St.Mary's University

Establishment History

St. Mary’s University’s School of Business, post-graduate programs, started its operation in 2010. Right after its establishment, it has taken up several new initiatives to make rigorous changes in teaching methods that lead to improved academic performance of students. Among these changes is the intensive use of new technologies in student learning and assessment. It has also been strengthening its infrastructural facilities to improve the quality and quantity of research output and professional development activities.

School of Business offers five postgraduate programs namely, MBA in General Management, MBA in Accounting and Finance, MBA with concentration in Human resource Management, MA in Marketing Management, and MBA in Project Management.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the graduate programs in the School of Business, prospective candidates are required to fulfil the following requirements:

  1. They must have earned BA/BSc degree in Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Public Administration, Development Management, or any other related fields of studies from recognized local or international universities or other tertiary institutions. If the candidates are from the fields other than the specified disciplines herein, they must show willingness to attend extra bridging courses in order to fill gaps and fine-tune their orientations to business management skills.
  2. They must demonstrate satisfactory performance in the University’s entrance exam. The exam covers aptitude test, subject matter knowledge and language proficiency. The applicants must demonstrate the level of English language proficiency that would enable them pursue postgraduate programs.

The school has put in place a scheme to enhance student empowerment through various support services such as career guidance, mentoring, personality development, communication and soft skills development, scientific paper writing, using SPSS for thesis writing, and thesis language editing. It has also introduced measures towards the paradigm shift from a teacher-centered approach to learner-centered approach by adopting activities which include case study, group and team work, student research forum, helping them to publish their research papers in the scientific journals.


Main Campus [GREEN Campus]

Tel. +251 115580612

P. O. Box: 1211

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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