The Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Work Integrated Learning (WIL) based degree program provides students with comprehensive and well-integrated instruction in business fundamentals and decision making. It focuses on the development of deep self-knowledge and emotional intelligence that benefit managers across a range of business contexts. The program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, and transpersonal perspective necessary to foster an organizational culture of value-driven, analytics-based decision-making in a competitive global strategic environment.
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Work Integrated Learning-Based Internship Program
A student must complete the Work Integrated Learning Internship program. Students participating in a part-time/full-time internship course will receive one (1 unit) internship credit unit each term and a total of three (3 units) internship academic credits will count towards their graduation requirement.
Internship Eligibility for F-1 students:
To learn more about Sofia’s internship policies for check out our Domestic Internship Handbook and International Internship Handbook. Our Internship Handbook will help you learn about our Work Integrated Learning Internship Program, overall qualifications, and internal processes on how to apply.
Our MBA STEM program offers a pedagogically integrated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component that allows all students to participate in a career-based work environment that directly maps to the MBA curricula.
The WIL program allows students to directly apply their learning in a highly technical environment while being mentored by an experienced Internship Faculty Advisor.
All students have the opportunity of interacting on a weekly basis with other STEM WIL peers to share their professional experiences in the field and provide peer guidance and advice.
All students will be able to learn a wide range of technology skills and apply them to their MBA program while developing lessons learned documents, work application summaries, and technical products that will reflect on their newly acquired workplace skills.
As the workforce evolves, a graduate degree shows me the dedication to enhancing my industry expertise and credibility. By earning a graduate degree from Sofia University, I continue to expand upon my wealth of knowledge, preparing myself for a life of constant learning, and I now have the confidence to compete in today’s advanced technological world.
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The MBA-WIL centric curriculum is comprised of the following requirements:
1. Mandatory Core Courses (9 Units): There are 3 mandatory business administration foundational courses that must be completed. Each course is 3 units for a total of 9 mandatory core units. The Core consists of courses that aim to provide students with both the human relations and quantitative decision-making skills to lead business operations.
2. Business Fundamentals Courses (24 Units): Business Fundamentals courses provide exposure to the major functional areas of business. There are 8 business fundamentals required courses.
3. Concentration Courses (9-12 Units): There are 3 mandatory concentration classes in four different concentrations. Each course is 3 units for a total of 9 mandatory concentration credits. Students focus their studies by completing the Concentration of their choice.
4. Work Integrated Learning Program (3 Units): A student must complete the Work Integrated Learning Internship program. Students participating in an internship course will receive one (1 unit) internship credit unit each term and a total of three (3 units) internship academic credits will count towards their graduation requirement.
5. Capstone Course (3 Units): A student may complete a Capstone course to finish up their concentration.
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