Master of Business Administration Online

Prepare for a broad range of advanced leadership roles in the private and public sectors of the global economy.

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Program Overview

Discover the benefits of our online MBA

$15,984 Total Tuition Including Fees
As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours

The online Master of Business Administration degree program provides a broad-based, cross-functional education in core business areas such as operations management, marketing, accounting, finance and strategic management.

Our AACSB-accredited MBA online program bridges theory and practice as you engage in experiential learning focusing on budgeting, human resources, customer acquisition and engagement, international finance, organizational and product innovation, managerial economics, and more.

Tailor your degree by choosing electives to complement your core business studies. Designed for working professionals, the 7-week courses and multiple start dates give you a fast-track education that flexes to fit your career goals.

In our fully online MBA, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of relevant cost identification in decision-making, contribution margin approach and capital budgeting
  • Gain insights into the causes of human performance, satisfaction and development in work organizations
  • Learn the art and science of selecting target markets, and acquiring and maintaining profitable customers in socially responsible and ethical manners
  • Increase problem-solving skills designed to reduce uncertainty in the decision-making environment of operations and production in manufacturing and service firms
  • Develop an understanding of relevant cost identification in decision-making, contribution margin approach and capital budgeting
  • Gain insights into the causes of human performance, satisfaction and development in work organizations
  • Learn the art and science of selecting target markets, and acquiring and maintaining profitable customers in socially responsible and ethical manners
  • Increase problem-solving skills designed to reduce uncertainty in the decision-making environment of operations and production in manufacturing and service firms

Career opportunities:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Other managerial positions
  • Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Other managerial positions

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Radford University also offers an MBA with a Concentration in Business Analytics. Check out all of our online MBA programs.

$15,984 Total Tuition Including Fees
As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours

The Davis College of Business and Economics at Radford University has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 1992. Less than five percent of business schools worldwide hold this distinction—assurance that a business degree from the Davis College is of exceptional quality and highly respected by the business community.

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Tuition

Learn more about our pay-by-the-course tuition

Our online MBA offers the same affordable rate to all in-state and out-of-state students. Tuition is affordable and can be paid by the course.

Tuition breakdown:

$15,984 Total Tuition
$444 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$15,984 Total Tuition
$444 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Our MBA is designed with maximum scheduling flexibility in mind

Radford online programs are delivered in a convenient format ideal for working professionals, with multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

1/3/22 Apply by
1/14/22 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Fall B10/15/2110/4/2110/7/2110/11/2110/13/2112/10/217 weeks
Spring A1/14/221/3/221/6/221/10/221/12/223/4/227 weeks
Spring B3/11/222/28/223/3/223/7/223/9/224/29/227 weeks
Summer A5/6/224/25/224/28/225/2/225/4/226/24/227 weeks
Summer B6/27/226/13/226/16/226/20/226/22/228/12/227 weeks

Now enrolling:

1/3/22 Apply by
1/14/22 Class Starts

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Admissions

Here's what you need to know before applying for our online MBA

Our streamlined MBA admissions process makes it simple for you to get started right away. Please read the admission requirements to ensure you qualify.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • GMAT waiver available

MBA online admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution
  • Transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Two references
  • Statement of purpose
    • Why are you interested in a Radford MBA, and why now?
    • What are your short and long-term goals in seeking this degree? How do you expect the Radford MBA to help you achieve these goals?
    • If you are requesting a review for a GMAT waiver or conditional admittance, state your request for the review in this letter, and briefly explain why you believe you meet the criteria. (Reminder: Please attach the appropriate GMAT Waiver Request Form to your application.)
  • A GMAT score above 400 or an equivalent GRE, which is waived if you have:
    • Five or more years of work experience. Work experience must demonstrate increased responsibility over time, and must demonstrate professional experience managing people/staff, projects or budgets.
    • Candidates must use the waiver form and letter of intent to make the argument for their experience being sufficient to justify the waiver and submit this as part of their application.

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Courses

Take a look at the coursework in our MBA online program

In order to earn the MBA online, you must complete 12 courses (36 credit hours), comprised of 21 credit hours of core courses and 15 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Emphasis on accounting data used by managers in decision making.  The course uses a textbook and cases.  Among topics covered are relevant cost identification in decision making, contribution margin approach and capital budgeting.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of selected topics in economic theory and their application to management problems. Topics include demand and supply, revenues, elasticity, production and cost, incremental decision making, market structure and pricing, and investment analysis. Elementary quantitative methods will be developed and utilized.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Examines techniques and concepts used in modern business and the theoretical advances in the areas of asset management and capital structure planning. Topics include capital budgeting, working capital management, valuation, cost of capital, capital structure planning, dividend policy, option pricing, mergers and acquisitions. Problems and short cases used to enhance student skills in financial planning and decision-making.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Studies behaviors of individuals and groups in work organizations from managerial view; applies the concepts, methods, and research findings of the behavioral sciences to the understanding of the causes of human performance, satisfaction and development in work organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A problem-solving course designed to help reduce uncertainty in the decision-making environment of operations and production in manufacturing and service firms of private and public sectors of the economy. Emphasis on employment of mathematical models for use and application in decision making in business.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course teaches students the art and science of selecting target markets and acquiring and maintaining profitable customers in a socially responsible and ethical manner. Case studies, experiential projects, simulations and marketing planning assignments may be used.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Integrates graduate business courses in a top level strategy development course. Emphasis on environmental analysis and decision making. A capstone course; must be taken during or after the term in which the last required MBA course is taken.
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Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers basic and advanced topics in forecasting business and economic data. Emphasis is placed on practical application using statistical software.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Finance 635 deals with the international financial environment and focuses on managerial aspects from a corporate financial perspective.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Examines practice and theory of service and product innovation in organizations with emphasis on novel or radical innovation and experimental approaches. Concepts such as design thinking, open innovation, lean innovation, agile innovation and co-creation will be discussed, applied, and contrasted to traditional new product development approaches.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Provides a means for investigating new and innovative developments in management not included in regularly scheduled courses. Allows for the opportunity to apply experiential learning, team teaching, or cooperative ventures with other universities or organizations. Permits the sharing of special expertise in management, new research findings, and the probing of non-traditional management related topics. Allows for the offering of a new exploratory course on a one-time basis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MKTG 671 gives the students an opportunity to examine topics of special interest in the marketing area beyond the subjects covered in the current graduate course offerings.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Organizations are increasingly aware of the fact that they must create value through continuous innovation if they wish to retain a competitive advantage.  This course focuses on how organizations identify, recruit, retain, and motivate innovative individuals; develop and use innovative processes; manage high-performance innovation teams; and create a culture and climate that encourages innovation. Finally, the course will enhance the skills needed to convert innovations into successful business models.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers the importance of statistical techniques, advanced econometrics, portfolio theory, and risk/reward interplay to a) understand big data, b) use econometrics to streamline time series, c) develop financial models, and d) analyze and create investment portfolios for individual investors and institutional clients.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to enhance students’ ability to obtain actionable decisions in business employing mathematical modeling and simulation in Prescriptive Analytics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to the field of Business Analytics and its extensive use of exploratory and predictive models in providing fact-based recommendations to assist management in optimizing decisions and actions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an in-depth understanding and application in Predictive Analytics and Data Mining techniques in order to solve strategic business problems.
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