Master of Business Administration (MBA)


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Program Description

The online accelerated MBA program is designed for working professionals who seek to develop their skills and gain the career advantages resulting from a high-quality MBA program that can be completed in a timeframe determined by the student.

The focus of the MBA is the development of appropriate planning methodologies for evaluating and applying a firm's resources and core competencies to its business environment, matching these resources to the long-term mission and vision of the organization, and integrating these processes to develop strategies for sustaining competitive advantage.

The accelerated MBA program courses are open for enrollment once a month.


The accelerated MBA program offers several concentration options:

  • General Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • eBusiness
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Information Management
  • Project Management

Program Objectives

The objectives of the accelerated MBA program are to:

  • Develop management skills for leaders in business, government, and non-profit organizations.
  • Enhance critical thinking skills - understanding how and why things get done in today's fast-paced, dynamic business environment.
  • Create effective decision-making through problem/opportunity definition, understanding norms/trends, identifying/ gathering/ interpreting relevant data, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Promote ethical standards to provide a framework for responsible decision-making.
  • Explore the management challenges and opportunities associated with the digital economy and the management of information.
  • Appreciate the potential of competing in the global marketplace and the keys to success in this environment.
  • Overcome functional fragmentation by investigating how different professional perspectives within the business enterprise are integrated to produce comprehensive solutions to strategic threats and opportunities.
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American Sentinel University exists to enable our students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Our high-quality online degree programs have been designed so that our students can maxi ... Read More

American Sentinel University exists to enable our students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Our high-quality online degree programs have been designed so that our students can maximize their Return on Learning. American Sentinel's educational approach is backed by top leaders in higher education in North America. American Sentinel was founded as a Vanderbilt University Technology Company by nationally recognized academic and business leaders, including Joe B. Wyatt, Chancellor Emeritus of Vanderbilt University and Dr. Richard W. Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University (author of several management books, former VP Marketing for Nortel, an award-winning professor at Vanderbilt University). Fast Facts Founded in 1988 (American College of Computer & Information Science) and 2000 (American Graduate School of Management) Over 15 online degree programs with no residency requirements 1,200+ students 1,400+ alumni 40+ full and adjunct faculty (over 60% with PhDs) 35+ academic administrators and staff Offices: Denver, CO, and Birmingham, AL Accredited: Distance Education & Training Council Student Satisfaction: average more than 90% across programs Mission Statement American Sentinel University's mission is to provide high-quality, innovative degree and certificate programs that enable students to develop the critical thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills necessary to enhance their personal lives and their careers in emerging industries and fast-growing sectors of the global economy. Vision Statement To be recognized as a world leader in providing accessible, quality, advanced education for the motivated, non-traditional learner/professional who seeks to lead in emerging industries or growing market sectors of the global economy. Providing new levels of access to motivated, non-traditional students who here-to-fore have not had the opportunity for advanced professional degrees for reasons of time, money, or geography. Innovative use of technology that creates new standards in assessment and achievement of academic excellence. Understanding and meeting the changing needs of its students, communities, and other constituents Creating excellence in student and constituent services. Read less
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