MBA Online

University of Saint Mary Online

Program Description

MBA Online

University of Saint Mary Online

The University of Saint Mary online MBA is grounded in the idea that students should contribute to society in all aspects of their lives. This belief is threaded throughout the curriculum and coursework of our online Master of Business Administration program, which is accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

As a Catholic institution, the University of Saint Mary has always valued ethics and corporate responsibility, concepts that have come to the forefront in these challenging economic times. The USM MBA offers you a solid education in advanced business skills to help you develop a global view of the business environment, identify potential issues at your organization, ask questions, develop solutions, and make decisions mindful of how they will affect the community at large. USM's MBA offers accelerated 8-week sessions, six starts per year, and the potential to earn your degree in as little as one year.

Master of Business Administration in Enterprise Risk Management (Online)

The Enterprise Risk Management specialization covers the basics of risk management along with its key quantitative techniques. You will learn to manage risk across an organization in a holistic and strategic manner that views risk as a source of competitive advantage.

Master of Business Administration in Finance (Online)

The Finance MBA from the University of Saint Mary provides a strong grounding in this vital aspect of business. Students learn to anticipate and implement solutions to financial issues facing an organization by studying such topics as:

  • Financial markets and instruments
  • Capital structure
  • Financing a business
  • Allocating funds for financial investments
  • Risk management
  • Planning for future growth

Master of Business Administration in General Management (Online)

Students who choose the concentration in General Management as part of their MBA studies at the University of Saint Mary will learn about aspects of business they can apply across a diverse array of industries and positions, offering flexibility as they move through their career. Studies focus on managing information systems and projects, as well as leadership theory and practice. Coursework covers:

  • Assessing and integrating information processing systems
  • Technical and managerial processes to complete project goals on time and within budget
  • Performance measurement and control
  • Organizational and behavioral issues in project management
  • Characteristics and traits of effective leaders

Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management (Online)

The University of Saint Mary Health Care Management MBA offers in-depth knowledge of business concepts and skills applied specifically to the health care industry. Coursework prepares students to become effective managers and leaders in the health care management field. The curriculum of this concentration covers such topics as:

  • Key concepts of management in the health care industry, such as budgeting and organizational growth
  • Legal and ethical issues in health care, including patient rights and client autonomy
  • Socio-cultural, economic, and political forces affecting the health care system

Master of Business Administration in Leadership and Organizational Health (Online)

The Leadership and Organizational Health concentration is endorsed by and designed around best-selling author and business consultant Patrick Lencioni’s philosophies and teachings. The concentration arms you with the advanced understanding and actionable tools required to develop high-functioning organizations.

Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management (Online)

Students who opt for the Human Resource Management concentration for their MBA studies at the University of Saint Mary will delve into issues related to the effective management, cultivation, and training of an organization's work force. Coursework prepares students to work as managers in the areas of human resources, training and development, and organizational change. Topics of study include:

  • The legal and ethical environment of business, including environmental regulations, human rights, and confidentiality
  • Managing workplace conflict and facilitating negotiation
  • Planning, implementing, and managing major changes at an organization to improve effectiveness

Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Advertising Management (Online)

The concentration in Marketing and Advertising Management prepares University of Saint Mary MBA students to help organizations succeed in today's extremely competitive and complex area of marketing and publicity. To face the challenges of increasingly sophisticated consumers and evolving digital media, students will study:

  • Changes in the advertising industry, including the new client service model, working with contractors, and modern media planning
  • Up-to-date research on consumer behavior and how to determine consumer preferences
  • Effective design and deployment of an integrated marketing strategy

Start Dates

  • January 2016
  • March 2016
  • May 2016
  • June 2016
  • August 2016
  • October 2016
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 22, 2016
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