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Propel your business leadership career on your timeline. From anywhere.  

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Use your MBA from Southeast Missouri State University to advance your career. You gain a recognized skillset that powers you to communicate, manage, and lead with confidence. You learn to read the details hidden in a balance sheet and to navigate demands on a company's human capital.

100% Online, 100% Southeast

Attend University courses, taught by the University’s faculty, and never set foot on campus. Your courses have clear start and end dates, and class discussions happen in online forums. So, 100% flexible too.

Step onto the Global Stage

Use your MBA to widen your world. Address global opportunities, competition, and regulatory environments. Interact productively with internationally diverse customers, employees, and suppliers. And you have Southeast’s legendary Career Services offices to prep you for your next big move.

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The numbers tell the story…

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Top 5% 
business programs worldwide

Top 3 
MBA program in Missouri

Program information

  • NIBS accreditation recognizes quality internationally
  • Faculty mentors with business experience
  • Just 5 prerequisites
  • Courses reviewed with Quality Matters
  • 99% of graduates employed or furthering their education within one year
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We let our graduates do the talking...

"As an individual who does a significant amount of international travel for my job, the flexibility of an online program was vital to me."John Miersen, MBA '15, Marketing Director, Deloitte and Touche
"I cannot say enough positive things about the dedication and work ethic of the admissions personnel. They were always available for any questions I may have had."Christina Becker '00, MS '12, MBA '14, Director of Business Development & Outpatient Imaging at Mercy Medical Center
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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.

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Our Alumni Go Places.

Managing directors. Executive strategists. CEO's. Just a few of the jobs in global companies where our Online MBA grads lead change in the business world.

  • Anders CPAs + Advisors /AT&T
  • Bunge North America
  • Dell Secureworks
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Edward Jones
  • Ernst & Young
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Garmin
  • Google
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Major Brands
  • Metlife
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Microsoft
  • Mondi
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Qualtrics
  • pwc
  • TDAmeritrade
  • TG Missouri
  • The Bank of Missouri
  • Thompson Financial Advisors
  • TricorBraun
  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Vizient, Inc.

This Master of Business Administration in general management program emphasizes leadership, communication, information technology, financial analysis, and is ideal for those aspiring to advance into upper managerial positions. This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS). Students enrolled in this program will become skilled in processes involving employee and resource management in a global marketplace.

  • [GPA overall or in the last 60 hours of college credit x 200] + [GMAT score: 500 or above] = 1,000 or above
    GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) of 147 for both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning, and 3.5 or higher in Analytical Writing.
  • (When it is not possible to determine academic eligibility by transcript, the graduate business program reserves the right to request further evidence of academic eligibility.)
  • Grade of at least “C” on all undergraduate foundation (prerequisite) courses.
    (All undergraduate requirements for admission shall be satisfied before enrolling in the MBA required core or MBA elective courses.)

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  • BA 650 Strategic Decision Making
    Hone business vision, structure, and competitive position with strategic analysis. (3)
  • BA 668 The Financial Environment
    Use financial analysis to improve performance and analyze capital projects. (3)
  • BA560 International Business Practicum
    Use coursework and an international study tour to analyze overseas opportunities. (3)

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  • Dr. Caldwell brings both industry and academic experience to his role as an Associate Professor of Management at the Donald L. Harrison College of Business and Computing at Southeast Missouri State University. He teaches courses in strategic management, international business, business ethics, leadership, and management. He has received multiple teaching awards.

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