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The Online Focused Master of Business Administration from LSU Online pushes experienced professionals to become leaders in the world of business. Offered through the E. J. Ourso College of Business, this enterprising track of the Flores MBA Program offers a comprehensive curriculum that strengthens leadership, management, and critical analysis skills.
Offered through the E. J. Ourso College of Business, LSU Online is excited to offer this degree at 36 hours, decreased from 42 hours. This means while other on-campus and online MBA programs take around two years to complete, the LSU online program can be finished in as few as 18 months. We also offer specializations in Emerging Technology and Data Analytics through a preset list of electives.
Finance, health care, and information technology are just some of the fields in which LSU MBA graduates are making an impact. The rigorous but rewarding program consists of fundamental courses in crucial, real-life business topics like information systems, marketing, supply-chain management, and business analytics. And with an expansive alumni network and online classes, students have access to LSU’s world-class professional resources while being able to pursue their education in a flexible format.
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With 12 courses and only 36 hours needed for degree completion, students can finish in less than two years or complete the program over a longer period of time.
LSU is ranked 10th among all Southern schools and 32nd in the U.S. by the Online MBA Report, as well as being ranked 38th among public schools by U.S. News & World Report.
No need to relocate closer to campus or commute long hours from home. Online students receive a top-tier LSU education that will make them stand out among their peers.
Applicants who have three years of work experience and a 3.0 GPA, can submit their resume and transcript to request exemption from the exam.
With an engaged alumni network of over 225,000 graduates, LSU’s online MBA students have a slew of professional contacts and resources available to them.
LSU Online Master of Business Administration alumni Jeremy Roden talks about how the program improved his career.
LSU Flores MBA Program Director Dana Hart, PhD discusses what makes the online MBA program unique.
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Online students also have the option to pursue analytics courses offered through the Department of Entrepreneurship and Information Systems for elective credit. There is also the option to receive a graduate certificate in analytics.
The world is full of talented professionals with great ambitions. But to achieve success, a professional also needs to refine their business skills, and master the basic tools required to operate a successful and thriving organization. A Master of Business Administration can set an individual on the right path towards professional growth: an MBA can help a student stay competitive by providing them with a strong understanding of fundamental business subjects, like finance and marketing, as well as new ones that are changing the game, like analytics and information systems.
Studies have shown that MBA graduates may achieve bumps in pay, increases in responsibility, and often new, prestigious positions that would not have been available without the degree. An MBA also connects experienced professionals with a more expansive network, allowing students to turn their classroom relationships into real-life business partnerships and connections with alumni into advantageous career opportunities.
The passion and excellence that LSU stands for have earned the school a coveted "Tier One" spot in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges.” As the state’s flagship university, LSU has been preparing students for rewarding careers for nearly 150 years. Today, LSU is equally proud of its strides to make education more accessible through innovative online degree programs that are every bit as rigorous as its on-campus programs.
Through the dedication of an exceptional faculty and staff, LSU is one of only 30 universities in the United States designated as a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution. In addition, LSU is the only public top-tier university—and the only university in Louisiana—to receive the honor of being placed in the "very high research activity" category by the Carnegie Foundation.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The disclosure for the Master of Business Administration can be found here.
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