Boise State University Online Master of Business Administration

Why Boise State University? 

Boise State University recruits applicants for its online Master of Business Administration degree program. This large public research university in Boise, Idaho administers the program through its College of Business and Economics.

All applicants should should have at least two years of significant, full-time management experience. A specific undergraduate degree is not required, but the applicant should have gained at least a 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate studies.

Program Snapshot

University Name Boise State University
Location Boise
State Idaho Grade A
Name of Degree Master of Business Administration
School or Department Administering Program College of Business and Economics
Credits 49
Cost per credit $750.00
Tuition for Entire Program $36,750.00
Test Requirements none
Minimum GPA 3.0
Prerequisite Courses and Skills Two years of significant, full-time management experience
Campus Visit Required? no
Typical Time to Complete as little as 12 months
When Can Students Start the Program? 6 starts per year
Program Concentrations
  • Management
  • Construction Management
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Marketing Leadership
  • Finance
  • Business Analytics and Cyber Operations.
Synchronous classes no
Required Courses
  • Business Foundations
  • Design Thinking and Strategic Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • People and Organizations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Global Economics: Policy and Trade
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Legal Issues in Business
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Integrated Capstone
  • 12 credits in concentration area
Does the Program Include a Capstone? yes
Does the program include a practicum or internship? no
Other Features that Make the Program Unique reasonably priced tuition; supportive student and career services; designed for mid-career professionals looking for a flexible and innovative educational experience; designed for Idaho residents
Program Description This degree requires 49 credits of coursework. Students complete a capstone course to consolidate and extend the knowledge learned throughout the program. There is no internship or practicum requirement. Most students complete the program within as little as 12 months. 7 concentration areas are offered: Management, Construction Management, Healthcare Leadership, Marketing Leadership, Finance, Business Analytics and Cyber Operations is emphasized.


What will I Learn?

The required curriculum is built on a course in Business Foundations, as well as courses in Design Thinking and Strategic Management, Marketing Strategy, and People and Organizations. Financial and economic knowledge is the focus of Corporate Finance, Global Economics: Policy and Trade and Managerial Accounting. Students debate key topics in Legal Issues in Business, and solve real-world problems in Operations and Supply Chain Management.

All students take an Integrated Capstone course, as well as twelve credits in their concentration area.

Students can choose to specialize in one of the following concentrations: Management, Construction Management, Healthcare Leadership, Marketing Leadership, Finance, Business Analytics and Cyber Operations.

How much will the program cost?

The program costs $750.00 per credit, and 49 credits are required. The total cost of the degree is just under $36,750.00 for the entire degree. Most students take as little as 12 months to finish their studies.

How does the program fit into my life?

Courses do not meet at predetermined times. Instead, students are expected to complete certain online activities each week, in a model known as asynchronous teaching. These activities may include interactive exercises, assignments, group meetings, and/or watching online videos. No campus visit is required. can start the program in 6 starts per year 

Students complete the program within as little as 12 months. The program is designed to be completed at an accelerated pace, and students should expect to focus intensely on their studies during their degree program. 


Primarily designed to meet the needs of Idaho residents and the challenges of Idaho’s economy and demographics, this online MBA program offers very reasonably priced tuition and supportive environment for experienced professionals seeking to advance in the workplace. Applicants should investigate financial aid options and flexible degree pathways that will help enhance their experience and make their path to a degree more efficient and valuable. Applicants will likely be attracted by the accelerated curriculum schedule. The concentration in Construction Management offers a unique opportunity.