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The Online Master of Business Administration at Boise State University is designed for working professionals with at least two years of managerial experience. The Online MBA offers unique advantages like no GMAT/GRE requirements, cost-effective courses, accelerated completion in one year, a flexible asynchronous format, eight career-focused emphases and learning from seasoned peers – all within a top-ranked program.

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Next Application Deadline: July 29


Admission to the Boise State Online MBA program is offered every seven weeks each fall, spring and summer semester. The application deadline for the fall fist seven-week session has passed. Apply by September 23 to start classes this October.

Apply now to start classes this August!

Boise State University’s Online MBA is delivered in a convenient, 100% online format featuring seven-week courses and six start dates a year. Our flexible schedule allows you to start when you’re ready and makes it easy for you to pause when you need it. Get started right away and earn your degree while you continue working.

Can’t start in August? Check out future start date options.

Program Details

Use the program detail cards to learn more about the Online Master of Business Administration.

How to Apply

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Classes and Scheduling

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How much does the MBA cost?

Career Opportunities

What can I do with an MBA?

Military and Veteran Students

What support will I receive?

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Online MBA Emphasis Areas

At Boise State University, we encourage the pursuit of bold, new ideas and academic excellence. Known for our research and advanced degree programs, our Online MBA prepares you for success in today’s competitive global market.

Choose between eight Online MBA options to take your career to the next level. Whether you have a specific industry in mind or want to customize a degree path to match your interests, Boise State has a relevant Online MBA to help you meet your goals.

With nationally-recognized faculty and seven renowned colleges supporting both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, it’s easy to see why Boise State is a leading university in the Pacific Northwest.

Watch: Learn more about Boise State’s Online MBA emphasis options

Hear From Our Graduates

Jerid Rimbey

Jerid Rimbley

“I am very glad that I found Boise State. I wanted something flexible and completely online. The Online MBA challenged my understanding of business finance; I have that now after taking accounting. It gave me the tools to become a better manager.”

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Wendy Berkson

“I often seek opportunities to learn and feed my intellectual curiosity, and the Online MBA provided that for me. The courses equipped me with new content and information that set me up for success in a variety of career paths.”

Shawn Norman, MBA Graduate

Shawn Norman

“The flexibility of the Online MBA is excellent. You should also go in with an open mind about the things you’re learning and what you can take away to enhance your skills and career opportunities. The sky is the limit if you put the hard work into it.”

The Online Experience

The Boise State Online MBA is as accessible as it is renowned. The program uses 100% digital content, replacing traditional textbook cost and hassle. Program tuition includes all course materials — saving you time and money.

With a streamlined admission process, industry-focused classes and accelerated completion options, you can earn a top-ranked degree completely online at an unbeatable price.

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Student Support

From application to graduation, students are supported throughout their education journey at Boise State.

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Nationally Ranked

Boise State’s Online MBA ranks among the top in the nation from the 2024 U.S. News and World Report. Rankings are determined by excellence in performance in areas like faculty credentials and training, services and technologies, engagement and student excellence.

U.S. News and World Report Rankings

  • No. 55 Best Online MBA Programs (top 16%)
  • No. 31 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans
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AACSB Accredited

Boise State’s College of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), putting them in the top tier of business schools worldwide. Only 874 business institutions in 56 territories and countries have earned AACSB accreditation.

AACSB accreditation assures you that our program meets rigorous criteria and standards for excellence in education across three main themes: engagement, innovation and impact.

Student Satisfaction

Boise State Online MBA students and graduates report satisfaction and success with the program:


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Online MBA Frequently Asked Questions

What will my diploma say?

The Online MBA is a Boise State MBA. Your diploma will list your degree as a Master of Business Administration from Boise State University. The only “online” designation will be on your official transcript but not on your diploma. If you have selected an emphasis, it will be designated on your transcript and your diploma.

Is there an application fee waiver?

The Online MBA program offers an application fee waiver if you have not yet submitted your application. Contact a student success coach prior to submitting your application to receive your waiver.

Are scholarships available?

Scholarships are available for qualified applicants. All scholarships offer the same discount — 15% off tuition, saving students about $5,500. The 15% discount is applied incrementally to each course a student enrolls in; it cannot be applied all at once. Discounts and scholarships may not be combined.

What type of military support is available?

Boise State offers support for current or former active duty, reserve or National Guard members and their families through Veteran Services and Military Programs.

What are courses like?

Classes are 100% online and fully asynchronous. You can complete your work anytime or anywhere, with no proctoring requirements or live class sessions.

What will my assignments be like?

Our Online MBA was intentionally designed to provide courses that help you understand and apply the knowledge learned in coursework. Assignments vary based on the individual class but include research, discussions, assessments and hands-on learning through projects.

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Online MBA Overview

Boise State’s Online MBA is designed for collaboration, an important skill necessary in the workplace, and for immediate applicability. In this video, Program Director Brian O’Morrow and Associate Director Ally Daniels explain why Boise State’s Online MBA may be right for you. Closed captions are available or you can access the Online MBA overview video transcript.

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