Keiser University Online Education Degree

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
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Description
 

Keiser University’s Master of Business Administration offers an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world. The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the business profession. Students specialize in one of five areas: Accounting, Health Services Management, International Business, Leadership for Managers, or Marketing. In addition, MBA students complete general coursework in valuable areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing and business research methods. Graduates demonstrate a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and critically analyze and solve problems based on applied research methods.

 
Program Objective
 

Keiser University’s MBA program enables students to contribute to the business profession and fosters independent learning. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

  • Evaluate an organization’s financial position through financial statement analysis and/or forecasting
  • Summarize and discuss the ethical and legal responsibilities of organizations.
  • Apply selected methods of quantitative analysis to enhance business decisions.
  • Compare economic environments and markets and their impact on business
  • Through a conceptual understanding, apply managerial leadership skills, marketing strategies and/or international business concepts, theory, and research to critically analyze and solve problems in unpredictable environments.

Prerequisite for Major Courses: None

Program Outline

Students are required to select one of five major concentrations. Students take 10 major courses for 30 graduate credit hours (common to all concentrations) and 12 to 15 graduate credit hours in a concentration area. NOTE: Courses in the MBA program are each eight-weeks in length, and students are normally scheduled for two courses concurrently.

To receive a Master of Business Administration degree, students must earn 42 to 45 graduate level credit hours. Thirty-six of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:

Business Administration Major Courses (30.0 credit hours)

  • Survey of Accounting (co-requisite course): 3.0 credit hours
  • Accounting for Decision Making: 3.0 credit hours
  • Financial Management: 3.0 credit hours
  • Marketing Management: 3.0 credit hours
  • Business Reasearch Methods: 3.0 credit hours
  • International Business: 3.0 credit hours
  • Organization Behavior: 3.0 credit hours
  • Comparative Management (co-requisite course): 3.0 credit hours
  • Managerial Economics: 3.0 credit hours

Graduate-level Business Administration courses listed above must be successfully completed before concentration courses are undertaken. Students may take their last core course concurrently with their first concentration course.

Graduate Level Business Administration Major Courses
Accounting Concentration
(12.0 credit hours)

  • Advance Financial Reporting and Accounting Concepts: 3.0 credit hours
  • Advanced Auditing Theory and Applications: 3.0 credit hours
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting: 3.0 credit hours
  • Special Topics in Taxation: 3.0 credit hours
  • Capstone: Business Strategies: 3.0 credit hours

Graduate Level Business Administration Major Courses
Health Services Management Concentration
(12.0 credit hours)

  • Strategic Management of Health Services Organizations: 3.0 credit hours
  • Quality Management in Health Care: 3.0 credit hours
  • Corporate Compliance in Health Care: 3.0 credit hours
  • Capstone: Business Strategies: 3.0 credit hours

Graduate Level Business Administration Major Courses
International Business Concentration
(12.0 credit hours)

  • International Trade: 3.0 credit hours
  • International Marketing Management: 3.0 credit hours
  • International Financial Management: 3.0 credit hours
  • Capstone: Business Strategies: 3.0 credit hours

Graduate Level Business Administration Major Courses
Leadership for Managers Concentration
(12.0 credit hours)

  • Leadership Development: 3.0 credit hours
  • Human Resource Management: 3.0 credit hours
  • Organization Change: 3.0 credit hours
  • Capstone: Business Strategies: 3.0 credit hours

Graduate Level Business Administration Major Courses
Marketing Concentration
(12.0 credit hours)

  • Strategic Marketing: 3.0 credit hours
  • Marketing Research Methods: 3.0 credit hours
  • Promotional Strategy: 3.0 credit hours
  • Capstone: Business Strategies: 3.0 credit hours

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