Our 2021 rankings of the Top Online MBA Program in Missouri. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
|1||Webster University||St. Louis|
|2||Maryville University of St. Louis||St. Louis|
|3||Southeast Missouri State University||Cape Girardeau|
Founded in 1915, Webster University serves more than 12,000 students at more than 50 sites and locations around the world including Athens, China, Geneva, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Leiden, Thailand, Tashkent, and Vienna. The school offers more than 160 programs in five colleges and schools housing more than 1,200 experts in the field.
The George Walker School of Business & Technology offers an MBA Program that allows students to choose between two convenient formats: fully online coursework or a hybrid "flipped classroom" which combines online content with two hours per week of in-class learning. Other program highlights include the opportunity to earn a dual degree, 10 emphasis areas, experiential learning opportunities through the final capstone course (MBA 5920 Walker Consulting Project), and ACBSP accreditation.
Emphasis options include Cybersecurity, Digital Marketing Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Information Technology Management, and International Business, to name a few. Dual degree options include the MBA/MA in Business and Organizational Security Management, MBA/MS in Environmental Management, MBA/MA in International Relations, MBA/MS Management & Leadership, MBA/MA in Media Communications, MBA/MA in Procurement & Acquisitions Management, and many others.
Graduates of the George Walker Online MBA will join an extensive network of 200,000+ alumni around the world.
Maryville University of St. Louis (Maryville) was founded in 1872 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart, an order established in France by women dedicated to excellence in education. One of the oldest private institutions in St. Louis, Maryville was originally an academy for young women and was located in South St. Louis. Today, the school is located in the west St. Louis County suburb of Town and Country, just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis, and it serves a co-ed population of more than 18,000 undergraduate, graduate, and online students.
Maryville offers more than 140 programs in six centers, colleges, and schools, and the Adult and Online Education Division. The John E. Simon School of Business offers an ACBSP-accredited Online Mba Program that can be completed in as little as one year. The program offers a project-based learning environment, nine concentrations, six start times per year, and corporate tuition discounts.
A one-year blended MBA that combines face-to-face courses and online courses is also available.
Founded in 1873 as a Teacher’s College, Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) serves 10,000 students enrolled in 150 academic programs with 200 areas of study in five colleges. The Donald L. Harrison College of Business and Computing offers three MBA programs that may be completed online including the General Management MBA, Accounting MBA, and Health Administration MBA.
The General MBA focuses on “business administration coursework emphasizing leadership, communication, information technology and financial analysis,” says the school. Students in the program will “learn how to manage people and resources in the global marketplace.”
The Accounting MBA consist of courses that can be used to cover continuing education requirements, and satisfy college credit requirements needed to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Many of courses will cover topics on the CPA exam, while expanding students’ knowledge of the field overall.
The Health Administration MBA is designed “to promote better decision making among managers by providing them with the background necessary to better understand the internal and external environments influencing health administration and health policy.” Program highlights include the opportunity to address global opportunities, universal competition, and regulatory concerns, access to the latest technology in production, controls, and communications, and the opportunity to interact productively with internationally diverse customers, employees, and suppliers.
Courses for the Harrison Online MBA Program are taught by the same faculty that teach in the on-campus program. In addition to AACSB accreditation, the Harrison Online MBA is accredited by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).
Graduates of the program enjoy a 99% employment rate (or are furthering their education) within one year of completing their studies. Harrison graduates work at companies such as Dell Secureworks, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Edward Jones, Ernst & Young, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Google, JP Morgan Chase, KPMG, MGM Resorts International, Microsoft, Northwestern Mutual, TD Ameritrade, Tyson Foods, Inc., U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, and many others.