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GRE and GMAT no longer required for admission into this program

Looking for an accelerated program? The Online MBA program currently offers the Accounting, Management, and Human Resources Management concentrations in an accelerated format. Earn your MBA online in just 17 months!

Degree Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become leaders in business and in administration. It seeks to develop decision makers with strong analytical skills who are socially responsible, sensitive to cultural diversity and aware of the broadening world market.

Requirements and Curriculum

Management Concentration

The MBA program at Fitchburg State University inspired me to return to school. It provided me with a quality education in management related issues and expanded my career opportunities. I highly recommend this excellent, interactive learning experience.
–John Donnelly

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Program at a Glance


Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admissions requirements are as follows:

  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of not less than 2.8
  • Students with undergraduate GPAs of less than 2.8 may also be considered for admission based on their professional work experience and a letter of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Official transcripts of graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • Graduate application and fee


Online and on-campus courses offered in the evenings with some day courses during the summer. This program is also offered completely online.

Total Credits

30 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

Time Frame

While you can complete the program in as few as 2 years, you have 6 years to complete the program.


Today's companies are looking for employees who can manage productivity and enhance profitability. Some examples of career areas include:

  • Project Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Public Management
  • Operations Management
  • Plant Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Consulting & Entrepreneurship

Program Highlights

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