Best in the U.S.: MSU’s online MBA program ranked No. 1 in nation by Best Value Schools

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is home to the nation’s top online Master of Business Administration program for 2020, according to recently released rankings by Best Value Schools.

Best Value Schools' Best Online MBA Program 2020 badge“The Online MBA program continues to offer a flexible, challenging and supportive educational experience to prepare our online students for success. We are proud to provide students, regardless of location, the opportunity to earn a prestigious degree from Mississippi State University,” said Sharon Oswald, College of Business dean and professor of management.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, MSU’s 30-hour online MBA program offers affordable, flexible courses in accounting, management, marketing and finance.

MBA student writes on a whiteboard in MSU's MBA Lounge.
Mississippi State’s online MBA program delivers the quality of on-campus instruction in a virtual format. Students in this distance program have access to affordable, flexible courses emphasizing accounting, management, marketing and finance. (Photo by Megan Bean)

The program’s curriculum was revised in 2019 and now also features courses in business decision analysis, strategic management in a competitive environment, and supply chain and operations management.

U.S News & World Report Best Colleges rankings have included MSU’s online MBA program among its best overall and best for veterans listings for many years.

Interested students who would like to receive a no-obligation entrance evaluation may send their unofficial college transcript to MSU MBA Programs Director Angelia Knight.

Founded in 1915, MSU’s College of Business is the oldest college of business in the state of Mississippi and one of the oldest in the South. It is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. Learn more at

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