Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the degree say online?

    No, your diploma will say "Master of Business Administration from Florida International University" It will not mention online.

  • What is the total cost of the program?

    The current total tuition cost of FIU’s Professional MBA Online is $42,000. Aside from the tuition cost, we recommend budgeting between $350-$450 a semester for books and course materials (but we aim for it to be much less than that).

  • Can I get a scholarship?

    Yes. Unlike other institutions who look at past performance, like GPA, we value and reward your effort during the program, and offer up to $10,000 in scholarships. This could mean that your MBA could cost you $27,000 if you are a top performer!

  • Will I have to come to campus at any point?

    The Professional MBA Online program at FIU is 100% online, so you will never need to come to campus. However you are more than welcome to attend on-campus events, study at the library, or walk at the graduation ceremony.

  • How fast can I finish the program?

    You can complete our online MBA program in as little 18 months, but if you need to take a slower pace you have the option of completing it in 21 or 33 months.

  • Are GMAT or GRE scores required?

    No, you are not required to submit GMAT/GRE scores as part of your application.

  • Do I need to have all supplemental materials ready at the start of my MBA application?

    No, you will only need to supply your resume at the point of the application. Once your application has been submitted, a recruiter will reach out to you with the list of documents needed to complete your file and instructions on how to submit them.

  • How long will it take to get an admission decision?

    There are 5 starts a year therefore admission decisions can be received 1-3 weeks prior to a given start.

  • What is the ROI of FIU’s online MBA?

    Based on our previous cohort’s data, students within 3 months of graduation, on average, increase their salary by $12,000.

  • Does FIU’s Professional MBA Online program offers job opportunities or internships?

    While we don’t guarantee jobs or internships, our College has the Business Career Management office. Services provided by this department include resume critiques, mock interviews, invitation to career fairs and workshops for help with salary negotiation, networking, business etiquette, and more.