Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Curriculum                                               Admission/Graduation Requirements

The Southwestern College Professional Studies Master’s in Business Administration online program is designed to prepare the learner to manage various aspects of an organization with real-world applications of current concepts and theories. Award Winning MBA ProgramThe Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) program prepares learners to successfully formulate, plan, execute, and administer sustainable business strategies and operations. The program teaches broad knowledge and skills in business leadership, management, and in the development and execution of business strategies, as well as in-­‐depth knowledge and skills in business leadership, management, and in the administration of business operations and functions. In addition, the M.B.A. offers areas of concentration in finance, information technology, and marketing.

Learners demonstrate the acquisition, mastery, and value of the knowledge and skills gained throughout the program through their application to realistic scenario and simulation-­‐based activities and applied projects. The core program is 39 credit hours with 13 core courses and three optional concentration courses.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Administration program, a graduate will be able to:

  1. Integrate theories, practices, and tools from multiple disciplines (i.e., finance, marketing, and operations, etc.) to solve business problems.
  2. Employ effective leadership, management, and administration practices to address strategic, operational, and functional challenges encountered by dynamic domestic and global
  3. Use qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate and solve business problems.
  4. Apply appropriate technologies to support organizational initiatives and processes.
  5. Create an environment that fosters, supports, and successfully leads and manages innovation.
  6. Approach business decision-making in an ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner..
  7. Communicate effectively in a variety of business contexts.