Jacksonville State University Online MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online Program
  • Avg. GMAT score: 435
  • Research opportunities are available to graduate students under the supervision of the School’s faculty members.
  • Real-world case studies are available through the School’s Small Business Development Center and internships enable students to acquire on-the-job work experience.


  • University Online tuition is considered one of the lowest of all AACSB-International schools offering an online MBA program.
  • It consists of 30 credit hours of coursework for the General MBA and 33 credit hours for the MBA – Accounting Concentration program.
  • Students entering the program without an undergraduate degree in business could be required to complete up to 24 credit hours of foundation coursework.
  • An evaluation of the undergraduate transcript(s) will determine the exact requirement for each student.
  • Admission materials are initially submitted to Graduate Studies. Admission to the MBA program involves an index that includes the student’s undergraduate degree GPA along with their GMAT score (minimum acceptable score is 400). MBA students are advised by the MBA Director in the School of Business and Industry.

Program Structure

  • The Online MBA program consists of 30 semester hours of graduate business courses for the general program or 33 semester hours of graduate business courses for the accounting concentration, plus 24 semester hours of foundation courses for a total of 54 semester hours for the general program and 57 semester hours for the accounting concentration.

U.S.A News and World Report Ranking

  • Named as one of the top business schools in the country by The Princeton Review. In 2009.
  • Rated as 2nd in the country for “opportunities for women.”
  • Ranked Number 245 – 321 Best Online MBA Programs

Reasons for Choosing the JSU MBA Online Program

  • Require 30 semester hours for applicants with an undergraduate degree from an AACSB accredited business school.
  • CCBA has been named as one of the top business schools in the country by the Princeton Review.
  • Online tuition is one of the lowest of all AACSB-International schools offering an online MBA program.
  • A diverse student body. Students enrolled in our program represent many countries, diverse ethnic backgrounds, and ages.
  • The fellow classmates include seasoned women and men who are looking for an opportunity to move ahead within their organizations or to move on to something new and exciting.
  • The general MBA program online may be completed in as few as 18 months.
  • The College is accredited by AACSB-International to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • A student can complete the program while working as a full-time or part-time student.
  • One of the most affordable MBA online programs in the U.S.
  • We have a caring/competent full-time faculty.
  • Students have 6 hours of electives.

Admission Requirements

  • All application materials are submitted to Graduate Studies, to include a GMAT score of at least 400 and a formula score (200* undergraduate GPA + GMAT) of at least 950.
  • Students receiving undergraduate degrees from institutions not accredited by a United States regional accrediting association must meet unconditional admission requirements. The GMAT must be taken within the five-year time frame immediately preceding enrollment.
  • Applicants must meet one of the following admission formula requirements. For purposes of computing the undergraduate GPA, a 4.0 grade-point scale is used. The plus (+) and minus (-) grades from undergraduate transcripts are not used in calculating the GPA.


  • In-state tuition – $12,000 – $13,200
  • Out-of-state tuition – $24,000 – $26,400
  • Total – $26,400


  • August, January, and May

Accounting Concentration

  • Required Courses (24 semester hours):
  • Accounting Information Analysis (3)
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions (3)
  • Business Policy & Strategy (3)
  • International Business (3)
  • Managerial Economics (3)
  • Financial Management (3)
  • Business Leadership (3)
  • Marketing Administration (3)