Master of Business Administration – MBA Online

Simply A Good Business Decision

Frostburg State University’s master of business administration program gives you the professional edge you need to succeed in today’s demanding business world. The program provides a strong, well-rounded foundation in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and management. Whether you work in a corporation, small business or nonprofit organization, you will gain the global perspective you need to lead, manage resources and people and become a change agent in your organization.

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.

  • 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.

    • Accounting majors from FSU can opt to enter the MBA/ACCT program with a GPA of 2.75 or better in the major and this will provide waiver of two required accounting courses. These students can complete the MBA/ACCT program is as little as 30 credit hours.

    • Students holding a CPA licensure can be given credit for the two accounting courses which will allow these students to complete the MBA program with taking just 30 credit hours (10 courses). The process for this option should be discussed with the Office of Graduate Services.   

  • Qualify for a GMAT waiver option if you have an advanced degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher, if your undergraduate GPA is 3.65 or higher, or if you have a 3.25 GPA and two years of management or professional experience gained after college. Please note: students receiving bachelor or master degrees from institutions outside of the US are not eligible for waiver of the GMAT or GRE.

About Our Faculty:

  • Learn from our highly qualified MBA faculty members with doctoral degrees and/or professional business experiences in their field.

  • Interact with professors and build professional connections even when enrolled as an online MBA student.

Career Outlook for Business Managers:

A wide range of positions falls under the category “business manager.” According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the job prospects anticipated through 2022 for a few of the many managerial occupations:



Career Outlook

Administrative services managers

Plan, direct and coordinate supportive services within an organization

12 percent growth

Marketing managers

Plan programs to generate interest in a product or service

12 percent growth

Computer and information systems managers

Plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities within an organization

15 percent growth

Financial managers

Produce financial reports, direct investments and develop strategies for meeting long-term organizational goals

9 percent growth

Human resources managers

Recruit, interview and hire new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; serve as a link between employees and organizational management

13 percent growth

For more information about specific managerial occupations, please go to the U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Occupations.

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