Percentage of Students Enrolled in Online Programs in Idaho

These percentages are a representation of all Idaho students enrolled in university programs in the state.

MBA Concentrations for Idaho Students

MBA students in Idaho don’t have to worry about a lack of options in concentration. Depending on what most holds your interest in terms of your MBA's focus, you should be able to find one at your college of choice. From accountancy and finance to health administration, or informatics, you’ll be able to find the MBA program with content that’s geared to your career choice.

Master of Taxation

This program is where you’ll become familiar with both technical and analytical skills you’ll need when you move into a taxation position. Your learning will surpass that of an undergraduate degree. If you choose to enter a public accounting position working with taxes, you’ll have a strong background for this position, as well as the ability to earn your CPA credential. If you are interested in working for the government, your MBA will make you even more attractive.

MBA in Accounting

Here, you’ll earn a Master of Accountancy (MAcct). You’ll learn management concepts in each course that will enable you to accept more and more managerial responsibility. Once you graduate, you’ll be meet all requirements to be offered a position in taxation, accounting or any other position that requires a CPA license in the U.S.

Master of Accountancy

This is primarily intended to give you a strong grounding in public accounting working as a CPA. In your classes, you’ll focus on both the attest and audit functions of public accountancy. Today’s complex business world demands that businesses have experts in accounting principles and procedures. You’ll also need to easily understand all the consequences of business transactions—managerial, legal, tax and financial. This program provides MBA candidates the required preparation for a role in decision-making within the business sphere.


The professional MBA (PMBA) program is where you’ll learn the main concepts and skills to convert ideas into activities such as teamwork, project management, general business management, and commercializing intellectual property. You’ll be able to create opportunities within your career with flexible class schedules. This program is an ideal fit for early- to mid-career professionals who are looking for a high-level educational program. If you need to continue working as you earn your MBA, you’ll be able to do so.

General MBA

This program is offered face-to-face or online, full- or part-time at most institutions. You’ll be able to enroll for the program that best fits your schedule and needs. This program was created for real working professionals. It’s a generalist program, with special emphasis given to targeted economic sectors. Your professional experience and your work/home schedule are both taken into account as you create your schedule of classes so you won't have to skip class for a meeting. If you take two classes for eight weeks each, you can finish your MBA program in less than 18 months.

Accreditation in Idaho

Idaho State University’s MBA program is accredited by the AACSB. It's one of only 175 universities to hold both business and accounting accreditation. This distinction places their college of business in the top 2% of business schools worldwide.

Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics was granted the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for both its accountancy program and business school. This school has maintained its accreditation continuously since 1979.

The University of Idaho has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Its Executive MBA (EMBA) program is also accredited by the AACSB.

Northwest Nazarene University’s international MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Top Idaho Employers by Number of Employees

Company Industry Headquarters City # of Employees
CareerPaths NW Sales-Recruiting Agency Boise Eight
Aluminum Extruders Council Aluminum Extrusion Portland Oregon/Boise Office Eighteen
The Amalgamated Sugar Company, LLC Sugar Producer Boise Five (executive team)
Albertsons Companies Senior Sourcing Manager Boise 273,000
Prosperity Organic Foods Organic Foods producer Boise Seven

Average Salary By Degree Type

Top MBA Careers in Idaho

Manager should have either an MBA or advanced degree in a related marketing field. Estimated annual salary is $92,000 to $120,000.

A supervisor should have an MBA. This executive will have the the latitude to make decisions; they will be walking into a leadership position on their first day. Salary ranges from $49,000 to $66,000 annually.

An associate product manager in e-commerce will work with clients and on the production side. Their expected annual salary is $97,000 to $140,000 per year.

An MBA graduate working as a physician recruiter works to find and recruit physicians for the health system in Boise. Their estimated annual salary is $99,000 to $140,000.

Working as a category manager for a produce company will earn you an estimated annual salary of $96,000 to $120,000 annually.

A tech company will need to be able to effectively communicate knowledge of new products and services with clients, customers, and even sales staff. Their estimated annual salary is $76,000 to $100,000.