Master of Business Administration Online

The AACSB-accredited 100% online MBA program at Emporia State gives you a top-quality, rigorous business education at an exceptional value. Our online program is delivered in accelerated, 7-week courses, taught by faculty with real-world experience. In this program, you will gain a practical understanding of best practices in business management. Case study-driven coursework means you can apply what you learn in the workplace immediately.

Apply By: 4/29/24
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Program Overview

Explore the value of our online Master of Business Administration program

A Master of Business Administration online from Emporia State University offers academic excellence at an exceptional value—giving you broader career options, higher earning potential, and the confidence to grow your career in business.

In this rigorous, AACSB-accredited MBA program, now delivered in accelerated, 7-week courses 100% online, you will develop quantitative insights into business practices, understand organizational behavior from a managerial viewpoint and hone the analytical skills needed to drive key decisions for your organization.

Taught by faculty with real-world experience, coursework encompasses the fundamentals of managerial economics, financial management, and marketing as well as the use of information systems and technology in management to inform effective bottom-line decision-making. Six start dates and the streamlined admission process at ESU, means that you can get started on your MBA right away. As you continue your program, case study-driven coursework means you can apply what you learn immediately to your current position.

In addition to core coursework, the ESU MBA program includes nine hours of electives that cover topics ranging from Systems Analysis and Design to Marketing Analytics, Electronic Marketing, and Consumer Behavior, allowing you to customize your coursework to your professional interests.

In this accelerated online MBA program, you will:

  • Deepen your knowledge of organizational behavior and managerial response
  • Expand your understanding of marketing management within cross-functional and marketing-oriented organizations
  • Increase your comprehension of the fundamentals of managerial economics and financial management
  • Understand how to incorporate information systems for managerial decision-making as well as the use of complex technology for organizational support
  • Learn to integrate all aspects of your MBA program learnings, while demonstrating an understanding of the managerial role in policy formulation and strategic development
  • Deepen your knowledge of organizational behavior and managerial response
  • Expand your understanding of marketing management within cross-functional and marketing-oriented organizations
  • Increase your comprehension of the fundamentals of managerial economics and financial management
  • Understand how to incorporate information systems for managerial decision-making as well as the use of complex technology for organizational support
  • Learn to integrate all aspects of your MBA program learnings, while demonstrating an understanding of the managerial role in policy formulation and strategic development

This accelerated online MBA program prepares you for roles such as:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Entrepreneur

Also available:

For more specialized skills, Emporia State offers a wide range of online MBA programs. Explore all of our graduate degrees in business.

$11,979* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
33 Credit Hours

Accreditation

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The Emporia State University School of Business and Technology is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

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Tuition

Discover the affordability of our online Master of Business Administration program

Emporia State University offers accessible and affordable online degree programs designed to advance your professional qualifications. Tuition for the Master of Business Administration online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$11,979* Total Tuition
$363 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Important dates and deadlines to keep in mind

The Master of Business Administration program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring six start dates each year. Choose the start date that's best for you.

7 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment Due
Spring 2024, Session II3/18/243/4/243/7/243/11/243/14/24
Summer 2024, Session I5/13/244/29/245/2/245/6/245/9/24
Summer 2024, Session II7/1/246/17/246/20/246/24/246/27/24
Fall 2024, Session I8/19/248/5/248/8/248/12/248/15/24
Fall 2024, Session II10/15/2410/1/2410/4/2410/8/2410/11/24

Now enrolling:

4/29/24 Apply Date
5/13/24 Class Starts

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Admissions

Start your journey by checking our admission requirements

To apply for the Master of Business Administration online degree program, you must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited (or equivalent) institution.

Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 GPA on undergraduate coursework

MBA Online Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (4.0 system) cumulative or in the last 60 semester hours of study
    • Coursework completed toward a master’s program may be included in the most recent 60 hours
    • Minimum GPA of 2.65 may be considered
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions

Applicants with a 2.65 to 2.99 GPA may be admitted if other factors point to likely success in the program. Some categories that will highlight potential for success include:

  • 2-4 years of work experience or study in a field that includes quantitative analysis

Official transcripts from all institutions attended can be submitted via a secure electronic service offered by the issuing institution to [email protected] or by selecting Emporia State University on the transcript request form, mailed (or overnighted) to:

Emporia State University
Graduate School
Room 313 Plumb Hall
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801

Students who have obtained a degree from a foreign university/college must have a transcript evaluation from a recommended external source that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services). Students will not be allowed to enroll until the evaluation has been received in the Graduate School.

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Courses

Preview the curriculum for your online Master of Business Administration program

The Master of Business Administration online curriculum is comprised of 11 courses (33 credit hours), including 21 credit hours of core courses, a required accounting course, and 9 credit hours of electives. If you don't hold an undergraduate business degree, you must take an additional 6 credit hours of foundation courses.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This class covers in detail the common law of contracts, sale law (UCC), negotiable documents, secured transactions, property law, bailments, trusts and estates, and bankruptcy law. The class is intended to give students more detailed coverage of important areas of law for businesses and to prepare accounting majors for the CPA exam.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will present project management techniques, potential problems and overall decision-making associated with software-development projects. Specific topics will address planning, organizing, scheduling and controlling information technology projects, current tools and techniques, and the roles and responsibilities of project managers.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Correct course description is: This course is designed to enhance and expand the knowledge and skill of students interested in careers in Business Analytics. Concepts, methods, and models used in business analytics will be considered toward the improvement of business decisions. Data, statistical analysis, quantitative methods and computer based models will be used to gain deeper and broader business insights and better fact-based decision making.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an extension of microeconomic analysis to enterprises in the private and public sectors of the economy. Major emphasis is placed on the application of statistics and economic theory to decision-making in the firm. Backgrounds in economics (micro and macro) and statistics, as well as graduate standing, are required for this course.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to introduce the student to quantitative approaches in business decision-making. It includes decision analysis, regression analysis in forecasting, linear and integer programming, transportation, assignment and transshipment problems, project scheduling, inventory management, simulation, and multi-criteria decision problems. The software packages Management Scientist, Excel and/or SAS/SPSS are used to solve quantitative business analysis problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This is an MBA-level course that examines the finance function of a firm from the viewpoint of the internal financial manager. The course emphasizes the conceptual and quantitative tools used to accomplish financial analysis, financial planning and control, management of working capital, and long-term assets, determining cost of capital and planning financial structures.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is study of the management of information technology as it is practiced in organizations today. Traditional organizations are moving toward a more interconnected or networked business environment. A major focus will be understanding the role and use of complex technology in the support of individual, workgroup, enterprise, inter-enterprise and international computing. A background in information technology is required.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, the behavior of humans—individually, in groups and in organizations—is examined for managerial aspects. Particular attention is paid to the effects caused by diversity, reorganization and current environmental conditions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides the graduate student with an understanding of the managerial role in the policy-formulation process and development of strategies to attain objectives. Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in the final semester of study for the MBA.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, the tasks of marketing are reviewed and analyzed within the context of a cross-functional and a marketing-oriented organization. Emphasis is placed on the dynamic environment of the organization and marketing with the intent to recognize, understand and integrate changes into the marketing process. Students are required to engage in critical thinking and expository writing.
You must take the following course.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, the case method is used for a comprehensive review of financial and managerial accounting from a user's perspective. Topics include financial statement preparation and analysis, cash management, product costing, decision analysis, operational budgeting, capital budgeting, and management-control systems. Computer spreadsheets are developed, and communication skills emphasized.

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