This 24-month program is designed for students with a wide range of educational and professional experience that mirrors the workplace. As a student, you attend classes twice a week in the evenings, enabling you to continue working full-time and providing you with opportunities to apply your new skills to your work environment in real time.
The Professional MBA program is designed for students with a wide range of educational and professional experience that mirrors what you find in the workplace. The program enables students to continue working and applying their new skills while earning their MBA. *No GMAT/GRE is required. However, we may ask the applicant to provide a test score to strengthen their application package to help ensure success within the program.
The Professional MBA program starts in January and August. In the Fall, students will attend classes on campus on Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.). In the Spring, students will attend classes on campus on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.).
Upon completion of the core courses, Professional MBA students will have the ability to achieve an optional concentration in one of the following fields of study:
Eight credit hours (4 elective courses) are required for a concentration. Elective course offering can be affected by demand and faculty availability.
The Crummer Difference
Experience a Personal Approach
Intimate Class Sizes
Crummer provides what so few programs can. Small class sizes mean that you will be immersed in an environment that mimics the workplace, helping you forge deep relationships with your peers while developing crucial relationship and management skills.
Our faculty members are known not only for their expertise and experience, but also for their exceptional teaching skill and accessibility. You will develop relationships with your professors that will last well into your career and beyond.
Tailored Course Content
Your Professional MBA courses are designed with you in mind and will prepare you for real-life challenges by providing opportunities to apply lessons learned throughout the program.
From your first contact with a Crummer staff member to your interactions far beyond graduation, you will experience what makes Crummer so unique. Our staff and faculty are dedicated to providing you with the personalized attention Crummer is known for.
The Crummer Difference
Experience An Applied Education
Customized, Experiential Courses
Our students work with real companies, take on real business challenges and are prepared to enter the work force with the kind of practical experience that employers seek. In addition to hands-on global opportunities, several domestic and in-class opportunities are available.
The Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship provides Crummer MBA students with a variety of practical experiences, both in and out of the classroom, that relate to successful entrepreneurship. Programs are designed to connect our students and alumni with advanced entrepreneurs in order to gain real-world insight and experience that will assist them in their future endeavors. All of Rollins Entrepreneurship faculty have started, purchased or run a successful business.
The Center’s efforts ensure that Crummer MBA students are prepared for entrepreneurial thought and action, able to apply what they’ve learned in a business setting and engage in the critical, creative thinking essential to entrepreneurial success.
The Crummer MBA is ranked #1 in the U.S. for Leadership, according to HR.com. In addition to the business acumen learned in the academic portion of your MBA, you can also develop the essential interpersonal acumen necessary to be a well-rounded leader. The Center for Leadership Development provides a wide range of programs to help Professional MBA students become inspired world-class leaders. These programs bridge the gap between leadership concepts and application, allowing you to engage in practical experiences — an opportunity unique to the Crummer MBA.
Nonprofit & Philanthrophy
The regionally renowned Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership offers workshops and certificate programs that can help you if you are thinking about a career in the nonprofit sector. Crummer MBA students are eligible to take workshops for as little as $10 each. Sign up as a member on the institutes’s website and choose the Rollins College Student/Staff/Faculty Account. This will allow you to sign up for programs and events right through the website.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to ensure space in the program is still available. If you have any questions about the deadlines or the admissions process in general, please contact our office at 407-646-2405/1-800-866-2405 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROFESSIONAL MBA APPLICATION & SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
We are still accepting applications for Spring 2020 (classes begin in January). For more information, contact the admissions office at 407-646-2405/1-800-866-2405, or email@example.com.
Round 1: December 10, 2019*
Round 2: March 10, 2020
Round 3: May 10, 2020
*Students who apply on or before the December 10 deadline are eligible for a $1500 tuition incentive. For more information, contact the admissions office at 407-646-2405/1-800-866-2405, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crummer faculty members are distinguished thought leaders, influential researchers, and consultants representing a wide range of business disciplines. They publish extensively in top scholarly and practitioner journals, author books and textbooks, present nationally, and consult for some of the world’s largest companies. But above all, they are accessible, excellent teachers, dedicated to helping you reach your potential.
