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Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Corvallis, OR, United States
The Oregon State University's Master of Business Administration offers a variety of degree programs and certificates to meet the needs of our students, and we offer programs as part-time and full-time in Corvallis, as well as programs in Portland.

Overview

Students of the Business Administration degree at Oregon State University have a variety of academic backgrounds; students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business or a business minor will complete coursework that provides a solid foundation of business knowledge. Oregon State MBA programs are 60 credit-hours in length (45 credit-hours for students who qualify for the accelerated program) and include both core and track-specific coursework. Students who have earned an undergraduate business degree or business minor from an accredited institution within the past 10 years are eligible to participate in our 45 credit-hour accelerated program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Legal Environment
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Decision Tools
  • Creating Value in Exchange
  • Markets and Valuation
  • Financial and Cost Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organization Leadership and Management
  • Practical Business Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Strategic Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits

    The 9-month, 45-credit MBA program starts fall term. The 12-month, 60-credit MBA program starts summer term. Multi-year and part-time applications for 45- and 60-credit MBA programs have rolling admissions and start any term.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    91

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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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).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • GRE (total) score of 316 or greater.

    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.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • A four-year baccalaureate degree
  • Academic Records/Transcripts 
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resident Alien/Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • Financial Documentation (INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7908 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    15816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7908 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
  • In-State

    9300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4650 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Corvallis

  • 1397 - 2490 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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