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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Curriculum
Design Benedictine's Online MBA Program to Fit Your Career Goals
Earn your MBA degree online from an accredited and highly-respected university that expands your business knowledge and provides the foundation needed to succeed in today's challenging business environment. You can choose your own options to create an online MBA program that will help you realize your career dreams in an academic environment that supports social responsibility and rigorous scholarship. Take the traditional one-class-at-a-time 22-month MBA*, or earn your degree faster by taking two classes each session with the accelerated one-year MBA. If you prefer on-ground learning, earn your MBA at your own flexible pace on campus or in a 16 month accelerated cohort near your home or work.
*Students that do not meet the admission requirements necessary for the traditional MBA due to foundation requirements have the option to complete foundational courses through the Foundation Track MBA. If required, foundation courses are available on-campus or fully online.
Traditional MBA Curriculum
This 11 course traditional MBA degree consists of eight core MBA courses and three concentration courses.
Managerial Process Courses (52 credits)
MBA 520 Ethics and Leadership in a Global Environment (4 Credits)
The course reviews paradigms of leadership in the global environment. Students will learn to apply principles for ethical decision-making in business situations and assess their capacity for leadership and responsibility.
MBA 601 Managerial Accounting (4 Credits)
This course introduces the measurement, communication and interpretation of cost data for management decision-making, planning, control and evaluation of results. Students are shown how to use accounting information as an effective management tool for coordinating managerial activities. Course material is explored in the context of the extensive changes being implemented in the area of manufacturing, service delivery technologies and control systems. This course uses case studies to emphasize the application of concepts.
MBA 611 Managerial Economics (4 Credits)
Students will learn to apply micro-economic tools to business decision-making. Topics include optimization, consumer behavior, elasticity of demand, the use of regression analysis to estimate demand (revenues) and costs, marginal analysis and market structure.
MBA 630 Operations Management (4 Credits)
This course focuses on the strategic role of operations and how to improve operations processes. Issues to be discussed include continuous quality improvement, the critical importance of the customer and consideration of selected quantitative techniques.
MBA 651 Financial Management (4 Credits)
Students will develop an understanding of financial theory and its application through case analysis.
MBA 661 Marketing Management (4 Credits)
This course introduces students to both the theory and practice of marketing. It analyzes all marketing issues from the perspective of the marketing manager.
MBA 671 Strategic Management (4 Credits)
This course requires students to use and integrate the disciplines and techniques learned in previous required courses. Strategy formulation and implementation concepts are discussed using theory and cases.