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Master of Business Administration

Program Information

The mission of the Master of Business Administration program is to equip graduate students from a Christ-centered perspective, building on foundational business principles, with the interpersonal, critical thinking, and analytical skills to empower them to become servant leaders in a global society.

SBU's MBA is offered in two different tracks: professional track (working professionals) and residential track (fifth year student).

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Application and Admission

Download the application packet which contains a checklist of all items needed for admission to SBU's MBA program, including application, questionnaire and reference forms. Submit all required documents as detailed on the checklist, including official transcripts, to be considered for admission to the MBA program.

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Cost and Financial Aid

MBA Program Costs, 2015-2016

Tuition (per credit hour) $520
Technology fee (per 3-hour course) $30

Financial Aid

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to receive any aid for which you may qualify, including the Federal Direct Grad PLUS Student Loan. SBU's recommended deadline for submitting the FAFSA is March 15. If you have questions, contact the SBU Office of Financial Aid at (417) 328-1822.

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Frequently Asked Questions

SBU's MBA program is accredited by the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).
The Professional Track is offered in a completely online format.  To qualify for the Professional Track, you must be working in a professional setting for a minimum of one year.

The Residential Track is offered in a hybrid style with classes meeting Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.  Most classes meet once a week face-to-face and then correspond online the rest of the week.
No, SBU does not require an exam to be taken in addition to the other admission requirements.
SBU's MBA program can be completed in as little as one year, but is typically completed within two years for the working professional.