Flores MBA Program

Master Business Your Way.

The LSU Flores MBA Program provides you with flexible paths to advance your career. Our nationally-ranked 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 course work, 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. 


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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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 (OBSS), Flores MBA students are offered training in résumé building, interviewing, and interpersonal skills. Working alongside the OBSS 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. 



Programs at a Glance

Find the program that best fits your lifestyle, so you can confidently focus on your studies and achieve your goals. An admissions advisor is ready to answer all your questions, so request more information.



Full-Time MBA

One-Year MBA

Executive Flex MBA

JD/MBA Joint Degree


Program Length

22 Months 11 Months 20 Months 4 Years 18+ Months


Semester-Based Semester-Based 7-Week Modules; 1 Course per Module Semester-Based 7-Week Modules; 1-2 Course(s) per Module


M-F; Daytime Classes M-F; Daytime Classes Online with Monthly Campus Residencies Weekday & Evening Classes Online Classes with Proctored Exams


August June August August Fall, Spring & Summer

Typical Age

22-28 22-28 25-45 22-28 25-38

Typical Years of Experience

0-5 Years 0-5 Years 3-15 Years 0-5 Years 3-15 Years

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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 and forward-thinking executives and professionals.

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

Since becoming the LSU Flores MBA Program, the program has experienced an increase in positive perception locally and nationwide. With high-quality students graduating every year, alums have gone on to be successful in various industries.  

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Jim Flores earned a bachelor’s in corporate finance in 1981 bachelor’s in petroleum land management in 1982, both from LSU. He is currently an executive in the oil and gas industry, primarily engaged in the upstream activities of acquiring, exploring, and producing oil and gas in its core areas of operation. He was inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction and the E. J. Ourso College of Business Hall of Distinction.

Cherie Flores received her bachelor’s in marketing in 1986 from LSU and has since established the Cherie H. Flores Endowed Chair of MBA Studies in the LSU Flores MBA Program. An active member of Houston’s community, she has served as host for the Texas Women in the Arts’ annual meeting and is a trustee of Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts.


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.

The LSU Flores MBAAA is an affinity chapter of the LSU Alumni Association, which means when you join the LSU MBAAA, you also become a member of the LSU Alumni Association!

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