Why MBA?


Why GUST MBA Program?

The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) has been developed to ensure that it meets the highest international standards, is of high quality, and has direct relevance to the real world. At GUST you will experience being treated professionally - with interest and responsiveness - by an approachable, collaborative organization solely focused on developing tomorrow's business leaders. You will learn and understand how business executives become business leaders. Our MBA program is specifically designed to meet the needs of strategic decision makers.

Mission and Philosophy

The mission of the MBA program is to graduate responsible leaders who are innovative entrepreneurs, sound financial managers, and effective communicators.

The MBA program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required for them to pursue careers in business administration whether in the private sector or the public sector.

The program will enable students to reach their optimal academic and professional potential by honing their quantitative and analytical skill, by expanding their global understanding of interrelated issue areas in the realm of business administration, and by relating various functional areas to each other for the purpose of arriving at a sound decision-making process. Specific emphasis is placed on the ability to make timely and sound decisions in a transnational environment, which requires management in multiple locales across the globe.

Program Design and Curriculum

 The MBA program has been developed to ensure that it meets the highest international standards. The program adheres to the standards and benchmarks reflected in the latest findings from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a prestigious accreditation standard that GUST’s MBA program has obtained.

GUST avails itself of the cooperation, advice and quality assurance provided by our cooperative partner university - University of Missouri-St. Louis in Missouri (UMSL), USA. GUST also seeks bilateral cooperation with universities and business schools of international repute.

The MBA program is comprehensive and balanced, reflecting the various sub-disciplines of Business Studies.