Top MBA Programs in Arkansas

Following are some of the top MBA programs offered by universities in Arkansas:

Harding University - Selected by The Princeton Review for its “Best in the Southeast” designation. It offers the MBA Accelerated Track which is a 12 course program and can be completed in as little as 12 months. Students who possess an undergraduate degree and have been exposed to the Common Business Proficiency Components may move directly into the Concentration MBA Track. The Concentration areas available to students are: Accounting, Health Care Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, and Leadership & Organizational Management.

Arkansas State University - The university is a first class academic institution with accreditation by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, as well as a number of specialized accrediting organizations. It offers the MBA degree program to prepare students of all educational and professional backgrounds for management positions in any organizations. Core Courses include Managerial Economics, Adventures in Leadership and Team Building, Global Competitiveness, Advanced Management of Finance, etc.

Henderson State University - The MBA program is fully accredited by AACSB International. It is a thirty-credit (30) non-thesis program, and may be studied either full-time or part-time. Performance on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is used in evaluating an applicant for the admission to the MBA program. Every student must complete the required core courses including Strategic Information Systems, Managerial Finance, Organizational Strategy, Marketing Seminar, etc.

John Brown University - U.S. News & World Report ranks the University as one of America’s best colleges and overall values. It offers the online MBA which can be completed within approximately 20 months. Courses required for the online MBA program include: Foundation of Leadership, Research Methods, Christian Foundations, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Economics, Ethical Decisions in Organizations, Managerial Finance, etc.

Southern Arkansas University - The College of Business offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program which can be completed through online delivery, or in a traditional night program. The general business emphasis curriculum includes graduate level courses in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, organizational theory, quantitative analysis, strategic management, and management information systems.

University of Arkansas - The Sam M. Walton College of Business has been ranked among the top 50 business programs by the US News & World Report. The Walton MBA is a 16 month program that provides a solid grounding in business disciplines: accounting, finance, quantitative analysis, economics, management, marketing and logistics.

University of Central Arkansas - Placed in the Top Tier and rated 45th among the "Top Schools" for Master's degrees in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition. The UCA College of Business offers an MBA degree with International Specialization.