Business administration

Master of business administration University of Missouri-Columbia
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Courses for this program are 100% online: no campus visits are required. Courses are asynchronous, without scheduled meeting times.

Successful completion of the program requires a minimum of 45 credit hours: 12 credits of core business foundations courses (up to 6 credits may be waived), 15 credits of professional skills and competencies, 12-15 credits from a business graduate certificate and 3-6 credits of graduate business electives.

Business online graduate certificate options:

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The chart below shows the courses offered in the program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 6 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Trulaske College of Business