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Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management Online

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Program Overview

Our 100 percent online MBA with an emphasis in Management degree program will prepare you for leadership roles in any business. Learn about competitive advantage and strategy, applied business projects, and management information systems.

Core coursework includes finance, accounting, marketing, economics, behavioral management, research and data analysis to help you take your career to the next level.

Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
36 Credit Hours
Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
36 Credit Hours
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The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

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

Tuition
$330 Per Credit Hour
Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees

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Additional Fees

Application: $20
International Student Application: $55
*Tuition and fees as of Spring 2019. University reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SOSU's Federal School Code is 003179.

Contact Us

Student Financial Aid Office
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Phone: 580-745-2186
Fax: 580-745-7469
Email: financialaid@SE.edu

Sarah Roberts

"Don't think you're not capable of doing it, no matter what your major is. If you just work hard, you can achieve anything."

Sarah RobertsMBA with an emphasis in Management online graduate


Calendar

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.

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Note: Leveling courses are self-paced and do not have a specific start and end date. Please check with your advisor or degree plan to understand when the courses should be completed.

Ronnie Coppedge

"My wife and I were sitting around talking about what's on our bucket list. I always wanted to get my MBA ... It had been a long time, but Southeastern welcomed me into the program."

Ronnie CoppedgeMBA with an emphasis in Management online graduate

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Admissions

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

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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, 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, 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.

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. Scan and email #2, #4 and #5 to International Student Services at iss@se.edu.

  1. Complete Profile (this will also serve as the application)
  2. Academic Records:
    1. Original final post-secondary transcript(s) and diploma(s) from each college or university attended. If your transcript is not issued in English, we require the original document as well as an English translation done by your school(s) or a professional translating company. Original = issued by a school or examination board with an official signature and school stamp or seal.
    2. Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be analyzed by a NACES educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE. For IERF, students need to choose the "detailed report" option and select Southeastern Oklahoma State University from the menu. IERF will send the evaluation of your records to our International Student Services office.
  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, let us know your registration number and 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:
      1. English is your first language
      2. You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university.
  4. Financial Support: Submit a Graduate Affidavit of Financial Support along with an original bank statement stamped and signed by a bank official (within 6 months of your enrollment) demonstrating that your sponsor has a liquid US$ balance that covers the cost of your enrollment at Southeastern for the first year of your degree program. All documents must be in English. If not, an English translation must accompany the original.
  5. Passport Name Page: Copy of the biographic page of your passport showing your name, date of birth, passport number and expiration date. If dependents will accompany you to Southeastern, provide copies of their passport biographic pages, along with marriage and birth certificates, as applicable, to verify your family relationship.
  6. US $55 Application Fee: This is not refundable. You have two options for making the payment:
    • Credit card: Call the Southeastern Business Office (+1-580-745-2350) with a credit card number and your Student ID (we will e-mail your student ID number to you after you submit the Complete Profile). Note: Please tell the Business Office that you are an international applicant.
    • Money order: Pay to Southeastern Oklahoma State University (in US$ and with your name on it).

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

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

Email: registrarmba@se.edu

Julia Boyd

"I delved deeper into my culture, my ancestry, and learned a lot that I did not know... It makes me proud that we have come as far as we have as a tribe, overcoming much adversity to get to where we are today—and that makes me so proud that I'm a member of the Choctaw Nation."

Julia BoydSenior Director of Human Resources at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, MBA, and M.S. NAL student


Courses

For the MBA - Management online program, students must complete the following coursework, including 30 credit hours of core courses and 6 credit hours of specialty courses.

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MNGT 5223: Behavioral Management

Duration: 7 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.

ECON 5133: Management Economics

Duration: 7 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.

ACCT 5233: Accounting for Managers

Duration: 7 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.

BUS 5113: Research Methods

Duration: 7 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.

MKT 5243: Marketing Management

Duration: 7 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.

BUS 5253: Data Analysis for Managers

Duration: 7 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.

FIN 5213: Financial Management

Duration: 7 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.

MNGT 5603: Strategic Management

Duration: 7 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.

MNGT 5773: Principle Centered Leadership and Ethics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This literature-based course emphasizes the individual as decision maker and focuses on ethical issues and dilemmas facing managers and leaders in organizations. The objectives of the course are to raise students' general awareness of ethical dilemmas, to place ethical issues within a management context, to enhance and improve the ability of students to reason toward a satisfactory resolution of an ethical dilemma.

MNGT 5453: Contemporary Issues in Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course has been designed to enable graduate students to explore selected leading-edge issues in global business and organizational environments. It provides an opportunity to relate state-of-the-art management concepts to practical situations. The graduate student will gain a greater understanding of the applications of current management practices and techniques to contemporary business issues.

MNGT 5343: Competitive Advantage and Strategy

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The concepts and tools needed to create a competitive advantage in cost or differentiation are presented through value-chain analysis. A study of the techniques for analyzing industries and competitors with a focus on the development of competitive strategy and strategic decisions.

BIM 5793: Management Information Systems

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The role of information systems in organizations and managing in an Information Age. Topics include the design of information systems to support the organization's strategic plan, information resource management, structure of a management information system, human-machine information systems, and implementation issues.

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