Why University of Oklahoma?
University of Oklahoma, recruits applicants for its online Master of Business Administration degree program. This large public research university in Norman, Oklahoma administers the program through its Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business.
Before applying to the program, individuals should have completed at least two years of full-time professional workplace experience. All applicants must submit GRE or GMAT scores unless they qualify for a waiver. There is no minimum undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission by the Graduate School.
|University Name||University of Oklahoma,|
|Name of Degree||Master of Business Administration|
|School or Department Administering Program||Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business|
|Cost per credit||$972.00|
|Tuition for Entire Program||$34,992.00|
|Test Requirements||GMAT or GRE; can be waived with combination of GPA above 3.3 and work experience|
|Prerequisite Courses and Skills||at least 2 years of work experience preferred|
|Campus Visit Required?||no|
|Typical Time to Complete||2 years|
|When Can Students Start the Program?||Fall; Spring|
|Does the Program Include a Capstone?||no|
|Does the program include a practicum or internship?||no|
|Other Features that Make the Program Unique||Graduate Business Association; Graduate Women in Business; Graduate Student Senate; MIS Student Association; Finance Club; Beta Alpha Psi – Honorary Accounting Fraternity; Soft-Skills Training One-on-one career counseling; Alumni contacts; Networking; Video mock interviews; Resume and cover letter preparation;|
|Program Description||Within 36 required credits, all students are required to take an orientation course, and distinctive required courses include Negotiation and Real Estate Finance. Students do not complete a capstone course in this generalist program with no concentrations offered. A practicum is also not required, and most students complete the program within two years.|
What will I Learn?
Students move through the curriculum in a lockstep sequence, as a cohort of peers.
The required course pathway begins with finance and economics foundations in Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Investments and Managerial Economics. Students then examine specialized managerial roles in Management Information Systems, Real Estate Finance, and Quantitative Analysis.
The next block of required courses consists of Managerial Accounting, Business Ethics, Production/Operations Management and Marketing Management. Higher-level people skills are taught in Negotiations, Strategic Management, and Organizational Behavior.
Students complete two professional development courses: the PMBA Leadership Academy, and the Foundations of MBA Success orientation.
How much will the program cost?
The program costs $972.00 per credit, and 36 credits are required. The total cost of the degree is just under $34,992.00 for the entire degree. Most students take two years to finish their studies.
How does the program fit into my life?
All courses include synchronous classes, which take place online at a scheduled time each week. No campus visit is needed. Students begin the program in either Fall or Spring semester.
Students complete the program within 2 years. Most students complete their studies on a full-time basis. The cohort model of coursework offers efficiencies for students who want to spend less time making choices and planning curriculum.
This modestly priced online MBA option provides predictable structure and ample career development support for professionals seeking to further their business skills. This well-respected state university provides opportunities for extracurricular enrichment including Graduate Business Association, Graduate Women in Business, Finance Club, and other activities.
Students are provided with one-on-one career counseling, networking resources, mentorship, mock interviews, and other support for career advancement.