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Ferris State University

College of Business

Big Rapids, MI

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Ferris State University

Overview

Ferris State University / College of Business is located in Big Rapids, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Project management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Performance metrics
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Incident response
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business intelligence
Master of Science (MS) Information security and intelligence Incident response
Master of Science (MS) Information security and intelligence Project management
Master of Science (MS) Information security and intelligence Business intelligence
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Lean systems and leadership
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Design and innovation management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Supply chain management and lean logistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 88
Other Advanced Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
40
Accepted
16
Enrolled
77%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
30
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 1st October 15th No
Spring deadline March 1st February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in junior-/senior-level classes and overall; statement of purpose; 3 letters of reference; resume; transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Transcripts with minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and in junior/senior classes

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.26%
Black or African American 1.09%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 1.09%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 6
Male (14)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Lifestyle medicine business models, lean systems value chain optimization, digital forensics/incident response, location-based services, passive data capture and analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 119 South Street, BUS 212B
Big Rapids, MI  49307
United States
Contact Dr. David Nicol
College of Business Dean
Email: davidnicol@ferris.edu
Phone: 231-591-2168
Fax: 231-591-3521