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Career Track MBA Program Outcomes

Graduation Rates

  • Class of 2017
    37 Total Enrolled
    3 withdrew
    34 Graduated
    Grad Rate:93%
  • Class of 2016
    37 Total Enrolled
    3 withdrew
    34 Graduated
    Grad Rate:93%
  • Class of 2015
    38 Total Enrolled
    4 withdrew
    34 Graduated
    Grad Rate:90%
  • Class of 2014
    42 Total Enrolled
    4 withdrew
    38 Graduated
    Grad Rate:90%

Career Placement*

  • Class of 2017 
    Info coming soon
    Reported Salary: Mean  Median:
    Placement rates:
  • Class of 2016
    Reported Salary: Mean $59,155, Median: $64,500
    Placement rates: 83%
  • Class of 2015
    Reported Salary: Mean: $55,437, Median: $56,500, High: $72,000, Low $30,000
    Placement rate – 89%

*within 3 month of graduation from students who completed the survey

Internships

  • Class of 2017
    100% of students completed an internship between first and second year
  • Class of 2016
    100% of students completed an internship between first and second year
  • Class of 2015
    100% of students completed an internship between first and second year
  • Class of 2014
    100% of students completed an internship between first and second year

Professional MBA Program Outcomes

Graduation Rates

  • Class of 2017
    18 Total Enrolled
    4 Withdrew
    14 Graduated
    Grad Rate: 78%

  • Class of 2016
    12 Total Enrolled
    0 Withdrew
    12 Graduated
    Grad Rate: 100%

  • Class of 2015
    23 Total Enrolled
    3 Withdrew
    20 Graduated
    Grad Rate: 87%

Overall: 87% of students have graduated within three years.

The part-time Professional MBA program requires a minimum of 2 years of management experience for program admission. The majority of students enter the program to build business skills for advancement within their current company. Since approximately 94% of students are fully employed throughout the program, we do not track career placement for graduates.


Online MBA Program Outcomes

Graduation Rates

  • Of students enrolled for at least 24 months, 66 percent graduate on time

Time to Degree Completion

  • Average time – 22 months


Retention Rates

  • 95% of enrolled students are currently making satisfactory progress toward their degree.
  • 5% of students have withdrawn from the program after completing at least one course.

Graduates: Months to Degree Completion

Time To CompletionPercentage of Graduates
12 Months13%
13-22 Months29%
24 Months37%
25-36 Months20%
36+ Months2%

Career Outcomes

The Online MBA program requires a minimum of 2 years of management experience for program admission. The majority of students enter the program to build business skills for advancement within their current company. Since approximately 95% of students are fully employed throughout the program, we do not track career placement for graduates.

Master of Accountancy Program Outcomes

Salary Information

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2015-2016 graduates

  • Mean: $55,167
  • Median: $52,500

2014-2015 graduates

  • Mean: $51,935
  • Median: $47,500

Job Placement Rate

2015-2016 graduates

Placement rate at graduation: 96%

2014-2015 graduates

Placement rate at graduation: 96%

3-year average pass rate on first-time CPA Exam

  • National average: 54.9%
  • Boise State undergraduate students: 54.3%
  • Boise State graduate students: 81.6%

 

Top Employers of COBE Masters

Master of Business Administration

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Boise State University
  • Micron
  • Albertsons Corporate Headquarters
  • Amazon

Master of Accountancy

  • Deloitte
  • Eide Bailly
  • KPMG
  • Little Morris
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

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