Florida Southern is offering additional support for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 applicants, by waiving the GRE/GMAT for graduates from regionally accredited institutions with any major who have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
Our flexible, award-winning MBA provides you with a competitive advantage in today’s demanding marketplace.
Along with offering a combination of graduate business and accounting courses, our MBA: CPA Licensure degree meets the 150 semester hours necessary to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in Florida.
An online webinar for prospective graduate students to learn more about the Master of Business Administration program. This event is designed to present an overview of our MBA program, provide an opportunity to connect with faculty, and hear from your admission counselor.
Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.
This is a one-time award between $500 to $1,500 for applicants who submit a GMAT/GRE score as part of their MBA application process.
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 flexible 12 to 24 month program allows you to complete your MBA and start your career faster!
Our MBA graduates work at many of the Fortune 500 firms in Florida and nationally, such as Amazon, Publix, Geico, Lockheed Martin, Citibank, as well as notable entrepreneurial ventures.
In 2021 NACE found that an MBA created a 51% earning differential from those with an undergraduate degree.
With living case studies, executive mentors, and international field experiences, the Florida Southern MBA program is tailor-made to meet the growing demands of the business world. You will work on projects that will have an impact on real companies, nonprofit organizations, or the public service sector. You will train for a truly global career, and you will network with faculty who bring real-world business experience to the classroom.
Our MBA students provide real-world consulting for clients facing strategic challenges and opportunities.
More than 60% of Florida Southern MBA students participate in an international field experience.
Our Executive Mentor program pairs you with an experienced executive to help you along the way.
Students must have completed the following foundational accounting courses at the undergraduate level to qualify for the MBA: CPA Licensure degree.
My teaching philosophy centers on the fact that I teach students how to learn. Specific facts will change during their careers, so I prepare them for a lifetime of continual learning. My classes at Florida Southern feature a lively atmosphere of discussion and engaged learning. I also foster student interaction with the accounting profession through my involvement with professional organizations such as the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
So much of the work focuses on real-life experiences. You work on projects with area businesses. That helps you know what to expect in your everyday work life.
I’m not interested in spending 16 months reading a textbook. I want to use what I’m learning. Getting practical experience is really important for what I want to do with my career. That’s why I chose Florida Southern College.
FSC’s MBA sharpened my managerial skills. Getting a group of smart, strong-minded people to work as a team, knowing when to let others lead, knowing how to get everybody’s ideas heard — that has helped me so much in my career.
I’ve been to Asia on business many times, but traveling to Vietnam and Hong Kong as part of the MBA’s international field experience — having those interactions with the other students and the professor — was a fantastic opportunity.
When searching for an MBA program, FSC became the prime candidate for me because of its hands-on approach, variety of course options, schedule flexibility and was a great option for an international student like myself. The program not only gave me a wealth of knowledge, but I also gained valuable real-life experience through activities, such as competing in two case competitions, presenting a downtown revitalization plan to the city of Lakeland, and participating in an entrepreneurial directed study. I highly recommend this program!
FSC has a strong partnership with local businesses, creating coursework with an emphasis on live cases. I appreciate that FSC focuses its academic curriculum around real-world business issues. This approach adds purpose beyond the classroom.
With a few years between my MBA and today, I feel I notice the benefits of the program more than ever. I realize now how I analyze processes and really question the "why" behind projects.
Our teams and professors were so understanding. It’s like a family at Florida Southern, so despite the program being rigorous, it was still manageable. All of your professors and teammates foster your success by pushing you to be your best.
Courses are structured in a 7-week format.
Choose between a Saturday-Hybrid modality (which meet on campus every other Saturday, with the remaining coursework completed online) or Online modality (which has no on-campus requirement) for your core MBA courses and complete your CPA Licensure electives through Saturday-Hybrid modality. These delivery options are ideal for working professionals who prefer flexibility throughout the program.
Florida Southern is offering additional support for summer and fall 2021 applicants, by waiving the GRE/GMAT for graduates from regionally accredited institutions with any major, who have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
*See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.
** Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., Josef Silny, SpanTran, or World Education Services or another similar approved transcript evaluation agency.
*** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
**** 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.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
* 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.
Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)
*Tuition will be billed prior to the beginning of each semester based on credit hours. Tuition must be paid by the first day of class.
To be considered for this merit based scholarship, applicants must submit a GMAT/GRE score as part of their MBA application process.
Scholarship awards will be granted based on the following tier system.
This is a one-time award that will be applied as a tuition discount in the first year of MBA enrollment.
A limited number of graduate assistantships are offered. The assistantship program offers tuition discounts in exchange for hours worked.
To be eligible to apply for a Graduate Assistantship position students must have:
Yes. Assignments are due weekly and there is no requirement to login at specific time frames.
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.
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.
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.
Yes. To be considered for a test waiver, you must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA meet one of the following criteria:
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