University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Online MBA


  • AACSB accredited.
  • Top-ranked Online Master of Business Administration.
  • It capitalizes on the potential of the online format and welcomes students into the greater Trojan Family that is more than 390,000 members strong.
  • The program’s curriculum designers have been honored by the Online Learning Consortium and its video content has earned two Telly Awards.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 629
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.23
  • Duration: 21 months.


  • The Coursework of the Marshall Online MBA provides students with the rigor and camaraderie they would expect of a top program, pairing powerful virtual tools with a comprehensive curriculum.
  • The program teaches students to become forward-thinking business leaders who can analyze a situation from diverse perspectives and create effective, practical solutions.
  • Each class uses contemporary, real-world scenarios to help students develop abilities that today’s employers expect of executive-level leaders, including decision-making through metrics, efficient communication, and effective virtual and remote collaboration.

Program Structure

  • Role of the Manager (3 units)
  • Fundamentals of Business (10 units)
  • Opportunity Recognition and Implementation (9.5 units)
  • Managing Inside the Firm (9.5 units)
  • Managing Outside the Firm (9.5 units)
  • Business Environment & Leadership (9.5 units)

The Online MBA for a Digital Age

  • Distinguished USC Marshall Faculty collaborate with talented instructional designers to create a rigorous curriculum in an environment that’s riveting and real.

U.S.A News and World Report and Ranking

  • Ranked with the Top Programs in the U.S.A
  • Ranked Top 5 in U.S News
  • Ranked Top 3 in Poets and Quants
  • Ranked Top 5 in Princeton Review
  • Overall Score 93/100

Admission Requirements

  • Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience is required.
  • Official and un-official academic transcripts.
  • Official GMAT or GRE score report.
  • GMAT: 389-9C-23
  • GRE: 4852
  • One required essay as outlined in the online application.
  • An up-to-date professional résumé.
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least one being written by a professional contact.
  • Application fee: $155
  • International applicants (if applicable): official Test of English as a Foreign Language.
  • Interview via video web conference for final candidates may be required.
  • A completed Graduate Admission Application.

Acceptance Rate

  • 57%


  • $106,197


  • August, January, and May