Our 2021 ranking of the Top Online MBA Program in Idaho. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
|Boise State University
Boise State University (Boise State) was founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church. The school, which became an independent junior college in 1934, has been awarding baccalaureate and master degrees since 1965. Serving 19,825 degree-seeking students enrolled in 200 areas of study, Boise State University is Idaho’s largest university. Programs at this doctoral research institution are offered in seven academic colleges, the Honors College, and the Graduate College.
The College of Business and Economics at Boise State University (COBE Boise State) offers an MBA program that is the only MBA in the Treasure Valley with AACSB accreditation. Designed for mid-career professionals, the COBE Online MBA (OMBA) provides 49 credit hours of study in 13 courses offered in eight-week quarters. Launched in Fall 2019, the program now offers Construction Management, Healthcare Leadership, and Management Specializations.
Course highlights for the programs include Business Plan Development, Design Thinking and Strategic Management, Global Economics: Policy and Trade, Information Technology and Business Alignment, Managing Successful Projects, and People and Organizations.
Offered entirely online (campus visits are not required), the COBE MBA uses 100% digital content, “replacing traditional textbook cost and hassle,” says the school. Program tuition includes all course materials, which are accessible through any web-enabled device that supports HTML5. Students can complete the program in as few as 12 months, full-time.
Graduates of the COBE OMBA are prepared for advancement opportunities in their current careers or new positions such as Business Owner, Director, Executive, General Manager, Project Manager, Senior Manager, and many others.