4+1 Master of Business Administration
Get Started EarlyAt the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MBA program.
At no time in history has there been more demand for professionals who possess excellent communication, leadership, decision-making, and business-analytical skills. The Master of Business Administration program focuses on all these competencies. At the end of the junior year, Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MBA program. This opportunity will allow candidates to begin graduate coursework immediately and save significant investment and time earning this prestigious degree.
AACSB AccreditedAccreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide. See why AACSB matters.
Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.
Our program allows you to complete your MBA and start your career faster!
Large Alumni Network
Our MBA graduates work at many of the Fortune 500 firms in Florida and nationally.
- Walt Disney
- Lockheed Martin
- American Cancer Society
- Liberty Mutual
Choose A Concentration
Make your MBA coursework worth more with our industry relevant concentrations. These concentrations provide you with an opportunity to focus your MBA studies in a high demand field. Through a combination of core business courses and electives, you can complete these programs by your final semester.
Increase Your Earning Potential
In 2021 NACE found that an MBA created a 51% earning differential from those with an undergraduate degree.Learn More
- Must have 93+ undergraduate credit hours completed at the start of the program.
- GPA of 3.00+ or higher*
- Acceptable GRE/GMAT equivalent score**
- Students are encouraged to apply for admission during their junior year.
- Current Résumé
- Two Recommendation Forms or Letters of Reference
- Personal statement that reflects your interest in our MBA program.
- The essay should not exceed 2000 words, and should explain how your interest in pursuing an MBA degree at Florida Southern College relates to your professional/career goals. Your essay should also describe any experiences that have prepared you for success in our program.
- MBA Director Approval
** See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.
Additional International Requirements
- Updated Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor*
- Updated Sponsor's Guarantee Form
- Valid Passport
Complete the program through solely Saturday-hybrid courses, which meet on campus every other Saturday, with the remaining coursework completed online, or through a combination of Saturday-hybrid and fully online courses. This flexible delivery is ideal for working professional who still want face-to-face interactions.
Foundation Courses - 0 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|BUS 6010||Graduate Business Foundations*|
Required Courses - 21 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|BUS 6360||Leadership and Organizational Behavior|
|BUS 6460||Marketing Strategy|
|BUS 6560||International Business|
|BUS 6660||Economic Decision Making**|
|BUS 6760||Financial Management**|
|BUS 6860||Data Analytics**|
|BUS 6960||Strategic Management**|
Elective Courses - 12 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|BUS 6230||Lean/Six Sigma Processes|
|BUS 6240||Supply Chain Management|
|BUS 6250||Operations Management|
|BUS 6260||Management Negotiations|
|BUS 6270||International Field Experience|
|BUS 6280||Graduate Internship in Business|
|BUS 6290||Entrepreneurship/New Venture Creation|
|BUS 6350||Business Law for Accountants|
|ACC 6120||Corporate Taxation|
|ACC 6140||Taxation of Partnerships and Estates|
|ACC 6200||Auditing with Accounting Information Systems|
|ACC 6300||Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting|
|ACC 6400||Advanced Managerial Accounting|
|ACC 6420||Accounting Data Analytics|
|ACC 6620||Ethics in Accounting|
|ACC 6960||Accounting Internship|
MBA Program Total - 33 hours
* This is a pass/fail, self-paced course that focuses on accounting, finance, economics and statistics to equip students with an overview of fundamental background knowledge and skill-sets essential for success in the FSC MBA program and career.
** Course has the prerequisite requirement of BUS 6010 Graduate Business Foundations.
Admitted undergraduate students will be allowed to complete a maximum of 9 credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their undergraduate and MBA degree requirements. Any MBA courses attempted in the fall or spring semesters before receiving the undergraduate degree will be charged at the traditional undergraduate full-time tuition rate. Any taken in a summer semester before receiving the undergraduate degree will be charged at the traditional undergraduate summer tuition rate. Graduate courses taken after the student receives their undergraduate degree will be billed at the current MBA per credit hour rate.
|Base Required Fees||Cost|
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||$1035|
|Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled||$30 to $120|
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)
Are Online courses asynchronous?
Yes. Assignments are due weekly and there is no requirement to login at specific time frames.
What are the hours of the Saturday-hybrid classes?
There are 3 different time blocks for Saturday courses: 9:00 to 11:45 AM, 12:45 to 3:30 PM, and 3:45 to 6:30 PM.
Can I change delivery methods at any point of the program?
Yes. Our Flex Saturday-hybrid delivery allows you to take both Saturday-hybrid and Online courses. If you started with our fully Online delivery, you are able to switch to our Flex Saturday-hybrid delivery.
How many classes can I take each 7-week term?
We recommend students take one course each term, but students can take up to two courses per term if they want an accelerated progression. We encourage you to reach out to us to discuss your preferred timeline.
Can the GRE/GMAT requirement be waived?
To be considered for a GRE/GMAT waiver, you must hold a 3.00+ cumulative GPA or higher and meet one of the following criteria:
- Applicant is a graduate of an AACSB-accredited business school with a 3.25+ cumulative GPA
- Applicant is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a 3.25+ cumulative GPA
- Applicant is a graduate of Florida Polytechnic University with a 3.25+ cumulative GPA
- Applicant is a graduate of a regionally accredited institution with a 3.30+ cumulative GPA
- Applicant currently holds a master’s or terminal degree (JD, MD, PhD, etc.)
- Applicant currently holds an active CPA license
- Applicant is a lifetime Beta Gamma Sigma member
- Applicant has a minimum of 3 years of qualifying managerial experience
Adult & Grad Admissions
MBA Virtual Information Session
Dec 14 6:00 PM
An online webinar for prospective graduate students to learn more about the Master of Business Administration program, as well as our post-baccalaureate certificates in Business Analytics, Esports Management, Healthcare Management, and Supply Chain Management. This event is designed to present an overview of our programs, provide an opportunity to connect with faculty, and hear from your admission counselor.
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