Missouri State University, College of Business Distance MBA
The MBA program is housed within the College of Business (COB). COB is one of the largest business programs in the Midwest region. The College includes four departments (Computer Information Systems, Finance and General Business, Management and Marketing) and the School of Accountancy in the business unit, as well as two separately-accredited departments (Fashion and Interior Design and Construction and Technology Management) that are outside of that unit. The business unit prepares over 4181 undergraduate and 741 graduate students for a wide spectrum of business and related careers. The College, along with the School of Accountancy, holds the prestigious full accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This accreditation and large numbers of high quality graduates attracts employers from throughout the Midwest to recruit annually for part-time (internships and co-operative education) and full-time positions. With over 100 firms participating in the College's three Career Days and coming to Glass Hall for on-campus interviews COB students have excellent career opportunities. Despite being one of the largest business programs in the Midwest, COB offers individual attention via the College's 118 faculty, Business Advisement Center, and specialized Career Center. This large, diverse and highly qualified faculty, many of whom have won teaching and research awards and have practical business experience, allows COB to offer a wide variety of certificate options within the MBA; Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Analysis, International Business, Leadership, Management, and Marketing.