Maharishi University of Management, USA, [MUM] offers students around the world the opportunity to earn an American MBA degree without the costs of leaving their home country. MUM's goal is to raise the creativity of business management to keep pace with the most advanced nations of the world family. MUM has a 40-year track record, offering several degrees up to PhD on campus in the USA, as well as having USA-based accreditation to offer certain programmes via distance education around the world.
The MBA programme consists of up to four years of course work, and requires 60 credits for completion.
South African students who wish to study with MUM, will enroll directly for the MBA Degree with Maharishi University of Management, USA, and become students of MUM. The MBA degree programme offered via distance education consists of up to four years of course work, depending on the level of a students' access qualification.
Maharishi University of Management, USA takes responsibility for the provision and delivery of curricula from the USA directly. Students are taught live (synchronously) by professors based in Fairfield, Iowa, in the USA. MUM conducts assessments of students directly from the USA, and Maharishi University of Management awards their USA-based qualification.
Maharishi University of Management is based in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, and does not have a physical presence in South Africa. Maharishi University of Management is accredited and registered in the United States.
The MBA degree from Maharishi University of Management is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission in the USA as well as accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education in the USA.
As Maharishi University of Management has no presence in South Africa, its degrees are not registered on the South African National Qualifications Framework and are not accredited by the South African Council on Higher Education.
However, in South Africa, SAQA, the South African Qualifications Authority, recognizes Maharishi University of Management as an accredited institution in the United States of America, and will consider its degrees for equivalency purposes.
This part-time program is ideal for those whose work responsibilities do not allow them to take regular full-time courses. This is a distance education offering and only students that can cope with a distance education programme should apply. MUM's unique MBA curriculum develops both practical expertise in management while at the same time developing the inner creative genius of every student. This will give you the advantage you need to be successful as a global business leader in today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing world.
Maharishi Institute provides students who meet required criteria with funding support to pay tuition to prescribed accredited tuition partners, building infrastructure for accessing distance education, access to a library, computers, the internet, meals, and other general support including video-conferencing facilities, a small gym and games-room
Please note, Maharishi Institute does not itself offer higher education qualifications and is not an education institution. Therefore, Maharishi Institute is not registered in South Africa as a private higher education instituion.
What the Institute does is to provide much-needed support for students to enroll in accredited partner-institution programmes.