Master of Business Administration Online

Complete Coursework: 12 months* | Credit Hours: 49 units | Tuition: $36,750

Create career options with an online MBA degree program from Boise State University, ranked one of the "Top 20 Public Schools” in the West by U.S. News & World Report. You will gain new insight, creativity and confidence as you pursue this convenient online MBA designed for working professionals like you.

In this MBA Program you will:

  • Learn creative processes and project management that will transform your business.
  • Explore group dynamics and leadership techniques.
  • Get comfortable with accounting, finance, marketing and legal issues.

Boise State University's innovative online MBA uses 100% digital content, replacing traditional textbook cost and hassle. Program tuition includes all course materials. Course materials are accessible through any web-enabled device that supports HTML5.

*Can be completed in as few as 12 months

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Online Courses

Business Foundations
BUSMBA 500
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 1 unit
Provides self-paced initial foundation or refresher in basic financial accounting, micro-economics, statistics, and spreadsheets. (Pass/Fail.) Prerequisites: ADM/PROG. Corequisites: BUSMBA 501.
Design Thinking and Strategic Management
BUSMBA 501
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Examines collaborative innovation processes that are transforming business and driving industry life cycles. Includes a first exposure to the creation of functional, business-level, and corporate-level strategies. Special consideration of organizational design, diversification, mergers and acquisitions, and measures of strategic performance including use of Balanced Scorecards. Interpersonal skills enhanced via online collaboration with classmates.
Marketing Strategy
BUSMBA 505
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Focuses on revenue-generating opportunities with special emphasis on evaluating opportunities for new products or services. Includes segment analysis, customer choice behavior, branding, marketing tactics, personal selling, and the evaluation of market opportunities. Includes opportunity assessment project in industry sector of student's choosing.
People and Organizations
BUSMBA 510
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Emphasizes integrated manager-employee relations in an organization. Includes HR planning, employee recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, discipline, coaching, compensation, and termination issues. Also focuses on collaboration, group dynamics, motivation, leadership, problem-solving, negotiation, and self-management. Interpersonal skills enhanced via online collaboration with classmates.
Corporate Finance
BUSMBA 515
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Examines the three major decisions in corporate finance affecting value of the firm: investment, financing and cash distribution. Includes the methods used to measure corporate value and evaluate financial performance. Issues in each of the three decision areas are examined within the context of their impact on the valuation model and financial performance metrics. Includes financial modeling project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Global Economics: Policy and Trade
BUSMBA 520
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Reviews how economies work, the differences between economic systems, factors that influence international trade, exchange rates, labor economics, and government polices related to trade. Includes a survey on the economies of the world, current topics in global economics, data sources for international economic trends, and an introduction to major international trade agencies/associations. Includes application project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Managerial Accounting
BUSMBA 525
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Examines various cost-based accounting concepts and practices. Particular emphasis on the challenges involved in using them to evaluate past performance and plan future deployment of firm resources. Interpersonal skills enhanced via online collaboration with classmates to solve managerial accounting problems.
Managerial Communication
BUSMBA 530
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
A hands-on introduction to written and oral managerial communication including informal exchanges, elevator pitches, meetings, and persuasive formal presentations. Emphasis placed on team-oriented and supervisory communication tactics. Interpersonal skills enhanced via online collaboration with classmates.
Information Technology and Business Alignment
BUSMBA 535
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Examines the role of information technology in business process integration, strategic alignment, and business analytics. Includes application project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Managing Successful Projects
BUSMBA 540
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Introduces and provides experience in the front-end issues of project management such as team formation, communication strategies, conflict management, project constraints, and risk analysis. Includes use of the project management tools: PERT/Critical Path, resource utilization, project monitoring and tracking, and critical chain analysis. Includes application project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Legal Issues in Business
BUSMBA 545
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Introduces future managers to the major legal issues involved in the business environment. Covers legal reasoning and the legal system, agency and business associations, torts, contracts, intellectual property, employment law, sales, and product liability. Includes application project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Operations and Supply Chain Management
BUSMBA 550
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Introduces product and service movement within the firm and between the firm and its partners up and down the supply chain. Focus on logistics management, supplier relationships, and creating operational excellence within the firm. Includes operations modeling project in industry sector of student's choosing.
Business Plan Development
BUSMBA 555
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit hours: 4 units
Integrates previous coursework via development of a business plan in industry sector of the student's choosing.
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