• Montclair State University Entrance
        • Great Choice!

          The cornerstone of Montclair State University is to provide affordable, high-quality academic programs that prepare students for achievement and leadership.

        • Alternate Subject: Best Time To Call:
          More Info:

          By completing this form and clicking the button below I consent to receive communication from a representative of this insitution by phone, text or email regarding your educational program request.

          On Line Application:
          Official College Transcript 1:
          Official College Transcript 2:
          Official College Transcript 3:
          GRE or MAT:
          Personal Statement/Essay:
          Resume:
          Reference Letter 1:
          FAFSA Submitted:
          NSLDS Default:
          ISIR Received:
          ISIR Selected for Verification:
          Verification Documents Received:
          Aid Packaged:
          Cash Pay:
          Using VA Benefits:
          Certificate of Eligibility Received:
          Military Tuition Assistance:
          Tuition Reimbursement:
          Tuition Reimbursement Docs Received:
          MPN and Entrance Counseling:
  • Admission & Tuition
  • Military Benefits
  • Resources
  • Career Finder Survey

It’s Your Time


To Move Ahead with a General MBA


Feliciano’s Online MBA earned recognition from US News as one of the Best Online MBAs in the country. 
#78 overall and #3 in New Jersey

Enroll in the Fully Online MBA, General Degree Program at Montclair State’s Award Winning Feliciano School of Business


A Master of Business Administration can unlock career opportunities at the highest levels of management. The Montclair State MBA program is an excellent choice for students seeking a quality education and the convenience of fully online learning. Montclair’s MBA program earned recognition from US News as one of the Best Online MBAs in the country at #78 overall and #3 in New Jersey.

Offered through the Feliciano School of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, this prestigious credential commands respect and can open doors in every industry.

A General MBA is a great option for professionals seeking a versatile degree that demonstrates mastery of core business concepts, practical strategies, critical-thinking and decision-making skills, and the principles of effective leadership. It can help graduates bypass traditional entry-level roles by demonstrating they are ready for positions of greater responsibility, and it can be an important differentiator among candidates applying for highly competitive positions.

The Montclair State MBA online program is ideal for:


Mid-level managers who intend to pursue senior- or executive-level roles

Working professionals who aspire to move into management

Entrepreneurs who want to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to start or grow a business

Recent bachelor’s graduates who wish to transition directly into a master’s program but intend to work during the education

Career-changers looking to broaden their job opportunities and/or increase their earning potential

I Am READY

Please fill out the form below and someone will contact you to discuss our online MBA 

best Online MBA nj New Jersey

MBA Learning Outcomes:


Through core courses and electives, students have an opportunity to develop expertise across a wide range of subject areas. Graduates benefit from knowledge they can apply immediately in their current roles or highlight for prospective employers when applying for new positions.

The General MBA program teaches students:

  • Accounting: Use accounting information to monitor and control organizational performance
  • Finance: Estimate cash flows and cost-of-capital, and assess appropriate risks for capital projects
  • Statistics: Apply mathematical models and statistical tools to support managerial decision-making
  • Technology: Implement appropriate technology tools and resources for managing business operations
  • Business Strategy: Leverage strategic and analytical tools to gain a competitive advantage
  • Sustainability & Communication: Integrate sustainability into business practices and communicate relevant initiatives

It’s Your Time

to start achieving your career goals

Learn More Today

Online MBA Degree: Program Curriculum


The academic calendar for Montclair State’s online MBA degree program features three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer), and each semester is divided into two eight-week terms. MBA students are expected to complete 3 credits (one or two classes) per term and will earn their degree within two years. New students may begin their studies at the start of any semester or half-term, which allows a choice of six start dates throughout the year.

All students enrolled in the General MBA program must complete 36 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, including 30 credits of required core courses and 6 credits of electives. The 18 core online MBA Courses are worth 1.5 to 3 credits each, while the number of elective courses will vary depending on which classes are selected. Most electives are worth 1.5 or 3 credits each; Independent Study and Selected Topics options may range from 1 to 3 credits.

