Oklahoma State University (Spears) MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • The online MBA at OSU is one of the highest ranked, most affordable accredited programs in the nation.
  • Specifically designed for motivated, full-time working professionals who want to actively engage with faculty and fellow students, courses are taught by the same full-time faculty in the Spears School of Business who teach on campus.
  • OSU’s program provides maximum flexibility for students while offering the same high level of academic excellence found on campus.
  • Online courses are available 24/7, and are designed with multimedia content and virtual activities to promote student collaboration.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 557


  • Duration is 12 Months
  • An MBA completed through the OSU Spears School of Business propels graduates beyond fundamental problem solving, into a higher realm of administrative versatility.
  • The program is flexible and imparts real-world preparedness to improve businesses and society over a lifetime.
  • Ambitious professionals with niche market interests and anyone seeking to span services across a variety of markets will benefit from the prudent examination of why an MBA still remains an essential tool for dynamic movement along a career trajectory.
  • In reality, the need for savvy leaders with strong analytical expertise and polished interpersonal communication touches every industry imaginable.

Program Structure

  • The Online MBA does not include the 3 hours of professional development and case competition resulting in a 33-hour program that can be completed in as little as 12 months. MBA students can pursue specializations in the following emerging career concentrations and may complete concentration coursework as electives for the MBA degree.


  • Accounting)
  • Business Sustainability
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Energy Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Assurance
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Risk Management

Admission Requirements

  • Official GMAT or GRE test score
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Purpose statement. In the purpose statement, please describe academic and professional goals, and be sure to include a brief paragraph on professional conduct and demeanor through your personal perspective.
  • All persons for whom English is a second language are required to present proof of English competency
  • Transcript


  • In-state-tuition – $16,672
  • Out-of-state tuition – $20,947

Online MBA Deadline Applications

  • Nov. 1 to begin classes the following spring
  • June 1 to begin in the fall

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Scholarships and assistantships are available through the Watson Graduate School of Management for qualified applicants.

US News and World Report Ranking

  • #17 in Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs
  • #13 in Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs for Veterans
  • #34 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #18 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA)
  • #40 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • #27 in Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans
  • #192 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs

Acceptance Rate

  • 82%