Executive MBA (Master of Business Administration)

The Sohar MBA will make a difference – to you – to your employers – your employees – and to Oman. The Sohar University MBA will equip you with the personal and professional skills to manage strategically in a rapidly changing business environment. Intensive teaching over a range of subject areas will deepen your understanding of key business and management issues, firmly set within a practical business context. Sohar MBA graduates will face the future with confidence with their own ethical and entrepreneurial perspectives, cultural awareness, technical skills, and decision-making ability.


The program includes 12 courses, typically taken over four semesters (2 years). Teaching is conducted using innovative learning approaches including lectures, workshop, case study, guest speakers, interactive business simulations and individual and group presentations. Normally, the courses are conducted during the weekend throughout the semester.

Course Matrix

Year Semester Course Code & number Course title
(All courses are compulsory)
Credit Hours Credit points Prerequisites
1 1 MBA-101 Managerial Economics 4 16  
MBA-102 Quantitative Methods 4 16  
MBA-103 Human Resource Management 4 16  
2 MBA-201 Marketing Management 4 16  
MBA-202 Operations Management 4 16 MBA-102
MBA-203 Organizational Behaviour 4 16 MBA-103
2 1 MBA-301 Financial Management 4 16 MBA-102
MBA-302 Managerial Accounting 4 16  
MBA-501 Research Methods 4 16 MBA-102
2 MBA-401 Strategic Management 4 16 MBA-201
MBA-402 Management Information System 4 16  
MBA-502 Research Project 4 16 MBA-501
Total (Credit hours / Credit points) 48 192  

Disclaimer: The information in each program matrix is valid for October 1, Academic Year 2014–2015, but it may be subject to change.

Fees and Finance

The fee for the Sohar MBA total OMR 5,400*

The fee per course is OMR 450*.  There are 12 compulsory courses taken on the MBA.

Please note that these fees are only applicable for students starting the programme in September/ October, 2014 and completing the programme within 2 years.

Company Sponsorship

Corporate packages can be discussed with the Programme Coordinator.

How to Apply

Applications for the MBA program beginning in September 2014 are now open. You need to complete an online application form and return it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Application procedures:

Step 1:  download application form
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