Master of Business Administration

The MBA program is designed with the working professional in mind. An MBA is the premier professional business degree. 

Seven Reasons You Should Earn Your MBA at
Charleston Southern University


1. Employers are hiring MBA's

USA TodayAccording to a recent USA TODAYarticle, “86% of U.S. companies with business  school recruiters plan to hire MBA graduates in 2014.” This is in contrast to only “51% in 2009 during the economic downturn.” In addition, “The projected median U.S. base salary for MBA's in 2014 is $95,000, similar to last year. That compares with a median annual salary of $50,000 for bachelor's degree recipients.”  

What are you planning to do to benefit from this trend?

2. A Greater Value

Charleston Southern University offers one of the best business schools for the greatest value. CSU has been named one of “America’s One Hundred Best College Buys” for the ninth consecutive year and one of “America’s Best Christian Colleges” for the fifteenth consecutive year.

The School of Business offers an MBA that is personal, flexible, and practical.  The program is more affordable than competing MBA programs in South Carolina, including The Citadel, College of Charleston, and the University of South Carolina. It is also less expensive that the largest online MBA programs, including Liberty University, the University of Phoenix, and Strayer University.

3. A Master's Degree That Meets Your Personal Needs

Our Master's Degree is 33 credit hours (11 courses). We know that you have individual needs and everyone has a different calling therefore we have 5 distinct emphases including accounting, finance, leadership, management information systems, human resource management, and general management. 

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4. A Flexible Schedule and Online Learning

Our classes are designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Students can choose evening classes after work or flexible online learning. You can take online classes, on-campus classes, or any combination that fits in your schedule.

Small Class Sizes ensure individual attention from our experienced professors. 

5. Quality Faculty

Charleston Southern's business school professors are scholars in their respective fields. They are also Christians committed to teaching cutting-edge business practices in light of time tested biblical principles.

6. A Military Friendly Business School

US News and World Report ranked Charleston Southern's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program as the #17 Best Online Graduate Business Program for Veterans in the Nation.

7. Accredited Business Program

Charleston Southern University has also received specialized accreditation for its programs offered by the School of Business through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The Master of Business Administration with emphases in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Management Information Systems and General Management is accredited by the IACBE.

What are you waiting for?  Contact us to request more information about one of the best MBA programs in South Carolina!

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If you have questions about the admissions process, documents needed/received, or your application status, please contact:
Janie Cogdill
Graduate Enrollment Counselor
Phone: 843-863-7534
Fax: 843-863-7070

If you have questions about registration, drop/add, or withdrawing from a course, please contact:
Rachel Wagner
Administrator of Graduate Programs, School of Business
Phone: 843-863-7296
Fax: 843-863-7922

If you have financial aid questions, please contact:
Financial Aid
Phone: 843-863-4707
Fax: 843-863-7070
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