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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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  • 12 months
The Ferris State University Master of Business Administration program is taught by more than 20 faculty that are industry seasoned and terminally degreed professionals. 
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The Master of Business Administration program at Ferris State University consists of 30 credit hours of core coursework and a 9-credit concentration for a total of 39 required credits.

Students are required to choose a 9-credit concentrations. Alternately students who have specific career interests may work with an advisor to select a combination of existing graduate courses and/or propose independent research to customize a concentration in nearly any field of study. 

This allows the candidate to specialize in a specific cognate or concentration based on his or her employment interest.

Presently, unless otherwise arranged, all MBA classes are taken online and are taught by FSU College of Business tenured and tenure-track faculty located in Big Rapids, Michigan. The MBA program is an open enrollment program. Meaning it is possible to register during the semester prior to taking courses.

Why an Online MBA?

  • Fully online program
  • Industry seasoned and academically accomplished faculty
  • Electives and areas of interest that provide attractive leadership and problem solving skills
  • Ferris State is a globally recognized and attractive name in education. Your degree will have a lot of value to a very large, global, audience.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Business Management
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Business Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Is possible to register during the semester prior to taking courses. The application process is well reasoned in terms of standards and review.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits

    The MBA Program at Ferris consists of 30 credit hours of core coursework and a 9-credit concentration for a total of 39 required credits. 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

The applicant must complete an application to the MBA program and provide a cover letter of intention, resume, letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all previous schools attended. 

A satisfactory GMAT or GRE is required. However, a candidate may have the GMAT/GRE requirement waived if they have previously earned a Graduate or Professional degree, or have a satisfactory level of leadership experience

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    915 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 915 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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