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Master of Business Administration

Become a Leader With a Multi-Award-Winning MBA Program Focused on Creativity and Innovation

IACBE Accredited

Best Online MBA1

Wide Choice of Electives

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  • Duration 18 months
  • Cost per Credit $498
  • Credit Hours 45

Program Benefits

  • Completely online
  • Business knowledge in agribusiness, tax regulations and accounting
  • Small classes; daily interaction with seasoned faculty
  • Transfer 15 credits – now accepting applications

An Accredited, Affordable MBA in Under Two Years

EOU’s MBA online program delivers you core business knowledge including business strategies and financial management to enter business and financial operations occupations that are experiencing faster than average growth, BLS reports.

The flexible online format is identical to our on campus curriculum. You’ll be supported by expert faculty members and given the option to take one to three courses per term to complete at a convenient pace.

Notable callouts include IACBE accreditation, Public College of Distinction, and Best Value of Online Business Degrees. EOU’s MBA degree online is one of the most affordable online MBA programs at $487.50 per credit hour, supported by a generous transfer credit policy and multiple scholarship options.

MBA Policies & Standards

Accreditation

The College of Business at Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of accredited programs, read the PDF at the link here.

Online MBA Curriculum

The online MBA program requires a core of credit hours. You will learn advanced techniques in management, marketing, finance, global business, sustainability, optimization and decision making. Creativity and innovation are key focuses of the core curriculum.

Then, you will select elective courses. Topics of approved electives include business and the environment, emotional intelligence, alternative business strategies and disaster recovery. You could study agribusiness, tax regulations or even advanced accounting. Yet another option is a 3-credit-hour course for a topic of your choosing.

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Career Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that business and financial operations occupations are projected to grow five percent from 2019 to 2029, which is faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. At this rate of expansion, more than 476,200 new positions in the field are expected to be created by 2029.1 The online Master of Business Administration program from Eastern Oregon University delivers the dynamic skills and expertise you need for professional success in a variety of business and finance careers.

Discover the professional opportunities that await you as a graduate, and embark on the pathway to career success with EOU Online.

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Program Outcomes

  • Prepare for greater levels of responsibility and compensation
  • Update and expand your professional knowledge
  • Receive an identical online curriculum to the on-site curriculum
  • Create long-term enterprises
  • Inspire organizational prosperity
“As a full-time working professional, taking classes online was the best option for my busy schedule. EOU’s remarkable staff made my transition seamless and the instructors challenged me to succeed. Even though the tuition is already very affordable, there were many scholarship opportunities that helped me finance my education. I had such a positive experience that I decided to continue my education with EOU’s MBA program this fall.”
– Lacey Towers, 2016; Student Programs and Social Media Coordinator, Treasure Valley Community College; Ontario, Oregon

Admission Requirements

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What It’s Like to Study Online

Earning your degree online at Eastern Oregon University is a great opportunity because there are no on-campus requirements. You will have access to the same professors, content and opportunities as on-campus students, only in a creative digital format. Our professors work on campus and are professionals and experts who are trained to deliver innovative, engaging online education.

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Tuition Details

We feature affordable tuition, especially when compared to similar universities. The total cost of your program (assuming no transfer credits) is just over $22,000. The cost per credit hour for EOU online graduate courses is $498. An additional $17 per credit hour will be applied to graduate accounting and business administration courses.*

About 92 percent of online students benefit from financial aid and scholarships to cover part of these costs.

*A cost differential will be applied to ACCT, BA and ECON prefix courses.

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EOU: $8,964; Average Competitor: $11,934

Per Term: Based on 18 credits. Costs for average competitors are estimations of state schools found on public university websites.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about this program.

While most of EOU’s degree programs require a minimum grade of C- to pass with credit, the MBA program considers a C- unacceptable. B- is the lowest passing grade for an MBA course. This ensures that you are prepared to enter a competitive field after graduation and perform well.

Yes, online education is well respected throughout a variety of fields and industries and there is no difference between the online MBA and on campus. On top of that, the Master of Business Administration program at EOU is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). This affiliation represents EOU’s commitment to a quality business education and consistent, continuing evaluation.

Students are required to choose elective courses. Topics of approved electives include business and the environment, emotional intelligence, alternative business strategies and disaster recovery. You could study agribusiness, tax regulations or even advanced accounting. Yet another option is a three-credit-hour course for a topic of your choosing. You can learn more about coursework for the MBA here.

Yes, the MBA program is accredited by the IACBE.

Tuition for the MBA is $22,410. You need to complete 45 credits at $498 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.

Our most recent virtual open house was held on February 10, 2021. Feel free to watch the most recent virtual open house, and stay tuned for the next live event.

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Sources:

  1. Business and Financial Occupations. Sept. 1, 2020. Retrieved Jan. 27, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm