Propel your business career from anywhere.

In today's ever-changing business landscape, it's clear that the demands on professionals are higher than ever. Picture yourself equipped with the tools to lead and collaborate with people at all levels of an organization – that's the power of pursuing an online Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Our program boasts AACSB accreditation, a recognition only achieved by 5% of business programs globally. We are also accredited by NIBS (the Network of International Business Schools), so you'll be prepared not just for local success but for an international career.

This online Master of Business Administration in General Management provides you with a flexible study environment. Whether you're transitioning straight from your bachelor's degree or returning to elevate your career, our flexible study environment allows you to balance your academic pursuits with your professional and personal commitments.

What You'll Do

Students earning an MBA in General Management study all aspects of business, with the ability to choose courses tailored to their interests and career goals. More specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn to address global opportunities, competition, and regulatory issues. 
  • Utilize the latest technology in production, controls, and communications. 
  • Work with the experienced, award-winning faculty who teach our on-campus classes, letting you learn from the best how to be the best. 

What Can You Do with an MBA in General Management?

Earning your MBA in management opens the door to better employment opportunities, especially in management and leadership roles. You’ll be better positioned for promotions, plus those with an MBA increase their lifetime earning potential by 50%. 

Career Opportunities 

  • Management Analyst 
  • Business Consultant 
  • Management Consultant 
  • Business Operations Manager 
  • Chief Operating Officer 
  • Chief Executive Officer 

Online: General Management Degree Map

Explore the courses you'll need to complete your degree

MBA in Accounting by the Numbers

  • Top 3

    MBA Program in Missouri

    Southeast's MBA program is one of the top 3 programs in Missouri.

  • Top 5%

    Business Programs Worldwide

    Southeast’s AACSB Accreditation puts us in the top 5% of business programs worldwide.

  • $246K

    Chief Executive Salary

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual salary for chief executives is $ 246,440.

General Management

Degree Map

The time it takes to earn a degree will vary based on factors such as dual enrollment, remediation, and summer enrollment. Students meet with an academic advisor each semester and use Degree Works to monitor their progress.

  • BA600 Organizational Behavior in Practice (3)
  • BA620 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods (3)
  • BA630 Integrated Decision Information Systems (3)
  • BA650 Strategic Decision Making (3)
  • BA651 Strategic Marketing (3)
  • BA660 Strategic Cost Analysis & Financial Applications (3)
  • BA668 The Financial Environment (3)

Choose 12 Hours From:

  • Any AC, BA, EC, ER, FI, MG, MI, MK course at the 500-600 level*

Choose one with advice of program coordinator:

  • GR698 Master's Final Comprehensive Examination (0)
  • GR699 Master's Oral Examination (0)
*Minimum of 18 hours in the degree program must be at the 600 level

MBA Admissions Requirements

The Masters of Business Administration programs at SEMO have additional admission criteria beyond what is required for general admission and we're here to help you every step of the way.

Technology Strategist for Microsoft

"Chad Lich, a technology strategist for a 26-billion-dollar company, completed his MBA online with Southeast. Citing the University's strong reputation and affordability, Chad also relied on Southeast's culture of success."

Chad Lich

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Harrison College of Business & Computing

This program is housed in the Harrison College of Business and Computing. The College prepares students for the global marketplace. Alumni work for some of the world’s largest corporations to some of today’s most innovative startups. The focus is on creating and innovating, data and trends, supported by faculty mentors who themselves are leaders in business and computing.

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Online Learning at Southeast

When it comes to your success, we do whatever it takes. Online learning at Southeast takes the same reputable college courses taught by Southeast faculty and makes them available anytime, anywhere.

“The lessons learned, especially the complexities and challenges business leaders must tackle, directly apply to my work and career. I’m very grateful for Southeast believing in me and giving me the chance to excel.” 

- Lt. Jimi Schafer, USAF Online MBA Student 


Southeast’s business programs are among the top 5% in the world.

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Getting the Job

Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time.

(573) 651-5184
Office Location
Kent Library 305
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 4610
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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