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100% Online MBA

Learn what it takes to excel in business

Fully online coursework

Relevant, experiential curriculum

Small classes

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  • Duration1.5 years
  • Cost per credit$785
  • Credit hours36

Program Benefits

  • No GRE required
  • Expert faculty
  • Relevant coursework

Take your career to the next level with an online MBA

With Brenau University’s online MBA, you’ll learn skills that will take your career to the next level. Our program offers 14 concentrations to give you specialized knowledge, including managerial accounting, digital marketing, finance, strategic thinking and innovation, human resource management and more.

Pursue your career goals

Develop the skills you need to take the next step in your career and stand out from the crowd. Our program is designed to give you specific knowledge in your chosen concentration area, enabling you to focus on your professional aspirations after graduation. Business is a field with a history of steady expansion. With 7% projected job growth from 2021 to 2031,1 it’s an ideal time to pursue your career goals.

Choose from 14 concentrations

Our program is designed to give you the knowledge you need to take your career to the next level. That’s why you’ll get to customize your degree to make it work for you.

Managerial accounting

Public accounting

Business analytics

Communication management

Digital marketing


General business

Healthcare management

Human resource management


Negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution

Nonprofit leadership

Project management

Strategic thinking and innovation

Advance your business skills

36 credit hours

10 core courses

In addition to a comprehensive foundation of core coursework in business administration, you will have the opportunity to choose from concentrations such as managerial accounting; public accounting; business analytics; communication management; digital marketing; finance; general business; healthcare management; human resource management; management; marketing; negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution; nonprofit leadership; project management; and strategic thinking and innovation.

Course spotlights

  • MK 715 Marketing Strategy
  • BA 717 Business Law and Ethics
  • AC 721 Budgeting for Managers
  • BA 723 Financial Management
Curriculum Details

It’s always a good time to apply

No GRE/GMAT required

No application fee

The online master’s degree in business administration offers six start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free. To apply to Brenau’s online MBA, you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university
Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae
Admission Details

We strive to make your education affordable

$785 per credit hour

Financial aid available

By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in a degree that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your education even more cost-effective.

Tuition Details

What you’ll learn

The coursework in the online MBA will teach you to be a stronger communicator and leader while preparing you to take on multiple facets of the business world.

Program outcomes

With Brenau’s online MBA, you can:

  • Complete your coursework on-ground in the evenings or online, so you are able to continue your education in a setting that works best for your schedule.
  • Work directly with faculty members in small classes to gain the skills you need to succeed in your field.
  • Focus on general business or one of over a dozen concentrations to advance your career.

About our dedicated, supportive faculty

Faculty members at Brenau are dedicated to helping you succeed. Most classes feature a small student-to-faculty ratio, so you can get to know your professors and their unique areas of expertise. As you broaden your professional network, you’ll have the mentorship and support of our faculty throughout your program.

Dr. Fassil Fanta

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Fanta joined Brenau University as an associate professor of economics in the College of Business and Communication in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2010.

Dr. Fanta has taught a variety of economics courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including online and on-ground courses such as macroeconomics, microeconomics, American economy, applied economics for managers, money and banking, managerial economics, econometrics, financial markets and institutions, the economics of poverty and income inequality, personal investing and more. In his teaching, Dr. Fanta emphasizes critical thinking and the need to consider economics within its larger social, political and global contexts.

His primary research interests are in the field of macroeconomics, monetary economics, financial economics, development economics and economics of education. He has a strong background on quantitative analysis and data mining. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals such as “Applied Economics,” “Applied Economics Letters,” “Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies,” “Economic Papers,” “International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance” and “Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development.”

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

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Frequently asked questions

Explore our frequently asked questions for in-depth answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, reach out to us.

It will not. The diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on ground.

While the specifics of each program vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application for the program you want to attend. To complete your application file, you’ll need official transcripts, an online application and possibly other documents. Your admissions counselor will help guide you through this process.

Undergraduate students can transfer up to 90 credits to their program. If the student is pursuing their first graduate degree at Brenau, up to six semester hours of coursework taken at another regionally accredited institution of higher education may be appropriately transferred to Brenau as part of the planned program of study with approval from the department chair. If the student has a master’s degree, up to nine hours of graduate credit may transfer with departmental approval. Grading standards of the Brenau program into which the work is transferred will apply.

There are no application fees at Brenau University.

Absolutely! Online programs at Brenau are explicitly designed with busy working professionals in mind, including those with personal and professional responsibilities. The format provides the flexibility you need to succeed in your selected program. From here, you can.

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Business and Financial Occupations.” Retrieved March 3, 2023, from