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Master of Business Administration Highlighted by DiscoverBusiness as an Affordable, Accessible Online Learning Option

Alex Manga

Ferris State University Master of Business Administration Program Director Alex Manga is excited about this recognition of the work being done in the College of Business' MBA program.

A Seattle-based research group analyzing Master of Business Administration programs, business schools and other corporate career learning options included Ferris State University’s online MBA program in its 15 Affordable Online MBA Programs Guide.

MBA Program Director Alex Manga, an associate professor in Ferris State’s College of Business, said this recognition from affirms the program’s revised curriculum efforts.

“We have reconfigured the MBA program to suit the needs of today’s students better,” Manga said. This is structured in a fully accredited 30-credit hour program with seven-week courses, allowing students to complete the MBA in one academic year.”

Ferris State’s ranking inclusion was partly based on offering an MBA where a GMAT/GRE requirement is waived based on grade point average, work experience or undergrad curriculum.

Another point of pride for Ferris’ MBA program is its applicability to a student’s career goals.

“We are proud to offer flexible elective offerings, with concentrations that range from Data Analytics to Health Care Management,” Manga said. “As a result, our students include professionals in medical fields to lawyers, and budding leaders in various industries.”

“Financial barriers or rigid admission requirements should not hinder educational advancement. These 15 online MBA programs exemplify a commitment to affordability, accessibility, and academic excellence, paving the way for working professionals to thrive in their careers,” representatives said about the list. “We hope to inspire others to follow suit by spotlighting these schools, unlocking opportunities for aspiring business leaders nationwide.”

Manga said many attributes make this Ferris State graduate program valuable and worthwhile.

“Pricing for the MBA program is perhaps its best kept secret with a total cost less than $25,000,” Manga said. “The classes are taught by seasoned, terminally degreed professionals. We believe our Master of Science in Business Administration is a gem in the MBA community.”