Education is adapting to meet the needs of busy students of all types, and Fast Company predicts that by 2020, students will have a greater voice and more agency in their lives as learners than ever before. By making the experience of going to school more efficient and accessible, technology is driving innovation at the college and university level. However, students are also requesting a more personalized approach to coursework and instruction and creative options that match the fast pace of modern life and the emergence of a highly mobile, global workforce.
The Northwest Missouri State University Online General MBA offers graduate students an education that meets these challenges, giving students the flexibility to explore their passion for business while tailoring a degree to their career ambitions. In only 30 credit hours, you can earn a degree that could boost your management capabilities and earning potential for a lifetime. And you can study wherever you are, on your own schedule.
A Foundation in Management
Online MBA students complete a set of seven core courses that cover fundamental business knowledge and principles which help build the essential foundation you need to lead and manage effectively. Coursework covers business functions such as accounting and financial management as well as other information you need to manage workers, including business decision analysis tools and organizational behavior.
The program also provides a relevant overview of business operations, featuring courses that emphasize the strategic and analytical aspects of management, and the importance of applying a wider lens in decision-making, especially in marketing efforts.
Courses in this core sequence help students get a broader perspective on business that encompasses the way both organizations and entrepreneurs approach it, as well as the market factors driving new working methods, processes and ideas.
A Spectrum of Specialization
The remaining hours required to earn the online General MBA are yours to explore — find the right fit with your career ambitions. With the help of your advisor, you will select a trio of courses to create your desired management specialization from nine different options:
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Quality Improvement Techniques
- Evolution of Quality Management
- International Business
- Advanced Marketing Communication
- Global Marketing Management
- Advanced Human Resource Management
- Managing Compensation and Benefits
- Organizational Training and Development
In addition to customization, the online MBA program features a virtual classroom environment where students and professors interact and collaborate, addressing the problems and solutions that drive modern business. Study from home, work or wherever your family and leisure time takes you.
Whether your career plans involve achieving a management position in local or global business, joining a startup company, or building a brand on social media, Northwest Missouri State’s innovative online education model allows you to match your degree to your goals.
Learn more about Northwest Missouri State University’s online General MBA program.