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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Learn here. Lead anywhere.

Our innovative, award-winning 16-month MBA provides you with a competitive advantage in today’s demanding global marketplace.

rated the best local school to get your mba by the readers of orlando business journal
ranked in the top twenty most innovative small college business departments by the business research guide
rated the top mba program by the tampa bay business journal

Apply today to start next term on Monday, May 1, 2017

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • GRE/GMAT Scores*
  • Current Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference

* See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.

Additional International Requirements

  • Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
  • Bank Verification of Funds
  • Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Score***

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.

*** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.

Delivery Options

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Saturday-hybrid

Classes meet on campus two Saturdays per month, with the remaining coursework completed online, ideal for working professionals who still want face-to-face interactions and networking opportunities.

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Online

Enjoy the flexibility of online delivery! A two-day orientation introduces you to the faculty members and students in your cohort, then you complete coursework online, only coming to campus the last Saturday of each semester for presentations and final exams.

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accredited by the association to advance collegiate schools of business

AACSB Accredited

Accreditation by AACSB is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.

Top Reasons

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Living Case Studies

Our MBA students provide real-world consulting for clients facing strategic challenges and opportunities.

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Accelerated Program

Our 16 month program allows you complete your MBA and start your career faster!

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A Caring Mentor

Our Executive Mentor program pairs you with an experienced executive to help you along the way.

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Global Focus

More than sixty percent of Florida Southern MBA students participated in an international field experience.

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Certificate Programs

Make your MBA coursework worth more with our certificate programs. Through a combination of core business courses and electives, you can complete these programs by your final semester.

Healthcare Management

By combining healthcare education with a business perspective, our Healthcare Management certification gives you the leadership and technical skills — as well as experience in areas like healthcare policy, informatics, and finance — to be an effective manager in the evolving healthcare industry. Healthcare electives are co-taught by Florida Southern’s School of Nursing faculty to ensure students learn current and best practices.

Supply Chain Management

With supply chain management being one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S., holistic operations management is a highly valued skill. Our Supply Chain Management certification combines classes, such as operations management, supply chain management, and Six Sigma certification preparation, equipping you to thrive in an evolving and expanding field.

Six Sigma Prep

Process improvement is a skill set employers highly value. In industries like technology, logistics, and manufacturing, formal training and certification in project-management methodologies such as Six Sigma set you apart. With our Six Sigma certification preparation course, you are prepared for the Six Sigma Green Belt examination.

CPA Licensure

Along with offering a combination of graduate business and accounting courses, our CPA Licensure certification meets the 150 semester hours necessary to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in Florida. Students must have completed foundational accounting courses at the undergraduate level to qualify for this certificate program.

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Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition Per Credit Hour $750
Total Credit Hours44
Program Total$33,000
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled $25 to $100

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of graduate assistantships are offered. The assistantship program offers tuition discounts in exchange for hours worked.

Learn more about our graduate assistantships

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Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
Accelerated Prep Courses 4 hours
BUS 6310 Foundations I: quantitative skills
BUS 6320 Foundations II: qualitative skills
Required Courses 24 hours
BUS 6450 Managing Across Boundaries and Borders
BUS 6500 Managing the Economic, Regulatory and Social Environment of Business
BUS 6550 Complex Decision Making
BUS 6600 Synthesis of Trends, Image and Output
BUS 6400 Leadership of Self and Organizations
BUS 6990 Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design for the 21st Century
Elective Courses 16 hours
BUS 6300 Healthcare Informatics & Decision Making
BUS 6350 Business Law for Accountants
BUS 6420 Accounting Data Analytics
BUS 6710 Management: Negotiations
BUS 6720 Marketing Strategy
BUS 6730 Project & Supply Chain Management
BUS 6740 Six Sigma Certification
BUS 6750 Operations Management
BUS 6820 International Field Experience
BUS 6850 Graduate Internship in Business
ACC 6120 Corporate Taxation
ACC 6140 Taxation of Partnerships and Estates
ACC 6300 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
ACC 6400 Advanced Managerial Accounting
ACC 6420 Accounting Data Analytics
ACC 6620 Ethics in Accounting
ACC 6640 Fraud Examination  
ACC 6960 Accounting Internship
NUR 5350 Health Care Policy
MBA Program Total 44 hours

All students will begin the program in Accelerated Prep courses, which ensure a strong foundation in business skills, before entering advanced MBA-level classes.