Master of Business Administration - General Online
Prepare for advancement and higher management positions with this 100% online MBA program. This accelerated program will give you a solid business background and the opportunity to tailor your degree to your interests with several in-demand concentrations. Gain leadership savvy and strategic skills while being equipped to solve both the technical and human sides of the management equation.
Learn more about our online MBA program
The General MBA online program at Lamar University provides you with a comprehensive business education that includes core managerial finance and accounting knowledge, as well as marketing, strategic management, economics and international management courses.
Ranked among The Princeton Review’s 300 Best Business Schools, the Lamar University College of Business offers you access to a powerful business school alumni network and a business education backed by AACSB International accreditation – the gold standard of quality in business education worldwide.
LU’s affordable online program
The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing Master of Business Administration - General. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.
In addition to the textbook, some courses may require ancillary course materials that may range up to $150 each. Use of additional resources are at the discretion of each professor.
Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.
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Our Master of Business Administration - General online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.
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Follow our streamlined admission requirements
The Master of Business Administration - General online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.
Undergraduate degree from an accredited university.
Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
Students with non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take two leveling courses: ACCT 5315 and FINC 5300. International students, who are required to submit an English Proficiency Test score may be required to take BCOM 3350 at the discretion of the MBA Office.
The Pre-MBA program allows students to take up to 9 hours of graduate level coursework to apply toward their MBA. In order to qualify for Pre-MBA admission, students must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
University Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following standards:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system). The GMAT/GRE is waived if the GPA is 2.5 or higher.
- Hold a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of below 2.5 and GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) scores totaling at least 1,000 points based on the formula: 200 times the undergraduate GPA (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system) plus the GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) score.
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Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710
Submit electronically to [email protected]
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*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require or college community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.
View the degree plan for our MBA online program
Courses for this online MBA features graduate-level business coursework that includes finance, marketing, economics and accounting, along with courses designed to develop soft skills that help you build cohesive teams, organizations and corporate cultures through talent development, personnel planning, professional growth and employee empowerment.
For students without any previous undergraduate study in business, two leveling courses may be needed. One or both of the leveling courses may be waived based on previous academic credit. Students with undergraduate degrees in business from AACSB-accredited colleges will be waived both leveling courses. Students with undergraduate degrees from non AACSB-accredited colleges must have 6 hours of Economics with grades of B or better, 3 hours of financial accounting with a grade of B or better, and 3 hours of upper level Finance with a grade of B or better to waive the leveling requirements.
International students whose admission to Lamar University required a TOEFL or IELTS exam will be required to take Business Communication (BCOM 3350) as part of their leveling requirements.
*International students who needed a TOEFL or IELTS exam for admission will also be required to take Business Communications, BCOM 3500 as part of their leveling requirements.
*Price does not include leveling courses (if required). Distance learning fee is included in the tuition listed.
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