Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management
If critical thinking and managing change in a corporate environment are among your interests, this online program will provide you with a rich basis for growth and high-level advancement. (An on-campus option may also be available; contact a student advisor for details.) You'll examine ethical theories and corporate responsibility, group and interpersonal processes, and the intricacies of starting your own venture or division of a company. You'll also learn how the most effective managers handle conflict and relationships in order to succeed. Key leaders in organizations of all types must be able to think critically, plan strategically, communicate effectively, and act decisively in an ever-changing, global marketplace. These qualities are essential for implementing business solutions that create competitive advantage—the difference between mediocre results and outstanding performance. The Master of Business Administration in Management program equips graduates with the insight and the foresight to excel.
The U.S. Department of Education requires the University to provide the following information about each of our programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized profession.
20.00% of students who completed the program during the most recent federal award year did so within normal time.1
- Chief Executives, 11-1011.00
- General and Operations Managers, 11-1021.00
- Sales Managers, 11-2022.00
- Administrative Service Managers, 11-3011.00
- Social and Community Service Managers, 11-9151.00
- Managers-All Others, 11-9199.00
- Cost Estimators, 13-1051.00
- Management Analysts, 13-1111.00
- Business Teachers-Postsecondary, 25-1011.00
Includes cost per credit, application fee, and fees for resources (books/eMaterials) for students completing the program in normal time.
MEDIAN GRADUATE DEBT4
- Federal: $22,888
- Private: $0
- Institutional: $0
1The on-time completion rate identifies the percentage of students completing this program during the most recent federal award year who completed it within "normal time." The term "normal time" means the length of time it would take a student to complete this program if the student is continuously enrolled, takes one course at a time, and successfully completes each attempted course. Students enrolled in this degree program are typically nontraditional students. Students may exceed "normal time" for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, internships, practicums, clinical rotations, student teaching or administrator experiences required for licensure. Normal time to complete the program is 19 months.
2Graduates of this program will be educationally qualified to enter the occupations listed. Visit onetonline.org for job descriptions.
3The range provided represents the sum of tuition and typical fees required to complete the program within normal time, based on the University's 2012/2013 tuition levels. The actual costs that will be incurred by a particular student to complete this program will depend upon factors specific to that student. Tuition rates for this program may vary due to factors such as: (i) geographic location of the student; (ii) modality of coursework; (iii) military service; and (iv) future changes in tuition rates. The number of credits required for a particular student to complete the program will be dependent upon various factors, including: (i) transfer credits available; (ii) repeated coursework; and (iii) completion of additional specializations within this program. Please contact a student advisor for additional information.
4The figure represents the median amount of debt incurred by students who completed the program during the relevant federal award year. The actual amount of debt a particular student will incur to complete this program is dependent on various factors specific to the student. Please contact a student advisor for additional information.
- Conduct and interpret research in support of strategic decisions in an organization.
- Relate the ideas, concepts, and proficiencies acquired in the MBA program to practical applications required in the competitive business environment.
- Assess financial results for the purpose of strategic decision-making and organizational planning.
- Evaluate, reconstruct, and resolve complex business problems.
- Formulate information systems to support an effective enterprise
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 15 CREDITS
LDR 625 Leading Organizational Change
MGT 665 Corporate Power, Politics, and Negotiations*
MGT 675 Management of Innovation and Creativity*
CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 39
**Credits not applied toward degree requirements.