At Colorado State University's College of Business, we understand that choosing your MBA is all about quality, flexibility and impact. That’s why our MBA upholds a teaching standard achieved by less than 5% of the world’s 16,000 business schools, offers you choices on format, start dates and electives, and focuses on how you can achieve your goals while using business to create a better world.

What's New in 2022

The heart of our 42-credit MBA focuses on five competenciesinnovation, financial, leadershipdata analytics and using business for a better world. Every MBA graduate will have the in-demand skills our industry partners, employers and community members indicated as the talents needed by today’s business professionals.

Innovation

Learn the fundamentals of value creation and critical thinking to collaboratively engage others and work through complex problems. Use tools and technology to break down barriers and drive new products, processes, services and profits.


Financial

Study concepts from financial and managerial accounting, learn to read financial reports and identify ways to maximize capital and investments to support your organization’s goals effectively, strategically and efficiently.


Leadership

Understand your leadership style. Learn how to influence and engage teams, drive shared purpose, collaborate in the midst of complexity to create unified action, and embrace diverse perspectives and cultures to develop effective solutions.


Data Analytics

Start transforming data to insights to inform complex business decisions. Develop proven analytic strategies and use modern tools to explore better ways to serve customers, create opportunities, and best position new products and services.


Better World

Develop your ability to ethically, inclusively and sustainably identify your organization’s greater value and connected role in society to gain a competitive edge. Leverage your role to help your company use business to create a better world. 


Customize your MBA Experience

Over 40% of your MBA credits are electives so you can create an experience suited to your interests. Deepen your expertise in a competency or add a credential with a graduate certificate ranging from marketing management to IT project management. The choice is yours!


Choose how you want to earn your MBA

You can complete our MBA program through one of three delivery methods — in-person (Evening MBA), real-time remote (Mosaic MBA), and online (Online MBA). 

While you choose a learning format that works best for you, one thing you don’t have to choose is the quality of the program. All three formats of our MBA deliver the same compelling and in-demand curriculum, taught by accomplished faculty who are excited to bring the latest business insights into the classroom. 

Whether you thrive in a live, on-campus classroom, or you need flexibility for time and location, we have a suitable option. You’ll gain the business knowledge and skills to get ahead from our experienced, world-class faculty and learn from professional peers.

Evening MBA on campus

Two nights a week on campus in Fort Collins 

 

  • Learn in a traditional classroom environment
  • Attend class in the evening on campus
  • Pre-set class schedule 
  • Two day, face-to-face orientation
  • Annual start date in August
  • 21 months full time

Evening MBA

Online MBA - Mosaic

Two nights a week through live video conference with on-campus cohort
 

  • Connect and collaborate via Mosaic
  • Attend classes remotely in the evening
  • Pre-set class schedule
  • Two day, face-to-face orientation
  • Annual start date in August
  • 21 months full time

Mosaic MBA

Online MBA

View classroom lecture capture online from anywhere at any time of day or night
 

  • View dynamic lecture capture videos within 24 hours of the live class
  • Flexible learning format: listen to lectures on your schedule, in step with class assignments
  • Five start dates annually
  • 21 months full time or part time in five years

Online MBA

CSU College of Business — A leader in online learning for over 50 years

Our history is filled with innovative thinkers, thought leaders and first adopters ready to try out new technologies to enable greater access to education. 

Our latest Mosaic MBA features live video collaboration. With Mosaic, the College is the first U.S. business school to offer MBA students three options through one classroom experience - on campus, on demand or in real time online.

1966

The College of Business was founded at Colorado State University. 

1970s

Pioneered MBA distance coursework through the mail and via VHS tape.

1990s

Online MBA courses begin as more households connect to the internet. 

2019

Mosaic MBA live video experience connects online students with faculty and peers on campus.

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