Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Leadership Online

Prepare for management roles across a wide range of industries by enhancing your core business strengths and leadership expertise. Broaden your knowledge across all business functions including market trends, digital tools and collaboration.

Next Apply Date: 6/10/24
Next Class Start Date: 6/24/24
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Program Overview

Explore the value of our online MBA leadership program at Southeastern

Prepare for advanced roles in a rapidly changing business environment with an online MBA in Leadership from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. By acquiring the in-demand skills needed to improve business performance and lead team collaboration, you will be prepared for leadership roles across a wide variety of industries. Explore the latest business trends, tools and techniques to set yourself apart as an effective leader.

Coursework in this 100% online MBA leadership program includes analyzing aspects of group and team dynamics and discovering how to manage conflict. Set yourself apart as an accomplished manager by exploring different types of leadership theories and effective organizational communication practices.

As an online student, you can join Future Business Leaders of America ‐ Collegiate, a professional student organization to broaden your network and career perspective.

In this online leadership program, you will learn:

  • Focused expertise needed for business success while developing the ability to be an adaptive and transformational leader
  • Authentic leadership capabilities through the study of leadership science, theories and situational approaches of effective leaders
  • Leadership theory for problem-solving using conflict management, negotiation techniques and strategic organizational communication
  • Strategies used to influence and develop groups to succeed with inclusivity and cohesion
  • Techniques to motivate and create better results for yourself and others
  • Focused expertise needed for business success while developing the ability to be an adaptive and transformational leader
  • Authentic leadership capabilities through the study of leadership science, theories and situational approaches of effective leaders
  • Leadership theory for problem-solving using conflict management, negotiation techniques and strategic organizational communication
  • Strategies used to influence and develop groups to succeed with inclusivity and cohesion
  • Techniques to motivate and create better results for yourself and others

As a graduate of this MBA program, you will have the essential knowledge and skills to succeed in many leadership roles, such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Chief Executive
  • Sales Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Chief Executive
  • Sales Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager

Other online MBA programs also available:

SE offers a variety of other concentrations in addition to the MBA in Leadership online. Check out all our Master of Business Administration online degree programs.

Total Tuition, Including Fees $12,420*
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 36

Accreditation

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The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

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Tuition

Discover the quality and affordability of our online MBA in Leadership

Southeastern is committed to providing an outstanding education that is also affordable. Tuition is structured to give our students the best value and flexibility.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition, Including Fees $12,420*
Per Credit Hour $345

Calendar

Choose a start date and secure your spot

There's no better time to begin your Master of Business Administration degree than now. We offer the convenience of a fast application-to-start calendar—you don't have to apply months before you want to start your MBA.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Summer I5/6/244/22/244/22/245/3/246/1/246/23/24
Summer II6/24/246/10/246/10/246/21/247/15/248/11/24
Fall I8/19/248/5/248/5/248/16/249/15/2410/6/24
Fall II10/14/249/30/249/30/2410/11/2411/1/2412/8/24

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 6/10/24
Class Starts 6/24/24

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Admissions

Review the requirements for your MBA in Leadership

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online MBA program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

  • Online Application
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GMAT

To meet the admission requirements for SOSU's online MBA degree program, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND at least three years of continuous professional work experience, AND approval of the program coordinator, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND a portfolio consisting of a letter of application which outlines the applicant's career goals and objectives and how an MBA degree will enhance them; a current resume, three professional letters of recommendation, AND approval of the program coordinator, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 9 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university.
  • No GMAT is required for the Southeastern Oklahoma State University online MBA.
  • There is a non-refundable $30 application fee for both domestic and international students.

Non-Business Undergraduate course requirements:

Our MBA is designed for students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds and is suitable for business and non-business graduates. For students entering the MBA program whose undergraduate degree is not in business, finance or a related field, pre-requisite coursework may be required before enrolling in Economics, Accounting, Finance, or Data Analysis courses. Students must satisfy pre-requisite coursework or present proof of coursework equivalency for the following:

  • ACCT 2103 Fund of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2203 Fund of Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics
  • BUS 2633 Business Statistics

Our MBA is designed for students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds and is suitable for business and non-business graduates. If you do not have a bachelor's in business, pre-requisites can be satisfied online, with four 1-week leveling courses. Our Enrollment Specialists will be able to provide you with more information on these 1-week courses.

International Application and Admissions Requirements: Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs.

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Academic Records:
    • Original final post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended within the United States.
    • Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be course-by-course analyzed by a NACES (www.NACES.org) educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet one of the following:
      • English is your first language from a country whose official language is English
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from an English speaking country

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: [email protected]

Courses

Preview the curriculum for your MBA in Leadership online program

For the MBA in Leadership online program, students must complete the following coursework, including 24 credit hours of core courses and 12 credit hours of leadership courses.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of human behavior in organizations and its effect on establishing and attaining organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An application of microeconomic principles to business decision-making. Economic theory and quantitative methods are applied to managerial decisions about pricing, production, profit maximization, and government restraints. It is presumed the student has an understanding of preliminary calculus.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The primary emphasis of this course is on management's use of accounting information to manage the resources of a complex organization. The course focuses on three major areas: fundamentals of cost systems; managerial decision-making; and managerial planning and performance evaluation.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts and methods of the scientific research process within the context of business and management. The course emphasizes an applied approach providing a thorough understanding of the nature and scope of business research.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An integrative course utilizing the comprehensive case study method to develop experiences in effective application of marketing strategies to create competitive advantages. Emphasis is on the relationship of the marketing function in a multinational context.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theory and application of statistical and quantitative techniques to various types of business data. Emphasis is on the interpretation and use of data analysis results from a manager's perspective. Use of statistical computer software is an integral part of course. Both descriptive and inferential statistics are covered.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers the practice and theory of managers making financial decisions for the firm. The basis for all decisions builds from the premise of maximizing shareholder wealth. Topics include risk and return tradeoffs, valuing stock and bonds, evaluating choices among sources of capital and capital structure, evaluating dividend policy, evaluating the selecting expansion projects, using derivative securities to managing risk, firm valuation, and short-term cash management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A capstone course for graduate students in the last stage of their coursework toward an MBA degree. It covers the integration of the skill and functions of management to develop long range plans and to implement and manage the efforts directed toward the accomplishment of organizational objectives.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course analyzes the theoretically based scholarly discipline of leadership science and its corresponding practicing behaviors. The leadership theories examined include the trait skills, behavioral, and situational approaches, path-goal and leader-member exchange theories as well as transformational, authentic, servant, adaptive, and inclusive leadership. Additional topics assessed include followership, gender as a leadership, leadership ethics and team leadership.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will analyze various aspects of group and team dynamics to include, but not limited to, inclusion and identity; formation; cohesion and development; structure; influence; power; leadership; performance; decision making; conflict; and intergroup relations.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course explores communication strategies to successfully engage in negotiations and conflict management when problem-solving or allocating scarce resources. Of particular interest is a focus on strategies women in leadership can employ to develop confidence, reduce situational ambiguity, and avoid the pitfalls of negative stereotypes when negotiating or managing conflict.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Organizations communicate strategically. These messages develop, influence, and control internal and external structures, networks, and teams. In this course, you will study these messages and examine how organizational leaders communicate through challenges, engage in sense-making, and develop strategies for communicating change and development.
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