Location: Capital Region, Potsdam Delivery Method: Online

Get Your MBA — Fast

...even if you've never taken a business class. 

We get that you don’t have a lot of time. It’s why we designed our nationally ranked online MBA to be as flexible as possible.

A Customizable Degree for Maximum Flexibility

  • Tailor the program to fit your schedule, with part-time and full-time options. 
  • Earn merit based scholarships. All students applying for Business School programs will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships.
  • Take advantage of concentrations, including one in Global Supply Chain Management.
  • Earn a dual MBA/MS in Data Analytics by completing five online courses and a capstone project.
  • Start any term.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Known worldwide, AACSB International challenges educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs.

Business Is Fascinating

It is the ever-evolving combination of people, finance and the next big thing. It's a science that depends on creativity, insight and networking. At Clarkson, you master all this — and much more.

The Clarkson MBA has definitely prepared me to excel and advance to a C-suite position in my industry.

Kelly Vincenza Flanagin VP Business Development MBA ‘17


Online MBA

The Clarkson MBA consists of 14 3-credit courses, of which 10 are core courses and four are electives, giving you a balanced educational experience.

Online MBA Curriculum

Top-40 in Business Administration U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA Programs of 2018

Career Outlook

Market Demand

Of business school alumni surveyed, 82 percent said their degree increased their earnings power, and 75 percent said their degree led to faster career advancement, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2017 Alumni Perspectives Survey Report. 

Among our 2016 MBA Graduates:

Percent placed by time of graduation: 93%
Percent placed by three months post graduation: 100%
Percent placed by six months post graduation: 100%

The total graduating class is defined as all MBA students graduating during the 12 months ending June 30th.


General Admission Requirements

Admission is based on your drive, academics, references, test performance and how you'll fit into the program.

An application includes

  • transcripts from your undergraduate institution(s)
  • GMAT/GRE scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets)
  • resume
  • essay
  • 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

  • English Proficiency Testing: TOEFL of 80 or higher; or IELTS of 6.5 or higher
  • certificate of finance to receive an I-20


All students applying for Business School programs will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. Tuition or course waivers may also be awarded based on undergraduate work. 

David D. Reh School of Business Graduate Programs Scholarship Levels:

  • Fellowship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) - $10,000
  • Dean's (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) - $15,000
  • Presidential (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) - $25,000
  • Trustees (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) - $50,000

*Students will be assigned the appropriate scholarship level based on the criteria listed. GRE scores can be considered for scholarship. All GRE scores are converted to a GMAT equivalent score to be evaluated.

Scholars Program - The Scholars Program at Clarkson University is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence. Students who are accepted into the program receive up to $25,000 in tuition scholarship and the opportunity to replace two electives with a research project completed in conjunction with a faculty mentor.

Additional merit based scholarships may be awarded.

Learn more about financial aid, costs and scholarships: https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate-admissions/admissions/financial-aid-costs-scholarships

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Online MBA

If you are interested in learning more about the online MBA or the one-year residential MBA program in Potsdam, have questions or are ready to apply, contact

Graduate Admissions Team


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