Professional Master of Business Administration

Professional Master of Business Administration

Obtain the skills needed to excel in today’s global business environment with this AACSB-accredited master’s degree.

The online Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) degree combines advanced topics in business administration with an international education experience. The flexible nature of the program allows you to continue working full time while providing you with the edge you need to get ahead in today’s competitive business environment. The program was rated as the 24th best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Online MBA Programs.

$2,500 per course*
30-36 credit hours
Books and materials included

*This estimate includes online tuition and College of Business Administration fees and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.


Program Details

In addition to online coursework, this program includes:

  • Two-day student orientation, including team building, networking and professional development components, held on the Manhattan, Kansas, campus. New students will be required to attend, but all returning students are encouraged to take advantage of this networking opportunity.

  • Faculty-led international trip*

  • Professional development and learning seminar

The PMBA offers a variety of additional benefits, including:

  • Eight-week classes so you can focus on one class at a time

  • Application fee ($65) waiver for applicants with a GPA greater than or equal to 3.5

  • All required textbooks and course materials included with tuition (no additional cost)

* Part of what makes K-State's online professional MBA unique is the faculty-led international education experience. If you have questions or want to discuss trip alternatives, please contact Suzy Auten, PMBA program director, at 785-532-3992 or


Charlene Whiteside, '18

Charlene needed a master’s program with a lot of flexibility, and that’s why she chose the online PMBA at K-State.


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