MBA FAQ

Q: What can I do with an MBA degree?

A: An MBA is an advanced business degree. Earning an MBA can lead to a higher salary, a position in management, and marketability in an ever-evolving job market. Effectively, with an MBA you provide yourself more value in just about every workplace.


Q: Is pursuing an MBA degree worth it in my career?

Depending on your position and career aspirations, by graduating with an MBA you can earn a higher salary, gain an advantage over on your competition, and acquire specialized and advanced leadership skills and business knowledge to advance in your field.


Q: How long does it take to complete the EOU MBA program?

A: You can choose to complete the MBA program full-time in as few as five 11-week quarters (or 15 months) or part-time in up to four years.


Q: Can I transfer in relevant graduate credits earned at an accredited institution elsewhere?

Yes. The online MBA program allows a maximum of 15 transfer credits. Students seeking to exchange credit for life/work experiences can pursue EOU’s Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor at 855-805-5399.


Q: Do you consider International applicants?

Yes. You would need to create an account in the EOU Online system using your name and email address. Apply for Admission by filling out the online application and pay a $90 non-refundable application and any other fees online.  Gather and submit the appropriate documentation requested. International students, must meet the requirements of the EOU English Proficiency Policy.


Q: When do I need to submit my application?

A: We have a rolling admission.  Applications are on a first come, first review basis. Your application must be complete before it will be reviewed. See the MBA website for current deadlines.


Q: What admission tests do I need to take?

A: No standardized admission tests are required.


Q: What is the application fee?

A: We require no application fee.


Q: Can I work while in the program?

A: Absolutely! The MBA program allows students the ability to work and go to school.


Q: What kind of financial aid is available?

A: For financial aid please contact the Financial Aid Department at (800) 452-8639 or (541) 962-3550. You can also view specific Business scholarship/grant opportunities.


Q: In which term must I start my enrollment?

A: You may begin the program in any term.


Q: What if I have questions?

We are here to answer any questions you may have. For program advisement contact Kristin Johnson at 541-962-3529 or kristin.johnson@eou.edu. To work with admissions and/or an enrollment counselor at 855-805-5399 and we will be in touch.