MBA - Master of Business Administration
The online and on-campus Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Minnesota State University Moorhead will help you become a more effective leader and strategic thinker. Its multiple delivery options make the degree accessible to working professionals. MSUM’s MBA has four emphasis areas, including healthcare and accounting and finance, allowing you the flexibility to customize your degree. MSU Moorhead also offers a fifth-year extension program providing a direct pathway from your undergraduate program to an MBA degree. In just five years, you’ll earn your bachelor's degree and a master’s degree in business administration.
MSUM’s Paseka School of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International accreditation for excellence in business education. As a leading business program in the region, MSUM provides you a high-quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement and curricula responsive to the needs of business.
MSUM’s MBA program was nationally ranked in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs list. Additionally, our MBA program is significantly more affordable than Minnesota private colleges, private for-profits or University of Minnesota campuses. It was named in Top Management Degree's Top 50 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs 2017 article, “…bundling this great value in a flexible format that allows students to join on-campus classes electronically.”
MSUM offers four emphasis areas for the MBA program, so you can customize your degree to fit your career goals. The four emphasis areas are: management, healthcare, accounting & finance, and a personalized option.
You can start taking classes in the fall or spring. With rolling admission, you can also take up to nine credits before being formally accepted to the program, helping you to gain confidence in your enrollment decision.
MBA courses are offered online and on-campus, which allows you to complete your MBA your way. You’ll be able to complete your coursework when your schedule allows, whether you want to be online, on-campus or do a mixture of both.
MSUM offers a fifth-year extension program providing a direct pathway from any undergraduate degree to an MBA degree. In just five years, you’ll earn your bachelor's degree and a master’s degree in business administration.
Unlike many other MBA programs, MSUM does not require a specific undergraduate major or undergraduate course prerequisites for admission. That means you can start work on your master’s degree without the delay of having to take additional undergraduate courses.
MSUM's MBA program welcomes international students! The program is visa-eligible for Fall 2024 and beyond. STEM designation is pending.
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The MBA program is very hands-on and provides real-world experiences such as creating marketing plans and implementing strategic management principles for startups in Fargo-Moorhead.
– Tyler Maesse