Business Administration

Frostburg State University

M.B.A. Online
12 months
560 USD/credit
437 USD/credit
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Frostburg State University’s AACSB ONLINE Master of Business Administration program will give you the professional edge you need to succeed in today’s demanding business world.  

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Ranked in US News and World Report as a top MBA program and recognized by as a Best Buy among AACSB online programs, FSU’s online MBA is designed in a 7-week course model to allow students the opportunity to juggle professional, personal and academic commitments.

The 36-credit hour program offers eight core MBA courses to provide all students a well-rounded foundation to advance their careers in management.  All students will also choose among three concentrations which include four courses which focus on honing professional skills and knowledge to align with a desired career path. These concentrations include Business Analytics, Health Care Management and Management. 

MBA Highlights

  • AACSB International accreditation–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – a proud distinction held by only 5 percent of the world’s business programs.
  • Recognized as a US News and World Report Best Online Program
  • Best buy for AACSB-accredited online MBA programs by providing assurance of affordability with quality and flexibility
  • 7-week course model offers six sessions per year where students can join
  • Full- or part-time attendance options
  • Curriculum is designed for both business and non-business majors
  • Complete the MBA program in as little as 12 months with full-time enrollment. The MBA program is 36-42 credit hours depending on your academic background.
  • Qualify for a GMAT waiver option if you have an advanced degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher, if your undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or better with two years of management or professional experience gained after college; 2.75 GPA and five years of management or professional experience. Please note: students receiving bachelor or master degrees from institutions outside of the US are not eligible for waiver of the GMAT or GRE.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership and ethical behavior
  • A systems perspective
  • The ability to analyze, synthesize, integrate
  • An awareness of self and environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Communication effectiveness
  • Creativity/vision/the inclination to initiate
  • Collaboration, effectiveness as a team member
  • Technological sophistication
  • An appreciation of ambiguity, uncertainty, equifinality
  • A willingness to embrace and promote change/risk-taking
  • An attitude of professionalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
450 (required)

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an application for admission to graduate study as a degree program student.
  • Submission of official transcripts of all previous graduate work and a transcript certifying the completion of a baccalaureate degree. This must be an official transcript sent directly to the Office of Graduate Services from the degree-granting institution or provided in a sealed envelope.
  • To be eligible for full program admission, students must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and must have taken the GMAT with a minimum score of 400 and 3.0 analytical writing score. GRE may be substituted for the GMAT test. GRE scores will be converted to equivalent GMAT scores. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    560 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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