First-hand experience that leads to expertise

Valpo’s MBA alumni graduate with a sense of business acumen because they have the opportunity to hone their knowledge and skills in business settings beyond the classroom. The MBA program offers several ways to get hands-on experience — including business opportunities abroad.

Course Numbers and Credits

MGT 781 Study Abroad Experience – Required for full-time students 3 Cr.
MGT 782 Curricular Practical Training & Internships 3 Cr.
MGT 790 Special Topics 3 Cr.
MGT 791 Field Projects 3 Cr.
Study Abroad
Students in the one-year Global MBA program are required to take the three-credit Study Abroad course (included with tuition), planned during the two-week spring break.

Special Topics, Field Projects
Special topics and field projects are offered to enhance the curriculum based on student interest, recent events, or instructor expertise. Prerequisites may vary based upon the topics covered.

Curricular Practical Training
International students may take a three-credit Curricular Practical Training (CPT) internship to deepen their experience of business in the United States. This course adheres to government requirements for Curricular Practical Training, a program that gives non-immigrant international students the opportunity to work in the United States.

Internships are an opportunity for full-time students to learn in a real work environment.