CSU’s College of Business Online MBA is a 42-credit program offered entirely online that will teach you all the major functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, information systems, leadership and human resources, supply chain, strategy, and marketing.
You also can spend 7-10 days on our optional international business study trip as an elective – meeting with business leaders, learning international business culture, and becoming acclimated to environments different from your own.
Our program will help you build broad business skills under a rigorous AACSB-accredited curriculum while learning in an interactive, welcoming environment.
Program at a Glance
||21 months (five semesters) or up to five years
||August, October, January, March, May
||Self-paced lectures in step with class assignments
||42 (36 core, 6 elective)
On diploma: Master of Business Administration
On transcript: Master of Business Administration, major in business administration
Here are some examples of common schedules. Once you're admitted, our advising team can help you develop a schedule that fits your career path.
The courses below reflect the 2020-2021 Colorado State University catalog, published in August 2020 for students enrolling during the 2020-2021 academic year. Courses listed are updated each summer for incoming students.
Business Systems and Processes
Quantitative Business Analysis
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Leadership and Teams
Managing Human Capital
Business Economics for the World Market
Supply Chain Management
Financial Principles and Practice
Financial Markets and Investments
Marketing Strategy and Planning
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Program Total Credits:
Contemporary Issues: Business
Contemporary Issues: Grad Tutorials
Contemporary Issues: Info Systems
Contemporary Issues: Accounting
Contemporary Issues: Global Enterprise
Contemporary Issues: Finance
Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business
Business Data Visualization
Project Management: Information Technology
Business Database Systems
Advanced IT Project Management
Agile Management and Product Development
Information Technology Management
Options and Futures
Corporate Risk Management
Fundamentals of International Finance
Fundamentals of Bond Markets
Fundamentals of Firm Valuation
Fundamentals of Personal Finance
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Qualitative Marketing Research Methods
Quantitative Marketing Research Methods
Search Engine Marketing and Optimization
Strategic Selling for Business Customers
Services Marketing Management
Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Finance and Investments
A minimum of 42 credits are required to complete this program.
1Select from the Directed Electives list in consultation with advisor. Electives may be used to include a certificate.
This course listing is provided through the Colorado State University catalog
and is updated each summer. New or modified courses offered for spring or summer may not be included, but you can find complete course information via the class schedule on RAMweb
. Offerings are subject to change and the University reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors. Always consult with an academic advisor to stay informed of curriculum details.