Graduate Programs, 233 Rovetta Building
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#90 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The College of Business at Florida State University offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, human resources management, insurance, marketing, management information systems, organizational behavior, portfolio management, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, tax, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $480 per credit (in-state); full-time: $1,110 per credit (out-of-state); part-time: $480 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,110 per credit (out-of-state). At graduation, 18.8 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
At Florida State University, students at the College of Business study in Tallahassee, the state capital. The College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the country, and, founded in 1950, one the youngest.
Graduate students at the FSU College of Business have many options for pursuing an M.B.A., including part-time, online, with a real estate specialization, and through an accelerated, one-year program. On campus, students can also earn master’s degrees in accounting, finance, and marketing.
Online, the College of Business offers M.S. programs for management information systems and management with a major in risk management and insurance. The FSU College of Business also administers the Dedman School of Hospitality, which has nearly a 100 percent placement rate and fits well in a state where tourism is the No. 1 industry.
There are about a dozen unique centers and institutes for students to explore at the College of Business, too, including the Center for Veteran Outreach, which actively seeks veterans and helps them transition into business school, and the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center. The FSU College of Business has an alumni network of more than 50,000 people who can participate in mentoring programs, online communities, regional alumni receptions, and lecture series.
Notable alumni include Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney World Resort; Daniel Dillon, president and CEO of Welch’s; and Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings quarterback who earned both a bachelor’s of finance and an M.B.A. from the College of Business while he played football for the Florida State Seminoles.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||March 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||March 1|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
full-time: $480 per credit (in-state)
|Required fees (full-time)||$52 per credit|
|Required fees (part-time)||$52 per credit|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||N/A|
|Average base salary||$62,400|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||18.8%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data