Distance Learning for MBA American Public University

Distance Learning for MBA American Public University

Charles Town, WV
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Distance Learning for MBA -- Earn an MBA Online

American Public University's online Master of Business Administration (MBA) empowers working adults, professionals and business students to earn reputable graduate degrees from anywhere while continuing to further their existing careers. As a premiere leader in quality online education, APU offers an engaging and effective learning environment that connects peers and experienced faculty members using Web-based learning technology, social media, advanced research materials and an impressive online library.

Specialty Concentrations

The university's level of interconnectivity and engagement is supported by a proven business curriculum that teaches core business fundamentals and dovetails with several concentrations:

- Accounting

- Entrepreneurship

- Finance

- General Studies

- Global Business Administration

- Homeland Security Resource Allocation

- Information Technology Management

- Marketing

- Nonprofit Management

The online MBA program is unmatched in its ability to translate business competencies and make them applicable to US intelligence, public safety, government, and consulting organizations, due to the university's close relationship and involvement in educating these communities.

Designed for Working Professionals

The MBA program is offered entirely online. It attracts working professionals and individuals seeking advanced management curriculum that emphasizes timely research, analytical capabilities and implementable strategies that drive business results. The curriculum is continually assessed and optimized using guidance from industry advisory councils. Whether choosing a general or specific concentration, students gain fundamental knowledge of core business competencies. Interested students can learn more about the MBA program here.

About the University

APU is a leading provider of quality and affordable online education to motivated students worldwide. Nationally recognized by the Sloan Consortium for best practices in online education, APU earned its reputation by never forgetting that students are priority one. The university is committed to providing quality education, superior student resources, and affordable tuition. In fact, while postsecondary tuition has risen sharply nationwide, APU continues to offer affordable tuition without sacrificing academic quality. Interested students can download a university brochure to learn more.

Online Learning

Courses are offered entirely online in 8- and 16-week sessions starting monthly, so students can begin their academic journeys right away. Students can login from anywhere they have an Internet connection. The online campus is compatible with mobile and tablet devices, allowing students the convenience to connect when and how they prefer.

Unrivaled Student Support

The university's partnership with students begins the moment they make the commitment to pursue their MBAs at APU. Beyond personal support from professors and classmates, students can engage anytime with academic advisers, librarians, mentors, career service professionals, tutors, and more. APU is at every step of students' journeys, to help them stay on track and achieve their academic and professional goals. Help is never more than a click or phone call away.

At APU, students belong to a global community of students, alumni, and faculty members dedicated to their professions and to lifelong learning. The majority of students are working full-time while earning their degrees. Many actively participate in affiliated organizations such as the Golden Key International Honour Society, International Association of Emergency Managers, Society for Human Resource Management, Delta Epsilon Tau, Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Phi Sigma, Student Veterans of America and more.

Students have additional support through the school's dynamic social and professional communities, including the university's Global Mentor Network, Career Services Office, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube sites, and more than a dozen blogs and portals dedicated to thought leadership across various industries and topics.


APU does not require GMAT entrance exams for admission into the School of Business. Students can use the university's simple, 5-step admissions process to apply for admission, complete their new student orientations, request transfer credit evaluations, apply for Federal Student Aid, and register for classes. Students can start and stop at each step at their convenience. There's no fee to start the application process today. If students need assistance, they may contact a member of the admissions team using the online live chat, or by phone or email. Interested students can apply now here.


The graduate and undergraduate business programs offered by American Public University are certified by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). American Public University is also a member of American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 312-263-0456). The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, including West Virginia. The Higher Learning Commission is recognized by the US Department of Education and CHEA.

Student and Alumni Satisfaction

More than 40% of alumni return to APU to obtain a 2nd degree. This is a testament to the university's high student satisfaction scores. In the university's 2010 End of Program Survey, 96% of seniors indicated they would choose the school again.

Affordable Tuition and Accessible Financial Aid

APU is committed to keeping tuition rates low without sacrificing quality. Tuition for the MBA program is $12,675 for the full program (not per year or semester). This does not include course materials and other fees. APU's combined tuition, fees and books are roughly 33% less for graduate students than the average in-state cost at a public university.

The university accepts many forms of financial aid, including Federal Financial Aid, Pell Grants, Military Tuition Assistance, GI Bill and Veterans' Benefits. Interested students can compare tuition with other universities here.

Transfer Credit

Potential students may be closer than they think to earning their degrees. More than 50% of students received credit for prior learning last year. APU students were able to save time and money by receiving credit due to their previous graduate college experience, military service, and other prior learning. Interested students can explore transfer credit and the prior learning program here.

Career Resources

APU's Office of Career Services helps students and alumni with their career and professional development goals. The university's dedicated team of career coaches can assist with resume reviews, mock interviews, and professional networking advice. APU also offers regular virtual career fairs and engaging online events all designed to help prepare for career advancement.


The strength of the university is reflected in the caliber of the faculty, which is comprised of respected scholars and practitioners from around the world. APU's faculty boasts over 500 members with doctoral degrees from leading universities. Many are widely recognized for their research and contributions in their respective fields. This includes Dr. Alan Hale (co-discoverer of the Hale-Bopp Comet), 5 former astronauts, senior leaders at Fortune 500 companies and senior government agency officials and officers.

Location & Contact

Distance Learning for MBA

American Public University

Charles Town, WV

Degrees & Award

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