Business Administration M.B.A. (The Georgia WebMBA)

Degree Requirements: 30 Credit Hours

The Georgia WebOnline MBA® curriculum consists of 10 courses, plus a one (1) credit orientation. Associates are required to complete two courses each term for five consecutive terms. No electives are required. Convenient and affordable, the WebMBA® provides quality instruction in a Web-based virtual setting. The program is administered through a consortium of six University System of Georgia institutions comprising the Georgia WebMBA.

Georgia Southern University considers the WebMBA® to be a full time program of six credit hours per semester. The program is “lock step.” Georgia Southern is listed in the U.S. News & World Report of online MBAs offered by regionally and professionally accredited business schools. The program is also listed with Business Week Online, World Wide Learn, and http://www.geteducated.com/.

Admission Requirements

Admission occurs only for Fall and Spring semesters.

  1. Complete the Graduate Admission Application Form at http://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/.
  2. A $50.00 application fee is required.
  3. Send an official transcript from all colleges and universities attended to:
    Georgia Southern University
    College of Graduate Studies
    Admissions Office
    P.O. Box 8113
    Statesboro, GA 30460-8113
    (912) 478-0587
  4. Official GMAT score. Our school code is 5253. For more information about the GMAT, go to http://www.gmac.com and/or http://www.mba.com/mba/TaketheGMAT
  5. Send your résumé.
  6. Complete the Health Forms located at http://auxiliary.georgiasouthern.edu/healthservices/.
  7. TOEFL score for only international students.

Admission to the WebMBA Program is competitive and decisions are made on a rolling-basis. This means that application packets are reviewed when they are complete and decisions are made shortly thereafter. Seats are filled as decisions are made, so candidates are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.

The Program looks at a variety of criteria that measure the candidate's potential for being a successful graduate student and business leader. Factors used in determining admission include:

  • Past academic performance
  • Current Office GMAT score
  • Professional work experience

Prerequisite Requirements Showing Undergraduate Equivalents

A prospective candidate must present evidence of satisfactory completion (a minimum grade of “C”) of the following undergraduate equivalent course content in Business Administration or take the graduate prerequisites or undergraduate equivalents before enrolling in 6000 level coursework. The prerequisite requirements may also be completed by successfully completing online course content modules. Modules information is available on request from the Office of Graduate Studies.

Graduate Prerequisite Requirements

Credit Hours
Graduate Prerequisite Requirements
Foundation to Business Statistics (3)
Georgia Southern equivalent is:
Business Statistics
Foundations of Macroeconomics (3)
Georgia Southern equivalents are:
Business Economics
Foundations of Financial Accounting (3)
Georgia Southern equivalents are:
Financial Accounting
Foundations of Corporate Finance (3)
Georgia Southern equivalent is:
Principles of Corporate Finance

Requirements

Credit Hours
WebMBA® Requirements
WMBA   6000Human Behavior in Organizations3
WMBA   6010Managerial Accounting3
WMBA   6030Global and International Business3
WMBA   6040Managerial Decision Analysis3
WMBA   6050Strategic Marketing3
WMBA   6060Managerial Finance3
WMBA   6070Entrepreneurship-New Venture Analysis3
WMBA   6080Management Information Systems3
WMBA   6100Production Operations Management3
WMBA   6110Business Strategy3
Total Credit Hours30

Advisement

College of Business Administration
College of Graduate Programs
P.O. Box 8050
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5767, or
mba@georgiasouthern.edu