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Florida State University College of Business - Accelerated Full-Time MBA

Florida State College of Business Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The FSU College of Business full-time MBA program is an accelerated, one-year MBA which can be taken entirely on the FSU campus. However, with approval of the program director, some select students can take a few online-only specialization electives, such as management information systems, real estate, and risk management and insurance.

In total, the full-time curriculum requires 39 credit hours of courses to complete, with 30 designated for core coursework.


The 30-credits of core courses consist of the following courses:

• Financial Reporting and Managerial Control
• The Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
• Problems in Financial Management
• Information & Technology Management
• Marketing Strategy in the Global Environment
• Organizational Behavior
• Operations Management
• Business Conditions Analysis
• Strategy and Business Policy
• Professional Development (split between three separate semesters)

Students can specialize in the following subjects, which requires nine credits of coursework: accounting; business analytics (online or on-campus); finance; human resources; real estate (online or on-campus); supply chain management; management information systems (online); and risk management and insurance (online).

Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 79 (tie)

Class Profile

There are currently 54 students enrolled in the Florida State full-time MBA program, of which, 27.8 percent are female, 72.2 percent are male, 9.3 percent are international, and 16.7 percent are of U.S. minority status.

The average age of new entrants is 24-years old, the undergraduate GPA mean is 3.68, and the average GMAT score is 564.

Career Statistics

According to recent data, about 80 percent of FSU College of Business grads are employed within three months of earning a degree, with an average base salary of $64,583.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The total cost of tuition and fees for the Florida State full-time MBA program for in-state residents is $18,693.48, while out-of-state students pay $43,318.08. Per credit, this breaks down to $479.32 in-state, and $1,110.72 out-of-state. These figures do not include expenses for materials, food, or on-campus living. State government employees may also be able to waive upwards of six credits worth of tuition and fees for classes taken on the FSU campus.

Master’s students seeking a business degree enrolled in no less six credit hours are eligible for college-wide scholarships. In addition, single departments, such as the Department of Accounting and the Department of Marketing, also offer scholarships to select students. More information can be found here on specific scholarships.


In order to apply to the FSU College of Business full-time MBA program, applicants must submit the following:

• A completed application form
• Transcripts
• An online Florida residency form
• GMAT/GRE scores (waiver available for select students)
• A current resume
• Three letters of recommendation
• $30 application fee
• English speaking proficiency test scores (required for international applicants)

Applications must be submitted by March 1, every year.

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