Become a Business Leader by Earning an MBA from Marylhurst UniversityAn MBA from Marylhurst University will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in business today. Our accelerated degree program offers a collaborative and flexible online environment that will hone your core business skills in just 18 months. This is the degree for you if you want to:
- Think strategically
- Become a creative problem solver
- Learn to lead effectively with confidence
- Expand your managerial skills
- Gain a solid foundation in all core business areas
Reasons to Choose our Online MBA Degree Program
- Earn your MBA degree in 18 months through the accelerated program
- Benefit from a program conducted 100% online; no residency on campus is required
- Enjoy the freedom to complete your MBA on a schedule that works for you
- Develop management, leadership, marketing, finance, accounting, and operations knowledge and skills to become an effective leader
- Take advantage of an accelerated program format delivered in five-week sessions; you take one course at a time to allow for concentration on a particular discipline
- Get counsel from a dedicated personal advisor throughout the degree program
- Pursue your degree on your own terms–the GMAT or GRE may be waived for qualified applicants
- Earn financial aid with a wide range of opportunities available – including use of your VA Education Benefits
- Gain access to expansive student and alumni resources including: - Academic Coaching
- Career Services
- Career Development
- Internship Programs
SpecializationsEnhance your knowledge, expand your influence and position yourself to advance your career while focusing your learning on one of the following concentrations:
General Management: By choosing to specialize in general management, you will hone your skills in business management and leadership for all areas of business. Through core courses in human resources, accounting, finance, statistics, leadership, project management, business law, marketing and more, you will be prepared to lead businesses into the next decade and beyond.
Marketing: Specializing in marketing allows you to narrow your focus and delve deeper into the creative side of businesses. You will focus on brand strategy and management, competitive analysis, marketing research, product development, pricing strategies and customer relations while developing core business skills in accounting, finance and operations.
Nonprofit Management: An MBA with a specialty in nonprofit management gives you the insight into the unique dynamics that not-for-profit or charitable organizations face. In this concentration, you will develop your understanding of governance, capital, fundraising, budgeting, public policy, board development and volunteer management. In addition to taking these specialty courses, you will develop leadership and management skills in areas of accounting, marketing, finance, communications, logistics, operations and more.
Finance: If your passion in business is focused on the financial health of an organization, this is the specialization for you. While developing your leadership and management skills, you will focus your efforts on exploring issues and theories surrounding corporate finance, international finance, portfolio investments and other advanced financial concepts. Hone your analysis skills in relation to investment decisions, risk management, financial planning, working capital, portfolio theory, capital markets and more through our MBA with a concentration in finance degree.
DegreesHealth Care Management: Our MBA in Health Care Management is focused on creating the next generation of ethical health care management leaders. While learning effective business management, negotiation, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, you will delve deeper into specific areas of concern for health care organizations. The program emphasizes efficiency and quality within health care organizations and the role that technology plays in health care management. Public policy, market, patient care, billing and more are covered in this innovative program.
Real Estate: Our MBA in Real Estate gives you the opportunity to develop leadership and management skills while expanding your knowledge in areas directly related to the competitive real estate industry. Working towards this degree, you will examine organizational behavior, managerial economics, analysis, managerial finance, real estate law and issues specific to real estate finance. In addition, you can choose to specialize in real estate development, real estate finance or real estate management.
Sustainable Business: “Green collar” jobs are found today throughout the business and nonprofit world, and organizations of all types and sizes are looking for experienced and passionate individuals to lead them into the future. Through our MBA in Sustainable Business program, you will learn about renewable energies, green development strategies, sustainable IT practices, natural resource management, policy, food systems management and much more. While earning your “green” degree, you will develop excellent communication skills, improve your critical thinking and analysis and gain knowledge about core business practices including human resources, operations, finance, accounting, marketing and more.