Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University
Ourso College of Business
4000 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

225-578-3211
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Master of Financial Economics

Baton Rouge
1-year, full-time program which can be taken on a part-time basis
Credits36
IntakeSpring, Fall
Application Checklist
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one letter should be from a current or previous professor)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Completed application
  • GMAT/GRE score

One-Year MBA

Baton Rouge
1-year, full-time program
A 36-credit hour, cohort-based program that begins every June. Each semester has two, eight-week modules with up to three courses offered at a time.
Credits36
IntakeJune
Application fee$50 application fee to the graduate school ($70 for international students)
Admission Requirements
    Have earned an undergraduate degree in business from an accredited institution

Full-time MBA

Baton Rouge
2-year, full-time program
SpecializationAnalytics, Energy​, Finance, Global Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Internal Audit, Management Consulting, Sports Business​​, Customized
Credits52
IntakeFall
CostIn-state tuition and fees: $36,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $70,400
Application fee$50 for U.S. citizens. $70 for international students.
Admission Requirements
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all undergraduate work completed and graduate attempted is most competitive
  • Previous work experience is desirable but not required for the full-time program; two years preferred
Application Checklist
  • Two letters of recommendation: Preferably from past/current employers or professors
  • Essay Provide a personal statement that includes how an MBA will position you for future career development and personal growth
  • Professional resume
  • Full-time residency required

Professional MBA

Baton Rouge
Part-time program
The program offers two tracks enabling to complete the program in 22 or 44 months. Classes meet in the Business Education Complex in Baton Rouge.
Credits42
DurationClasses meet two evenings per week:22 months
Classes meet one evening per week: 44 months
IntakeFall
CostIn-state tuition and fees: $47,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $75,100
Application fee$50 for U.S. citizens. $70 for international students.
Admission Requirements
  • 3 years of post-baccalaureate, professional work experience
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Application Checklist
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Two letters of reference
  • Resume
  • Essay

Master of Financial Economics

Baton Rouge
1-year, full-time program which can be taken on a part-time basis
Credits36
IntakeSpring, Fall
Application Checklist
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one letter should be from a current or previous professor)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Completed application
  • GMAT/GRE score

Executive MBA

Baton Rouge, online
Executive MBA program
An alternate-weekend MBA program that offers a mixture of face-to-face interaction and online curriculum.
Credits42
IntakeFall
CostIn-state tuition and fees: $58,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $88,300
Tuition for this track includes books, parking, meals, and two, one-week international study trips.
Application fee$50 for U.S. citizens. $70 for international students.
Admission Requirements
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • 8 years of post-baccalaureate, professional work experience
Application Checklist
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Two letters of reference
  • Resume
  • Essay

online MBA

online
Online program
Credits36
Duration24-27 months. The program can be completed in as little as 18 months
IntakeFall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1, Summer 2
Cost$39,960
Application fee$50 for U.S. citizens and $70 for all other applicants.
Admission Requirements
  • Minimum of three years of work experience and currently employed
  • A GPA of at least 3.0
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet Explorer
Application Checklist
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all previous college or university work

JD/MBA

Baton Rouge
Dual program
A dual degree program offered in partnership with the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

3/2 Industrial Engineering (IE)/MBA

Baton Rouge
The 3/2 Industrial Engineering (IE)/MBA program provides high-achieving IE students an option to complete both a Bachelor of Science of Industrial Engineering (BSIE) degree in the College of Engineering and a MBA degree in the Ourso College of Business in five years. Pursuing these degrees independently would take six or more years to complete.
Credits 162
Admission Requirements
    IE students apply for admission to the Flores MBA Program during the second semester of their third year.
Application Checklist
    To be considered for admission, students must take the GMAT or GRE, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must submit academic transcripts and two letters of recommendation.






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