Muma College of Business – University of South Florida - MBA
Muma College of Business MBA Program Structure
The University of South Florida Muma College of Business MBA program can be taken in either a full-time or part-time structure, and can be completed in as little as 18 months or as long as long as five years. USF’s MBA program offers a variance in schedule flexibility, allowing students to complete the program at the pace of their choosing while also maintaining full-time employment outside of the classroom. With fast track scheduling, students can complete a three-credit program in as little as four-to-twelve weeks, rather than the traditionally required 16 weeks you may find in most other MBA programs. With the structure, students can afford to take on more classes within a smaller window of time.
The AACSB-accredited program offers one-on-one mentorships, case competitions, career fairs, career advancement assistance, and much more. The entire program requires 49 credit hours to complete: 16 credits of business foundation courses; 18 credits of required courses; and 15 credits of elective courses.
Students complete 16 hours of the business foundation courses, 18 hours of required courses, and 15 hours of electives. Individual areas of study emphasis offered in the USF MBA program are as follows:
• Analytics & Business Intelligence
• Compliance, Risk & Anti-Money Laundering
• Creativity and Innovation
• Digital Marketing
• Healthcare Management
• International Business
• Leadership Concepts & Organization Theory
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing Strategy
• Project and Process Management
• Sustainable Business
Part-Time MBA Rankings
• U.S. News & World Report: 97
Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
For Florida residents, the cost per credit of the USF MBA program is just $467.34. For out-of-state residents, the cost is $913.08. In total, with 49 credits, in-state students pay a tuition rate of $22,899.66 and out-of-state students pay $44,740.92. A $100 non-refundable professional development fee is also required to hold a spot in the program upon acceptance.
A limited amount of scholarships are available to new students. Information on which scholarships are offered can be found here. Part-time assistanceships may also be available to select students to help fund their tuition, although assistanceships are limited to full-time students.
Students may be able to fund their education through federal or private loans, although international students are limited to just private loans, if needed. Select U.S. military veterans may be able to have their education funded through the USF Veterans Service and the 9/11 GI Bill.
In order to apply to the USF MBA program at the Muma College of Business, applicants must provide the following:
- A completed graduate application
- Official transcripts
- A current résumé
- Statement of Purpose (one to two pages)
- GMAT/GRE scores (waiver available)
- $30 application fee
- Three reference letters
In order to qualify for the program, USF expects at least five years of prior professional work experience. Strong candidates tend to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
Application deadlines are as follows:
- Domestic – June 1
- International (Outside the US) – June 1
- Domestic – October 15
- International (Outside the US) – October 15