Flores MBA Program

Master Business Your Way.

The LSU Flores MBA Program provides you with flexible paths to advance your career. Our nationally-ranked and STEM-designated program will unlock your full potential as a business leader.

In addition to a robust curriculum centered on application-based learning, we provide students with a strong foundation to succeed in the business world and give them the tools to see a valuable return on their investment. The Flores MBA Program rigorously prepares students to enter the business world with an advanced degree from a premier university. We offer cutting-edge coursework, leadership, professional and career development opportunities, and outstanding job placement opportunities at an exceptional value. Regardless of where you are in life, LSU has an MBA program that will meet your needs. Let's connect—request more information.


Six Ways to a Flores MBA

Each of our offerings provides cutting-edge course work, leadership opportunities, professional development, and career coaching at an exceptional value. Explore the offerings to find the best option for you.


of Flores MBA grads are employed within 3 months of graduation.


Best No-GMAT MBA Programs

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MBA Full-time Program (among US public institutions)

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STEM Designated with math, science, technology, and enigneering icons.

The Flores MBA Program is STEM designated across the curriculum. Incorporating a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math framework with core business principles, this transformative MBA pathway equips students with industry-specific skills to make data-driven decisions in dynamic business environments. 

International students can take advantage of an extended Optional Practical Training (OPT) period. OPT is an employment benefit granted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services authorizing eligible F-1 students to work anywhere in the U.S. in a position directly related to their major field of study and at a level commensurate with their educational level for one year. The Flores MBA Program STEM designation provides international graduates with an additional two years (three years total) to gain practical work experience while continuing to apply their skills and expertise in various business environments.

Focus Your Future 

MBA students have the flexibility to shape their future by pursuing one of our in-demand specializations. 

Your specialization will communicate extensive knowledge of a particular field with applicable skills and tools to prospective employers. A career-focused curriculum will help you navigate your academic path and make you a more marketable candidate in your chosen industry. Our full-time and one-year tracks offer specializations in 11 areas: data analytics, emerging technology, energy, entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare management, human resource management, internal auditing, management consulting, nonprofit business, sports business.

The MBA Student Experience

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SPEAKER EVENTS: The Flores MBA Program hosts an accomplished group of distinguished business leaders and lecturers who share insights from their careers and make real-life connections to concepts from the classroom. 

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COMPETITIONS: Venture pitch and case competitions allow MBA students to hone their skills and showcase their talent in real-world business situations. Some even offer start-up funding and awards for winners.

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MBA ABROAD: The Flores MBA Program takes students to the countries defining the business world today. Through international immersion experiences, students can explore business practices in emerging and mature markets, gain exposure to various customs, participate in company visits and meetings with executives and Flores MBA alumni, and see the world in a new light.

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PARTNERS IN PROFESSIONALISM: Through the Office of Student Success (OGBP), Flores MBA students are offered training in résumé building, interviewing, and interpersonal skills. Working alongside the OGBP professional development staff, students develop personalized plans to meet their career goals.

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GET INVOLVED: The MBA Association is a student-run organization for MBA students. MBAA complements the Flores MBA Program by providing students from all tracks with opportunities to network professionally and socially and contributes to the community through philanthropic events. 



Tickets are now on sale for the LSU Flores MBA Association's 8th Annual Spring Gala on April 19 at Capital Park Museum at 7 p.m.. Proceeds from this year's event will support the programs of the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC).

Students in the LSU Flores MBA Program develop the technical and soft skills employers demand in the modern workplace through exposure to a robust curriculum centered on application learning.

Louisiana State University (LSU) has recently earned top rankings among online MBA programs within Louisiana and nationwide. This program is highly regarded for its quality and strong reputation, making it a fantastic choice for those pursuing an online Master of Business Administration.

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James & Cherie Flores

A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, James “Jim” Flores has played a significant role in establishing LSU’s MBA program as a nationally recognized producer of industry leaders, forward-thinking executives, and professionals.

In 1996, Flores and his wife, Cherie, graciously donated to the E. J. Ourso College of Business to endow the MBA program, which was renamed in their honor.

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MBA Alumni Network

When you graduate from the Flores MBA Program, you join the 6200+ network of alumni around the globe. 

The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association exists to mentor the LSU Flores MBA Program’s students, fund strategically imperative curricula, and connect alumni to the college and the students. MBA Alumni stay connected through a series of social and networking events. Join the MBAAA now.

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Flores MBA Program

1053 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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