NEW: Alumni1 Grant 20% for MBA at Columbia College

Starting Spring 2021 for a limited time only

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Explore our MBA program

Go further with an MBA

Position yourself for a possible promotion and learn strategic skills.

Get 20% off regular MBA tuition

Get started on your degree early and save on tuition.

Earn an MBA on your own time

Full-time and part-time options available. Fully online MBA or in-seat at select locations.

1Alumni — A person who has completed an associate, bachelor's or master's degree with Columbia College or who has completed a minimum of 60 credit hours with Columbia College.

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Apply for admission to take the first step toward earning your regionally accredited MBA degree.

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Why get an MBA?

  • Position yourself for a promotion
  • Become a strategic thinker
  • Become more valuable to employers
  • Enhance your earning potential

Graduates of any major welcome (pre-requisite courses may be necessary).

Earn an MBA while choosing electives you want to study OR select an emphasis in Human Resource Management, Accounting or Real Estate Management if that suits your needs or career path.

Learn more about the courses needed to get your MBA
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ACBSP candidate school

The Robert W. Plaster School of Business is a Candidate for Accreditation of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and enjoys exclusive access to training, awards, programs and more.

Save thousands on tuition

Here's what you'll pay with 20% off with the Alumni Grant.

Regular rate: $490 - 20% =
$ 392

per credit hour

Or, those eligibile can use the military rate
$ 325

Military Graduate
per credit hour

Alumni grant is available for a limited time only and must still be available when you start the MBA program. Applies to new MBA students only. Grant is applied to regular MBA tuition rate of $490 per credit hour only.

Admission made simple

Applying should be the easiest part of college. Just follow these steps.

  1. Apply

    Complete the online application.

  2. Provide proof of high school completion

    Contact your Enrollment Counselor for more information.

  3. Get help paying for college

    Leverage scholarship opportunities or find out if you're eligible for financial aid.

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At Columbia College, you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.