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The online MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise is offered through LSU Shreveport. This program teaches students the knowledge, skills, and capabilities needed to recognize and shape market opportunities, assess financial feasibility, acquire and bundle essential resources, build a professional support team, design effective business models, and successfully launch a new venture. Students will also learn to develop and maintain lasting customer relationships and manage growth. This MBA prepares graduates for advanced roles in various industries, including; Business Owner/CEO, Franchise Owner, Business Development Manager, Director of Innovation, or Operations Manager.
LSUS online MBA was ranked #1 among the top 50 MBAs in the nation by Intelligent.com, 2021.
The LSUS MBA program offers premium education at an affordable cost.
Designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals, features accelerated course work and multiple start dates per year.
All students receive dedicated coach support from application to graduation.
The jobs and workplace of tomorrow are going to be so dramatically different. One of the advantages here at LSUS is that we have woven, through the fabric of our university, the idea of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking, the ability to pivot and adapt, and the ability to quickly recognize and evaluate opportunities.
Total credit hours per program: 30 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $479
Total cost with fees: $14,370
The MBA online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
The online MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise consists of 30 credit hours, including seven core courses (21 credit hours) and the completion of a concentration or specialization.
Students pursuing an MBA—Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Concentration must take three concentration courses (9 credit hours).
Students pursuing an MBA—Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Specialization must take two specialization courses (6 credit hours) and one MBA elective of choice (3 credit hours).
All students pursuing a Master of Business Administration with an Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Concentration, or Specialization must complete the core courses. These courses will prepare students with a solid foundation in managerial accounting and finance while also helping them develop the skills to lead and strategize in organizations.
|Core Courses (21 hours)||Credit Hours|
|MBA 700: Managerial Use of Accounting Data||3|
|MBA 701: Economic Analysis for Management||3|
|MBA 702: Financial Management||3|
|MBA 703: Management Information Systems||3|
|MBA 704: Organizational Behavior||3|
|MBA 705: Organizational Strategy and Policies||3|
|MBA 706: Marketing Strategy||3|
In addition to the core courses, students pursuing an MBA – Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Concentration must take MBA 761 and MBA 762, and may choose between MBA 756 and MBA 760 for their third course.
Students pursuing an MBA—Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Specialization must take MBA 761 and MBA 762 and one MBA elective of choice.
|Concentration (9 hours) and Specialization (6 hours) Courses||Credit Hours|
|MBA 761: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity*||3|
|MBA 762: Small Business and Family Enterprise*||3|
|MBA 756: Labor and Employment Law||3|
|MBA 760: International Experience||3|
*=required course for either the concentration or specialization
Electives enable students to further develop their degree path to fit their goals. Students pursuing an MBA—Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Specialization must take one MBA elective of choice.
Enrollment in Foundation courses is determined by the student and should be based on the student’s undergraduate degree, job experience, and related skills set. Students may choose to take any of the four optional one-credit foundation courses as each course is offered independently. The four optional foundation courses do not count towards fulfilling MBA requirements. The foundation courses are
• MBA 500 Fundamentals of Accounting
• MBA 501 Fundamentals of Economics
• MBA 502 Fundamentals of Finance
• MBA 503 Fundamentals of Statistics
Students interested in the online MBA Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise program must first follow the admission requirements below to be accepted into LSUS Graduate School.
Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered for admission to any of our graduate programs, students must first meet the LSUS Graduate School admission requirements.
Graduate School Admission:
Unconditional Admission: For unconditional admission to graduate study, students must be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended and meet all admission requirements of a degree program and one of the following:
International applicants must meet regular admission requirements for their selected program. In addition, you may be required to submit additional information. Learn more about international admission requirements.
*Professional experience is determined on a case-by-case basis using a resume and any requested supporting documents. The LSUS Admissions Committee evaluates an individual's accomplishments, roles, and responsibilities to determine the total number of years of professional experience.
The College of Business at Louisiana State University Shreveport is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Less than 5 percent of all business schools worldwide meet AACSB International's demanding standards.
An MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise equips you with the skills and expertise you’ll need to qualify for a number of active roles. Whether you’re launching a new venture or seeking innovative ways to grow your company, you’ll be prepared to do it all with this program.
In this dynamic program, you will:
An MBA can open numerous doors in your professional career. Earning your MBA from an accredited, top-ranking university like LSUS College of Business can open even more. Our convenient and unique design makes us a top-tier option for those looking to gain a high-quality education with the convenience of not being on campus.
LSUS promotes the idea of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking. We are committed to teaching students to be able to pivot and adapt within the ever-changing marketplace. This makes our graduates well-prepared to build and grow a business of any size, within any industry.
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