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Online MBA in General Business

The General Business program in the College of Business at Clayton State University will prepare students for the wide range of career opportunities available in today’s business world.

Unlike some business programs, the general business curriculum is not specialized in one particular area. The program is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to the basic areas of business administration while permitting wide latitude in the selection of additional courses according to individual interests.

Degree requirements

The Online MBA program consists of 33 credit hours (approximately 12 courses). This includes a core curriculum in addition to courses in the concentration of choice. All courses are three credit hours unless otherwise specified.

Core Curriculum (24 credit hours) Credits
Total Program Credit Hours 33
The following courses comprise the core curriculum:
ACCT 5000 Accounting Concepts 2
BUSA 5000 Decision Concepts 1
ACCT 5200 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3
BUSA 5200 Decision Making Under Uncertainty 3
FINA 5100 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 5101 Innovation and Design Thinking 3
MGMT 5111 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 5200 Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT 5750 Global Strategic Management (Capstone) 3
Students also must take nine (9) hours of 5000 level courses in General Business.

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Application deadlines

There are five eight-week terms giving applicants flexibility in their start date for the program.

Fall

Term 1: July 15

Term 2: September 1

Spring

Term 1: November 15

Term 2: February 1

Summer

Term 1: April 15

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