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Hofstra University

Campus: Hempstead, New York

Type: Private

Accreditation: AACSB

Base Program Cost: $64,500

Per Credit Hour: $ 1080

Minimum Credit Hours: 48

GMAT Required: Yes

Minimum Time Commitment: 24

Online Concentrations: Strategic Planning in Marketing, Information Technology Resource Management, Management of Innovation, Creativity and Design for Sustainability, Strategic Accounting for Managers, Corporate Financial Policy and Strategic Analysis

On Campus Requirement: Yes, there are two residencies

School Site: Online MBA Overview | Tuition | Financial Aid


Hofsra’s Zarb School of Business is located in New York and offers several online MBA programs in a variety of concentrations and scheduling options. It was the first online program in New York to offer online MBA programs in strategic business management.


Hofstra University’s Zarb School of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for over 40 years. Hofstra’s Online MBA program also falls under this accreditation. The AACSB is a global non-profit membership organization comprised of educational institutions, businesses and other organizations dedicated to the expansion and betterment of business education.


The Hofstra University online MBA program is taught by 80 full-time faculty members hailing from a multitude of industries and backgrounds. Full-time professional can choose from a variety of flexible schedules. Concentrations include online MBA programs in marketing, information technology, management, sustainability, accounting, finance, and strategy. Coursework examples include operations management, global decision making, information systems for managers, and quantitative analysis for managers.


The admissions process for the Online MBA program follows the same format as a traditional university. Admissions requirements include an application, resume, transcripts, and GMAT or GRE scores:

  • Online application form
  • Application Fee
  • Proof of GMAT of GRE scores (waived with proof of 5 years applicable work experience)
  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume

Students are asked to attend an online webinar to go through the admissions process.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The cost of tuition for the Hofstra Online MBA program is $64,500. This is based on an average cost per credit hour of $1,080 with minimum required credits of 48. Required residencies make up the rest of the cost, as all expenses including room and board are covered in the tuition. Students may apply for financial aid by submitting a FASFA. All students will be assigned as SFS Counselor to help them with the financial aid process.