24 months
478 USD/credit 7170 USD/year
478 USD/credit 7170 USD/year
304 USD/credit 4560 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration is offered by the Rankin College of Business at Southern Arkansas University and is fully accredited by AACSB, International, the premier accrediting body for colleges and schools of business.


About Master of Business Administration at Southern Arkansas University

Fewer than five percent of all business programs worldwide are accredited by AACSB, which indicates the quality of our program. 

The general business emphasis curriculum includes graduate level courses in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, organizational theory, quantitative analysis, strategic management, and management information systems. Additionally, critical perspectives will be emphasized within the program. 

Learning Goals

  • Master of Business Administration students at the Southern Arkansas University will be effective communicators, using information technology to enhance decision making through better communication.
  • MBA students are prepared to be socially responsible, effective business leaders with an awareness of cultural and diversity issues and the ability to make ethical decisions.
  • MBA students will be critical thinkers who are able to use concepts from strategic management to integrate relevant information, decision-making techniques, and concepts from multiple business disciplines to make decisions in new or unfamiliar circumstances.
  • MBA students can effectively and legally access and use information to prepare an effective written report that supports decision making.


The M.B.A is fully accredited by AACSB, International, the premier accrediting body for colleges and schools of business. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic MarketingHuman Behavior in Organizations
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Strategic Planning and Analysis
  • Enterprise Resource Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application.
  • Submit official transcript sent directly from the university where you have obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Submit graduate entrance test score.
  • Submit proof of immunizations (MMR).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 478 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 478 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 304 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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