I'm graduating in May with a B.S, Psychology degree. I have no interest in a career in psychology, but I do have an interest in business. I have a 3.1 GPA and 4 years work experience. The university I'm currently attending ( www.twu.edu ) has a graduate business program that is affordable. The only thing I question is that they do not require applicants to submit GMAT scores. The classes are offered on campus or online, whichever the student prefers. I'm nervous about the possibility of future employers looking down on my MBA degree if they feel I took the easy way out... please give your advice.
Wether the school is accredidated or not is way more important than the requirement of the GMAT. The thing about online schools is to be leary about which ones are credible and which ones just want to take your money. I happened to go to a fully accredidated school that had a campus but also offered all of the classes online. I was able to get my degree and only took about half of my classes on the campus. My school has three accredidations and gave me a "real" degree.
Whether they require a GMAT is irrelevant. What IS relevant is the rate and quality of placemen of the graduates of the program. Personally, I'm leary of online degrees and think that it's that - and not whether GMATs are required - that will drive employer perceptions. I also recommend looking at the accreditation of the program.
Since you're already a student at the university, see if you can talk with alumni from the business program and ask them about their experiences.
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