FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT (M2) PROGRAM
Below are list of FAQs about the Master of Science in Management (M2) program! If you still have questions or are looking for more information, contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Am I a good fit for this program?
- Can Economics majors apply?
- Is calculus required?
- Is work experience required?
- Can this program substitute for an MBA?
- Is the program available online?
- How long will the program take to complete?
- How many credits are in the program?
- Do the M² courses need to be taken in sequence?
- Are course waivers or substitutions allowed?
- What is the start date of the program?
- What is involved in the pre-term orientation session?
- What are the tuition costs?
- Are there additional costs for the winter intersession options?
- Is financial aid available for M²?
- What are the application deadlines?
- What are the application requirements?
- What are the application requirements for Lehigh non-business degree holders?
- Where should I mail my transcripts?
- How do I submit my letters of recommendation?
- When will I be notified of acceptance to the program?
- Can I request an interview?
- Can I visit Lehigh's campus?
The program is meant for recently graduated non-business degree students with less than one year of work experience.Back to Questions
Yes, Economics majors can apply.Back to Questions
Calculus is not required. For students without a strong math background, it is suggested that they take calculus prior to matriculating.Back to Questions
There is no work experience required for this program. Prospective students with a year or less of work experience will be considered.Back to Questions
The M² program is not a substitute for an MBA. Instead, it provides a solid business foundation to launch graduates into their business careers. An MBA builds on this foundation blending coursework into the context of previous professional work experience.Back to Questions
The program is not available online. Students attend classes full-time on Lehigh’s beautiful, historic campus in Bethlehem, PA. We are conveniently located within commuting distance of New York City and Philadelphia – ideal for career seeking opportunities.Back to Questions
The M² program can be completed in 10 months, including the required pre-term orientation in August.Back to Questions
The M² program is comprised of 30 credit hours.Back to Questions
The 10 month program is carefully designed to flow in a logical order, therefore students follow a required lockstep sequence of coursework. Students will not be permitted to vary their courses or schedule outside of this design.Back to Questions
No, the program is designed to be a complete cohorted program, so no waivers or substitutions are allowed.Back to Questions
The program begins every August with a pre-term orientation session.Back to Questions
The multi-week orientation in August includes workshops designed to prepare students in accounting and excel competencies.Back to Questions
The program's tuition is $47,950 (AY 2017-2018) and can be made payable over two semesters.Back to Questions
There are no additional costs for the externship or consulting projects, but there will be an additional cost for the international immersion options.Back to Questions
Yes, college based financial aid is available for M². Please indicate on application if you would like to be considered for financial aid.Back to Questions
The early decision application deadline is November 1. The first round application deadline is December 1. The second round application deadline is February 1. The final round application deadline is March 1. Applications received after March 1 will be considered on a rolling basis.Back to Questions
The application requirements include:
-Online application and $75 application fee
-GMAT or GRE
-Two letters of recommendation
The application requirements for Lehigh non-business degree holders are as follows:
-Two letters of recommendation
*The application fee and GMAT/GRE are waived.
Official transcripts can be mailed to:
Graduate Programs Office
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
The applicant will enter the recommenders' names and email addresses into the online application and upon notice from Lehigh, the recommenders will submit their letters of recommendation.Back to Questions
The admissions timeline is as follows:
Early decision, November 1 applicants will be notified by November 18
Round 1, December 1 applicants will be notified by December 18
Round 2, February 1 applicants will be notified by February 19
Final Round, March 1 applicants will be notified by March 19
Applicants after March 1 will be considered on a rolling basis.
Yes, you may request an optional interview. It can be conducted on campus or via Skype. You must request the interview at the time you submit your application. An interview may be required for international students.Back to Questions
You are welcome to visit Lehigh's beautiful, historic campus to get a feel for student life, campus services and our academic programs in person. Contact our office prior to your planned visit.Back to Questions