Why Arizona State University?
Arizona State University recruits applicants for its online Master of Business Administration degree program. This large public research university in Tempe, Arizona administers the program through its Eller College of Management.
Applicants should have at least three years of professional experience, but need not have any specific undergraduate degree. Test scores or a minimum GPA are not required.
|Arizona State University
|Name of Degree
|Master of Business Administration
|School or Department Administering Program
|Eller College of Management
|Cost per credit
|Tuition for Entire Program
|Prerequisite Courses and Skills
|3 years of professional experience
|Campus Visit Required?
|Typical Time to Complete
|14 months-4 years
|When Can Students Start the Program?
|6 per year
|Does the Program Include a Capstone?
|Does the program include a practicum or internship?
|Other Features that Make the Program Unique
|distinctive concentration in healthcare; university has lots of online programs
|This degree requires 45 credits of coursework. Students do not complete a capstone course or other culminating experience. No capstone or practicum is offered. This flex-pace program can be completed in as few as 14 months. 6 concentration areas are offered: Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Management and Organization and Healthcare.
What will I Learn?
The UArizona online MBA curriculum begins by situating students in Introduction to Financial Accounting and Introduction to managerial accounting. Students gain key professional skills in Communication Management, Economics for Managers, and Business Strategy. They then address problems of finance from different perspectives in Survey of Finance As Analyst and Survey of Finance as Corporate Manager.
Corporate decision making is addressed in depth in Leadership in Organizations, Managing Ethics in Organizations and Applied Business Statistics. Students delve into specialized subject areas in Operations management, Strategic Management of Information Systems, Market-Based Management and Marketing of Innovations.
Students can choose to specialize in one of the following concentrations: Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Management and Organization and Healthcare.
How much will the program cost?
The program costs $1,250.00 per credit, and 45 credits are required. The total cost of the degree is just over $56,000.00 for the entire degree. Most students take 14 months-4 years to finish their studies.
How does the program fit into my life?
Courses do not meet at predetermined times. Instead, students are expected to complete certain online activities each week, in a model known as asynchronous teaching. These activities may include interactive exercises, assignments, group meetings, and/or watching online videos. No campus visit is required. With six starts per year, students can start at the time of their choosing.
Students also select a pace through the program. Following an accelerated schedule, they can finish within as soon as fourteen months, but some students take as long as four years.
With an accessible admissions process and a wide slate of available online programs, UArizona aims to facilitate the online student experience and has the experience to back up their claims. Applicants will be attracted to the distinctive concentration in healthcare, and the flexible curriculum and pace of the degree.