Today, there are many types on MBA programs designed to suit a diverse group of people. Some of the different types of MBA programs include:
An MBA usually takes two years to complete if done on a fulltime basis (18 months if you minus semester breaks).
Part-time MBA programs hold classes on weekday evenings, after normal working hours, or on weekends. The program is stretched out over a longer period with lighter workload each semester making it suitable for working professionals to take up the course. Part-time program usually lasts three years or more.
Accelerated MBA are the opposite of the Part-time MBA program. It packs a heavy course load per semester and it has less days break in between semester, allowing students to complete the entire program in as little time as 12 or 14 months.
Executive MBA (EMBA) programs are developed to meet the educational needs of managers and executives. The programs focus more on the application of business theories rather than just learning the theories themselves. EMBA students typically have a higher level of work experience, often 5 years or more, compared to students from other MBA program.
Distance Learning MBA
Distance learning MBA programs hold classes off-campus via correspondence by postal mail or email, non-interactive broadcast video, pre-recorded video, live teleconference or videoconference, offline or online computer courses. The time flexibility of the program makes it very suitable for busy individuals.