Our 2022 ranking of the Top Online MBA Program in Idaho. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
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The MBA Program at Boise State University (Boise State) is the only AACSB-accredited MBA in the Treasure Valley. Housed in the Boise State College of Business and Economics (Boise State COBE), the program has five options, including an Online MBA (OMBA). Consisting of 49 credit hours, the OMBA can be completed in as few as 12 months (full-time) or two years. To enter the program, students must have 2+ of management experience, a minimum score of 500 on the GMAT or 147/148 on the GRE OR qualify for a waiver, and a bachelor’s degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.
GMAT/GRE waivers are available for students with a master’s or doctoral degree and a 3.00 GPA, professionals with five years of significant management experience and a 2.75 GPA in their undergraduate career, or three years of significant management experience with a 3.00 GPA in their undergraduate career.
The Boise State COBE OMBA has four specializations: Management, Marketing Leadership, Construction Management, and Healthcare Leadership. Students in all specializations will take required courses such as Global Economics: Policy and Trade, Design Thinking and Strategic Management, Corporate Finance, People and Organizations, and Legal Issues in Business. The Boise State University Online MBA Program culminates with the Integrated Capstone course worth four credits.
Graduates of the Boise State COBE OMBA are prepared for advancement opportunities in their current career or leadership roles such as Director of Marketing, Contracts Manager, General Manager, Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Project Manager, Quality Assurance Director, Director of Strategy and Business Development, Medical and Health Services Manager, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Communications Director, and Business Owner.
Boise State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church, the school began as Boise Junior College. Today, Boise State University is Idaho’s largest graduate school, providing over 100 graduate programs, 14 doctoral programs, and 200 programs of study to around 24,100 students.