Business Beyond the Classroom

Master of Business Administration

Our MBA program is conducted by well-qualified professors with doctoral degrees or professionally qualified instructors with rich business experience. Classes have a very low student-teacher ratio so you may receive valuable individual attention. Our MBA program is fully accredited by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Our 30-hour MBA program consists of several general business courses to give you the broad knowledge needed to be successful in a business career. In addition, we work with every student to find the best electives to compliment your classes to prepare you for your specific profession. 

You will receive a quality education through our MBA program at a very affordable cost. Our tuition is low and students can complete the 30-hour program within one calendar year. Our course schedule is flexible to allow students to enroll on a full-time or part-time basis. Students may start the program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. It is possible to complete the program by taking only evening and late afternoon classes. All of these flexible options increase the convenience of continuing your education.

Beginning this fall, the School of Business is excited to begin offering graduate courses at National Park Community College in Hot Springs. Through a rotation of 2 courses each semester and 2 courses during the summer, students can complete the requirements for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from HSU in just two years. Most of these courses are offered in the evening to allow working professionals the opportunity to pursue a higher degree. Read more about the program in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Tri-Lakes Edition article!  

The HSU School of Business has developed a variety of experiences to enhance your education. Your will develop additional knowledge and obtain the upward career mobility necessary for advancement in your career through our focus on "Business Beyond the Classroom", which includes the Business Mentorship Experience and participation in the Ross Whipple Student-Managed Investment Fund. These and many other opportunities to develop your skills and professionalism will set you apart as a polished graduate and desirable employee. HSU School of Business offers a graduate program leading to the MBA (Master of Business Administration) Degree. 

Persons interested in pursuing the MBA should plan to submit a GMAT score; this requires advanced planning and all information about the GMAT can be found at

Click here for a comprehensive list of all accredited online MBA programs. Accreditation is very important for both universities and business schools within universities. This website provides not only a complete list, but also various details that students and potential students alike may have concerning the right program for them. This resource is free and open to all.

For more information about the MBA Program at Henderson State University, please contact Mr. Lonnie Jackson, director of the MBA program, of the School of Business at or by calling 870-230-5311. 

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Ali Brown is biology major and dance minor from Atlanta, Texas who plans to attend medical school after finishing her bachelor’s of science degree at Henderson. To some, this might seem odd, but she explains, “I love science and dancing allows me to study the movement of the body and also be artistic which to me, is something that everyone should venture out and experience.”
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