University of the south West MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • The College of Business Administration at the University of the Southwest is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.
  • The Online MBA program provides strong business training that integrates knowledge from various functional areas, the expertise of our faculty, and the real-world experience of students.
  • The program reinforces strong values, ethics, and service, and it acknowledges the multicultural influences driving today’s market. Program is based on developing key competencies that will help build a lifetime of success.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 538
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.27


  • The MBA degree program in business educates students in a broad range of knowledge and skills including finance, ethics, international business, management, and marketing as a basis for careers as successful managers.
  • Students achieve knowledge and skills for successful performance in a complex environment requiring intellectual ability to organize work, make and communicate sound decisions, and react successfully to unanticipated events. The program has been designed to promote career development and help students build personal and leadership skills.
  • The academic program consists of a minimum of 30 graduate semester credit hours in business-related courses. In addition, there are several prerequisite undergraduate courses. For applicants whose undergraduate degree were in business-related fields, these foundation course prerequisites will typically already have been met.
  • The MBA in is a 36 credit hour program delivered entirely online. The program is designed for individuals seeking securities license and/or a career in the financial services sector. Students can complete the program in 12 months and quickly gain a professional edge by working with instructors who are industry leaders in financial planning, consulting, and investment analysis.

US World News and Report Ranking

  • Recognized among the Best Tier 1 Regional Universities by US News & Report Best Colleges 2011
  • #132-#174 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #260-#345 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #226-#298 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs

Admission Requirements

  • A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 must accompany all applications (to be paid online via secure server upon submission of the on-line application). Application without the required fee cannot be submitted.
  • Three letters of recommendation should be submitted.
  • 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.
  • All students attending GSW must submit the Certification of Immunization.


  • $7,710