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Graduate Programs Overview

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Boise State offers the following graduate business programs:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Career Track MBA - Full-time MBA Program Overview

Visit the Career Track MBA website.

A full-time day program for recent graduates looking to start their career – designed for non-business majors

  • Students need 0 years of experience, but are screened for high Potential
  • “Fast Track” option (no GMAT/GRE required) for high GPA recent graduates
  • The focus is on teamwork, business skills, project management, real world experience
  • Graduate in 2 academic years of day classes in a cohort, lockstep program


Find the right MBA Program for you!

Use this handy chart to identify the Boise State MBA program that is best for you.
 

Professional MBA - Part-time MBA Program Overview

Visit the Professional MBA website.

A part-time night program for working professionals looking to advance their career 

  • Students need 2+ years of management experience where you have managed people, budgets, or customer accounts
  • The focus is on project management, teamwork, business skills, real-world application, commercializing ideas
  • Graduate in 3 Academic years (32 months) of night school on the regular 16 week semester

Find the right MBA Program for you!

Use this handy chart to identify the Boise State MBA program that is best for you.

Online MBA Program Overview

Visit the Online MBA Program website.

49 credits, 2-academic-year program or finish in as quickly as one year

  • Students need 2+ years of management experience where you have managed people, budgets, or customer accounts
  • The focus is on project management, teamwork, business skills, real-world application

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Find the right MBA Program for you!

Use this handy chart to identify the Boise State MBA program that is best for you.

Executive MBA (EMBA) Overview

Visit the Executive MBA website.

A part-time program for seasoned executives

  • Students need 6+ years management experience
  • The focus is on leadership, innovation, vision, business skills
  • Graduate in 2 academic years, meets a few days each month

Find the right MBA Program for you!

Use this handy chart to identify the Boise State MBA program that is best for you.

Concurrent JD/MBA Overview

Visit the Concurrent JD/MBA  webpage.

The concurrent JD and MBA program, offered in conjunction with the University of Idaho College of Law, allows students to earn both the JD and MBA degrees in four years rather than the usual five.

A partnership with the UI College of Law 

 

Graduate Degrees in Accountancy

Master of Accountancy (MSA) Overview

Visit the Master of Accountancy website.

The primary role of the program is to prepare students for careers in public accounting as Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). The program focuses on the audit and attest functions of public accounting. The complexity of today’s business environment requires public accountants to have expertise in accounting principles and procedures, and to understand the financial, managerial, legal, and tax ramifications of business transactions. The master of science in accountancy at Boise State University is designed to prepare candidates for a career within the broader framework of business decision making.

Online Master of Accountancy Overview

Visit the Online Master of Accountancy website.

Boise State’s Online MSA will help you take the next step in your career. You’ll be equipped for success on the CPA exam, and the curriculum prepares you for the challenges of a public accounting career. You’ll build your expertise in the audit and attest functions of public accounting with advanced coursework.

Master of Accountancy-Taxation (MSAT) Overview

Visit the Master of Accountancy-Taxation website.

In a world of complex tax laws, tax professionals must have a perspective extending beyond the details of the Internal Revenue Code. They must have expertise in the functions and limitations of revenue laws, in communicating their knowledge, and in assuring the efficiency and fairness of the tax system. As tax professionals progress in their careers, they will receive added responsibilities, including managing employees and being advisors for a broad range of business decisions.

Concurrent JD/MSAT Overview


Visit the Concurrent JD/MSAT website.

The concurrent JD and MBA program, offered in conjunction with the University of Idaho College of Law, allows students to earn both the JD and MBA degrees in four years rather than the usual five.

 

Graduate Degrees in Economics

Master in Economics (M.Ec.) Overview

Visit the Master in Economics website.

This program is for individuals seeking advancement in their career, and/or seeking careers in more quantitative and analytical fields. The culminating activity is a capstone course designed to give students hands-on experience using the skills and knowledge gained through the program. 

Master of Science in Economics (MSE) Overview

Visit the Master of Science in Economics website.

Seeking to further your skills in research? This program emphasizes research and requires the completion of a thesis. This program can also be a bridge to a PhD program in economics and related fields. 

 

AACSB accreditation logoAll of Boise State’s graduate business degrees are accredited by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of accreditation. No other graduate business program in the Treasure Valley has achieved this distinction.