrees:

  • MBA, non-business background: 55 credit hours (43 credits in core courses + 12 credits electives/specialization = 55)
  • MBA, business background: 43 credit hours (31 credit core courses + 12 credits electives/specialization = 43)

Program information

Progression requirements:

  • minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 
  • no grade below B
  • minimum number of credits: 9

Entry to master's degree program at FAU

Upon successful completion of the Graduate GSSP, you will progress to one of the following master's degree programs:

  • MBA, Accounting 
  • MBA, Entrepreneurship
  • MBA, Finance
  • MBA, General
  • MBA, Health Administration
  • MBA, Management Information Systems
  • MBA, International Business
  • MBA, Marketing
  • MBA, Operations Management

† Accounting program requires all students complete 4-6 courses in the U.S. as a part of the course prerequisite, which can be taken prior to progression at FAU. The courses are: ACG 2021 Principles of Accounting, ACG 3141 Intermediate Financial Accounting, ACG 3151 Advanced Accounting, ACG 3341 Cost/Managerial Accounting, ACG 4401 Systems and ACG 4651 Auditing.

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