Secure your Success with an MBA from The Citadel
The Citadel MBA program provides the advanced knowledge, skills, and self-awareness needed to obtain and advance successful managerial careers in a changing global environment. Classes are taught in the evening on-campus and online by our distinguished faculty who bring the strengths of real-world experience and research-informed insight to the program. Through relevant electives and flexible capstone experiences students can pursue entrepreneurial, consulting, and executive management interests.
For ten consecutive years, The Citadel has earned the title of #1 Public College in the South for institutions offering up to a master’s degree. The Citadel is also named the #1 College for Veterans in the South. Our online MBA program is ranked #37 in the country and is the highest ranked in South Carolina for the fourth consecutive year.
Applying to the MBA Program
Candidates can apply at any time during the year. Accepted students can begin their studies as soon as the next available term. A new course term begins every eight weeks in August, October, January, March, May, June/July.
To apply, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page after reading about the process.
Due to the impact of the pandemic, the GMAT requirement is waived for candidates completing applications through May 2022.
Students select an online or evening on-campus path to their degree during the application process. The Citadel’s distance learning courses are optimized for online instruction and reviewed for quality using best-in-industry standards. You will have the opportunity to interact with colleagues and complete guided instructional activities in our online courses. Faculty also enjoy meeting with and supporting online students using Zoom and other technologies. The convenience of distance learning allows working professionals and military service members to pursue an MBA degree, from any location, without interrupting their careers.
On-campus classes are held in the evening in Bastin Hall, a state-of-the-art facility that opened its doors in 2021. The building is home to the Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business. It is approximately 44,000-square-feet with advanced learning resources including a Financial Services Center, Entrepreneurship-Innovation Lab, Professional Selling Lab, collaborative learning flex spaces, and more.
With a Citadel MBA, you will:
- Develop essential business, management, and leadership skills that can be immediately applied to your current job and position you for career advancement
- Expand your professional opportunities and outlook as a principled leader
- Build a strong network of contacts through your involvement in classroom interactions, networking events offered outside the classroom, international travel experiences, The Baker Coaching Program, our private LinkedIn group, and the MBA Association
The Tommy & Victoria Baker School of Business at The Citadel is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the symbol of excellence in business education.