What will I learn?

Students receiving an SCM certificate at the graduate level would be required to complete twelve, including the graduate-level supply chain management course, the existing core ERP course, and two of the five supply chain management-related electives listed below.

Learning Goals

MBA students will be effective communicators, using information technology to enhance decision making through better communication.

MBA students are prepared to be socially responsible, effective business leaders with an awareness of cultural and diversity issues and the ability to make ethical decisions.

MBA students will be critical thinkers who are able to use concepts from strategic management to integrate relevant information, decision-making techniques, and concepts from multiple business disciplines to make decisions in new or unfamiliar circumstances.

MBA students can effectively and legally access and use information to prepare an effective written report that supports decision making.

MBA students will be competent in the business discipline.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$6,400.00 per year
USD $3,200 (Fall), USD $3,200 (Spring); USD $459/hr
Start date

12 January 2022


Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia

100 East University,



71753, United States

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$6,400.00 per year
USD $3,200 (Fall), USD $3,200 (Spring); USD $459/hr
Start date

12 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students has completed a baccalaureate degree.

For international students

A student may be admitted into the MBA program if he/she holds a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university regardless of the undergraduate field of study. Should a student have an undergraduate degree other than business, prerequisites would include:

Six hours of principles of accounting (sophomore level or above),
Three hours of business finance or financial management (junior level or above),
Three hours of statistics (at the junior level or above),
Three hours of principles of marketing (at the junior level or above),
Three hours of micro- economics (sophomore level or above), and
Three hours of organization theory and behavior or principles of management (junior level or above).

For other international students, the English language requirement of SAU will be met when the applicant has submitted proof of ONE of the following:

A score of 550 or higher on the written TOEFL
A score of 210 or higher on the computerized TOEFL
A score of 79 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL
A score of Band 6.0 (overall) on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language Center or its equivalent
Completion of EF Level 5
Completion of level 5 SAU ESL program

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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