Frequently Asked Questions
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program is an online, asynchronous program, accredited by AACSB. The BBA major is an Open Admission program. If you are admitted to Minnesota State University, Mankato as a BBA major, you are admitted to this program.
The BBA is built around the pillars of flexibility, efficiency, and affordability, no matter your situation. If you are new to college, a transfer student, have credits toward or completed a two- or four-year degree, we will work with you to ensure your course load meets your goals and lifestyle.
Read More Read Less
Complete the program anytime, anywhere, as the program is intended for students who want to complete their degree online.
This degree will further your knowledge in the areas of management, marketing, finance and communications. Skills such as understanding business models and applying organizational or management processes, will translate to securing a promotion, or a new position as your next career step.read more read less
You may qualify for jobs such as Financial Advisor, Marketing Specialist, Human Resources Specialist, Sales Manager or Administrative Services Manager.
Tuition rates and fees for undergraduate courses can be found by following the link below to the Campus Hub- Student Financial Services.read more read less
As with all undergraduate business programs, 120 credits are needed for graduation from Minnesota State Mankato. Many students will begin the program with transfer credit hours. An associate degree in business (e.g., AS in Business) is the fastest path to completion.read more read less
If you graduated from a MinnState System two-year institution, many of your courses will apply from the Transfer Pathways course sequence.
The course schedule sequence of one five-week course at a time (e.g. three fall semester, three spring semester, and two summer session) is available for you to review.
Use the online application link for Future Students: Admissions and Aid to apply. Or follow the below steps:read more read less
- Use the online application Fill out the information as prompted and select "online" for the deliver option of your program. Select "Business Administration" from the dropdown of available majors offered online.
- >Apply Now > Online Application for Transfer Students and login with StarID.
- Complete the remainder of the application and enter your StarID password to electronically sign and submit your application
- Please arrange for transcripts to be forwarded for the Admissions team to review with your application. You should receive a response within ten (10) business days (approximately).
Financial services (including financial aid) details can be found by visiting the Campus Hub- Student Financial Services. Students at Minnesota State University, Mankato can charge books at Barnes & Noble bookstore.read more read less
No, all online students taking classes offered entirely online will not need to come to campus unless by choice.
Online students have full access to all of the campus offerings for activities, student clubs, library services, etc. There is a $25 fee to complete the online orientation. Click here for the orientation link.read more read less
Once your online orientation is complete, you will be registered for all classes by the College of Business MavBiz Online team. There is no need for you to register individually since the cohort will be registered together.
A few weeks before the start of the next BBA degree cohort, a live synchronous program orientation invitation will be sent to you. If you are not able to attend to learn about the specifics of the MavBiz Online BBA program, there will be a recording provided.
It is possible that if you have prior general education course requirements fulfilled, you may not be required to take the summer classes. The course sequence is required for each student to follow, primarily to fulfill the pre-requisite requirements.read more read less
It is always an option that you can speak with your advisor about taking an occasional semester-length course, in addition to the BBA Online courses.
While each student is unique, advisors recommend to plan on studying about 20 hours per week for a five-week class.read more read less
Your time spent will be based on your study skills, prior knowledge, and how quickly you are able to master the course material.
We know that life happens and will do our best to work out a plan for you to stay on track. If you need to take a short leave, you will be able to restart your BBA experience at the right time it works for you.
read more read less