APU’s MBA degree program offers a highly accessible and comprehensive online option, allowing students to earn their degree in a flexible environment without sacrificing the high-quality instruction and professor-student interaction for which APU is known.
The dynamic format of the online MBA offers students the flexibility of taking courses wherever and whenever is most convenient for them.
Students benefit from courses designed to maximize their interaction with other students and professors, creating a rich learning community.
For many, the online format is the easiest, most convenient way to balance work, school, and family.
APU’s School of Business and Management operates on a year-round schedule, with each academic year divided into 8-week sessions.
Most students take one to two classes per session, completing their degree in 15-30 months.
Classes do not require students to be online during a specific timeframe, they should plan to be online 6-10 hours per week per unit to successfully complete assignments and participate in discussions.
Online programs include a two-week online orientation prior to the start of the first class; this offers students a chance to become familiar with the online format as they engage with helpful tutorials.
All graduate students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the duration of the program.
Program units: 42-47
GMAT Scores and Waiver Eligibility
Admission is based on a review of each applicant’s academic achievements, GMAT score (if applicable), work experience, and personal statement by the Graduate Business Admissions Committee. While the entirety of an applicant’s credentials are considered.
U.S. News and Report Ranking
Ranked Number 226 – 298 in Best Online Masters in Education.
Cost per unit: $672
Base cost: $28,224–$31,584
Several types of financial aid are available to graduate students.
The resources range from federal loans and state grants to, for some graduate programs, fellowships and scholarships.