MSM MBA (Maastricht MBA) is a joint program between Maastricht School of Management (MSM, the Netherlands) and School of Industrial Management (SIM), HCMC University of Technology (HCMUT).

The MSM Executive MBA is a part-time program designed to balance the pressures of work with study.

The degree is internationally accredited by AMBA, IACBE and ACBSP.  It is also subject to the standards set by the international accrediting body ATHEA. Furthermore, the MSM Executive MBA  is regconizied by Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).


Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Campus: HCMC University of Technology, 268 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, HCMC, Viet Nam
Campus: Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands
Tuition:  350,000,000 VND

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Applicants must have at least 3 years of working experience.
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEIC 720 or IELTS 6.5 or equivalent certificate).
  • To be admitted into the MSM MBA Program, applicants have to take the entry test (in format of GMAT test) and interview.


The MSM Executive MBA consist of Pre MBA courses, 70 ECTS* in seven modular lecturer sessions, 4 elective specialization courses and the completion of a final project, being either an academic research paper, business consultancy project or business plan.

All courses are scheduled in the evening of weekdays and in the day time of weekends. A course starts with a lecturing week, followed by three weeks of self-studying and completing projects or group assignments. The final exam is conducted at the end of the third week.

In the Specialization Module, students can choose to study in Vietnam or in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The specialization in Maastricht takes place in June/July of the second year of studies, is 13 days long. The Classes are conducted at MSM in Maastricht and consist of interactive lectures, group assignments, topic related guest lectures and work visits.


The MBA is a generalist management program, but at MSM MBA you can choose from different specializations to fully align your MBA with your career ambitions, or to challenge yourself in a new and unexplored areas.

MSM MBA offers a number of specializations:

Why choosing MSM MBA?

Frequently Asked & Questions

MBA training is absolutely vital. Managers with an MBA will perform better, go further and earn more than those without it. An MBA graduate would have an international view in doing business and a powerful mix of business skills and theory that gives MBA managers a special edge.

Multi-national companies are seeking for qualified MBA graduates from recognized international schools for their business.
MSM-MBA provides students with a perfect study environment, standard classrooms and facilities.

The big difference between MSM MBA and other MBAs is that students who complete the MSM MBA Program in Vietnam – will get the SAME MBA DEGREE (with 4 global accreditations) awarded in all of Maastricht School of Management programs worldwide.

There is a discount policy for applicants who are MSM MBA alumni’s family members and friends, Bach Khoa University’s alumni and for a group of applicants from the same company or the same family.

Those who do not successfully complete a course or those who fail the exam twice have to repeat the course and pay full tuition fee for that course.

We welcome all applicants with a variety of professional and academic background no matter what your professional and academic background is. We will consider your professional experience and past performance when assessing your application.

The MSM MBA Program recruits one intake starting from March each year. The MBA course starts in October.

Participants can choose one among 7 specializations such as: (1) MBA in Multinational Strategic Management(2) MBA in Healthcare Management(3) MBA in Entrepreneurship; (4) MBA in International Business & Sustainable Development; (5) MBA in Accounting and Finance; (6) MBA in Supply Chain Management; (7) MBA in The Digital Economy. For the Multinational Strategic Management specialization, students complete all courses and a Master Thesis totally in HCMC. For the others, students will take 14 core courses and a Master Thesis in HCMC and 4 specialization courses in Maastricht, the Netherlands. 

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