Top 10 MBA Programs in Florida

Florida is home to a broad range of business schools whose MBA programs have been internationally recognized and accredited. And in terms of post-MBA careers in Florida, the state offers an interesting mix of industries, including tourism, aerospace, and defense. Real estate, agriculture and fishing are other major sectors that are also popular with MBA grads. And in fact, many business schools in Florida help students tap into these strong industries with MBA programs in Hospitality, Tourism, and more. The state’s location between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean offers MBA students in Florida easy access to ports and their associated industries, as well as leisure activities on sea.

Gainesville, Florida 56 Followers 79 Discussions
Florida - Warrington - Hough

This business school’s MBA has been ranked among the world’s top 100 MBA programs by both The Economist and Bloomberg Businessweek—often placing as the best MBA program in Florida by each of them. Additionally, its Online MBA came in at number 5 on the Financial Times’ Online MBA Ranking 2017. Located in Gainesville, Florida, the business school offers easy access to one of the US’s largest universities – the University of Florida – and is accredited by the AACSB.

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Miami, Florida 22 Followers 16 Discussions
FIU Business

Florida International University offers a diverse group of graduate business programs. These range from the International MBA to the Professional MBA Flex, which offers specializations in Marketing Channel Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Negotiations, among others. The school is also home to a Healthcare MBA designed specifically with healthcare practitioners in mind, and the Financial Times ranked the Online MBA among the world’s 20 best online MBA programs in 2017.

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Coral Gables, Florida 22 Followers 20 Discussions
Miami - Herbert

Ranked by both the Economist and Businessweek, this school’s MBA comes with concentrations in Real Estate, Management, Mergers & Acquisitions and the Six Sigma approach. The business school offers a prime location in Coral Gables near the seaside and AACSB accreditation.

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Tampa, Florida 16 Followers 19 Discussions
Tampa - Sykes

The University of Tampa MBA is a relatively affordable Florida-based MBA and has been accredited by AACSB. On top of that, the school has been ranked among the Best Business Schools by Businessweek. The MBA offers a broad range of concentrations, including Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Management.

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Tallahassee, Florida 18 Followers 18 Discussions

Accredited by AACSB, Florida State University’s College of Business has been listed as a top school for MBAs with a focus on Hospitality by Find MBA. Additionally the school’s MBA program is offered with concentrations in Real Estate, Supply Chain Management and Accounting, among others.

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Orlando, Florida 15 Followers 3 Discussions
Central Florida

Another AACSB-accredited business school offering MBA programs in Florida is the University of Central Florida. The school’s Professional MBA gives students the possibility to complete an MBA program in just nine months, making it ideal for time-strapped students. The school’s location in downtown Orlando offers students proximity to many of the state’s largest companies.

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Boca Raton, Florida 9 Followers 3 Discussions

This school’s MBA was ranked among the Top 100 Part-time MBA programs by Businessweek in 2015. The school’s Flexible MBA includes concentrations in Health Administration and Sports Management, along with some more traditional subject areas like Finance, International Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Tampa, Florida 11 Followers 13 Discussions
South Florida USF

The University of South Florida has also enjoyed the honor of having its Part-Time MBA ranked among the best in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2015 ranking. The school, which is located in downtown Tampa, has also been accredited by AACSB. In 2012, the school launched an MBA concentration in Sports and Entertainment Management, tapping into two of the state’s strong businesses. USF’s Online MBA, announced in 2017, offers concentrations in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and Compliance, Risk and Anti-Money Laundering.

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Winter Park, Florida 8 Followers 12 Discussions

This Orlando-area school offers an MBA designed for recent college graduates who want to jump straight into MBA study with little-to-no business experience. Alongside this Early Advantage MBA, Rollins College is home to a Professional MBA which was ranked among the top Part-Time MBA programs by Businessweek in 2015.

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Jacksonville, Florida 10 Followers 2 Discussions

Located in the large port city of Jacksonville, the University of North Florida runs full-time and part-time MBA programs, as well as a Global MBA where students complete residencies with partner schools in China, Germany and Poland. The school is AACSB-accredited.

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