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What will I learn?

At Northwest Missouri State University, the MBA General program courses are taught by caring, highly qualified professors with professional credentials who are eager to help you develop your management skills through relevant, real-world applications.

An MBA from Northwest gives you the diverse business background to advance your career in organizations across the evolving global business arena. This program will enable you to develop your strengths for leadership as you study real-world business topics through extensive analyses and applications.

Our relevant curriculum will empower you with a thorough understanding of entrepreneurship, marketing communication, human resource management, international business and more, enabling you to confidently make business decisions in a leadership position.


MBA career opportunities include: Business Operations Manager; Management Analyst; Marketing Manager; Product Manager; Logistics Manager; Purchasing Manager; Project Manager.

Which department am I in?

Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$6,120.00 per year
This fee is calculated on 18 credit hours - 9 each trimester.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 November 2021

Start date

12 January 2022


Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business

Colden Hall, Room 2667,

Northwest Missouri State University, 800 University Drive, 101 Valk,



64468, United States

Online/Distance (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$12,300.00 per year
USD $12,300 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

Expected October 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

The prerequisites for consideration for graduate school are: A baccalaureate-level degree from either an accredited American university or one recognized by the Ministry of Education (international institution); A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.

English proficiency exam score

TOEFL – 79

IELTS - 6.0/6.5

PTE – 53

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) – 169/176

GTEC – 1190

iTEP – 3.7/3.9

EIKEN - Level 1 (2630/2700)

TOEIC – 668/730

Duolingo – 95/100

The application deadline for fall term is Jun 15 and Spring term is Nov 01.

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


About Northwest Missouri State University

Programs are career-focused, meaning students gain the skills required for a competitive edge in the tough graduate job market.

  • Main campus in Maryville, Missouri
  • 20:1 student-to-teacher ratio
  • 96% graduate prospects rate
  • Focus on profession-based learning