Featured Faculty Member
“Crummer provides a unique opportunity to work with accomplished faculty and highly qualified and motivated students. It is gratifying to be part of the team that is preparing our students to be future business leaders.”
From your first day of class, you immediately become a member of the Crummer Alumni Association, a global network that extends to over 7,000 alumni living and working in all 50 states and in 53 countries around the world.
A Lifetime of Benefits
As alumni, you have access to many benefits and points of connection, including access to the Alumni Course Audit Program, Career Services & Resources, a wide range of alumni events, and much more.
Accelerate Your Career
The Career Resource Center helps Professional MBA students with services and resources to help you evaluate your career options, plan for your future, and achieve optimal performance in your career search.
Career Center Offerings
- Job-search strategy development
- Experienced career coaches
- Seminars and webinars on job search topics
- Networking opportunities, including annual networking reception with employers
- Annual Career Expo
- Mock interviewing
- Business journals and news periodicals (online and in print)
- Self-assessment tool
A Global Perspective
Studying the effects of cultural influences on business is one thing; seeing them in action is another. Crummer Professional MBA students experience international business first-hand by applying classroom learning to real-world challenges.
Global Business Experience Course
This immersive travel-based course takes you and your cohort overseas to gain practical experience in conducting business abroad in the destination country and region.
This elective course offers an opportunity to resolve client-based challenges for an overseas firm or a domestic firm seeking to enter foreign markets. You must apply to take this elective, and if selected, you’ll partner with other MBA students to develop solutions your client. This course includes a week-long international immersion experience.
Global Sustainability Course
Strategies for the Americas. In this course, you learn how businesses can innovatively enhance profits through careful stewardship of the environment while immersing yourself in Costa Rica with other MBA students from across the globe.
Professional MBA students have a wide range of educational and professional experience that mirrors what you find in the workplace. Below is the most recent class profile of our students.
Intimate Class Sizes
- Banking | Finance
- Hospitality | Travel
- Real Estate
Undergraduate Degrees | Areas of Study
Thank you for your interest in the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. We are excited to help you through your admission process and are here to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact us and we look forward to you becoming part of the Crummer Family!
Tuition for the Spring 2020 Entering Class
The Professional MBA Program is priced as a complete package, and tuition is guaranteed not to increase for students who remain in their entrance class. Tuition covers the cost of all course offerings. Books and supplies for each semester and airfare for the international study component (Global Business Experience) are not included. Non-refundable deposit: $500 – If you accept our offer and enroll in the program, your non-refundable deposit will be credited to your first term tuition. Total Tuition: $62,006 (Term I: $10,815; Term II: $10,094; Term III: $8,652; Term IV: $15,141; Term V: $8,652; Term VI: $8,652).
Tuition for the Fall 2020 Entering Class
The Professional MBA Program is priced as a complete package, and tuition is guaranteed not to increase for students who remain in their entrance class. Tuition covers the cost of all course offerings. Books and supplies for each semester and airfare for the international study component (Global Business Experience) are not included. Non-refundable deposit: $500 – If you accept our offer and enroll in the program, your non-refundable deposit will be credited to your first term tuition. The total tuition for the Professional MBA program class beginning in Fall 2020 is $63,898.
Professional MBA Association: $100
A variety of financial aid options are available to Rollins MBA students, including loans, scholarships and special funding programs for veterans. Call the Rollins Financial Aid office at 407-646-2395. Our staff will help you find the best option to fund your education. You may also visit the Rollins Financial Aid web page for a list of funding options and scholarship information.
Crummer awards scholarships to admitted students based on a variety of factors including backgrounds, career interests, and academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded to students with career goals in diverse areas of interest and fields including finance, leadership, marketing, the nonprofit sector, entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, math, hospitality, sports management, healthcare, etc.
To be considered for a Crummer scholarship, applicants must submit an essay addressing why and how a Crummer MBA will help them achieve their specific career goals in their chosen fields. Essays must be no longer than 500 words. Recipients must maintain good academic standing throughout the duration of the program, and a minimum GPA of 3.0.
To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must submit a scholarship application form, which includes the essay referenced above, any time after submitting their program application, but no later than one week after being issued their acceptance letter/email.