INTRODUCTION

The University of Liberia (UL) Graduate School of Business and Public Administration is one of the five (5) programs of the Graduate Academic Department of the University of Liberia. The School was established in 2005. Classes commenced in 2001, the first batch of students graduated in December 2011. Since its establishment, the School has enrolled more than 1500 students.

The Graduate School of Business and Public Administration offers Master in Business Administration (MBA) with concentration either in Accounting, Management, of Finance & Banking; as well as a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree.

VISION 

Acknowledge as an excellent school of business and management that is widely recognized and well respected in Africa and around the world.

Become one of the leading graduate business schools in Africa for applied management research, executive education, and innovation in capacity development.

OBJECTIVES

The broad objective of the University of Liberia’s Graduate School of Business & Public Administration is to build management and leadership capacity for both the private and public sectors  of Liberia. The specific objectives of the School are:

a. Provide first-class business education and leadership training; Be a conduit for knowledge and innovation in Liberia and Africa; Promote practical studies and research in business management, economics, and leadership within the African context, but with global perspective.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The Master of Business and Public Administration (MBA/MPA) program admits students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in Business and Public Administration or any other undergraduate field. Admission is based on a GPA of at least 2.8 or above and a combination of the undergraduate GPA and GRE score.

ADMISSION FOR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE HOLDERS 

The Master of Business and Public Administration (MBA/MPA) program is open to all students holding baccalaureate degree from accredited college or universities and meeting the following provisions: satisfactory performance during the last two undergraduate years (or other evidence predicting success in graduate study), and a satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GRE, GMAT).