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Master of Business Administration Online

Become a bold business leader with this online degree that pairs traditional management essentials with core courses emphasizing a strategic worldview with social responsibility.

06/13/22 Next Application Due Date
06/27/22 Next Class Start Date

Program Overview

$19,800 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
36 Credits

The Barry University Master of Business Administration online program is designed with today's business professional in mind. This AACSB-accredited program features rigorous coursework with a focus on practical application, allowing you to think critically, deepen your skills through real-life scenarios, and become part of a discussion that encourages diversity of population and thought. Our highly respected online faculty features professors with real-world experience, over 90 percent of whom hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.

Barry's active role within various national and international economic development organizations keeps us in the forefront of business and ensures you receive a relevant, high-quality education. The general MBA includes cross-discipline electives to broaden your strategic skills regardless of your industry. Up to 6 credits from a previous graduate institution may also be transferred into the program.**

Our holistic approach to business education develops leaders who understand the importance of ethically sound business practices. Because of our stance for social responsibility, you will become aware of the inherent obligations associated with being a leader within your community. Our online MBA students graduate with a solid and trustworthy reputation.

AACSB International

The Andreas School of Business at Barry University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this program, you will learn:

  • Analytical approaches for the development of strategic marketing plans in a dynamic environment
  • Competitive strategy formulation and advanced leadership techniques
  • Managerial decision-making involved in developing product, price, promotion, and distribution strategies
  • The concepts and tools of Total Quality Management (TQM), including defining product and service quality requirements, benchmarking, and process improvement
  • The application of managerial finance, accounting, and economics to solve complex business problems

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Barry University offers a variety of specialized MBA options. Check out all of our MBA online programs.


Tuition for the Master of Business Administration online is $19,800.* There is a $48 application fee, but all other fees are included in the total cost of tuition. Tuition is the same whether you live inside or outside Florida and can be paid by the course.

$550 Per Credit
$19,800* Total Tuition

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Program Per Credit Per 3-Credit Course Per Program
Master of Business Administration $550 $1,650 $19,800 (includes fees)

*Tuition and fees subject to change.


With six start dates each year, the Master of Business Administration online program is convenient and accessible. After selecting your desired start date, you should consider deadlines for completing an application, turning in all required documentation, registering for classes, and paying tuition.

Now Enrolling:

06/13/22 Next Application Due Date
06/27/22 Next Class Start Date

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Please refer to the full academic calendar for more details, including refund policies and dates.

Session Program Start Date Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline * Last Class Day
Spring B March 7, 2022 February 21, 2022 February 26, 2022 February 28, 2022 March 2, 2022 April 23, 2022
Summer A'22 May 2, 2022 April 18, 2022 April 23, 2022 April 25, 2022 April 27, 2022 June 18, 2022
Summer B'22 June 27, 2022 June 13, 2022 June 18, 2022 June 20, 2022 June 22, 2022 August 13, 2022
Fall A'22 August 22, 2022 August 8, 2022 August 13, 2022 August 15, 2022 August 17, 2022 October 8, 2022
Fall B'22 October 17, 2022 October 3, 2022 October 8, 2022 October 10, 2022 October 12, 2022 December 2, 2022

*Payment must be received in full by the stated deadline regardless of financial aid arrangements. Failure to pay, or a balance on the account, will result in the student being dropped from courses, regardless of when the student registered. Students who do not register prior to the registration deadline must wait for the following term.

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To apply for the Master of Business Administration online, you must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. GMAT waivers will be awarded based on a combination of work experience and undergraduate GPA. Applicants with insufficient work experience will be required to submit a GMAT score.

Bachelor’s degree From a regionally accredited institution
Professional resume With two references
Statement of purpose
Official transcripts From only colleges/universities where degree conferred

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Admission Requirements

At the time of admission into the Master of Business Administration online program, decide how quickly you plan to complete the program. This will be referred to as your Track. Your Track is either Expedited (two courses per 7-week term), or Standard (one course per 7-week term). Once you begin the program, your Track cannot be changed without the permission of your advisor.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional resume with two references
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts from only colleges/universities where degree conferred should be emailed directly from the institution(s) to Barry at this address: [email protected]. You can also upload your documents directly into the MyBarry portal. If sending postal mail, please use address below (Note - Transcripts will take longer to be received and processed)

    • *When applicable, please also get the tracking number for transcripts
    • *Barry University may ask for additional transcripts depending on student status and completion of other admissions requirements.

    Mail to:

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    Barry University
    11300 NE 2nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33161
  • For graduates with less than 3.0 undergraduate GPA a minimum GMAT of 400 is preferred.
    • Under special circumstances, candidates with less than 3.0 undergraduate GPA may qualify for a GMAT waiver if academic records and 2 or more years of work experience show evidence of quantitative and communication skills.
  • For graduates with a 3.0 GPA but less than 2 years of experience, a minimum GMAT of 400 is required.
  • The GMAT will be waived for graduates with a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and 2 or more years of work experience.

