Thomas Edison State College

School of Business & Management

Master of Business Administration

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Business Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Thomas Edison State College offers an accelerated, online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specializations in areas where significant job growth is projected: Data Analytics, Healthcare Management, Marketing and Finance. The Thomas Edison State College Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a career-focused graduate program that will prepare students for leadership roles in a wide variety of firms and organizations. Geared specifically for working adults, the Thomas Edison State College MBA program is designed to be completed in less than two years, with courses offered in eight-week formats. Students never have to attend class on campus, and can earn credit for what they already know through graduate prior learning assessment. The Thomas Edison State College Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a career-focused graduate program that will prepare students for leadership roles in a wide variety of firms and organizations. Geared specifically for working adults, the Thomas Edison State College MBA program is designed to be completed in less than two years, with courses offered in eight-week formats. Students never have to attend class on campus, and can earn credit for what they already know through graduate prior learning assessment. The MBA Program at Thomas Edison State College is the only accelerated, online MBA that offers areas of study in Data Analytics and Healthcare Management. The Thomas Edison State College MBA program will help students develop competencies that will enable them to add value to organizations and prepare them for leadership roles. The Master of Business Administration requires 39 credits, organized into three sections. Credit requirements vary by specialization, and all MBA degrees are designed to be completed in less than two years. Core courses are the first a student will take and must be completed before moving on to electives. Core courses must be completed sequentially and include: • Marketing Management • Financial Management • Strategic Operations Management • Global Strategic Management • Management Communication • Ethics for Managers Elective courses may be taken in any order, except in certain areas of study where an order is suggested. MBA elective options include: • Entrepreneurship • Human Resource Management • Project Management • Market Research • Social Media • Investments • Financial Statement Analysis • Negotiations Area of Study courses are the final courses completed in the degree program, and focus on the student’s area of specialization. Examples include: • MBA in Healthcare Management: Healthcare Delivery, Healthcare Finance • MBA in Data Analytics: Managerial Statistics, Business Forecasting • MBA in Marketing: Social Media, Global Marketing • MBA in Finance: Investments, Financial Management In addition to the MBA courses, students can also use prior learning assessment to complete these requirements. Thomas Edison State College participates in a number of federal and state financial aid programs. Eligible students may receive Pell Grants or Federal Education Loans, such as the Subsidized Stafford Loan and the Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, for courses offered by the College. Eligible New Jersey residents also may tap a variety of state grant and loan programs. Students may use state aid to meet all or part of their college costs, provided they are taking at least 12 college credits per term. 2012-2013 MBA Tuition/ Financial Aid Tuition (per credit attempted): $619.00 Application fee: $75.00 Graduation fee: $280.00

Accreditation:

Thomas Edison State College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. This prestigious accreditation is part of a national system of quality assurance which requires colleges and universities to reach a common unde

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39 credits

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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