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    Mar 01, 2024  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
American University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (MBA) [Online Professional]

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Offered by the Kogod School of Business , the goal of the Online Professional MBA program is to develop practical business managers able to succeed in the complex arena of global organizations. Specifically, students will:

  • Develop a solid foundation in each of the functional areas of business, including accounting and financial analysis, production and marketing of goods and services, management of people and organizations, and information and technology management
  • Understand critical interrelationships and linkages necessary for developing global business strategy, including strategies and operational issues, functional disciplines, and “hard” and “soft” skills
  • Appreciate the environment in which business operates, including economic, legal, ethical, and societal dimensions

In addition, each student is expected to:

  • Demonstrate professional competence in oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Develop competency in the use of productivity tools and software to improve the quality and efficiency of decision making
  • Understand the nature of group dynamics and lead diverse work teams

The Online Professional MBA program contains within its required curriculum the business perspectives and core areas required by AACSB

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must have earned an undergraduate bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Students are admitted to the Online Professional MBA program for the October, January, April, or July term start dates. GMAT or GRE scores and prior work experience is recommended with application submission. Exceptional candidates may substitute an additional 3 credit hours of elective coursework for the required KSB-600 Business Fundamentals (3) .

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

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