24 months
370 USD/credit 7215 USD/year
370 USD/credit 7215 USD/year
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The Business Administration MBA course from the American Public University prepares you for the global business community by sharpening your competencies in marketing, management, leadership, finance, legal and ethical issues, business analytics, and human resources.


In business, real-world knowledge matters—and the faculty in American Public University’s (APU) master’s in business administration offer exceptional insight. They bring their experience from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and contractors, and U.S. and corporate intelligence to provide career-relevant perspectives.

Course Details

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)-accredited program hones your ability to apply research and data to drive business strategy.

The Business Administration MBA course from the American Public University encourages collaboration and hands-on exercises such as developing a business plan, monitoring a stock portfolio, and using Excel and Access to apply business and finance concepts.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Accounting 
  • Analytics 
  • Business Project Management 
  • Cybersecurity 
  • DoD Project Management 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Event Planning and Management 
  • Finance 
  • General 
  • Global Business Management 
  • Government Contracting and Acquisition 
  • Healthcare Administration 
  • Information Technology Management 
  • Leading the Digital Workplace
  • Marketing 
  • Operational Crisis Management 
  • Operational Technology Management 
  • Sports Management 

What You Will Do

  • Compare different managerial approaches to understand their effect on the individual, group, and organization
  • Analyze legal, regulatory, and compliance issues impacting managers
  • Evaluate advanced analytic methods and techniques to address current and future business needs
  • Learn how to make business decisions using analytical financial tools
  • Examine business strategies and approaches to win and retain customer segments and increase growth
  • Compare strategies used to plan for current and future customer needs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Management
  • Applied Decision Making
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


39 alternative credits



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

  • All APU master's degree and graduate certificate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant


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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