University of Saint Mary

Masters of Business Administration

Address:

4100 S. 4th Street

Leavenworth, KS 66048

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters of Business Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Want to use your business career to make a difference—not just to your organization, but to the world? 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. The University of Saint Mary MBA offers five concentrations.

• Finance: study the structure and operations of this key area of business

• General Management: develop a diverse knowledge base in business • Health Care Management: learn how to apply and adapt business skills to the health care industry

• Human Resource: study employment legislation, conflict management, and organizational change

• Marketing and Advertising Management: explore buyer behavior, marketing research, and advanced strategy The MBA is rapidly becoming the must-have credential to be considered for management positions and promotions in the business world. With the University of Saint Mary MBA, you will gain the confidence and credibility to implement changes and take well-informed risks, offering you an edge in the job marketplace and the potential for advancement at your current organization. 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. MBA concentration descriptions: Finance Concentration 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 General Management Concentration 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

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Please contact the Financial Aid Office at University of Saint Mary (your enrollment advisor will be able to provide you with a contact number.)

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