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Master of Business Administration

University of Southern Mississippi

12 months
9094 USD/year
9094 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration program offered by the University of Southern Mississippi is designed to meet the needs of full-time and working professional students. Classes are offered fully online, in Hattiesburg and in Gulf Park in a hybrid, night class format.


The hybrid format allows students to complete two classes per semester by attending class one night each week. The Master of Business Administration program also allows for a Sport Event Security Management Emphasis, the first of its kind. This emphasis equips students with specialized skills and knowledge needed to address real challenges in maintaining secure sports venues, bridging the gap between business and safety in sports. The unique program consists of 24 core hours and 9 elective hours focused on sport security.

What Will I Learn?

The MBA  is the most demanded graduate degree in the world. The MBA program at the University of Southern Mississippi consists of 33 credit hours, 24 core hours and 9 elective hours. Full-time students can complete the MBA in as little as one year while working professional students can complete the program in as little as two years. MBA students learn decision-making skills, to think critically and strategically, develop analytical skills and communicate effectively. Our students are diverse, about half having undergraduate degrees in business while the other half have degrees in engineering, science, humanities, health professions and other fields.


The College of Business and Economic Development is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Global Location and Trade
  • Financial Management 
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Analytical Decision Making 
  • Global Business Systems
  • Global Business Strategy 
  • Marketing Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed prerequisites courses in statistics, accounting and finance.
  • Submit either a GRE or GMAT exam score. There are two possible waivers for the required exam score. Applicants who have already earned a graduate degree are granted an automatic waiver. Applicants who can demonstrate 5 years or more of progressive, managerial work experience can apply for test waiver consideration. Work experience waivers are selective, and only granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Submit a cover letter addressed to the Graduate Programs Admission Committee.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional sources.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Hattiesburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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