Why Choose Valpo MBA?

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 781Study Abroad Experience – Required for full-time students3 Cr.
MGT 782Curricular Practical Training & Internships3 Cr.
MGT 790 Special Topics3 Cr.
MGT 791Field Projects3 Cr.


International Opportunities

International experiences are an integral part of the Valpo MBA. Whether it’s through online programs hosted by global firms that virtually transport you or travel opportunities to bustling centers of commerce, we connect MBA students to our partners based around the world.


Experiential Learning

Gain hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom. Several courses allow students to directly apply their knowledge and solve real problems for actual businesses while being trained on the world’s leading business software, SAP. Additionally, students are encouraged to go beyond the classroom through a curriculum practical training (CPT), internship, or by studying a special topic of interest. Learn more.



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.