Fall 2013 Annual PMBA National Expectations Survey

Introduction

 
The purpose of this survey is to explore the expectations that new Professional/Part-time/Working MBA students have with regard to their upcoming academic experience. This survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. The results of this survey will be reviewed during your orientation and will used in a national study to explore new trends in graduate education. Thank you for your participation.
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1. How long have you spent thinking about enrolling in a PMBA or Part-Time MBA Program?
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2. I expect the coursework to be delivered to the class in the following manner
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3. I expect _________ percentage of my teaching faculty to have a PhD
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4. I expect _____ percentage of my faculty to have practical/clinical work experience in their area of expertise
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5. I expect to have some classes offered online
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6. If I take an online class,of the following online course attendance options, I prefer
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7. I expect to have tutoring and access to labs for classes that I find challenging how often
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8. I expect to have access to academic advising how often
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9. Of all the topics that I expect my advisor to have expert knowledge, please put the topics in rank order with one being the most important.
Faculty teaching scores (how students rate professors)
Degree requirements
Career advice
Elective advice
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10. Did you attend an information session to learn more about the program before or during the application/admissions process?
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11. Did you meet an alum/current student during an information session
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12. From the list - please rate the sources (in rank order) in which you gained most of your program knowledge during the recruiting/admissions process. Start by selecting your number one source. The list will re-order itself as you select.
Current Student
Former Student
University Web Information
Social Media (Facebook/Twitter/Blog)
Information Session
Brochures
Faculty
Recruiter/ Admission Officer
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13. I expect to be able to use real examples from my employer to enhance my academic experience (meaning "use real issues from work" for papers and assignments).
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14. Assuming you are enrolled in 2 standard courses per quarter/semester, how many hours per week do you expect to study
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15. I expect to study primarily alone
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16. Which of the following admissions tests were required in the application's process?
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17. I expect my classmates to have an average GMAT/GRE score of _______.
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18. How many student organizations, professional associations, and service opportunities do you expect to participate in during the program?
Zero1234 or more
Student Organizations
Professional Organizations
Service Organizations
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19. I expect that I will attend class as follows:
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20. While seated in the classroom, I expect to use or have access to my laptop/tablet/smart phone/cell phone for personal purposes (not course related) for what percentage of the time?
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21. I expect instructors/faculty to provide feedback regarding homework or tests within a _______ period of time?
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22. When assignments are given by the instructor/faculty, I expect what percentage of those assignments to be team-based?
23. I expect to be able to text my instructors/faculty a question
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24. I expect all assignments to be handed in via _______________
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25. I expect to have my papers/presentations/projects scrutinized by plagarism software after they have been turned in
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26. I expect instructors/faculty to provide what level of clarity on all assignments?
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27. To what extent do you expect instructors/faculty to provide study guides for exams?
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28. Please indicate how comfortable you are with ambiguity with regard to academic assignments?
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29. I expect to attend _____ number of school events each semester/quarter
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30. I expect the school to provide networking opportunities
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31. I expect to spend time with the career management office personnel on what schedule
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32. I expect the career office to provide me with resources/connections that will help me find a new/better job after graduation
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33. I expect to have the opportunity to interact with students from different countries
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34. I expect to interact with alumni during the degree program on what schedule
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35. I expect to have the opportunity to study abroad for a short period of time (two weeks)
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36. I expect the school to use social media to communicate with me (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
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37. I expect to monitor (weekly) social media networks for program and social event information
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38. I expect the school to communicate important information to me primarily via which source
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39. I expect to check for email messages from the program ______. (how often)
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40. I expect to interact with the administrative leaders of the program on what schedule
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41. I expect to interact with the Dean of the school on what schedule
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42. I expect all program questions to be answered within a ______ period of time
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43. I expect all academic questions to be answered by instructors within a ______ period of time
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44. Do you know someone who is currently enrolled or who has graduated from your program?
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45. I am _______________
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46. I expect the completion of my degree to increase my salary
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47. I expect the completion of my degree to result in a promotion within 6 to 12 months
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48. I expect to obtain a new job as a result of earning this degree
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49. I expect to change industries as the result of earning this degree
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50. I expect to move up within my functional area as the result of earning this degree
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51. I expect to move up within my current employer (in a different functional area) as a result of earning this degree
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52. Have you been laid off or taken a significant pay cut in the last 3 years?
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53. What is your age?
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54. Gender
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55. Citizenship Status
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56. Undergraduate Degree
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57. Have you earned a previous graduate or professional degree?
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58. If you are employed, what is the functional area in which you are employed?
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59. If you are employed, in what industry are you employed?
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60. Do you supervise others in your role?
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61. What is your current annual gross income?
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62. What portion of your tuition is covered by your company?
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63. Were you awarded a scholarship to attend
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64. What are the three primary reasons you are seeking an MBA?
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65. Please indicate below the school you will be enrolling in this fall (2013).
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66. Please indicate if you are attending a public or private university
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