The vast majority of online students are working professionals.
Tuition for the online MBA program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
Duration: 1 year
Avg. GMAT score: 552
Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.3
Students will possess knowledge of the current theory and techniques of the major business disciplines (i.e. the MBA core courses).
Students will exhibit leadership capacity and teamwork skills for business decision making.
Students will understand the ethical implication of business decision-making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Students will have an understanding of global perspectives.
The MBA program requires 18 hours of foundation courses. This foundation is composed of the following six graduate-level courses which are designed to provide accelerated coverage of the knowledge base necessary for students to benefit most from the MBA curriculum
Upon evaluation of baccalaureate degree transcripts, some or all of these courses may be waived, particularly for students holding an undergraduate degree in business.
All of the foundation courses are now available once each year via the Internet. These online courses do not have a campus component and can be completed entirely from the student’s location. Contact the MBA Program Director regarding questions about these courses.
With foundation courses met, the MBA degree requires a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate credit.
U.S.A News and World Report Ranking
Ranked Number 179 in Best Online MBA Program
Overall Score 54/100
Professional work experience (Resume)
Admissibility to the Graduate College (view admission requirements)
Earned a 3.25 cumulative GPA
Admitted to or have graduated from a Missouri State COB business unit major in the past five years OR graduated with a business degree from an AACSB-accredited school in the past five years
Completed a minimum of 80 hours at the time of application