Emporia State University MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • Emporia State gives you a top-quality, rigorous business education at an exceptional value.
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Avg. GMAT score: 515
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.42


  • Online program is delivered in accelerated, 7-week courses, taught by faculty with real-world experience and can be completed in as few as 12 months.
  • In this program, you will gain a practical understanding of best practices in business management. Case study-driven coursework means you can apply what you learn in the workplace immediately.
  • The Master of Business Administration online curriculum is comprised of 12 courses (36 credit hours), including 21 credit hours of core courses, a required accounting course, and 12 credit hours of electives. If you don’t hold an undergraduate business degree, you must take an additional six credit hours of foundation courses.
  • 33 Credit Hours

Program Goals

  • Deepen your knowledge of organizational behavior and managerial response
  • Expand your understanding of marketing management within cross-functional and marketing-oriented organizations
  • Increase your comprehension of the fundamentals of managerial economics and financial management
  • Understand how to incorporate information systems for managerial decision-making as well as the use of complex technology for organizational support
  • Learn to integrate all aspects of your MBA program learnings, while demonstrating an understanding of the managerial role in policy formulation and strategic development.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • Minimum GPA of 2.65 or higher (4.0 system) cumulative or in the last 60 semester hours of study, and
  • Meet the formula of (200 x undergraduate GPA) + GMAT =>1,050 (or equivalent GRE scores)

GMAT Waiver Requirements

  • Applicants with 3 or more years of significant leadership/management experience (with resume submitted)
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in business with a 3.5 or higher undergraduate GPA from a regionally-accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • Applicants holding a master’s degree from a regionally-accredited (or equivalent) institution regardless of field.


  • $350 Per Credit Hour
  • $11,550
  • Intakes: January, March, May, July, August, and October

US News and Report Ranking

  • #132-#174 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #245-#321 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • #226-#298 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs

Acceptance Rate

  • 87%

University Reviews

  • Online Instruction quality was average no better than any other school, and I was at least able to get a degree.
  • Overall, I really love being a student at Emporia State University. Graduate Student; 1 month ago; Overall Experience. Report. I really enjoy online classes.