Fayetteville State University Online MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online Program
  • Duration: 12-72 months
  • Avg. GMAT score: 475
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.23
  • It offers a flexible, affordable way for busy professionals to pursue their academic goals.
  • With industry-best software tools, live lectures and fully recorded lectures, and always connected to the outstanding business community here at Fayetteville State University.


  • Online courses in the MBA programs prepare students to be exceptional leaders with the ability to effectively analyze problems, think strategically, and build strong global organizations.
  • The Online MBA@FayState requires students to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours.
  • Students generally take two classes per semester, in order to complete the program in 24 months.
  • The flexibility of the program allows students to take classes at their own pace, enabling an MBA to be earned in as little as 12 months or a maximum of 72 months.
  • The core courses seek to build an advanced level of knowledge in all major fields of a company’s business activities, and the elective courses allow students to tailor their education to their own unique career goals.

Program Structure

  • The core curriculum comprises 27 credit hours followed by 9 to 12 elective credit hours that can be used to acquire a specialization in management, marketing, international business, finance, project management, healthcare management, general studies, or entrepreneurship. Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree in business or a related field, or are in need of refresher courses in the functional areas of business may be required to enroll in up to 15 additional credits hours of foundation courses.

Concentrations in

  • Business
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management

U.S.A News and World Report Ranking

  • Ranked Number 88 in Best Online MBA Programs

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent) to be admitted into the MBA program. Students may be admitted to either Degree Seeking or Conditional Admit status.
  • To be admitted to Degree-Seeking status, an applicant must possess a minimum GPA of 2.75; and a minimum GMAT (or GRE predicted GMAT) score of 400 or a GMAT waiver.
  • To be admitted conditionally, an applicant must possess a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75; or a minimum GMAT (or GRE predicted GMAT) score of 400; or a GMAT waiver.


  • In-state tuition – $6,900
  • Out-of-state tuition – $15,600
  • Total – $15,600

Acceptance Rate

  • 76%