From the convenience of home or the office, hone your skills and collaborate with high-caliber peers in an environment that fosters creativity and rewards problem-solving. You'll take classes that are taught by the same world-renowned professors who teach on campus and who are recognized leaders in their fields of research. Our online MBA program is affordable and flexible, thus ideal for mobile military personnel and business executives on the go. Lessons learned can be immediately applied at work. The program takes seven semesters to complete. Students pay the same price, plus applicable fees, for courses regardless of location. You may customize your degree with specific business expertise.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS-MIS)Master of Science in Risk Management and Insurance (MS-RMI)
Marshall, who graduated in 2011, said he worked on his courses from Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Australia, Guam, Cuba, Hawaii and while afloat on the USS Kitty Hawk. As long as he could access the Internet, even sporadically, he could complete his academic work.
*March 1 is the priority deadline for full-time MBA admissions and financial assistance. Applications completed after March 1 will be considered on a space available basis. June 1 is the final deadline for completing applications. This program admits only once a year, and admission decisions are expected to begin no earlier than Feb. 1.
An FSU MBA will equip you with the skills, expertise and professional network needed to advance in today's fast-paced business world. Our program is designed for highly motivated individuals seeking a competitive edge. Taught by renowned College of Business faculty members who provide students with individualized attention, our program benefits from its unparalleled access to top industry policy makers and regulators in Florida's capital city. We take pride in our innovative curriculum, the strength of our alumni network and our excellent career placement.
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program is highly competitive. The decision is based on a portfolio of qualifications, including prior academic performance, work experience, entrance exam scores (such as the GMAT or GRE) and letters of recommendation. The entrance exam is a university requirement that may be waived if an applicant meets certain criteria. For exact criteria and instructions on requesting waivers, see business.fsu.edu/waive.
The GMAT is the preferred exam. In order to meet these deadlines, prospective students should plan to take the GMAT at least one semester prior to applying for admission. To register to take the GMAT test, visit gmat.com.
We know if pursuing an MBA is part of your career goals, you likely have a specific occupation in mind. That is why at Florida State University we have designed our MBA curriculum to suit you. As an MBA student you take a core set of courses aimed at strengthening your managerial skills in the fundamentals ranging from accounting and marketing to operations and strategy. Then, you may round out your degree with either courses that build your specialized expertise in a specific business focus or a slate of courses that will prepare you for any chosen career.
Students may customize their MBA by choosing 9 credit hours (3 courses) of electives in one of the following specializations. Below are specialization options and the elective courses available to complete each one. To learn more about each course, visit mba.fsu.edu > Course Descriptions.
The Business Analytics specialization introduces students to statistical and data management techniques that are used to derive business insights from data. It also provides students with a broad understanding of current analytics tools and techniques, when to use them and how to interpret analytics results in a variety of contexts.
The Finance specialization teaches management of money and effective allocation of resources and capital management. It provides exposure to multiple areas, such as capital markets, corporate financial decision-making, portfolio management and the global financial system. The most sophisticated databases and technologies are used in all classes. Having this expertise opens career opportunities in most areas of the financial sector with good earning potential.
The college's newest specialization in Healthcare Management prepares students for business-related aspects of medical industries, including financing, insurance markets, talent acquisition and management, regulations, and legal and ethical principles.
The HR specialization exposes students to the core disciplines of human resource management, preparing knowledgeable and skilled practitioners. The field of HR is about empowering people and workplaces and enabling organizations to maximize their potential. HR professionals work in every industry and can choose from career paths in a wide variety of disciplines, such as talent acquisition, compensation/benefits, training, employee and labor relations, organizational effectiveness, diversity and inclusion, analytics and technology. "HR is a dynamic field that is committed to building a better world of work for all," said Darren Brooks, HR specialization coordinator. For more information, please contact Brooks.
The MIS specialization introduces students to fundamental concepts about the design, implementation and use of information systems in organizations. It provides students with an understanding of how to use information systems to achieve an organization's strategic objectives.
The Marketing specialization builds the high-demand skill set companies seek to successfully create value within an organization. Whether students plan to pursue a career in a service-focused organization or aspire to use big data to inform managerial decisions, the specialization offers a curriculum designed to help students land their dream job.
The Real Estate specialization prepares students for the substantial and growing demand for advanced training in real estate finance and investment. Institutional investors, investment banks, private equity firms, portfolio lenders and other service providers are expanding their opportunities in real estate investment, lending, asset management, valuation, brokerage and other services. These posts offer higher-than-average compensation in the high-growth area of business and financial operations. Recent real estate program graduates have accepted positions at companies such as CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, JLL, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., MetLife Investment Management, Prudential Real Estate Investment, Starwood Capital, USAA Real Estate, Voya Investment Management and Wells Fargo.
The SCM specialization prepares students for a career that is growing in demand as businesses seek competitive advantage from their supply chains. SCM requires a mix of communications and quantitative skills. Career opportunities are available in purchasing (strategically managing the organization's goods and services), logistics/customer service (fulfilling customer requirements and moving goods) and inventory management (balancing supply and demand). Recent graduates are now employed by companies such as Amazon (Orlando), Lockheed Martin Corporation (Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas and Denver), L3Harris (Melbourne, FL), Home Depot (Atlanta), DHL (Miami), Invisors (Atlanta), Ravago (Orlando) and several other organizations.
The Marketing specialization builds the high-demand skill set companies seeking to successfully create value within an organization. Whether students plan to pursue a career in a service-focused organization or aspire to use big data to inform managerial decisions, the specialization offers a curriculum designed to help students land their dream job.
The RMI specialization develops a student's ability to analyze difficult financial, ethical, legal and global from different perspectives. It fosters critical thinking and enhances the discipline needed in today's RMI market. This program equips professionals to shape an industry that evolves with the world around it.
* MBA specializations in the specialty master's degree disciplines of Business Analytics, Finance, Management Information Systems, and Risk Management and Insurance will require prior approval from that program's director. 041b061a72