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Scott College Of Business - MBA


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Indiana State University provides you with a highly respected, affordable, flexible, and powerful advanced business degree with top accreditation. You will learn best practices in domestic and global business from scholars with advanced academic qualifications who excel in the classroom with students. Best of all, you can do this in an affordable program that delivers great value to you!

Students are clearly at the center of focus in the MBA program in Indiana State University’s Scott College of Business. Supportive and innovative faculty, cutting-edge technology, and high-quality, challenging learning experiences help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need for increased responsibility and career advancement.

The Indiana State University MBA and all undergraduate business programs are accredited by AACSB - International, and the Princeton Review has cited the Scott College of Business MBA program as among the nation’s best for nine years in a row!


The MBA is offered for full-time students as well as part-time students with its schedule of evening classes. You have the flexibility to choose a class schedule that suits your lifestyle and responsibilities.


MBA classes are held in Federal Hall on Indiana State University’s campus in Terre Haute, Indiana. Each class typically meets one night per week (Monday through Thursday) from 6:00 to 8:45 pm.

All classes are delivered in-person. The Scott College of Business does not offer an online MBA program.


You can differentiate yourself from others with an MBA. You will learn new skills, improve your career prospects, and more.

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Individuals who participate in the MBA program at Indiana State University will receive quality, graduate-level preparation for a career as a manager or business professional in an ever-changing environment. The program emphasizes both theory and practice and develops skills in problem solving, strategic thinking, and the management of organizational change.

The MBA program at Indiana State University is targeted at individuals who hold an undergraduate degree, who are seeking advanced business knowledge and skills necessary for increased responsibility and career advancement.

  • Problem Solving: Each student will be able to systematically diagnose problems and/or opportunities, especially in business settings, and develop alternative courses of actions to resolve the problems or take advantage of the opportunity.
  • Strategic Thinking: Each student will have an understanding of long-range/strategic management and will be able to develop, implement, assess, and refine a strategic plan in a business setting.
  • Organizational Change: Each student will be able to systematically diagnose an organization's environment and operations to identify needed changes and to develop plans to successfully implement those changes in ways that achieve the organization's goal(s).
  • International/Global: Each student will have an understanding of global influences on business decisions/plans and/or develop plans for managing a business in a global environment.
  • Workgroup Functioning: Each student will be able to contribute to the success of his/her workgroup by occupying a leadership role and/or as a team member.

Fewer than five percent of institutions have programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International – the highest standard of achievement for business schools. In the United States, less than 25 percent of business programs can claim AACSB International accreditation, and Indiana State is one of them. This distinction not only indicates the kind of quality you can expect in the program, it also differentiates you from others on the job market. The Scott College MBA has also been recognized as a "Nation’s Best" program by the Princeton Review for nine years in a row.

When you enroll in the MBA program at Indiana State University, you will receive quality, graduate-level preparation for a career as a business professional. Many graduates go on to successful careers as executives in small, medium, or large business in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Graduates of the MBA program often enter companies at the management level and escalate to positions such as:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Senior Analyst/Director
  • Entrepreneur/Business Owner



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Scott College of Business
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