A Student’s Manual to Pursuing a MBA Online

Financial Aid

During the 2007-2008 academic year, 85% of full-time students enrolled in masters degree programs received some kind of financial aid. Financial aid for online institutions A student enrolled in an online MBA program that is offered by a school that is accredited by an agency approved of by the U.S. Department of Education is eligible […]

Life After an Online MBA

Graduates of online MBA programs face a variety of choices about future employment and education opportunities. Post MBA employment Many students who pursue MBA degrees online do so with the intention that they will continue working for the same company or employer after they graduate. For those students, post-graduate employment might involve a change of […]

Surviving an Online MBA Program

Students who decide to enroll in an online MBA program have the flexibility and convenience of being able to attend school online. However, they also have the responsibility to complete their coursework in a timely manner and to reach out to classmates and professors when they need help. Online students must be in possession of, […]

After the Admissions Process

Once students have completed and submitted their MBA applications, they should consider the following: Turnaround time Every school will take a different amount of time to make a decision on an application and inform the student of their decision, but it typically takes between a few weeks and 3 or 4 months for students to […]

How to Apply to an Online MBA Program

The application process for an online MBA program can take anywhere from 3 to 8 months, depending on how much research students want to do and the application requirements that each school requests. Application requirements The following list of application materials includes what many MBA programs ask their applicants to submit. However, individual schools may […]

How to Choose an Online MBA Program

Choosing an online MBA program is an individual choice and will depend on each student’s personal situation, preferences for education and career goals. There are, however, certain aspects of an MBA program that students should take into consideration when deciding on one. Accreditation Institutional Accreditation It is important for students to enroll in a school […]

Choosing Your Concentration

Some, but not all, MBA programs allow students to choose 1 or 2 concentrations to pursue while they earn their degrees. A concentration is made up of a set number of elective courses that students take in addition to their core curriculum. What should you study? The core curriculum of an MBA program is meant […]

Should you get an MBA online?

As education embraces online technology, the number of fully online and hybrid MBA programs continues to increase. The top online MBA programs are accredited, flexible and can have a positive impact on a student’s career prospects. Pros and cons Pros Online MBA Programs Offer Flexibility One of the advantages of earning an MBA degree online […]

Why should you get an MBA?

What is an MBA? An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, is a post-graduate degree that contains both professional and academic elements. Masters of business administration degrees are designed for students who wish to pursue careers or advance their careers in business including management, consulting and finance. MBA degrees are not required to work in […]