Master of Business Administration - Coastal Carolina University
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MBA

Earn your MBA in one year. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at CCU offers online, face-to-face or hybrid options. Our program develops the analytical, practical and interpersonal skills business professionals need to make crucial decisions in an increasingly complex business environment. Our program is an advanced professional degree designed to prepare students for versatile and challenging careers.

This program is also designed on an interactive model to facilitate strong relationships between students and faculty. Individualized attention from faculty, who bring industry and consulting experience to their classrooms, provides a personalized approach to management education. Our faculty, whose primary commitment is to teaching, work closely with students to enhance the depth, breadth and flexibility of the MBA program. In addition, they also understand the changing needs of business and provide their students with experience and curriculum that reflect these changing needs.

MBA students can choose from the following concentrations:

Students who have selected the Health Care Administration concentration may choose to receive a ‌Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate by taking one additional elective course to fulfill the certificate requirements.

The MBA degree can be complete 100% online.

The MBA program at Coastal Carolina University is ranked in the top 50 MBA programs in the country (Study.com)

View the M‌BA Curriculum

Application Deadlines:

To have your application fee waived, apply by Oct. 15 for spring admission or May 15 for fall admission. Final application deadlines for the spring admission are Nov. 15 or June 15 for fall admission.

To apply, click here

Students seeking graduate assistantships in the Wall College of Business should apply by the early deadline (Oct 15/ May 15) so that your applications can be considered in time for placement. 

GMAT Fee Waiver:

The Graduate Programs Office has a select number of waivers available to those who may experience economic hardship in affording the GMAT exam for admission to the program. Applicants who are seeking a GMAT fee waiver are asked to submit a brief summary regarding their economic circumstances and a short explanation as to how obtaining your MBA will impact your future. All requests should be submitted to gradbus@coastal.edu

GMAT Waiver:

According to the Graduate Catalog, prospective students can be granted a GMAT waiver if their cumulative GPA is greater than 3.75 or if the applicant has 5+ years of relevant, professional experience.

  • To request a waiver based on GPA, make sure your transcripts have already been posted with your application and send your waiver request to gradbus@coastal.edu.
  • To request a waiver based on work experience, send your request and a copy of your resume addressed to the program director, Mark Mitchell to gradbus@coastal.edu.
Contact Information

Mark Mitchell, D.B.A.
Associate Dean
Director of Graduate Programs

Wall 213A
843-349-2392
mmitchel@coastal.edu

Heather Read, MBA 
Graduate Program Manager 
Wall 213C

843-349-6457

hread@coastal.edu

Staci Willette, MBA, M.A.
Student Services Program Coordinator
Wall 213D
843-349-2761
willette@coastal.edu