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4+1 Master of Business Administration

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MBA program.

This opportunity allows candidates to begin coursework early and save significant time earning this prestigious degree.

Apply today to start next term on Saturday, May 2, 2020

Admission is contingent upon cumulative GPA as of the end of the semester prior to entry.

AACSB Accredited

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. See why AACSB matters.

Living Case Studies

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

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Accelerated Program

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

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 60% of Florida Southern MBA students participate 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.

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.

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.

According to the 2018 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey

94% of students in a Part-time self-paced MBA program stated earning their degree was personally rewarding, and 86% found it personally rewarding.

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Delivery Options

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Saturday-hybrid

Classes meet on campus every other Saturday, with the remaining coursework completed online, ideal for working professional who still want face-to-face interactions.

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Online

All coursework is completed online. With access to virtual advising, this option is ideal for working professionals who travel or require the convenience of an online delivery.

Program Information

The information in the main catalog for MBA programs is not currently up to date. Please see the below addendum for corrected information.

Catalog Addendum

Foundation Courses - 0 hours

Course Number Course Name
BUS 6010 Graduate 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 6999 Strategic Management**

Elective Courses - 12 hours

Course Number Course Name
BUS 6200 Healthcare Informatics and Decision Making
BUS 6210 Health Policy
BUS 6220 Healthcare Finance
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 6290 Entrepreneurship/New Venture Creation
BUS 6350 Business Law for Accountants
BUS 6960 Graduate Internship in Business
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 Foundations.

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$1034
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)

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.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application (Students are encouraged to apply for admission during their junior year)
  • Current résumé
  • Personal statement of professional goals
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Must have 93+ undergraduate credit hours completed at the start of the program.
  • GPA of 3.20+ overall (cumulative)*
  • Acceptable GRE/GMAT equivalent score**
  • MBA Director Approval

*School of Business majors must have a 3.00+ GPA.

**Business majors with a 3.3+ overall GPA may qualify to waive the test requirement.

Complete the Online Application

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Additional International Requirements

  • Updated Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor*
  • Updated Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • * A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.

Program Contact

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Kamalie Dodson

Associate Director of Adult and Graduate Admission
phone 863.680.5022
send text to 863.576.5087