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Online MBA

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Our AACSB-accredited College of Business has structured a curriculum that will provide you the knowledge needed to be productive in a general manager role in any business organization. You will gain sought after capability in critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, operations management, and international business. The flexibility afforded by earning your degree online, greatly benefits career and home life demands of many graduate students.

Reach your career goals.

Your career will be real evidence of your coursework in Returns on Investment (ROIs): students earning MBA degrees can expect increased earnings by up to 79 percent over their pre-MBA salaries.

Open the door to thriving career opportunities in positions such as a General Manager in a variety of industries and sectors. Graduates of GSU’s MBA programs work in a range of industries, such as financial service, manufacturing, nonprofit, and government, and they’re employed by top companies, including MB Financial Bank, Coca-Cola, GC America, and JB Hunt, among others.

Why get an MBA?

With an MBA from Governors State—ranked #18 in the 2018 “Top 50 Best Value Online MBA Programs” by OnlineMBAToday—you’ll possess the necessary specialized skills to immediately impact the management of business enterprises. You will develop a network of contact that will aid your career success, understand how to gain access to key resources, and acquire the management skills you need to effectively supervise an organization’s business operations and advance its profitability. 

Data collected in 2017 reflected the median annual General Manager’s salary at over $80,000.00 depending on industry, section and business function (

Delivery Format

Achieve your MBA in as little as 18 months. Governors State’s 36-credit hour MBA is offered in a fully online or hybrid format. Enroll full-time to jumpstart your career or part-time for added flexibility.

5-Year MBA

GSU’s 5-Year MBA Admission Track is designed for the motivated and hard-working undergraduate students who want to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration degree in 5 years. Current undergraduate GSU students may be eligible for admission into the 5-Year Master of Business Administration (MBA) admission track. Admitted students will earn their Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree within 4-years of admission into the university as a freshman (or 2-years after transferring as a junior) and their MBA after a 5th year of coursework.  

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