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We get that you don’t have a lot of time. It’s why we designed our nationally ranked Business Administration Online program at Clarkson University to be as flexible as possible.
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Overview

A Customizable Degree for Maximum Flexibility

  • Tailor the Business Administration Online program at Clarkson University to fit your schedule, with part-time and full-time options. 
  • Earn merit-based scholarships. All students applying for School of Business programs will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships.
  • Take advantage of focus areas in supply chain management, leadership and entrepreneurship.
  • Earn a dual MBA/MS in Data Analytics by completing five online courses and a capstone project.
  • Start any term.

Career Outlook

Of business school alumni surveyed, 82 percent said their degree increased their earnings power, and 75 percent said their degree led to faster career advancement, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s Alumni Perspectives Survey Report. 

Business is the ever-evolving combination of people, finance and the next big thing. It's a science that depends on creativity, insight and networking. At Clarkson, you master all this — and much more.

Earn a Dual Degree

You can get a dual MBA/MS in Data Analytics by completing 21 additional credits

  • Probability & Statistics for Analytics
  • Database Modeling, Design & Implementation
  • Optimization Methods for Analytics
  • Information Visualization
  • Data Mining
  • Capstone Project

Accreditation

Clarkson's Online MBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Known worldwide, AACSB International challenges educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs.

Programme Structure

  • The online MBA program consists of 14 total courses, or 42 credits to complete.  

There are 10 core courses and 4 electives required to complete the program.  Core courses consist of the following: 

  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
  • Decision Analysis and Supply Chain Modeling
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Corporate Ethical and Social Responsibility
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Management/Capstone
The Leadership and Organizational Behavior course does require one weekend of study in Schenectedy, NY as a part of the learning experience. Then, you will choose 4 electives based upon your own area of interest.  Examples of electives range from Supply Chain Management, Healthcare and Data Analytics, to Entrepreneurship and more. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      • Students complete this program, on average, in 1.5 – 2 years. 
      • An in-person residency during the Fall quarter would be required for one weekend.   
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    80

    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

  • 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

  • Completed online application
    • Transcripts from all institutions attended, including conferral of your baccalaureate degree. 
    • GMAT/GRE scores
    • Resume or C.V.
    • A short, 250-300-word personal statement telling us why you want to attend Clarkson University and why you think you are a good fit for your program of interest. 
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    Student Visa – Because the program is 95% online, an in-person residency during the Fall quarter would be required for one weekend.   

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

    1174 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1174 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1174 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1174 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Funding

All students applying for the Reh School of Business programs will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. As long as funds are available, scholarships are given based on academic achievement (GPA) and GMAT (or equivalent) results.

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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