Fayetteville State University Online Master of Business Administration 

Why Fayetteville State University? 

This small, public, historically black university in Fayetteville, North Carolina, offers an online Master of Business Administration degree program. There are no prerequisites specified for this program. Applications are looked at as a whole, taking into account the applicant’s ability to do well in the program, their educational background and performance, and their work experience. 

Standardized test scores (GMAT or GRE) are required of most applicants. But some applicants may not have to meet this requirement if they have already done well in school and/or have work experience. Applicants should demonstrate completion of an undergraduate degree with a GPA of at least 2.75. The program is administered by the university’s Broadwell College of Business and Economics

Program Snapshot

University Name Fayetteville State University
Location Fayetteville
State North Carolina
Niche.com Grade B-
Name of Degree Master of Business Administration
School or Department Administering Program Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Credits 39
Cost per credit 560
Tuition for Entire Program $21,840.00
Test Requirements Yes
Minimum GPA 2.75
Prerequisite Courses and Skills none
Campus Visit Required? no
Typical Time to Complete 24 months
When Can Students Start the Program? Fall, Spring, Summer
Program Concentrations
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Health Informatics
  • Digital Enterprise and Cloud Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Healthcare Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
Synchronous classes no
Required Courses
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Principles of Business Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Leading Organizations
  • Business Analytics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business & Society Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Modern Marketing
  • Business Policy & Strategy (Capstone)
Does the Program Include a Capstone? yes
Does the program include a practicum or internship? no
Other Features that Make the Program Unique required course in Business and Society; affordability; wide range of concentrations; historically black context; designed for students returning to higher education. 
Program Description The program’s 39 credits can be completed within 24 months.  A capstone is required but there is no required internship or practicum.  Students can specialize within 12 concentration areas: Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Health Informatics, Digital Enterprise and Cloud Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Management, International Business, Management,  Marketing;, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.  


What will I Learn?

Introductory courses include Foundations of Finance, Principles of Business Statistics, Fundamentals of Marketing and Fundamentals of Economics. Students are also required to take Principles of Accounting, Leading Organizations and Business Analytics.

The compulsory curriculum also includes Managerial Accounting, Business & Society, Managerial Economics and Financial Management. Students also take Data Analytics and Modern Marketing.

The culminating experience of the program is the capstone course in Business Policy & Strategy. 

Students can choose to specialize in one of the following concentrations: Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Health Informatics, Digital Enterprise and Cloud Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.

How much will the program cost?

Students finish their degree within 24 months and pay $560 per credit for a total of 39 credits, or just under $22,000.00 for the entire degree.

How does the program fit into my life?

All courses are taught asynchronously, meaning that students are not required to attend online classes at a set time. Instead, students have to do certain online activities every week and have plenty of chances to talk with their teacher and other students. 

Online activities can include, but are not limited to, watching online lectures, completing interactive practice exercises, and participating in online group discussions. No campus visit is required. Time-to-degree for the majority of students is 24 months. With start dates in the fall, spring, and summer  the program is accessible to students wishing to begin their studies quickly.  Most students complete the program part-time and work full-time as well. 


This highly affordable program reflects a commitment to accessibility and diversity, and is particularly designed for students returning to formal education following career experience. The program is also distinguished by its required course in Business and Society, and for the wide range of concentrations that it offers.