GMAT Waiver

The GMAT will be waived for:

  • Graduates with a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and 2 or more years of work experience
  • Graduates of master's degree programs
  • Under special circumstances, candidates with less than 3.0 undergraduate GPA may qualify for a GMAT waiver if academic records and 2 or more years of work experience show evidence of quantitative and communication skills.

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In order to earn the Master of Business Administration online, you must complete 12 courses (36 credits), including nine core courses (27 credits) and three electives (9 credits). You may be required to take non-credit workshops as prerequisites for certain core courses. Offered at no additional cost, these workshops will provide you with the foundational knowledge needed to be successful in your program.

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You must complete the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course focuses on the opportunities and risks of the complex environment of international business, with an emphasis on the unique problems involved in managing international operations. Main topics include foreign economic, political, legal, and cultural environments; international market analysis; foreign exchange; political risk assessment; international human resource management; and the mechanics of import and export transactions. Special emphasis is placed on the transformation occurring in Eastern Europe, the European Community, and Latin America.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course examines the role of information systems in supporting a wide range of organizational functions. Areas to be explored include the use of information systems to support administrative operations, to support decision making and to support overall strategic initiatives and corporate philosophies. This course is oriented toward the general business student, not the technical specialist. The course will provide a managerial perspective on the use, design, and evaluation of information systems.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

The objective of this course is the development of the student's understanding of financial theory and their ability to apply the techniques and methods of finance to business problems. Topics include the financial environment; value maximization; capital budgeting; valuation techniques; financial planning and forecasting; capital structure and the cost of capital; options theory; and corporate restructuring. Prerequisites: MBA 660 or permission of instructor.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course will examine current marketing concepts and practices using an analytical approach to the development of marketing policies in a dynamic environment. Major topic areas that will be covered are advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, pricing, product mix development and analysis; selection of distribution channels; marketing research; consumer behavior; and strategy development.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

Accounting cycle, relevance and limitations of cost information in managerial decision-making, emphasis on cost systems, determination and allocation of overhead, analysis of cost variances, direct costing, flexible budgets, break-even analysis, and capital budgeting.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course emphasizes the application of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory in management decision-making and in the development and implementation of business strategy and tactics. The course focuses on techniques and models for monitoring and analyzing macroeconomic conditions; international economic trends; and the production, cost, and pricing decision of firms under different market structures.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course introduces the graduate student to the global environment of business, the nature and state of competition and competitive strategy at the corporate, business and operational levels, the cross-relationship among business functions, entrepreneurial attitudes, the interests of the various stockholders in the firm, and the social and ethical responsibilities of business.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course focuses on how effective leadership in implementing strategy within organizations requires the ability to initiate and influence change, perhaps even radical transformation. This in turn requires understanding the dynamics of organizational learning and change, as well as the nature of collective action in organizations. This understanding will be pursued in the course by using different theories and models to examine organizational processes, culture, knowledge, politics, ethics, and the relationship of these factors to each other and to the organization's external environment. Personal career development within this framework will also be discussed. Prerequisites: MBA 621, 681, 646, 617, 682.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course is structured to create an awareness of and sensitivity to the social, legal, and ethical issues which influence the management of business enterprises. Topics such as strategy and the non-market environment, non-market strategies and government institutions, government and markets, international business and non-market issues, and ethics and responsibility are considered.

You must complete the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course examines the international economic, monetary, and financial environment and presents a detailed analysis of the principles and practices of international financial management. The course emphasizes international economic and financial concepts and their application to international business operations. Key topics include the functioning of foreign exchange markets and international capital and money markets, international portfolio diversification, multinational capital budgeting, import-export financing, direct foreign investment and international banking. Prerequisite: MBA 603, MBA 621.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course deals with the adjustments to marketing strategy needed to remain competitive in the global economy. It focuses on the managerial decision-making involved in screening foreign markets and in developing appropriate product, promotion, pricing, and distribution strategies given the diversity of economic, legal, cultural, and political environments. The course also examines alternative marketing strategies for small and medium-size companies engaged in exports and imports. Prerequisite: MBA 646.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

International managers require sensitivity to the need to adapt their leadership and management skills and practices to culture-bound differences in workplace behavior and attitudes. This course explores how differences in cultural core values shape the behavior and attitudes of workers, managerial colleagues, and negotiating partners.

**The acceptance of graduate transfer credits from approved institutions is dependent on the pertinence of the work to the MBA program. All transfer credits must be a B (3.0) or better, and course content must be directly parallel to those of the required or specialization courses in the MBA program. No graduate credit will be allowed for correspondence or extension work. Students may not transfer credits after they have entered the program.

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