Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Jacksonville State University offers the degree entirely online.

Jacksonville State University’s MBA program can be completed in as few as 12 months, by attending full-time and if students enroll in the maximum number of courses allowed each semester. Most students complete the program in approximately 18 months.

Tuition is $400.00 per credit hour.

All graduate business courses are worth 3 credit hours each.

The required MBA courses are listed in the Program of Study.

  • Fall and Spring are divided into two terms. The first term is known as Term A. The second term is known as Term B. The first term is from January-March. The second term is from March-May.
  • Summer is divided into two terms — Summer I (May-June) and Summer II (late June to end of July).
  • To determine the exact dates for any specific semester, visit the JSU Academic Calendar.

  • 4 courses (12 credit hours max)
  • You may take up to two courses (six credit hours) in Term A as well as Term B of the Fall and Spring semesters. You may also take up to two courses (six credit hours) in Summer I as well as Summer II.

Students must complete a total of 30 credit hours to graduate with an MBA from Jacksonville State University.

Students must complete a total of 30 credit hours to graduate with an MBA from Jacksonville State University.

You must complete 30 credit hours of ten courses. The ten courses include 7 required core courses and 3 electives.

First, you must complete 3 foundation courses, then 7 core courses and 3 elective courses.

No. JSU’s MBA program is designed to accommodate the academic needs of working professionals with undergraduate degrees in areas outside of business.

Yes. Since JSU offers a full-online program, students located in any part of the world can enroll in this program.

The GMAT is required but may be waived for qualified candidates.

JSU does not have a minimum work experience requirement that applicants must meet to be admitted.

Students should contact JSU Financial Aid at the following number: (256)-782-5006.