Global EntrepreneurshipMBA

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Steven K. Paulson, Ph.D.

Global EntrepreneuershipMBA Director

Building 10, Room 2125

Kate Mattingly Learch

Global EntrepreneurshipMBA Associate Director

(904) 620-2521

Building 10, Room 2125
Application Information Applications are accepted for fall term matriculation only.
Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . This program is not accepting applications at this time.

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.


 Additional program requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution
  2. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
  3. Professional resume. Click here for instructions on how to submit your resume.
  4. Official GMAT test scores - minimum score of 500 (verbal and quantitative score combined), or  
    • GRE test scores (Institutional Code: 5490)
      • Prior to July 1, 2011:   minimum score of 1000 combined verbal and quantitative
      • After July 1, 2011:  minimum score of 150 verbal AND 150 quantitative

A personal interview will be required for the top competitive candidates. Applicants should contact Kate Mattingly Learch to schedule their interview.


Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.



For more information on how to apply click here.

Additional requirements for International applicants can be found here.


Program Overview

The Global EntrepreneurshipMBA is a full-time graduate program that provides students the opportunity to combine intensive classroom study with residential experiences France, England, and the United States. The Global EntrepreneurshipMBA is offered by a consortium of three outstanding universities:

  • The European Business School- London (EBSL)
  • The European Business School- Paris (EBS)
  • The University of North Florida

A limited number of students are able to participate in this non-cohort program each year, with a maximum of six from the University of North Florida, a maximum of three from the European Business School- Paris, and a maximum of three from the European Business School- London. Students complete 48 graduate credit hours – 12 at European Business School in Paris, 24 at the University of North Florida, and 12 at European Business School in London including a thesis.

All instruction is in English. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn two master’s degrees – Master of Business Administration from UNF and a Grade Master delivered by the French Ministry for degree completion at European Business School-Paris (Master Degree in “Management of International Affairs”).



Special Notes about the Program

As a prerequisite to the program, applicants must have successfully complete an introductory course in each of the following areas:

  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Management
  • Marketing

Students admissible to UNF's regular MBA may take designated graduate courses to meet these prerequisites. Courses include:

  • ECO 5115 (includes both Micro and Macroeconomics)
  • FIN 5404 (includes both Financial Accounting and Finance)
  • MAN 5036 (includes both Marketing and Management) 
Accreditation AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Curriculum and Requirements View Global Entrepreneuership Curriculum
Program Policies View Program Policies
Total Program
Credit Hours
Average Length
of the Program
Four semesters
Approximate Enrollment Maximum of 12 students, six selected from UNF.