Master of Business Administration (MBA-USA)

Overview of the University

Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare students for a life that is successful both personally and professionally.

Founded in 1963 and opened in 1967, SMSU has grown into a university of choice with high national rankings, producing scholars who become the leaders, thinkers and entrepreneurs of the future.

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Key Information

Duration : 2 years
Study Locations : (6 months in SL + 18 months in US)
Credits : 36 – 40
Awarded by : Southwest Minnesota State University
Type of Award : Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Concentrations Available : General/ Leadership/ Marketing
Batch Commencement :December
Graduation : USA

The MBA is designed to help working individuals acquire the knowledge and skills that they will need for professional advancement within their organizations. Students can pursue graduate education while maintaining ongoing responsibilities. Classes are scheduled for weekday evenings, online or on weekends for the convenience of the students who have home and work obligations. The program’s curriculum is designed to meet the management needs of organizations now and in the future. The enhancement of a person’s managerial, financial and market decision-making abilities is at the core of our curriculum. In addition, our program includes topics such as global markets, ethics, effective communication, diversity management, and leadership/teamwork skills. The entire program is aimed at enabling students to be competent managers in a rapidly changing world.

Entry Requirements

Equivalent of a US Business/ Management/ Marketing degree with a 3.0 GPA OR relevant Professional Qualification approved by the university.


Required Courses (24 Credits):
Accounting for Managers
Strategic Marketing Management
Management of Production and Operations
Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
Financial Analysis
Int'l Bus & Leadership
Managerial Economics
Strategic Management & Policy
Concentration Available:
General Concentration
Leadership Concentration
Marketing Concentration

Course Learning Outcomes

Guaranteed Work placement within the university during the study period
Post study working visa for 3 years*

*Conditions apply

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