Southwestern State University Online MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online Program
  • GSW’s School of Business offers an online Master of Business Administration and the program was selected by for this ranking “because of the world-wide elite AACSB-International accreditation and lower than average tuition price,” their site notes.
  • This accreditation not only signifies a highly respected business education around the nation.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Avg. GMAT score: 538
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.27
  • The Online MBA program provides strong business training that integrates knowledge from various functional areas, the expertise of the University faculty, and the real-world experience of students.


  • The MBA degree program at GSW is designed to prepare business leaders for the constantly changing world marketplace by developing their critical thinking, management, and leadership skills, as well as the global perspectives necessary for successful management of all types of business, service, and public organizations.
  • The academic program consists of a minimum of 30 graduate semester credit hours in business-related courses.
  • For applicants whose undergraduate degree were in business-related fields, these foundation course prerequisites will typically already have been met.

Program Structure

  • Prerequisite courses
  • Required courses (24 credit hours)
  • Elective courses – select two (6 credit hours)

U.S.A News and World Report Ranking

  • Ranked Number 103 – 133 in Regional Universities South

Admission Requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Application fee
  • Recommendations
  • Official test scores from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores should be sent directly to Georgia Southwestern State University from the Educational Testing Service.
  • Scores should not be more than five years old at the time of application. More information concerning the GRE can be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, Graduate Record Examinations, Princeton, NJ, 08541, or access More information concerning the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) can be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, Graduate Management Admission Test, Princeton, NJ 08541, or access


  • $7,710


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