Falls School of Business

The Residential Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offers recent college graduates the opportunity to complete an MBA in 10 months, while working a 20-25-hour per week co-op to gain professional work experience in a field of their choice. This unique program incorporates dynamic classroom learning and practical field experience with business mentoring with the esteemed faculty of the Falls School of Business.

Included in the program are:

· full-time accelerated MBA classes

· international business trip

· studio apartment, and on-site laundry, fitness center, and common room, at the AU Flagship Center (exit 222 off I-69)

· device (MacBook Pro or Surface)

The Falls School of Business has run this program successfully for 15 years. RMBA graduates get a jump-start on their careers as decision-makers in finance, healthcare, sports management, and other fields. And with our MBA for Life, you’ll be able to return again and again to audit courses tuition-free and to complete additional concentrations at half-price.



Application Requirements

Required Application Materials

  • Online Application (15-20 minutes)
  • Write an essay of 400-500 words in which you address the following three questions:
    • What sparks your interest in getting an MBA now as opposed to later in your career?
    • How do you feel your undergraduate career has prepared you for graduate-level business studies?
    • What gets you the most excited about, and what concerns you the most about, starting an MBA program now?
  • Current resume.
  • Official academic transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Three recommendation forms, submitted by individuals able to comment on your abilities and potential.
  • Photocopy of GMAT score report (official score reports must also be sent directly from the testing organization) or GRE score.
  • Non-refundable enrollment deposit of $200 (applied to tuition upon start, only payable after admission to the program).

All application packets and prerequisites must be completed and acceptance received prior to the start of fall courses.

Individuals earning undergraduate degrees from non-US institutions must also submit an official foreign credential evaluation report as well as official documentation of TOEFL scores.

Each applicant must submit materials online or to:

MBA Admissions
Anderson University
1100 E. Fifth Street
Anderson, IN 46012

(765) 641-3043


Program Dates

Spring cohort: January 4, 2021
Application deadline (spring): December 15
Fall cohort: August 1, 2021
Application deadline (fall): May 1


Concentration: Applied Leadership

Residential MBA students take the same core MBA courses as our other MBA students and have a built-in Applied Leadership concentration. This concentration is designed to enhance the ability of young MBAs to put into practice their learning even at the beginning of their careers.



  • Total Residential MBA program (41 hours, 10 months): $38,745
  • Covers:
    • housing
    • utilities
    • wifi
    • and parking at the Flagship Center
    • 41 credit hours for an MBA with Applied Leadership concentration
    • travel, lodging, and meals during international business trip
    • new MacBook Pro or Surface plus software packages

International Experience

Residential MBA students travel internationally to experience business and life outside of the United States. Students examine various business practices, experience the culture, and reflect on the impact of influences within the companies. Previous classes have traveled to a variety of locations, including London, Prague, Hungary, Grand Cayman, and Singapore. Travel and lodging expenses for the international trip are included in the Residential MBA program cost.



With Anderson University’s 3+1 Program, earn your undergraduate degree with any of our Three Year Majors and your MBA in a total of just four years, saving you time and money, and getting you into your career faster!


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Dr. David Brewer

MBA Director

Dr. David Brewer

Dr. Brewer has managed HR, training and development, computer programming, and other functions in multiple corporate industries. He has also directed two nonprofits, including an international business incubator. He has taught for five universities across the country. His main interests are leadership, systems, and development.


Dr. Michael E. Collette

FSB Dean

Dr. Michael E. Collette

Dr. Collette has served at Anderson University since 1977 and blends a background rich in professional and community service. He holds a Doctor of Education degree with emphasis in organizational development at Indiana University and a BA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Collette is the former CEO of a small, regional marketing research firm. He is very active in consulting in the Midwest. Having worked with more than 40 organizations, he currently serves on the board of directors for two start-up businesses and serves on several local non-profit boards.

Contact Michael:
Professor of Management
B.B.A., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;
Ed.D, Indiana University


Dr. Emmett Dulaney

Professor of Marketing; Director of Doctoral Studies

Dr. Emmett Dulaney

Dr. Dulaney holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Ball State University, an MBA from Anderson University, and completed his DBA in 2009. Dulaney has a background in technology and publishing and has started businesses in both fields. His research interests are consumer behavior, e-business, and e-commerce. Dulaney has written several books on computer operating systems and certifications and is a columnist for two online publications as well as the editor of the Christian Business Academy Review.

Emmett Dulaney has served at Anderson University since 2006.

Contact Emmett:
Director of Doctoral Studies
Professor of Marketing
B.S., Ball State University;
M.B.A., D.B.A., Anderson University


Dr. Jerrald M. Fox

Professor of Management

Dr. Jerrald M. Fox

Dr. Fox shares with his students a background merging academic work, practical experience, and consulting service. He holds an MBA in finance from Indiana University and a PhD in organizational behavior and development from The Union Institute. In addition to being a certified financial planner, Dr. Fox is active in management consulting and is the author of numerous articles in professional journals, magazines, and newspapers. He has also published devotional guides for applying biblical principles to personal financial planning.

Jerry Fox has served at Anderson University since 1985.

Contact Jerry:
Austin/Cooper Director of Global Business Studies
Professor of Management
B.A., Anderson University; C.F.P, College for Financial Planning;
M.B.A., Indiana University;
Ph.D., Union Institute


Dr. Rebecca A. Haskett

Professor of Business Administration

Dr. Rebecca A. Haskett

Dr. Haskett teaches in the areas of management, non-profit leadership, and strategic planning. She completed her EdD in higher education at Indiana University, with a minor in non-profit strategic management. Her dissertation focused on emotional intelligence (EQ) and effective teaching, which has led to many speaking engagements on the topic. She is a certified trainer in the TalentSmart Emotional Intelligence training curriculum and the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal, and has been certified in the BarOn EQ-i Emotional Intelligence assessment. Her past experience includes 17 years as a CPA for General Motors, along with leading the organizational strategic planning process. She holds an MBA, has an accounting degree from Ball State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Rebecca Haskett has served at Anderson University since 1996.

Contact Rebecca:
Professor of Management; CPA
B.S., M.B.A., Ball State University;
Ed.D., Indiana University

Dr. Jay J. Hochstetler

Professor of Management

Dr. Jay J. Hochstetler

Dr. Hochstetler has enjoyed the opportunity to be involved in a variety of management positions in his career. After receiving his MBA from Indiana University, he worked in Human Resources for R. R. Donnelley and Sons and then for NCR. Jay then spent eight years at Indiana Wesleyan University where he was director of the business programs in the college of adult and professional studies, followed by eight years at Ivy Tech State College where he was the executive dean of the Marion campus. Dr. Hochstetler started an education program at the Miami Correctional Facility and also coordinated the separation of a physician's office from a large healthcare organization to become an independent office.  He also taught at Taylor University before coming to AU.  In addition to teaching at AU, he is a partner in a commercial real estate development. Brookhaven Wesleyan Church is a large part of his life, where he also serves as collegiate ministry leader, board member, and treasurer. He is married to Kelley and has a son and daughter-in-law who are graduates of AU.

Jay Hochstetler has served at Anderson University since 2007.

Contact Jay:
Professor of Management
Director of Assessment and Accreditation
B.A., Goshen College;
M.B.A., Indiana University;
Ed.D., Ball State University
Ph.D., Northcentral University

Karen Innocenti

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Dean

Karen Innocenti

Karen comes to Anderson University bringing ten plus years' experience as an administrative support professional at the primary, secondary, and higher education levels. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Karen assists the undergraduate programs of the Falls School of Business.