Master of Business Administration

General

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Program Description

Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA develops leaders of competence and conscience. This flexible part-time program builds the business skills and leadership traits you need to make a positive difference. Rockhurst's rigorous, affordable, AACSB-accredited program shapes your business acumen with coursework in management, leadership, finance, accounting, and economics.

After completing the program, you will be prepared to:

  • Apply leadership theory and organizational behavior to make suggestions that improve organizational effectiveness.
  • Articulate a plan for your future development as a leader.
  • Analyze business decisions from a firm’s perspective to consider the impact and consequences on all stakeholders.
  • Apply your foundational knowledge in accounting, finance, management, and marketing.
  • Identify the forces of globalization and make recommendations on how they affect multinational businesses.
  • Develop market assessments that include the competitive landscape, financial position, growth strategies, and external market factors.
  • Analyze and employ primary and secondary sources to support your business recommendations.
  • Effectively communicate ideas, problems, and data in written and oral communication.

This AACSB-accredited program combines rigor and affordability and can be completed in as little as one to two years. It prepares you for:

  • Positions in mid-level management or higher with direct P&L responsibility.
  • Expanded management responsibilities.
  • Strategy-minded work that employs innovative and big-picture thinking.

Customize your learning with a generalist track or one of 10 concentration options:

  • Accounting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Capital
  • Management
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Organizational Development

Forge your own clear path for advancement with the Helzberg MBA.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Rockhurst University transforms lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in education. We are Catholic and Jesuit and involved in the life and growth of Kansas City and our region ... Read More

Rockhurst University transforms lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in education. We are Catholic and Jesuit and involved in the life and growth of Kansas City and our region. We boast a proud heritage, an accomplished alumni network, and high U.S. News rankings as a Top Regional University (#23) and for our management MBA program (#18). Our university community seeks to make the world better through learning, leadership, service and the pursuit of justice. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited