MBA and Business Innovation & Marketing Concentration at USF

No matter whether you graduated from college years ago or you recently finished your bachelor’s degree, the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota understands your goals and best hopes for getting an accredited MBA with a concentration in Business Innovation and Marketing. 

You can be a part of USF’s community of MBA program and other students. Among your professors and graduate program classmates, you’ll find people of all faiths and backgrounds. Add a top MBA school education to your resume and gain a practical understanding of the issues involved with innovation, marketing and sales.

Why USF for Your MBA Degree?

Accredited. USF has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Not all MBA programs can say that. Be sure you ask all the MBA schools you’re considering about their accredited status.

Christian. USF is a private, Christian university. Choose USF, and you’ll do more than choose an MBA school. You’ll join a true Christian fellowship with an MBA education that can help grow your career.

Business Innovation & Marketing Concentration. Through this program, you will gain a mastery of knowledge and competency in business management, with a focus on innovation, marketing, business plan development and sales management.


The MBA program includes a minimum of 36 semester hours. Students will complete the core MBA courses (24 s.h.) and the Business Innovation & Marketing concentration (12 s.h.).

MBA Program Course Descriptions 

Core MBA Courses (24 s.h.)

BUS 510

Managerial Communications

(3 s.h.)

BUS 520

Managing Organizational Dynamics

(3 s.h.)

BUS 524

Marketing Management

(3 s.h.)

BUS 530

Leadership & Ethical Management

(3 s.h.)

BUS 535

Cost Management

(3 s.h.)

BUS 550

Managerial Economics

(3 s.h.)

BUS 554

Financial Planning and Control

(3 s.h.)

BUS 560

Strategic Management

(3 s.h.)

Business Innovation and Marketing Concentration (12 s.h.)

BUS 528

Innovation and Problem Solving

(3 s.h.)

BUS 525

Marketing Research

(3 s.h.)

BUS 533

Sales Management

(3 s.h.)

BUS 553

Business Plan Development

(3 s.h.)

When can I start?

Rolling enrollment makes starting this program simple. New classes begin every 7 weeks. (September,  November, January, March and June).

Get Started & Apply Now!

There is no fee to apply for admission to USF’s MBA program, and it can take as little as 20 minutes. Please follow the steps below to apply. 


Apply for Admission.

Apply Online: 

Complete the Online Application

A personal statement is required. Using your best writing skills, you will explain in 250-500 words your long-term education and career goals, stating any areas of specific interest and experience that may be relevant to your graduate program.


Official Transcript(s).

Applicants must contact all colleges and universities previously attended to request that official transcripts be sent directly to the Admissions Office. Faxes are not considered official transcripts. 


Connect with us.

Applicants are encouraged to call or email the MBA office at any time throughout the application process. You are also welcome to contact the MBA staff for a campus visit. Once your completed application materials are received, the admissions committee will review them. You may be asked to interview with a graduate faculty member as part of the application review process. You will be notified of the committee's decision in a timely manner.


Make Financial Arrangements.

View the  Financial Aid Checklist

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