Master of Business Administration | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Master of Business Administration

The AUIS Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed for professionals and recent graduates looking to strengthen their business skill sets and improve their careers.


AUIS offers flexible evening classes so that students with demanding professional careers can still learn the advanced business management and leadership skills they need to earn an Executive Masters in Business Administration. 


Our MBA program allows students to customize their own experience. The program offers rigor and flexibility, with a foundation of broad management skills in the core and an array of electives and specializations to help develop one or more areas of expertise. AUIS students build a strong foundation in every key business discipline as well as deeper expertise in areas critical to their success. In addition to the general MBA, students can now pursue an MBA with specializations in  LeadershipProject ManagementFinanceHR and  Marketing

The AUIS MBA has also been through a recent restructuring to meet the needs of working professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in their businesses and professional field.

Program Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (in any given field of study)
  • Two years of working experience

English Language Requirements and English Placement Test

  • 72 and higher iBT TOEFL score or, 6.5 and higher IELTS Academic.
    *65-71 iBT TOEFL and 6.0 in IELTS scores will be considered for Conditional Enrollment. For more information on the iBT TOEFL test and to register for the exam, check out our Testing Center
  • 80% or above on the AUIS English Placement Test, which can be considered in case the applicant cannot register for the TOEFL iBT or IELTS tests (approval required).
  • First-time test takers are required to pay a fee of $150. Subsequent test retakes are possible upon payment of a $50 fee in addition to the original $150 fee for each retake..
  • In the event of a retake for a placement test, an applicant still needs to wait 20 business days before attempting another test to ensure validity of results.
    *AUIS alumni and university graduates from English speaking countries are waived from the English placement test and AUIS alumni are waived from the two years of work experience requirements.


Master of Business Administration
Tuition per course
IQD 1,900,000
(17 courses and textbooks)
IQD 32,300,000

Admissions Process

  • Apply online through AUIS’s Website
  • Submit your statement of interest (maximum of 700 words).
  • Send your full resume/CV and personal identity documents by email.
  • Schedule a face-to-face interview at AUIS ($100 fees).
  • Submit required documents and sign the enrollment contract.

If you have any questions regarding the MBA program, please email us at admissions [at] or call us at +964 (0) 770 461 7555.