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Overview

Piedmont College

Campus: Demorest, GA

Type: Private

Accreditation: ACBSP

Base Program Cost: $ 14,625

Per Credit Hour: $407

GMAT Required: Yes

Time Commitment: 18 months

On Campus Requirements: No

School Site: Overview | Tuition | Financial Aid

Introduction

In 1897 rural Georgia, what would later be named Piedmont College opened its doors for the first time. Today, the college tests students through rigorous course work in order to push them to be successful and responsible individuals. Critical thinking, high ethical standards, and respect for diversity are the primary focus for the institution.

Piedmont College strives to be one of the best liberal arts colleges in the Southeast. The school caters to each student’s learning curve and provides them with the tools that will help them succeed. Through their strong ethical and spiritual beliefs, Piedmont pushes every student to be not only an excelling student but also an individual of strong, moral integrity.

Accreditation

Piedmont’s business school is accredited by the AACSB, and the school is recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Academics

The masters of business administration program at Piedmont is designed to prepare students for today’s economic climate. This program is specifically engineered for students who are wishing to seek managerial positions or those that wish to rise to higher levels within organizations that they are already in. The program works bests for students that have two years work experience already. Both small business and large companies will be examined in order for students to focus on the core business competencies available.

Before students graduate from the program they are required to show proficiency in certain areas. Students are expected to be able to show comprehension in the basic functions of business, be able to apply critical thinking to complex business problems, poses effective communication skills, demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior, and also formulate business plans.

Preparing students for their future is an intricate part of an education at Piedmont. Students will receive personalized attention from a relatively large and experienced faculty. Most faculty members hold a doctorate degree or a terminal degree in their field. Students that have not completed a undergraduate degree may be required to take prerequisite classes to make sure that all the students are at the same level of understanding.

Admission

The requirements for applying to the Piedmont’s online MBA program include:
• Completion of the graduate school application
• Final, official undergraduate transcripts
• Resume
• Current GRE/ GMAT scores
• Three professional references
• Current job description

Tuition and Financial Aid

An online MBA from Piedmont will cost students at least $14,625. Students can expect to pay $407 per credit hour. In order for students to qualify for student loans, they must enroll in a minimum six hours per semester.

School Resources

Piedmont offers their online students resources to succeed in their goals. Through an application called moodle, students can access their classes and all their materials.