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

$17,460 Total Tuition Including Fees
As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
Up to 12 credit hours Transfer Credits

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 Master of Business Administration program, 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

Also available online:

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

$17,460 Total Tuition Including Fees
As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
Up to 12 credit hours Transfer Credits
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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:

$17,460 Total Tuition
$485 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$17,460 Total Tuition
$485 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Our MBA program online 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:

8/9/24 Apply by
8/23/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer B6/24/245/31/246/5/246/24/246/20/248/9/247 weeks
Fall A8/23/248/9/248/14/248/21/248/22/2410/11/247 weeks
Fall B10/18/2410/4/2410/9/2410/16/2410/17/2412/13/247 weeks
Spring A1/10/2512/13/2412/18/241/8/251/9/252/28/257 weeks
Spring B3/7/252/21/252/26/243/5/253/6/254/25/257 weeks
Summer A5/5/254/18/254/23/255/1/255/2/256/20/257 weeks
Summer B6/23/256/6/256/11/256/19/256/20/258/8/257 weeks

Now enrolling:

8/9/24 Apply by
8/23/24 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
  • A GMAT score above 400 or an equivalent GRE. Which can be waived.


Waiver of the GMAT/GRE Exam

Candidates who earned a final overall undergraduate GPA of 3.000 or higher are waived of the GMAT or GRE test requirement. If a candidate is applying during the last semester of their undergraduate studies, the waiver cannot be granted until the final transcript has been submitted.

Candidates with 5 or more years of professional experience may request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE exam during the application process. For candidates seeking a review of their professional experience, please attach the GMAT Waiver Request Form for Professionals (PDF) to your application.

Candidates who are applying as a member of selected Radford University programs and organizations or who are applying from externally Partnered Colleges and Universities may also request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE exam during the application process. For candidates seeking a waiver as a member of a university program or organization or as a student at one of our external partners, please attach the GMAT Waiver Request Form for Students (PDF) to your 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The recent progress in cognitive automation has created unprecedented opportunities for businesses, and firms that miss out on these new technologies will find themselves at a strategic disadvantage. This course is an introduction to Artificial Intelligence for managers who want to leverage these technological advances to best pursue their business’s strategy.
Duration: 7 Weeks 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn the importance of creativity to employees, teams and businesses. They will master the mindsets necessary to support creative problem solving, how to assess creativity in their organization, practice creative problem-solving processes to develop novel ideas to complex issues, and learn how to develop a work environment that is conducive to creative problems solving.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Prepares students to better understand the opportunities and threats posed by innovation competitive pressures. Students will come to understand how to identify and seek remedies to firm shortcomings while building firm sustainable competitive advantages.

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