Required MBA Core Courses

 

Course Name

Credits

Accounting for Business Managers

3

Macroeconomics Analysis and Public Policy

1.5

Managerial Economics

1.5

Corporate Financial Decision Making

1.5

Investments for Managers

1.5

Emerging Trends in Global Markets

1.5

Applied Business Statistics

1.5

Management Science in Business

1.5

Strategic Information Systems

3

Operations and Supply Change Management

1.5

Achieving Competitive Advantage

1.5

Organizational Behavior

1.5

Project Management

1.5

Negotiation in the Workplace

1.5

Managing the Multi-Business Firm

1.5

Applied Marketing Management

1.5

Market Analysis and Customer Insight

1.5

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

1.5

Total Core MBA Credits*

30

Electives (choose courses totaling 6 credits†)

Accounting courses such as Accounting Information Systems, Financial Statement Analysis and Forensic Accounting

Business Law courses such as Business Law I, Business Law II and Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting

Economics courses such as Globalization in the Developing World and Independent Study in Economics

Finance courses such as Cross-Borders Investing and Financing, Options Markets and Short-Term Financial Management

Information and Technology courses such as Business Analysis and Enterprise Systems Management

Management courses such as Leadership, Talent Management, Business Communications and Human Resource Analytics

Marketing courses such as Marketing Metrics, Strategic Brand Management and Omni-Channel Retailing

Total Elective Credits: 6

 
 
 

* Students who have not completed prior academic coursework in Accounting, Statistics and/or Finance, and have not earned a grade of B- or higher in those subjects, may be required to successfully complete online foundation modules in these key areas before registering for MBA courses.

† Students enrolled in the General MBA program can choose from a variety of elective courses. Please refer to the MBA program course catalog for a complete list of elective options and corresponding credit hours.

Explore the Advantages of a Montclair State MBA


As an AACSB-accredited institution, the Feliciano School of Business belongs to an elite cadre of the world’s top business schools. Less than 5% of degree-granting business schools worldwide have earned this prestigious distinction, which signifies that their programs have been formally evaluated and passed rigorous quality standards.

Among AACSB-accredited schools in New Jersey, the Feliciano School of Business offers the most affordable online MBA degree programs in the state.

All courses are delivered via Canvas, a web-based learning management system, which hosts learning materials and activities, tests/assessments, and communication tools to engage and collaborate with faculty and classmates. Self-paced classes allow students to complete weekly lessons and assignments on their own schedule. And though all courses are internet-based, there is no mention of “online” on the MBA diploma or transcripts. In fact, graduates of the online MBA degree program are welcome to participate in the graduation ceremony on campus in Montclair, New Jersey.

mba general

Encouraging Success


Our Student Success Coaches are there to support you throughout your entire master’s experience. From the moment you enroll to the moment you graduate, they provide personalized support to help you stay on track. 

They bridge the gap in your online education. 

Your student success coach will help you connect with instructors, find resources and ensure that you are guided through the entire experience. They personalize their level of support to your needs. If you’re struggling in a class, they will connect you with the proper professors and resources to turn things around. If you need help with planning your schedule to ensure timely graduation, they will work with you and your schedule to figure out what courses to take and when. No matter what you are going through, they can help. 

Your student success coaches participate in rigorous training on how best to support working adult students. Many have also been online students so they have a unique understanding of your experience. Their experience combined with their expertise and knowledge of Montclair State University and our programs will ensure that they can help you achieve your goals. 

Student Admission Requirements

At Montclair State University, we welcome students from all around the globe and believe that having different cultures, backgrounds and experiences enhances the learning environment. 

Requirements for domestic students: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • GMAT/GRE completion**
  • Application and official college transcripts required
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • $138 fee

Requirements for international students: 

  • Transcripts: Applicants with a non-US degree must submit a course-by-course evaluation that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework. This must be completed by an accredited agency. For more information on this requirement visit our international applicant page
  • English Proficiency: Applicants who earned their undergraduate degree from an institution where English is not the official instructional language must submit proof of English proficiency
  • Visa: To apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa or to transfer your existing F-1/J-1 record, you are required to apply for a Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 first

For more information and requirements for international students, visit our international applicant page.

