Master of Business Administration

Augusta University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 30

Program Description

The Augusta WebMBA, a consortium member of the Georgia WebMBA, is an online degree program designed for professionals who want to earn their degree without the restrictions of set class times and locations.

The Augusta WebMBA at Augusta University is a cohort, team-based program designed for working professionals. The experience begins with an in-person orientation in Atlanta, followed by two courses per semester for five consecutive semesters. The online program delivers an AACSB internationally accredited, accelerated degree through a consortium of Georgia colleges.

The curriculum consists of 10 courses. The Online MBA program can be completed in 18 months.

Admissions Information

Admission Criteria

Degree Requirement: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university. To be used to satisfy degree requirement, evaluation of foreign educational transcripts must show degree(s) earned that are the U.S. equivalency of degree(s) required by the program.

Official Transcripts: Official transcripts are required from all universities and colleges ever attended. In the case of transcripts from international colleges/universities, an official course-by-course transcript evaluation will be accepted in lieu of an official transcript. Official electronic transcripts should be emailed from the issuing institution to Augusta University's Office of Graduate Admissions Operations at graduateadmissions@augusta.edu.

Alternatively, Augusta University will accept official transcripts in the original, unopened, sealed and stamped/signed envelope mailed from the issuing institution directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions Operations.

Unofficial Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts from US colleges/universities can be used in the admissions review process in lieu of official transcripts for this program. Neither unofficial transcripts from international colleges /universities nor unofficial transcript /credential evaluations of international transcripts can be used in the admissions review process in lieu of official transcripts or official transcript/credential evaluations. Official transcript/credential evaluations must be received before an admission decision can be made. All required application materials and documents must be received for an application to be considered complete and before an admission decision can be made.

Letters of Recommendation (3): Recommendations (which include a reference form and letter of recommendation) from three individuals are required. Referees should be individuals qualified to critically assess the applicant's prior academic (usually college professors), employment, artistic, research and/or clinical experience (clinical or research supervisor/manager) and qualifications (as applicable) as well as the applicant's potential as a graduate student in the field/program selected. Early requests for references is strongly advised to ensure a completed application file before the deadline.

Recommendations must be submitted online only. Within the application, you will provide the names and current email addresses for the individuals you have asked to serve as your recommenders. Once you have completed the recommendation section within the application, each recommender will receive an email notification directing them to the online site where they can complete their recommendation.

Standardized Tests (optional): Submission of official GMAT/GRE/MCAT/DAT exam scores for applicants is optional.

Transcript/Credential Evaluation of Foreign Transcripts: An official, professional course-by-course evaluation based on official transcripts and documents is required for all foreign educational transcripts and documents from one of the following three credentials evaluation services:

  • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE)
  • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., or
  • World Education Services (WES)

Course-by-course transcript evaluations may also be accepted from a current National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, or NACES, member on a case-by-case basis. Official transcript evaluations based on unofficial transcripts, documents or copies will not fulfill this requirement.

English Proficiency Exam: English proficiency exam scores are required for applicants whose first language is not English and who do not qualify for an English proficiency exam waiver per the criteria listed below. Augusta University will accept official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test (IELTS) exam scores. Official exam scores must be taken within 2 years of the date of application. The Augusta University institution code for submission of TOEFL or IELTS scores is 5406. Please do not select a department code.

  • TOEFL Minimum Overall Score: 79 internet based or 213 computer based
  • IELTS Minimum Overall Band Score: 6.5
English Proficiency Exam Waiver Criteria: An English proficiency exam will be waived for applicants to graduate programs who:
  • submit proof of earning a Baccalaureate, Master’s or Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university. The requirement will be waived upon receipt of the official transcript showing proof of degree
  • are citizens of countries on the approved waiver list
Please visit the International Student webpage for more information.

Program Specific Requirements

CV/Resume: Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae/resume to the application status portal after the application has been submitted.

Work Experience: A minimum of two years of professional business experience is required to enter our online program.

A minimum of 2 years of professional work experience is required to enter our online MBA program.

Recent graduates of a Bachelor of Business Administration program are strongly encouraged to gain professional work experience before entering our program.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business