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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Explore the MBA Program at NMSU Online 

NMSU Online's MBA program assists the student (with or without a business background) to develop knowledge and skills in areas including marketing, management, accounting, finance, economics, information systems and business law. Current students are employed in several industries, including school districts, national laboratories, family businesses, and non-profit organizations. Others have recently completed an undergraduate degree. Full-time faculty members teach the classes and actively engage with students through synchronous online meetings in the evenings.

AACSB-Accredited-LogoOur MBA is accredited by AACSB-International, placing it among the top business programs in the world. Our AACSB accreditation gives you an edge. It’s your assurance that we deliver a quality education and that you will receive top value for your education dollars. The AACSB accreditation process requires rigorous review of the currency and expertise of faculty members in their areas of instruction. Our MBA faculty members’ instruction is made more relevant by their continued consultation with business and governmental organizations and the publication of their scholarly research in academic and mainstream media outlets.


Degree type: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

College: Business

Delivery Format: 100% online. Synchronous weekly Zoom sessions and asynchronous online coursework.

Program Credits: 36 credits

Program Length: 2 years

Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40 + $250 course fee*

Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250 + $250 course fee*

MBA Advisor: Debra A. Cardinali

Accredited by: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our MBA program is accredited by AACSB-International.

*For NMSU Online programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Online programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Tuition and Fees*

Please note: In addition to standard NMSU tuition cost per credit hour and fees (see below), there is an additional course fee of $250 per credit hour for participation in the MBA program.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NMSU helps to keep your tuition costs affordable. But if you need financial help, NMSU is ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education to earn your Master of Arts in English: Technical and Professional Communication degree.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU Online students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

Quick Facts

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is now available 100% online!

Why should I study for my MBA at NMSU Online?

Challenging Professional Curriculum

NMSU Online's MBA is a professional program designed to provide students with a solid background in business practices and the problem-solving and people skills needed to be successful leaders in the global business environment.

The curriculum prepares students for administrative and managerial positions in a wide variety of organizations, both private and governmental.

Optional Concentrations for your MBA

A concentration is a collection of coursework in a specific area that is part of a degree program. MBA concentrations are optional. They are created with the approval of the NMSU Graduate School and appear on the student's transcript.

Concentrations in the MBA program are offered in these areas of study:

  • Agribusiness
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Public Utility Regulation
  • Health Services Management

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