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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Prepare to Make Your Move Into Business Leadership

100% Online Program

1 to 2 Years

30 Credit Hours

$465 per Credit (In-State)

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At AUM, You Can Earn Your MBA Online in One Year

Achieve your goal of becoming a business leader with the online MBA program from Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM). You’ll learn from experienced instructors who impart business expertise that results-driven leaders must know in our global economy.

AUM has one of the only Colleges of Business that offers an AI Lab where you can explore innovative ways to improve business decision-making. The online format works well for busy professionals and gives you the option to earn your MBA in one year.

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Explore the Curriculum for Your Online MBA Program

10 Online Courses

Career-Focused Electives

While seeking your MBA degree online, you’ll study strategic analysis, data analytics, and other concepts that give business professionals a competitive edge. Our expert faculty brings relevant professional experience to each class, providing career-focused education to propel you forward as a business leader and innovator. Tailor your online MBA program to your career goals by choosing from a variety of electives, including options that explore marketing, management, and more.

Online Course Highlights

  • Data Analytics for Competitive Advantages
  • Financial Valuation: Models and Applications
  • Information Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
Curriculum Details

How to Start Your Online MBA Program

Application Deadline 08/12/24 Fall 2024 Semester

Start Date 08/19/24 Fall 2024 Semester

AUM offers a simple admissions process for students wanting to attain their Master of Business Administration online. You can apply anytime to begin pursuing your master’s degree on your preferred schedule, and there is no GMAT requirement for students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0.

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Application Fee$25
Degree and Minimum GPA
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree awarded by an appropriately accredited four-year college or university or higher.
  • Full admission requires an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A student with a GPA between 2.75 and 2.99 can be admitted probationally, conditioned on earning a 3.0 GPA during their first 12 hours in the program.
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts of all completed coursework from your previous college experience.
Additional RequirementsGMAT test scores are not required as long as a student’s undergraduate GPA is 2.75 or higher. The committee will also take into account the GPA of the student’s last 60 hours if that is higher than the student’s overall GPA.
Transfer CreditsTransfer up to 12 credits to your master’s program. Request information to learn more.

AUM offers rolling admissions, so it’s always a great time to apply. If you have questions, request information to connect with our admissions team.

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One of the Most Affordable Online MBA Degrees2

At AUM, you’ll discover an affordable path to a master’s level business degree. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked us among the Best Value Schools in 2023.3 Review the table below to learn the cost of earning your Master of Business Administration online. If you have questions, request information to talk with our admissions team.

Cost per Credit Hour$465 for Alabama residents and $511 for non-residents
Total Number of Credit Hours30
Total Estimated Cost, Minus Fees$13,950 – $15,330
Additional Fees
  • Technology fee: $10/credit hour
  • Online fee: $40/credit hour
  • Administrative service fee: $35/semester
Other Costs to Budget ForYou may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your MBA degree.

Military Benefits

Auburn University at Montgomery is proud to support the educational goals of military veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, guardsmen, and their families. We participate in the Yellow Ribbon program, and Military Friendly® ranked us among the Top 10 schools for 2023-2024. Moreover, our Veteran and Military Resource Center offers an array of resources for fostering a smooth admissions process and online student experience.

Financial Aid Opportunities

At AUM, we strive to make your online degree program as affordable as possible, with cost-effective tuition for in-state and out-of-state students. We encourage you to complete your FAFSA® form to determine your financial aid eligibility — the school code for Auburn University at Montgomery is 008310.

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Make an Investment in Your Business Career

Alabama’s status as an economic hub is rising. In 2022, the state received an estimated $10.1 billion in capital investments,4 fueling new opportunities for entrepreneurs and business professionals. After acquiring your master’s in Business Administration online at AUM, you’ll have skills for leading initiatives for established and emerging businesses throughout the region. You can also get resume, interview, and other job search guidance via online resources from our Career Development Center.

Average Salaries for Business Roles in Alabama

Financial Manager $141,070 per year5

Marketing Manager $134,670 per year5

Program Outcomes

By pursuing your Master of Business Administration online at AUM, you’ll develop expertise that supports your aspirations for advancement to management positions. The online courses instill a wealth of business skills, including those needed to manage teams, analyze and visualize data, and work with financial statements.

What You’ll Learn

Meet Our Faculty

At AUM, you’ll feel supported by expert faculty members who bring valuable teaching and professional backgrounds to each online class. Our online instructors have completed extensive training in designing and teaching online courses, further elevating your experience as an online student.

Foster Roberts

Dr. Foster Roberts

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Foster Roberts, Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Foster Roberts is an associate professor of management at Auburn University at Montgomery. Prior to joining this university, he was an assistant professor at Southeast Missouri State University. He has a PhD in Management from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from AUM. Dr. Roberts is experienced in teaching in the areas of strategic analysis, business strategy, business ethics, small business management, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior.

Dr. Roberts’ research interests include social innovation, leadership, team dynamics, and management history. He has published in high-quality outlets such as the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Management Decision, Business Horizons, and Journal of Management Education. In addition, he has presented research at the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and North American Management Society.

Dr. Roberts is an active member of the academic community. He serves as the Program Chair for the North American Management Society, a division of MBAA International. He also served on the executive committee of the Management History division of the Academy of Management from 2013 to 2020 as a Junior Faculty Representative.

A Quality Experience for Online Learners

Earn your degree online from Auburn University at Montgomery to experience a quality education with the flexibility to succeed in class and your career. You can complete your coursework using your laptop or mobile device with opportunities to study when and where it’s convenient.

  • Academic support: Access online advising and tutoring
  • Career services: Prepare to succeed after graduation
  • Help desk: Get technical assistance for your program
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Sources and Disclaimer

  1. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University–Montgomery.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  2. Fortune. “25 Most Affordable Online MBAs in 2022-23.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  3. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University at Montgomery Rankings.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  4. Made in Alabama. “Alabama’s 2022 projects to inject record $10.1 billion in new investment.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  5. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. “May 2022 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Alabama.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from

*GMAT test scores are not required as long as a student’s undergraduate GPA is 2.75 or higher. The committee will also take into account the GPA of the student’s last 60 hours if that is higher than the student’s overall GPA.