Business Management

SUNY/Empire State College

M.B.A. Online
20 months
24390 USD/year
15000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Management from SUNY/Empire State College is a 36-credit, fully online program designed for aspiring, early and mid-career managers and professionals interested in enhancing their functional and professional skills and knowledge for career growth and advancement. 


Throughout the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Management program from SUNY/Empire State College, students will develop and improve their critical and strategic thinking, problem-solving, ethical decision making, leadership, and managerial communication skills, develop cross-cultural competence and sensitivity, and apply and practice management strategies in various contexts. 

The program also provides opportunity for specialization in three areas, Management, International Business, and Human Resource Management. In addition to their specialized master’s degree, students can also incorporate an advanced graduate certificate into their degree program and earn a second credential.

This 36-credit hour program is delivered through online instruction, providing flexibility and convenience for working professionals and adult learners. Full-time enrollment for students who want to complete the program in 20 months requires enrolling in 9 credits per term and in 3 to 6 credits during the summer. Part-time students may complete the program in 27 months.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Perspectives of Global Management
  • Financial Management
  • High Performance Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • International Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months
  • Part-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Application Materials

  • A single integrative essay
  • Current resume'
  • Two recommendations, at least one from your current direct supervisor or appropriate alternative with the ability to discuss your career and professional goals and skills; a second letter may come from members of the faculty with whom you have worked or who know you well
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges/universities attended: 
  • Non-refundable $50 application/orientation fee
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12195 USD per semester and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per semester and a duration of 20 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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