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Online MBA


Online Master of Business Administration



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Complete your MBA in One Year.

Step into the MBA program at Southern Wesleyan University, and have the opportunity to accelerate your coursework and complete your degree in as little as one year. Our 100% online program is designed with the student in mind, offering a format that requires less time and money to complete your degree. Our MBA is affordable at only $590 per credit hour. Another bonus - there is no GMAT or GRE requirement!

What you will learn in SWU's MBA Program

  • Complex problem solving
  • Strategic, analytical, and critical thinking
  • Managing and adapting to change
  • Financial data analysis
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Interpreting and adapting to international culture


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Career Paths with Your MBA

  • Budget Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Cost Estimator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Services
  • Health Services Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Investment Services
  • Local, State and Federal management positions
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Product Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Broker


Admission Requirements for Master of Business Administration

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GPA of 3.0 or better on all undergraduate coursework or on the final 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • If GPA is less than 3.0 but better than 2.7, you may be granted conditional admission if approved by the Admission Committee
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • Although you do not need to take a GRE or GMAT exam to be admitted, we do require that you take the Peregrine Inbound Comprehensive Master’s Level Assessment. This is simply to help pinpoint any business areas that may need to be strengthened. If results fall below a 70% in any of the following subject areas the student will be required to take the corresponding leveling courses and pass with a 70% or higher before starting their first course:
    • Business Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, or Quantitative Research Techniques and Statistics
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language: applicant must submit an official TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper test), 213 (computer test) or equivalent evidence of proficiency in English.

Have any questions? We can help. Connect with an admissions representative at 864-644-5550 or  .

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Southern Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The university reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church.

Additional information related to SWU’s non-discrimination policies include:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sexual Misconduct Policy (Title IX)

Online Student Graduation

Commencement ceremonies are held on SWU’s campus twice a year in May and December. Online graduates who complete their degree program of study at the conclusion of the summer semester will have their degrees conferred at the December graduation. Letters of completion are available to graduates who wish to confirm to their employers that they have completed their degree program upon request through the Office of Academic Records ( ). We look forward to celebrating with you soon!