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Master of Business Administration

Black Hills State University

24 months
653 USD/credit 9795 USD/year
653 USD/credit 9795 USD/year
367 USD/credit 5505 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration program at Black Hills State University are accredited by AACSB, putting them in the top 5% of business schools in the world. 


Through innovative instruction, mentoring, research, internships, and service, BHSU develops business graduates who become local and regional leaders and compete in a dynamic global environment.

Small class sizes allows faculty to cater to students’ different learning styles, ensuring that each student understands the material and concepts.

Local and regional community involvement connect the business school to community employers.

Students receive a well-rounded business degree by completing a wide range of business classes.

Courses utilize multiple teaching methods including traditional lectures, online and hybrid courses, study aboard opportunities, and internship and service learning projects.

Are you interested in advancing your career or possibly making a career move?

The Master of Business Administration program at Black Hills State University may be the perfect program for you. With a small student-to-teacher ratio and classes that are built with working professionals in mind, you will get the personalized education that most universities do not offer. The MBA program at Black Hills State University offers face-to-face classes that are taught at the University Center in Rapid City. This program requires that 30 credits be completed before graduation. 

These courses build a strong foundation of administrative skills that can be used to address future challenges and opportunities in the business world. These courses are taught by experienced faculty who have real world experience and business connections that will help guide you to the next level in your career. The courses are taught in an experiential learning style that facilitates a better understanding of the curriculum.

BHSU’s MBA program also builds relationships with local businesses that can foster future career opportunities. If you are interested in transferring to Black Hills State University a total of nine credits can be transferred from another accredited MBA program with approval from the MBA Coordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Ethics
  • Management and Organizational Behavior 
  • Global Business Management
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Online Graduate Studies ApplicationOne of the following:1) B.S. in Business Administration or Management with a cumulative GPA > 3.02) B.S. degree in a non-business field plus 18 credits of required prerequisite business courses (Listed Below):

  • GMAT score recommended
  • Official transcripts documenting Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from a supervisor in a professional work environment
  • Detailed resume outlining education, professional work experience, and professional development
  • Writing sample in the form of a 500-word personal essay responding to the following: Why do you want to join our program?

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9795 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9795 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 367 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 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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