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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Curriculum
Design Benedictine's M.B.A. Online Program to Fit Your Career Goals
Earn your M.B.A. degree online from an accredited and highly respected university. Our robust offering of electives allows you to personalize your M.B.A. in areas such as marketing, international business, finance, entrepreneurship, accounting, and healthcare administration.
You can also determine how long you'd like to take to graduate. Take the traditional one-class-at-a-time 22-month M.B.A.*, or earn your degree faster by taking two classes each session with the accelerated one-year M.B.A.. If you prefer the classroom experience, earn your M.B.A. at your own flexible pace on campus or in a 16-month accelerated evening cohort near your home or work.
Traditional MBA Curriculum
For those with recent business undergraduate degrees, or prior graduate work, you may qualify for course waivers or credit transfer and have an accelerated path to graduation.
Managerial Process Courses (32 credits)
MBA 6520 Leadership & Ethics 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.
MSA 6601 Managerial Accounting (3 Credits)
Understand the measurement, communication and interpretation of accounting information for management decision-making, planning, control and evaluation of results.
The course material will put you in the role of an internal consultant that will explore the context of the extensive changes being implemented in manufacturing, service delivery technologies and control systems. This course uses case studies to emphasize the application of concepts.
MBA 6611 Managerial Economics (4 Credits)
Students will learn to apply microeconomic 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 6630 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 6651 Financial Management (4 Credits)
Students will develop an understanding of financial theory and its application through case analysis.
MBA 6661 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 6671 Strategic Management (4 Credits)
In MBA 6671 Strategic Management, you will discuss through theory and cases how to best utilize management, accounting, finance, and marketing techniques to integrate the disciplines and techniques learned in previous required courses.