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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Take your business career to a new level with MVNU’s Fast-Track online accelerated MBA program, designed to be completed in roughly one year.

2/12/2024

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Business Administration (MBA)

The accredited online MBA programs at Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) help students develop the advanced skills they need to go from the cubicle to the corner office. Core courses covering the essentials of business provide the foundation, as well as lessons in ethics, organizational behavior, legal issues, and strategy, help students develop into agile professionals ready to handle the modern challenges of their fields.

Students can choose from nine focus areas, from healthcare to marketing to ministry, enabling them to find the track that appeals to their goals for the future. An MVNU MBA program can teach you how to effectively manage teams, make chief financial decisions, become a servant leader of a religious organization, or take the lead on critical projects that keep businesses moving forward. Plus, online courses give you the opportunity to work toward accelerating your career on your own time.

Career-Focused Concentrations

MVNU’s MBA programs blend a 27-hour core education with nine hours of concentrated coursework that covers an array of topics. Within each concentration, students receive industry-specific training from expert faculty members that can unlock growth potential in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Explore what we have to offer:

  • MBA IN ACCOUNTING:

    Become a knowledgeable and well-rounded business professional by developing your leadership skills and accounting skills while earning your MBA.

  • MBA IN BUSINESS DATA ANALYTICS:

    Learn to create and manage Big Data initiatives, as well as associated business processes that facilitate large-scale analytics solutions in organizations.

  • MBA IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT:

    Prepare for a career in designing and managing business processes, either directly (V.P. of Ops, COO) or indirectly (e.g., management consulting). Develop skills for managing interfaces between operations and other business functions such as finance, marketing, managerial accounting and human resources.

  • MBA IN FINANCE:

    Students in the Finance concentration prepare for financial leadership roles in corporations, investment banks, or private firms by gaining an understanding of markets, institutions, investments, and financial planning.

  • MBA IN MARKETING:

    Prepare for a career in consulting, entrepreneurship, or general management by learning business skills, along with specific skills related to marketing.

  • MBA IN ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT:

    Students graduate ready to be leaders, executives, and agents for change in any organization by developing a wide range of skills in human resources, operations, and change management.

  • MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:

    Graduates of the HR Management concentration are qualified for executive roles in human resource management after obtaining skills in leadership, training and development, and compensation and benefits through the MBA program.

  • MBA IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICES LEADERSHIP:

    This concentration is ideal for students who seek a leadership role in a non-profit, governmental, or social service program. Students gain the expertise needed to effectively lead an agency by integrating concepts of knowledge in managing interdisciplinary relationships, including secondary trauma, program planning, development, evaluation, and grant writing.

  • MBA IN MINISTRY LEADERSHIP:

    The Ministry Leadership concentration equips students with the know-how to master leadership roles within a church and parachurch organization, allowing them to achieve overall personal and spiritual growth while gaining a practical, biblical, and theological understanding of ministry.

Looking for an MBA specific to the field of healthcare? The MBA – Healthcare Administration degree is for you!

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Tuition & Cost

$498 per credit hour

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Course Length

6 Weeks

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Total Credit Hours

36

Curriculum

Managerial Economics

A study of the concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics theory and policy including the concepts of demand and supply theory, resource and product markets, fiscal and monetary policy, and price theory and maximization.

Global Business

An intensive course designed to give a thorough understanding of the important dimensions of conducting business internationally. Students will gain an appreciation of the complexities associated with international business including: the importance of cultural differences, choice of modes of entry, strategic marketing strategies, strategic human resource strategies, and important international business theories.

Marketing Management

An introduction to the theory and practical application of marketing principles. Special emphasis is given to developing a framework for analyzing strategic marketing situations by defining target markets and developing a marketing mix related to the market stakeholders of the organization.

Curriculum stats/highlights

All graduate business degrees at MVNU require the following core courses, amounting to 36 credit hours. The remaining 9 credit hours are taken in the student’s chosen concentration. All MBA courses are 100% online.

MVNU also offers an MBA in Health Care Administration (MBA—HCA) for practicing health care professionals who aspire to lead. In addition, the Master of Ministry/Master of Business Administration (M.Min./MBA) dual degree program is designed for ministry leaders who wish to better serve their organization by studying business administration and strategic leadership.

Courses

Core Courses Credit Hours
Ethical Leadership 3
Managerial Economics 3
Marketing Management 3
Legal Issues in Management 3
Organizational Behavior 3
Global Business 3
Corporate Finance 3
Managerial Accounting 3
Strategic Management 3
Total MBA Core Hours 27
+MBA Concentration 9
Total MBA Hours 36

How much will it all cost?

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Tuition

$17,928

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Credit Hours

36

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Financial Aid

Apply for scholarships, loans, grants, and tuition reimbursement.

Get the Facts

20%

Lower tuition than comparable MBA programs

100%

Online

9

Concentrations

Career-focused Concentrations

MVNU’s MBA programs blend a 27-hour core education with nine hours of concentrated coursework that covers an array of topics. Within each concentration, students receive industry-specific training from expert faculty members that can unlock growth potential in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Explore what we have to offer:

MBA IN ACCOUNTING

Become a knowledgeable and well-rounded business professional by developing your leadership skills and accounting skills while earning your MBA.

MBA IN BUSINESS DATA ANALYTICS

Learn to create and manage Big Data initiatives, as well as associated business processes that facilitate large-scale analytics solutions in organizations.

MBA IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Prepare for a career in designing and managing business processes, either directly (V.P. of Ops, COO) or indirectly (e.g., management consulting). Develop skills for managing interfaces between operations and other business functions such as finance, marketing, managerial accounting and human resources.

MBA IN FINANCE

Students in the Finance concentration prepare for financial leadership roles in corporations, investment banks, or private firms by gaining an understanding of markets, institutions, investments, and financial planning.

MBA IN MARKETING

Prepare for a career in consulting, entrepreneurship, or general management by learning business skills, along with specific skills related to marketing.

MBA IN ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Students graduate ready to be leaders, executives, and agents for change in any organization by developing a wide range of skills in human resources, operations, and change management.

MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Graduates of the HR Management concentration are qualified for executive roles in human resource management after obtaining skills in leadership, training and development, and compensation and benefits through the MBA program.

MBA IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICES LEADERSHIP

This concentration is ideal for students who seek a leadership role in a non-profit, governmental, or social service program. Students gain the expertise needed to effectively lead an agency by integrating concepts of knowledge in managing interdisciplinary relationships, including secondary trauma, program planning, development, evaluation, and grant writing.

MBA IN MINISTRY LEADERSHIP

The Ministry Leadership concentration equips students with the know-how to master leadership roles within a church and parachurch organization, allowing them to achieve overall personal and spiritual growth while gaining a practical, biblical, and theological understanding of ministry.

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We can help you explore majors, discover internships, and plan your future as a professional. Our advisors welcome students at all levels and offer personalized guidance tailored to individual needs. From resume and interview preparation to networking advice, MVNU advisors provide a host of resources that can help you achieve a rewarding career after graduation.

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IS ONLINE COLLEGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Online education puts personal and professional goals within reach, and online learners find the flexibility needed to complete or continue their education with financial aid support to make degrees more affordable. Learn how online degree programs can take your career to the next level with The Ultimate Online College Guide.

Check out these other majors, too!

Ministry + Business Dual Degree (M.Min. + MBA)

Earn a dual master’s degree, a Master of Ministry and an MBA 100% online in just 24 months.

Health Care Administration (MBA-HCA)

Earn an MBA that’s specifically designed for health care administrators called to lead transformation.

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