Students seeking a Master of Business Administration must successfully complete a total
of 39 credits on either a full- or part-time basis, maintaining a minimum overall average of
3.0/4.0. It is important to note that the minimum passing grade for graduate courses is a
C, with a maximum of two Cs permitted throughout the program.
A student, guided by his or her advisor, can opt for an emphasis area by selecting specific
Professional Enhancement Courses in Project Management, or choose these courses
from the different areas of emphasis (as elective courses) and opt for a General MBA.
NDU is a PMI-REP (Project Management Institute-Registered Education Provider).
If a candidate follows the MBA Program with Project Management emphasis, it would
equip him or her with the necessary competencies, with pre-approved PDUs, to pass the
PMP exam or maintain his or her certification.
The MBA Program consists of 39 credits of courses; it comprises:
- Two Foundation (Pre-MBA/preparatory) courses: a total of 3 non-earned credits.
The foundation courses aim to equip applicants from a non-business/economics background with a minimum level of knowledge pertaining to business studies. Moreover, students can concurrently register a non-related graduate course to Accounting or Finance. In this case, the maximum number of credits cannot exceed 6 credits, inclusive of the foundation course(s). These courses are: