Completion Requirements

Graduation Requirements


Students are required to meet the following requirements in order to graduate from the online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program:

Successful completion of 36 credits comprised of:

  • Successful completion of 36 credits comprised of
    • 18 credits from I. Business Fundamentals and Business Ethics.
    • 9 credits from II. Global Business: STR 500, IBU 500, IBU 610, and one or more courses from IBU 621-641, and
    • 9 credits from III. Elective Courses (Students may substitute 3.0 credits from Global Business "Doing Business in" series: IBU 621-641)
  • All students are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA or "B" average throughout their term of study
  • Students must meet all academic and financial requirements.
  • CALIMT does not have a cumulative final test or examination required for the completion of the MBA program


Graduation Services

Are you ready to graduate? Congratulations! After you have successfully completed your last course, you will receive a notification in regards to your graduation package. The package will include a diploma of your degree and a copy of your official transcript if requested. Please allow four to six weeks to receive your Graduation Package.

Completion Requirements


  Minimum Program
Completion Time
Maximum Program
Completion Time
Part-Time Student
Taking fewer than 9 credits per trimester
6 Trimesters 12 Trimesters
Full-Time Student
Taking 9 or more credits per trimester
3 Trimesters 12 Trimesters


Scheduled Completion Times

Below are examples of scheduled completion times. Please note, any leave of absence or change in a student's course load may change scheduled completion time.



Part-Time Student

A part-time student who takes six credits per trimester could complete the MBA program in six trimesters.

Example :

Fall
Trimester
2015
Spring
Trimester
2016
Summer
Trimester
2016
Fall
Trimester
2016
Spring
Trimester
2017
Summer
Trimester
2017
Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B
3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits


Full-Time Student

A full-time student who takes nine credits per trimester could complete the MBA program in four trimesters.

Example :

Fall Trimester
2015
Spring Trimester
2016
Summer Trimester
2016
Fall Trimester
2016
Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B Session A Session B
3 credits 6 credits 3 credits 6 credits 3 credits 6 credits 3 credits 6 credits


Transferability of Credits and Credentials Earned at CALIMT

The transferability of credits you earn at CALIMT is at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits or degree that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason, you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending CALIMT to determine if your credits or degree will transfer. CALIMT has not entered into an articulation or transfer agreement with any other college.