Looking to Expedite Your MBA Degree?

Prospective students who have both an undergraduate degree in a business-related field and post-graduate work experience may expedite their education with the one-year Fast-Track MBA at Freeman. You'll earn your MBA degree in two semesters from an internationally-recognized university and a business school held in high regard by leading employers.  The Fast-Track MBA minimizes the time you spend away from your career while obtaining an MBA degree from a prestigious program. No matter what professional goal you have in mind, a Freeman degree will provide you with the earned and justified confidence to excel in your next job - and a life of career advancement.

Admission Requirements

Admission consideration is given to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  1. Must have an undergraduate degree in business or business related field
  2. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  3. Completed your undergraduate degree from a U.S. institution within the last 7 years. Degree conferral date will be used to verify completion.
  4. Must have a minimum of two years of post-undergraduate work experience and have clear direction on career path.

Applicants must meet the above admission requirements before proceeding with the Fast-Track MBA application and submit all required documents. An interview is required as part of the application process. All qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule in-person or Skype interview.

Fast-Track MBA Curriculum

The Tulane Fast-Track MBA, a two-semester program, begins in August and includes:

  • 35 credit hours consisting of a combination of core and elective courses, many with experiential components.
  • Concentration and specialization opportunities to support your career goals.

Fall Semester (17 Credit Hours)

*Students may select from approved electives in the Full-Time MBA specializations and concentrations.

Spring Semester (18 Credit Hours)

*Students may select from approved electives in the Full-Time MBA specializations and concentrations.

Cost of Attendance

MBA estimated cost of attendance 2019-2020

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate for educational related expenses for a single person established by the university for the nine month academic period. The COA is based on federal guidelines and is utilized to determine a student’s eligibility for federal financial aid. Listed below is the estimated COA for the 2019-2020 academic year and is used for budgeting purposes. Please note that the COA is updated annually (March) and does not include summer enrollment or anticipated expenses for spouses and dependents.


Freeman School Tuition

(Currently, $1,675 per credit hour for the 2019-2020 academic year) This cost per credit hour of $1,675 assumes that a student registers for a normally progressing average course load of at least 35 credit hours per year and is subject to future annual increases based on university tuition rates. Fellowship applies to tuition only, and tuition is updated annually in March of each year.


Academic Support Services Fee

This fee entitles a student to use the supplementary services of the university library, certain computer services, data and voice hookups, Educational Resources and Counseling, and other academic support services. The cost of the Academic Support Service fee is $100 per credit hour.



Health Center Fee

A mandatory fee of $320 per semester provides for primary health care at the Tulane Student Health Center, health education programs, drug and alcohol counseling, and Tulane Emergency Service (TEMS). The total Health Center Fee is $640 per year.


Student Activity Fee and Recreation Center Fee

These two separate mandatory university fees. The Student Activity Fee of $120 per semester entitles students to participate in or attend supported activities, readership of a weekly student newspaper, admission to athletic events, movies, concerts and lectures. The Recreation Center Fee of $180 per semester covers membership at the Reily Student Recreation center. The two fees combined are $600 per year.


Tuition and University Fees (Domestic Students) 



Additional Allowable Expenses (may be included in student loan requests)

Room & Board

Estimated budget for rent, utilities and meals for a nine month academic period for a single student.


Computer Allowance

Students may request that the cost of a new computer (and other specific allowable expenses) up to $2,500 be added to their budget. Please refer to the Financial Aid website for specifics about the “Financial Aid Policy for Inclusion of Computer Cost” to include this one-time expense in a financial aid award.


Health Insurance Premium 

(per academic year, subject to change) All full-time Tulane University students are required to carry health insurance coverage equal to or greater than the university requirements.  Each year, full-time students must either enroll in the university-sponsored student health insurance plan or waive enrollment in this plan by providing proof of other adequate coverage.  Currently, premiums are billed in the amount of $1,630.00 per semester for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Students whose program begins in the summer will also be required to carry adequate health insurance.  Please note that the 2019-2020 insurance policy may differ due to recent health care reform, and the new plan and premiums are announced by the Student Health Center in mid-summer.



Estimated allowance for local transportation during the nine month academic period.



Estimated allowance per year of program for books and supplies.



Estimated allowance for other essential expenses during the nine month academic period.