Business Administration degree overview

Master in Business Administration

The Master’s in Business Administration program provides you with high-quality professional advanced study in business. Courses incorporate personal values and professional ethics. For maximum flexibility for working adults, Business Administration degree program courses are offered in the evening in a classroom setting and online.

Pursue the next path in your professional career in Ottawa University’s Master’s in Business Administration program. We offer eight MBA concentrations to help you personalize your education and work toward the career that fits your goals and skill set.

Courses in our MBA degree program will prepare you to become a leader within your current organization or to pursue new leadership opportunities in fields like:
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Sales and marketing
  • Small business management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resources management
  • Project management
  • Operations management
  • Education
Plus, at Ottawa University, you can study online or at one of our campus locations in Arizona, Indiana, Kansas or Wisconsin – a great option for working professionals who have limited time for school. Choose from the following MBA concentrations:
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Marketing
  • Population Health Management
  • Human Resources
  • School Business Operations
  • Strategic Innovation

For curriculum and course descriptions please download a program overview.
For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Master of Business Administration Courses

Module 1 - Behavioral Courses

Organizational Behavior and Theory | BUS 7000
Examines human behavior as it impacts the work organization. Includes theoretical foundations of motivation, group dynamics, leadership, decision-making, satisfaction and performance.

Value Systems and Professional Ethics | BUS 7200
Study of personal and corporate value systems and decision making. Investigation of personal beliefs, purposes and attitudes, and their effects on self and others. Examines the ethical dimensions of organizational structures and practices.

One course from selected concentration.

Module 2 - Core Courses

Strategic Marketing | BUS 7450
Covers the identification and selection of marketing opportunities, target markets and design, and implementation and evaluation of marketing programs.

Managerial Economics | BUS 7500
Application of economic theory to managerial. Emphasis on both quantitative and qualitative application of microeconomic principles to business analysis.

Managerial Finance | BUS 7600
Application of the theories and tools used in financial decision making. Topics include present value and capital budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, market efficiency and capital structure.

Management Information Systems | BUS 7700
Examines the use of computer information systems in business organizations with emphasis on how information technology supports business functions and aids managerial decision-making. Explores current trends and emerging technologies.

Management Accounting | BUS 7800
Explore use and application of accounting information for planning, control and decision making. Topics include: cost analysis and allocation, budgeting and behavioral aspects of accounting systems.

One course from selected concentration.

Module 3 - Capstone Courses

Graduate Seminar: Business Policies and Strategy | BUS 8500
Capstone course in which participants develop a major case study of business administration issues, programs and policies in a current organization. Draws from and utilizes concepts, theories, and skills developed in previous courses.

Two courses from selected concentration.

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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