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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Become an Ethical Leader with MU’s Accredited 100% Online MBA

ACBSP- Accredited

No Application Fee

Affordable Tuition

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per Credit $545
  • Credit Hours 36

Program Benefits

  • Transfer up to nine credit hours
  • Earn six figures1
  • Convenient online format
  • Eight-week terms

Rise to the Top Without Breaking Your Budget

Elevate your career and pursue leadership positions in areas including consulting, investment banking, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and technology with an affordable online MBA degree from Methodist University. One of the perks of your MBA is its value – a degree from a top-tier university at just $545 per credit hour.

If you still wonder, “Is an MBA worth it?” just ask our graduates. They’ve gone on to big-name companies like Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Ralph Lauren, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, U.S. Army Audit Agency, Cape Fear Valley Hospital, and Stryker.

At Methodist University, you’ll benefit from affordable academic programs and financial aid options. As a Best for Vets, Yellow Ribbon, and Gold-Ranked Military Friendly® school, we’re also committed to supporting our military veteran students by accepting experiences for credit to reduce time and tuition.

Stand out with an impressive, valuable degree from an internationally accredited business school.

Career Outlook: Pursue In-Demand, Lucrative Positions

Completing a highly respected Master of Business Administration program can be your ticket to some of the most attractive careers in business. For instance, leadership positions are major outcomes for graduates, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for management occupations ($102,450) is the highest of all major occupational groups.

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Curriculum: Cultivate Your Personal and Professional Development

The online MBA at Methodist University emphasizes organizational management and leadership and is ultimately rooted in the liberal arts tradition that nurtures moral values and ethical decision-making. By fostering your personal and professional development, you can develop the skills required of successful, entrepreneurial leaders, which will enable you to rise to desired heights of responsibility in your organizations and personal ventures.

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Program Outcomes

In the Methodist University online MBA program, you’ll:

  • Acquire substantive knowledge in core business administration areas, organizational management, and leadership.
  • Tailor your education to focus on an area of study.
  • Study topics like financial and managerial accounting, marketing, and statistics.
  • Learn effective skills in writing, researching, analysis, and presenting.

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online MBA from Methodist University, you’ll need:

  • Completed application.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university before starting the first term of the program.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • A prerequisite statistics course is required for admission to the MBA program. Students lacking a statistics course can be accepted to the program provisionally; MU Online advisors will help students register for an eligible statistics course during their first term.
  • Two letters of recommendation, and one letter must be from a professor or employer.
  • A typed personal statement including your background, interest in attending Methodist University, interest in the program, and your career goals.
  • Official transcripts.
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Tuition Details

The online Master of Business Administration costs $545 per credit hour and has 36 total credit hours. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, your education at Methodist University could be even more affordable. Visit our Military Support page.

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Complete an Internationally Accredited MBA Program

Methodist University’s online MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all of MU’s academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have other questions not answered here? Request more information or call 910.212.4956.

The online Master of Business Administration requires an average of 18 months for full-time students.

This 36-credit program costs $545 per credit hour for estimated total tuition of $19,620, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Business Administration tuition page.

*This is an estimate of the total tuition based on the current school year and is subject to change.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, Methodist University’s Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the MBA.

Yes. You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910-212-4956.

The program does not require you to complete an entrance exam. You can learn more about our admissions policy here.

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  1. “Management Occupations.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on August 31, 2022 from