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IBJ: UIndy creates ‘stackable’ MBA to help students already in the workplace

Stackable MBA

After nearly five decades of offering traditional MBA degrees, the University of Indianapolis thinks it’s come up with a better model to meet the needs of today’s students and employers.

In August, UIndy is introducing a stackable flex MBA. After students pass three prerequisite courses, they can take any MBA class they want to increase their knowledge base and either stop there or continue toward a certificate or a degree.

If they pass the three courses contained in one of the five concentration areas—leadership, marketing, AI and analytics, finance, and global supply chain management—they earn a certificate. If they earn two certificates and pass a capstone class, they’ve earned an MBA. [continue reading]