36 Credit Hours


PIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is designed for professionals who are seeking to advance their career. Graduates from any discipline can apply for the Piedmont MBA. No prior business knowledge is required. Our teaching is highly student-centric and designed to give you every tool for success. Courses can be taken face to face or online. Our program is flexible and designed to accommodate those in employment.

Professionals with substantial track records in relevant work environments may qualify for waivers of some elective courses. Please speak with an advisor if you believe you should be eligible for waivers.

Students can pursue concentrations in the following areas (not all concentrations may be offered every year):

  • Business Analytics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply both theoretical and practical business knowledge to better understand factors that are reshaping and redefining management in today's global marketplace
  • Utilize effective communication skills and research practices that are necessary for today's business environment
  • Apply leadership characteristics and management practices within intercultural workplaces
  • Integrate course-specific skills and knowledge while being able to identify ethical dilemmas and apply business practices to resolve those dilemmas
  • Leverage state-of-the-art technological tools to enhance business processes and deliver superior outcomes

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Completed application with Piedmont International University

Degree Requirements

  • The maximum time limit to complete the program is four years or 150% of the credits, whichever the student reaches first.
  • A minimum of 18 credit hours must be completed at PIU.
  • Up to 50% of the required credit hours can be transferred.
  • Graduation is contingent upon the completion of 36 hours of prescribed courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.