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Business Administration: MBA

Department: Marketing and Strategy Department
College: Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

The USU Huntsman MBA prepares students to manage business in a variety of areas, setting them apart in their current career field or once they enter the workforce. Students from all backgrounds and undergraduate degrees can earn an MBA.

USU's Huntsman School of Business started offering degrees in 1894 and employs faculty with real-world experience. The hands-on curriculum delivered by world-renowned faculty gives students the education they need to land the career they want. The school has long held prestigious accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The mission of the MBA program is to provide students with a relevant and rigorous background in business, increase student problem-solving and critical analysis skills, and develop the next generation of business leaders. Students are trained to lead, manage, and improve business performance. Students learn how to commercialize profitable ideas more efficiently, economically, and successfully. They possess the know-how to improve existing businesses and create new businesses, and are armed with cutting-edge intelligence and analytic tools to gain a deeper and clearer understanding of both domestic and global markets, customers, and competition.

Specialization (a specialization is not required)

The Professional MBA program does not offer specialization options.

  • Business Analytics - The competencies learned in the Business Analytics specialization focus on business intelligence, information systems strategy, and database design and mining.
  • Strategic Value Creation - This specialization focuses on strategy and venturing skills which are tremendous assets to companies that want managers capable of identifying and leading growth strategies.

The MBA offers flexible delivery options.

Logan Campus: Full Time

  • MBA in one year
  • 36 credits
  • Face-to-face courses
  • One international business trip (past locations: Japan, India, China, England, Italy, etc.)

Broadcast Statewide: Part Time - Thursday and Friday evenings

  • MBA in two years
  • 36 credits
  • Available in 13 locations across Utah
  • Broadcast Tuesday/Thursday evenings or Friday/Saturday weekends
  • 2 classes per semester, 7 weeks each

Face-to-Face: Part Time - Friday Night and Saturday Morning

  • MBA in two years
  • 36 credits
  • Available in Thanksgiving Point
  • 2 classes per semester, 7 weeks each

Online: Part Time - When and Where You Want

  • MBA in two years
  • 36 credits
  • Available worldwide
  • 7-week courses completed on your schedule
  • 2 classes per semester
  • Taught by Logan campus faculty

Differential Tuition

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.

People with an MBA have the opportunity to enter many career areas in business, including:

  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Commercial banking
  • Investment banking
  • Financial planning
  • Management
  • Money management
  • Insurance
  • Real estate

Many other possibilities are open to people with an MBA depending on the student’s undergraduate degree. Graduates will gain the business skills and knowledge to succeed in a wide variety of fields and with companies and organizations across the spectrum.

Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a regional campus advisor to verify program availability.

If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.
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