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Scott College Of Business - ProMBA in Plainfield


In some careers, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the only way to advance. But how do working professionals find an accredited program geared specifically to them? It’s the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University’s Professional MBA (ProMBA).

This unique hybrid MBA program is unlike any other in Indiana, delivering two distinct advantages:

  • The dynamics of in-class, face-to-face discussion
  • Real-world projects and practice via online learning

This two-year, cutting edge MBA is developed specifically for focused and intentional individuals with five or more years’ responsible, professional work experience.

  • The ProMBA combines in-class learning with state-of-the-art technologies for distance learning.
  • The ProMBA addresses the issue of balancing work, family, and all you do through its unique delivery method.
  • The Scott College of Business MBA programs are fully accredited by AACSB-International, the most prestigious accreditation for business schools. For eight years in a row, the MBA program has been named among the “Nation’s Best” by the Princeton Review.


You can differentiate yourself from others with the Professional MBA. You will learn new skills, improve your career prospects, and more…


The ProMBA addresses the issue of balancing work, family, and all you do through its unique delivery method:

  • Indiana State comes to you in Plainfield
  • Classroom setting one night per week
  • Two courses per term
  • Ten week terms: fall, winter, and late spring/summer
  • Two years to complete
  • In-class and technology-driven learning with a business professor

Connections with the professor and among the ProMBA students are facilitated with the use of online technologies throughout the term. Reading materials, course assignments, and networking opportunities are delivered through distance technologies.


In the ProMBA program, you’ll take classes for ten consecutive weeks each term. Classes are held from 5:30-10:00 p.m. on Tuesday or Thursday evenings, and you’ll take two classes each term, alternating from one week to the next. There are several weeks between terms to help you balance work, family, and school.

Classes for the fall 2018 cohort will be held on Tuesday evenings.  An orientation is planned on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 and classes will formally begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.


Classes meet at Indiana State’s Plainfield location just minutes west of the Indianapolis airport off I-70.

Individuals who participate in the MBA program at Indiana State University will receive quality, graduate-level preparation for a career as a manager or business professional in an ever-changing environment. The program emphasizes both theory and practice and develops skills in problem solving, strategic thinking, and the management of organizational change.

The MBA program at Indiana State University is targeted at individuals who hold an undergraduate degree, who are seeking advanced business knowledge and skills necessary for increased responsibility and career advancement.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use business problem solving techniques.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply business knowledge consistent with contemporary best practices.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Students will demonstrate an advanced understanding of global business practices.

Fewer than five percent of institutions have programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International – the highest standard of achievement for business schools. In the United States, less than 25 percent of business programs can claim AACSB International accreditation, and Indiana State is one of them. This distinction not only indicates the kind of quality you can expect in the program, it also differentiates you from others on the job market. The Scott College MBA has also been recognized as a "Nation’s Best" program by the Princeton Review for twelve years in a row.

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Scott College of Business
114 Federal Hall
Indiana State University
Fax: 812.237.8720

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