Master in Business Administration (MBA)

In today’s competitive world, selecting a promising degree program which guarantees a promising career is very vital. Employers are looking for quality graduates skilled in different aspects of company affairs and should hold essential the managerial skills. Therefore, the candidates with an MBA degree are preferred by different industries.

The MBA program is designed to empower students with a wide range of knowledge and helps in sharpening their analytical abilities, develop leadership capabilities and improve strategic decisions making skills to drive results.

The Master of Business administration at Dhofar University is a two‐year program that provides a solid foundation in business and management and an opportunity for experienced professionals to obtain a master degree in Business Administration on a schedule that minimizes disruption of work and personal pursuits.

Admission Requirement

Admission to the Master of Business Administration is competitive and requires the candidate to:

  • Bachelor degree in business administration or a related discipline from a university recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education in Oman.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 on a scale of 4 or its equivalent or 70% or a standing of Good
  • Minimum 2 years of management level leadership experience,
  • Have an IELTS score of 6.0, or a TOEFL score of 550
  • Undergo an Admission Interview.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate with a Master degree in Business Administration, a student must:

  • Satisfactorily complete 36 credits with a cumulative average of no less than 65%. The passing grade in a graduate course is 60%.
  • Successful Defense of the Master Thesis course work.
  • A student could only opt for master thesis if after completing 21 credits he/she has a CGPA of 80% or more


Dr. Moaz Gharib