Online MBA

Frequently Asked Questions

A: The Online Accelerated MBA can be earned in 12 months.  

A: The Online AMBA has been designed to ensure you pursue your studies in a linear sequence. The course schedule can be found here and has only one sequence to follow. Should you get out of sequence, we'll work with you to get back on track and finish the program as quickly as possible.   

A: Yes. Official GMAT or GRE scores are required; however, M.D.s and Ph.D.s are exempt from this requirement.   

A. No! However, depending on your undergraduate degree, prerequisites may be required before starting the Online AMBA.  

The following prerequisite courses, which are all courses that an undergrad business major would have completed, are required:

  • ACT 501 - Financial and Managerial Accounting Sequence
  • ECN 503 - Introductory Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
  • GAD 515 - Business Writing or Business Communications
  • MKT 501 - Introduction to Marketing
  • MBA 500 - Legal Environment of Business
  • MLR 501 - Organizational and Group Behavior
  • OSM 503 - Business Statistics (or comparable statistics course)
  • OSM 511 - Operations and Supply Chain Management

These courses may be waived if taken within the last ten years and a "C" or higher was earned. FIN 501 may be waived if taken within the last five years and a "B" or higher was earned from an AACSB-accredited institution.   

A: A graduate advisor at the Monte Ahuja College of Business and will review your transcripts and GMAT or GRE scores (unless scores are waived) to determine which prerequisite courses, if any, may be waived. You may receive advising by mail, telephone or on-site at scheduled advising dates. Mail or fax (216-687-6888) your undergraduate transcripts and a note stating that you would like advising for the Online Accelerated MBA program to:

John Learned, Graduate Business Advisor
Cleveland State University
Monte Ahuja College of Business
2121 Euclid Avenue BU 219
Cleveland, OH 44115   

A: Your total tuition for the program will be $36,709. Tuition and fees are fixed by the Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice.   

A: Your tuition includes all course materials and textbooks (available only in digital format, from any PC or Mac with a web browser).   

Textbooks can be downloaded to your personal device. 

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For additional questions, please contact the MBA and Graduate Programs Office:


Monte Ahuja College of Business

1860 East 18th Street, BU 219

phone: 216.687.3730

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