**See admission and tuition page for more information

Career Information and Spotlight

Earning an MBA is almost ensuring career transformation. The median starting salary for new MBA hires is $40,000 more than having an undergraduate business degree by itself and it is nearly $10,000 more than any other business school master’s degree. Whether you are attempting to change your career or advance it, a general MBA from Montclair State University is a difference maker. You can qualify for a vast array of careers including, but not limited to, consultant, product manager, data analyst, HR manager, business analyst and operations manager.

Marketing Manager
  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 6%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $135,900 per year
  • Hourly rate – $65.34 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills -Active Learning, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Judgment and Decision Making, Monitoring, Persuasion, Complex Problem Solving
  • Percent with master’s degree – 24%
  • Marketing Manager Career Profile on Onetonline
Health Services Manager
  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 11%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $100,980 annual
  • Hourly rate – $48.55 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills – Speaking, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making
  • Percent with master’s degree – 12%
  • Health Services Manager Career Profile on Onetonline
Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 14%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $146,360 annual
  • Hourly rate – $70.37 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills – Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Monitoring
  • Percent with master’s degree – 14%
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager Career Profile on Onetonline

Marketing Manager

  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 6%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $135,900 per year
  • Hourly rate – $65.34 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills -Active Learning, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Judgment and Decision Making, Monitoring, Persuasion, Complex Problem Solving.
  • Percent with master’s degree – 24%
  • Marketing Manager Career Profile on Onetonline.

Health Services Manager

  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 11%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $100,980 annual
  • Hourly rate – $48.55 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills – Speaking, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making.
  • Percent with master’s degree – 12%
  • Health Services Manager Career Profile on Onetonline.

Computer and Information Systems Manager

  • Projected growth (2019-2029) – 14.%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $146,360 annual
  • Hourly rate – $70.37 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills – Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Monitoring.
  • Percent with master’s degree – 14.%
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager Career Profile on Onetonline.

Frequently Asked Questions


How long will it take to complete a general MBA from Montclair State University?

On average, it takes students 2 years to complete an MBA from Montclair State University.

What can I do with a general MBA?

A general MBA opens the doors to a number of different fields and careers. Because of the wide variety of topics covered, you can work in a variety of roles including, but not limited to, consultant, product manager, data analyst, HR manager, business analyst, and operations manager.

Where can you work with a general MBA?

A general MBA allows you to work in nearly every industry with the potential to work in startups, established corporations or as an entrepreneur.

Will a general MBA prepare non-business undergraduates for a business career?

Absolutely. A general MBA from Montclair State University ensures that our graduates are fully prepared to enter into or advance within the business world no matter their undergraduate degree.

How much does a General MBA from Montclair State University cost?

Want even more career information?
Try our Career Finder Survey to get your customized job profile! 

 

Latest Resources

Contact Information


Toby Burris
Montclair State University
Student Recruitment Manager

973-655-6015
onlinemba@mail.montclair.edu

Do you have questions about the online MBA? You may find it helpful to watch a webinar hosted by Student Recruitment Manager, Toby Burris.

Alternate Subject: Best Time To Call:
More Info:

By completing this form and clicking the button below I consent to receive communication from a representative of this insitution by phone, text or email regarding your educational program request.

On Line Application:
Official College Transcript 1:
Official College Transcript 2:
Official College Transcript 3:
GRE or MAT:
Personal Statement/Essay:
Resume:
Reference Letter 1:
FAFSA Submitted:
NSLDS Default:
ISIR Received:
ISIR Selected for Verification:
Verification Documents Received:
Aid Packaged:
Cash Pay:
Using VA Benefits:
Certificate of Eligibility Received:
Military Tuition Assistance:
Tuition Reimbursement:
Tuition Reimbursement Docs Received:
MPN and Entrance Counseling:

© 2022 Montclair State University | All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy