The 21-month, 42-credit program is designed to arm students with the tools to understand and utilize today’s data collection tools.
Students who require more time can spread this out and take up to five years to complete the MBA, if they so choose.
The school’s advanced technology allows students to take online classes and watch recorded lectures while receiving the exact same content as the students on campus.
By allowing the class to continue working and determine their own schedule, students are presented with the unique opportunity of immediately applying classroom learning to their ongoing professional careers.
Learn in a challenging academic program guided by distinguished faculty and leading practitioners.
Work on projects and assignments with fellow students who are experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds.
Immediately apply relevant knowledge, concepts and analytical tools to on-the-job decisions.
Complete the degree in as few as 21 months up to five years depending on your schedule at work and home.
Avg. GMAT score: 540
Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.49
Similar to the other MBA formats at Colorado State, the Online MBA in Marketing Data Analytics is a 42-credit program comprised of 37 core credits and five elective credits.
Students can choose their own pace, taking between two and five years to complete the program, depending on their schedules and other commitments.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
A few select scholarships are offered to online MBA students, as well as various grants, loans, and work study opportunities.
Unlike many other MBA programs, applicants to the Online MBA do not need to submit a GMAT score, as the school believes that evaluating old test scores after several years of work experience is an antiquated requirement.
A completed application consists of a data form, transcripts from all institutions attended with a minimum GPA of a 3.0, proof of at least four years of work experience.
A résumé and a statement of purpose
Three professional recommendations.
Financial Times ranking
CSU’s Online Professional MBA placed No. 15
SU’s Online MBA ranks No. 1 in Colorado, No. 10 nationwide, and No. 15 in the world.
Of the top 20 programs ranked, CSU had the 10th highest salary, with the average alumnus salary three years after graduation at $135,542, and an average salary increase of 30% among graduates.
The Online MBA was No. 7 in “value for money” which is calculated using alumni’s salary compared to tuition and other costs.
The program also ranked No. 7 in percent of women faculty, and No. 9 in percent of women students.
CSU’s online MBA program is the only program noted from Colorado.
US News and Report Ranking
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