MBA program in Missouri S&T

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National recognition.

AACBS Accredited- Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

 Only 5% of business schools in the world are AACSB Accredited

No.1 “Best Investment” among public universities for out of state students

 (Newsweek, 2012)

No. 3 “Best Investment” among public universities for in-state students

 (Newsweek, 2012)

No. 7 “Best college value among national public universities”

 (U.S. News & World Report, “America's Best Colleges”, 2012)

No. 8 “Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs”

 (U.S. News & World Report, 2014)

No. 70 “Best Online Graduate Business Programs” (US News & World Report, 2014)

An AACSB accredited degree that combines core business knowledge with information technology. This 36-credit hour program from a top-tier university in the U.S. is designed to challenge you, enlighten you, educate you, and transform you. You will learn the latest management best practices, develop business and leadership skills to succeed in the global market, discuss current international business issues with faculty members who are experts in their fields, and work with fellow students who are business leaders and management executives from different nations and cultures.

The MBA requires a total of 36 credit hours and is offered in two (2) parts:

Core (21 credit hours)

Focused Area or Broad Spectrum Electives (15 credit hours)

Full-time students may complete the program in 18-24 months depending on course availability and prerequisites required.

Part-time/distance students may complete the program in 24-36 months depending on course availability, prerequisites required, and the student's scheduling and program plan preferences.


The MBA Core classes totals 21 credit hours and cover Teambuilding, Leadership, Marketing, Data Analysis, Accounting, Finance, Operations, Project Management, and Management Information Systems.  The program is designed so full-time students may complete all Core 21 credit hours in two semesters; part-time students may take one to two classes per semester; they may also take advantage of the distance option.

Instructors collaborate to provide multidisciplinary coverage of course materials.  Students work in teams on a comprehensive business cases, live simulations and real company-assigned projects.  The MBA student teams compete for the best solutions on all projects assigned.

MBA CORE Classes

BUS 421         Teambuilding and Leadership                         3 credit hours                         

BUS 422         International Marketing                                               3 credit hours                         

BUS 423         Corporate Information Systems Management           3 credit hours                         

BUS 424         Managerial Accounting & Control                               3 credit hours                               

BUS 425         Supply Chain and Project Management                    3 credit hours                               

BUS 426         Integration of Business Areas                                     3 credit hours                         

BUS 427         Managerial Finance                                                    3 credit hours             


Focus Area

Students choose an area which is comprised of 15 hours of electives to focus their area of expertise.  Students may choose from graduate certificates in Enterprise Resource Planning, Human-Computer Interaction, Business Intelligence, Information Systems Technology Project Management, or Psychology of Leadership.  Students wishing to pursue a broad spectrum MBA may select the 15 credit hours of electives in appropriate business and technology related areas to suit their personal focus.

Graduating students will possess:

§ Ability to integrate technology throughout an organization.

§ Tactical and strategic decision making skills.

§ Problem identification and problem solving skills.

§ Integrative and critical thinking skills.

§ Effective teamwork, leadership, and communication skills.

§ Appreciation of global, economic, and cultural forces.

§ Awareness of the ethical responsibilities of managers.

Application and Admission Process


On campus students may apply at any time by completing the Graduate Application for Admission form found on-line at  For distance students, apply online at  The application, along with three letters of reference, a statement of purpose, and a current resume may be sent to the BIT Admissions Specialist or the Admissions office to start the application process.


All MBA program applicants are required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) that is administered by the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, U.S.A.  The test must have been taken within five years of the term for which the student is applying.  The GMAT results must be sent officially from ETS.

Official Transcripts

MBA applicants are not required to hold a bachelor's degree in business -- many fields are welcome.  International applicants must have a degree comparable to an approved U.S. bachelor's degree from a university accredited by the appropriate governmental agency.  Applicants must have attained a GPA of at least 3.00/4.00 in their last two years of coursework.


All applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in English.  Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit the score obtained in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) test.  Students who have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a U.S. university will not be required to take the TOEFL or IELTS.  The minimum TOEFL score required for admission consideration is 577 (paper based) or 90 (internet based) and the minimum IELTS score required for admission consideration is 6.5.

For more information about the MBA program, please contact:

Department of Business & Information Technology                                          

Admissions Specialist

101 Fulton Hall                                                   

301 W. 14th Street

Rolla, MO  65409                                                                                                                                                 

573-341-7216 (Phone)

573-341-4812 (Fax)                        

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