Credits required
45 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 45 quarter credits are equal to 30 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$863 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
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4 per year

Master of Science in Business – Online


The core curriculum in the Master of Science in Business online program emphasizes foundational knowledge – including operations management, legal issues, and markets and valuation – that can be applied in any industry.

On top of that, you’ll select an area of focus from the following specialization options:

Degree requirements

The MSB consists of 45 credits, including a minimum of 30 credits specific to your chosen concentration. You'll work with your academic advisor to plan the optimal program of study.

Degree requirements and curriculum information are available on Oregon State's academic catalog.

Sample course topics

  • Manufacturing and service operations
  • Practical business analysis
  • Supply chain management
  • Search engine marketing
  • Data exploration and visualization
  • Customer relationship management
  • Financial and cost analysis
  • Portfolio management
  • Managing ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Applied econometrics

Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization to operate in your state.

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