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Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration Overview

What makes our MBA program an excellent choice?

Today’s competitive business environment is complex, demanding highly capable managers and leaders. Our program takes a multi-disciplined approach, encompassing both quantitative and qualitative analysis needed to make decisions both objectively and subjectively.

We link theory with practical application. We bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, between philosophy and practice.

Consider the following benefits:

  • Adaptive learning experiences for the individual
  • Animated labs and tutorials
  • Digital tools and resources
  • Real-world case analyses
  • Project-based learning activities
  • Collaborative decision-making processes
  • Professional growth and development

If you are ready to accept this challenge, the ECPI University MBA program can help you take this next step.

Enhance your future by choosing from one of these career-oriented concentrations:

  • Business Management
  • Information Technology Management

The MBA program is delivered 100% online with new terms starting throughout the year.

Students on F-1 or M-1 visa are not eligible to enroll in this program.

Program Description

ECPI University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will provide you with a comprehensive business and management training experience to help you take the next important step in your career.

The courses in the MBA program integrate theories, knowledge and skills from multiple disciplines that include accounting, economics, marketing, finance, production, strategic management, leadership and decision analysis, with the program culminating in a business capstone course. The program objective is to develop you into a business manager and leader with a broad and holistic understanding of business operations, armed with the tools and methodologies to be successful in any contemporary business or industry.

The program incorporates business theory and management philosophy with collaborative decision making processes, actual operational examples, case scenarios, simulations, video lectures, webinars and guest speakers. The program has the depth and breadth needed to prepare you for managerial positions and/or career advancement.

Possible Career Track

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration program often have career paths that lead to senior-level management, though graduates can be prepared to work in a wide variety of positions in the public and private sectors, in business, industry, and government venues. With this MBA degree, you can go into management positions in a number of areas, to include:

  • Financial Services
  • Risk Management
  • Healthcare Services
  • Project Management
  • Operations
  • Production and Warehouse Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Requirements

27 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
MGT520 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT524 Ethics and Corporate Responsibility 3
MGT528 Business Research and Analysis 3
ACC550 Accounting for Managers 3
BUS620 Marketing and Analytics 3
BUS622 Managerial Economics 3
BUS624 Managerial Finance 3
BUS626 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
BUS628 Business Capstone 3

Management Electives

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
MGT532 Organizational Change and Development 3
MGT604 Management and Strategy 3
MGT608 Global Management Processes 3

Information Technology Management

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
IS530 Information Assurance 3
IS630 Information Security Policy and Practice 3
IS631 Information Systems Security Management 3
Program Outcomes

The curriculum builds on a foundation of communication and problem solving, theoretical and applied understanding of basic business systems, concepts and principles. Students enhance their understanding and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis and management practices: organizational growth and development, finance, accounting, economics, marketing, and operations. A capstone project is required.

  • Apply strategic, tactical and operational knowledge to key business functions in support of organizational vision and mission.
  • Employ research methods, information and organizational knowledge to make viable business decisions that expand competitive advantage.
  • Create and present organizational plans that build core competencies through change and initiatives.
  • Design a results-oriented organizational structure leveraging human resources, technology and innovative tools.
  • Develop culturally-conscious strategies that promote effective teams.
  • Demonstrate ethical and corporate responsibility.

Business Management Concentration

The business management concentration allows students to advance their management skills across a variety of career fields.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to:

  • Drive strategic and organizational change across a spectrum of managerial contexts.

     

Information Technology Management Concentration

The information technology management concentration allows students to specialize in the management of IT equipment, processes, or professionals. The course work focuses on the development of security policies and risk management at the enterprise level.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to:

  • Manage the operations, policies, and security of information technology processes.
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