The month of May has been full of programs finishing their semester studies and many cap and gown celebrations! As this semester is winding down for many, it is also the start of the next steps for some. The world of online MBA degrees is has consistently been adding more and programs and options for prospective MBA students looking for greater flexibility than traditional on-campus programs.
This past month we have seen expanded and brand new online MBA programs announced, as well as a new dual degree program. This News in Review is proud to highlight Southeastern Oklahoma State University, University of Southern Indiana, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
New programs mean new possibilities! Enjoy the latest news for Online MBAs.
Southeastern Oklahoma State University – Durant, Oklahoma
Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s John Massey School of Business recently announced that its online MBA has been expanded to offer seven new areas of emphasis. This 36-credit hour, AACSB International-accredited online MBA already has a rich business core with emphases in Management, Entrepreneurship, Health Information Systems, Safety, and Native American Leadership. They now have expanded to offer emphases in Marketing, Hospitality Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Strategic Communications, Aerospace Logistics, as well as a General MBA option. This flexible, 100% online program offers an extensive scope in curriculum options, as well as an affordable tuition rate. This program has no GMAT requirement for admissions.
Southeastern Oklahoma State University is a four-year, public university that was started in 1909 as Southeastern State Normal School. What started out as a school to train public school teachers has grown to offer a wide array of bachelor’s and master’s programs in the fields of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Education, Science, Technology, and Business Administration. The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
University of Southern Indiana – Evansville, Indiana
The University of Southern Indiana’s Romain College of Business has launched a new accelerated online Master of Business Administration. This AACSB International-accredited program consists of 30-credit hours that can be completed in 18 months in a completely online format. The curriculum will give students a solid foundation in the functional fields of business in order to be able to take on leadership roles in virtually any business. This program requires official GMAT/GRE scores, but awards waivers to applicants with exceptional professional and educational qualifications.
The University of Southern Indiana is a four-year, public university that was founded in 1965 as the regional campus of Indiana State University. USI offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate programs, through their four academic colleges, to over 9,300 students annually. The university is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – Edwardsville, Illinois
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Business and School of Nursing just announced a new collaboration offering a combined online Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Nursing Practice. This flexible MBA/DNP is designed to prepare nurses with the scholarly knowledge, political awareness, and financial skills to become entrepreneurs, chief nursing officers (CNOs), or chief executive officers (CEOs) to effect innovative change in a variety of environments. The majority of coursework is delivered online with two on-campus immersion experiences. The combined program expands on the already-available 42-credit hour, AACSB International-accredited online MBA, with a combined total of 60 credits for the concurrent MBA/DNP. The program requires applicants with a current unencumbered RN licensure and at least two years of work experience. The GMAT/GRE requirement is waived for advance practice nurses with evidence of certification.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a four-year, public university that was opened in 1957 with two residence centers to meet the growing need of higher education in the surrounding counties. They offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, through eight academic schools and colleges, to over 13,900 students annually. The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.