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
$868 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
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 and compliance.

Related stories

Oregon State unveils online MSB in Supply Chain Analytics

Oregon State University is expanding its catalog of online business programs by offering a new Master of Science in Business (MSB) in Supply Chain Analytics to students worldwide. The program focuses on two areas – supply chain and logistics management and business analytics – in which organizations...

3 reasons to earn a business and communications microcredential online

The field of business and communications is rapidly evolving. And employers need people with the relevant and in-demand skills to meet organizational needs. Enter: microcredentials. In a few short courses, you can gain skills in business and communications and earn a digital badge to signify...

7 insights from an Ecampus student turned entrepreneur

OSU Ecampus graduate-turned-entrepreneur Hannah Thelen shares her seven best tips on how to start a small business as a student, while doing well in school and more.