Program Description

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a 45 unit/credit hour program. It is designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance in their position, change their career and improve their knowledge. With American standard curriculum and taught by highly experienced and qualified American and western professors, students will develop a strong understanding and knowledge in business strategies, leadership, management and entrepreneurship.   Students may take an additional concentration in Finance, Marketing or International Business. 

The study approach emphasizes real world case studies, meeting and opportunities to network with practitioners and learn from real world scenarios that reflect the Cambodian and regional experience of Business and public operations in addition to learning and networking with their classmates who are employed at the most notable companies and institutions.

Admission Criteria

The admission criteria is an undergraduate degree in a relevant field from an accredited university, with a grade point average of 3.0, and IELTS (Academic Module) overall band 6.0.   Applicants with undergraduate degrees in a field other than Business may be required to complete bridging courses. Each applicant is assessed on and individual basis.

Program Outcomes

Goal 1

Each student will be skilled in recognizing the implications of integrated business processes in managing the enterprise.

Learning Objectives

1. Students will analyze ineffective business practices that result from poorly integrated business processes.

2. Students will formulate sound proposals for improving integrated business processes.

Goal 2

Each student will be ethical, socially responsible, and just when making business decision

Learning Objectives

1. Students will evaluate business decisions within an ethical framework.

2. Students will critique business decisions based on social responsibility.

3. Students will evaluate business decisions and their impacts on environmental sustainability.

Goal 3

Each student will be capable of synthesizing/analyzing information as to make sound business decisions.

Learning Objectives

1. Students will apply a systematic approach to solving business problems.

2. Students will evaluate financial statements and documents to support business decisions.

3. Students will use appropriate technologies in gathering and analyzing data relevant to managerial decision-making.

Goal 4

Each student will be a gatekeeper, trained to scan the global environment of business, identify current trends in the industry, and disseminate information throughout the firm.

Learning Objectives

1. Students will analyze the impact of global business issues on specific management situations.

2. Students will relate current global events to emerging business opportunities.

Goal 5

Each student will be a leader and/or manager who understands group dynamics and is capable of influencing others to achieve organizational goals.

Learning Objectives

1. Students will demonstrate appropriate group techniques to lead a team task that results in effective performance.

2. Students will demonstrate effective leadership skills in a group project.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Students must complete 45 credits comprising coursework of 39 credits, and a substantial paper of 6 credits. The program is organized into three stages.  The English proficiency requirement for admission is IELTS (Academic Module) overall band 6.0.  Applicants without the requisite English proficiency are required to complete the following English courses before starting Stage One. 

English proficiency

English proficiency courses do not carry credits. Students may challenge out of components.

Bridging courses

Bridging courses are to be taken by those who need preparation. The credits are not counted for the MBA program.

MBA Curriculum

Stage One (Total credit: 15)

Stage Two (Total credit: 15)

Stage Three (Total credit: 15)

Students chose to do one of the three concentrations in Finance, Marketing, or International Business.

Finance Concentration

Marketing Concentration

International Business Concentration

MBA Tuition and Other Fees

The MBA program consists of 45 unit/credit hour which is equivalent to 15 courses.

Per-Course Tuition $ 900
Program Tuition $ 13,500
Application Fee $ 25
English Placement Test Fee $ 15

*Applicants who have the requisite IELTS or TOEFL score do not need to take the English Placement Test, and only need to pay the application fee.

*AUPP offers scholarships (case-by-case), a deferred payment plan and student loans up to $1,000 per semester.

*Under the direction of the Board of Trustees, AUPP reserves the right to change, modify, or discontinue all tuition and additional fees at any time without prior notice.

Master's Admission Criteria