Master of Business Administration (MBA in Entrepreneurship)

South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
Master's Degree
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Entry Requirements

Admission to the MBA Program is open to all prospective students with a Bachelor’s degree in any major; however, applicants must complete prerequisites in accounting, economics, statistics, finance, marketing and management to qualify for admission to the MBA program. Students lacking the prerequisites may be granted conditional admission. The prerequisite courses may be taken simultaneously with regular MBA courses on the approval of the MBA Director. Upon completion of the prerequisite courses, students must reapply for full admission to the MBA program.

Admission to the MBA program is a two-step process. Entering students must apply for admission to the School of Graduate Studies as well as to the MBA program.

The MBA Admissions Committee will consider the following factors in determining eligibility for full admission:

  • Undergraduate GPA
  • GMAT Score
  • Prerequisite Courses
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Official Transcripts
  • Work Experience


Core Courses (15 Semester credit hours)


  • ACCT 510 Accounting for Business Decisions 3 
  • BA 519 Statistics for Business Decisions 3 
  • ECON 515 Managerial Economics 3 
  • FIN 520 Financial Analysis and Planning 3 
  • MGT 580 Capstone: Integrated Business Analysis 3 

 Entrepreneurship Track (21 hours)

  • ACCT 520 Tax & Legal Issues for Small Business 3 
  • MGT 512 Enterprise Development 3 
  • FIN 521 Venture Capital & Private Finance 3 
  • MKT 575 New Product Development 3 
  • BA 590 Experiential Learning in Entrepreneurship 3 
  • Free Electives* 6

 * Electives must be taken from a list of approved courses in each Track

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