RESIDENTIAL MBA

Falls School of Business

Application Deadline – July 15

Limited Time Scholarship!

Anderson University recognizes that seniors graduating in 2020, as well as former graduates, are facing unprecedented challenges in starting their careers due to COVID-19 and its economic effects. Because of this, AU will offer limited-time scholarships to our 2020 Residential MBA cohort. Learn more, and apply, here

The AU MBA program has a limited number of vouchers available for RMBA applicants who still need to take the GMAT. Contact us about this opportunity!

A unique program, the Residential MBA (RMBA) 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.

Included with the program are:

  • full-time 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.

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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
mba@anderson.edu

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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.

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Costs

  • 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
    • all course textbooks and course fees
    • travel, lodging, and meals during international business trip
    • new MacBook Pro or Surface plus software packages
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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.

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3+1

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!

OUR FACULTY

Let’s connect during your campus visit.

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  • Falls School of Business

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.

Collette

Dr. Michael E. Collette

FSB Dean

Collette
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:
collette@anderson.edu
Professor of Management
B.B.A., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;
Ed.D, Indiana University

Colleen Drake

Colleen Drake

MBA and 10-Month MBA Recruiter

Colleen Drake
Colleen Drake

I first graduated from Anderson University in 2011 with a degree in Mass Communications. After six years working in venue management and public relations with organizations like Tuxedo Brothers Event Management, Live Nation, White River State Park, and The State of Indiana, I joined the Anderson University family.

I started pursuing an MBA in AU’s Falls School of Business in January of 2016, knowing it could have lasting benefits for my career. The caliber of education I have received with my MBA has not only provided me with a solid understanding of business practice and leadership, it has offered me opportunities to learn from colleagues, create lasting friendships, and enhance my skills working in teams and small groups. I have made wonderful connections through the AU MBA program, and I have that hope for you as you learn more about Anderson University and the Falls School of Business. I look forward to learning more about you, why you are considering the AU MBA program, and watching as God molds you into the leader, manager, employee, and/or colleague that he has called you to become.

Fun Facts: My husband and I live on the east side of Indianapolis and both met at AU in 2010. We have a dog named Chewebacca, enjoy traveling, hiking and camping together when we have time away. I’m a movie buff, enjoy writing and exploring cities.

Contact Colleen:
au.adultgrad@anderson.edu

Dulaney

Dr. Emmett Dulaney

Professor of Marketing; Director of Doctoral Studies

Dulaney
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:
eadulaney@anderson.edu
Director of Doctoral Studies
Professor of Marketing
B.S., Ball State University;
M.B.A., D.B.A., Anderson University

Fox

Dr. Jerrald M. Fox

Professor of Management

Fox
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:
jmfox@anderson.edu
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

Haskett

Dr. Rebecca A. Haskett

Professor of Business Administration

Haskett
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:
bahaskett@anderson.edu
Professor of Management; CPA
B.S., M.B.A., Ball State University;
Ed.D., Indiana University