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Purdue University Global's Master of Business Administration program is designed for students interested in developing the business knowledge and management skills they need to pursue corporate leadership positions. Read more about the online Master of Business Administration program offered by Purdue Global here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Prospective applicants of Purdue Global's online MBA could already have some professional business experience, and they should be interested in growing their leadership skills. All applicants to Purdue University Global's graduate programs should already have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Purdue Global's Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with the fundamental business skills and tools they need to be successful managers. The core courses cover fundamentals in a variety of business subfields, including marketing, financial accounting, strategic management, humans resource management, business ethics, and strategic leadership. In addition, students will have the opportunity to focus their degree program by selecting electives that match their specific career goals or by adding a concentration area. There are six possible concentration options: Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, and Project Management.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

76 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Business Administration:

The Master of Business Administration program at Purdue University Global includes 76 credits. This encompasses 60 core credits and 16 elective credits. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (60 credits)

  • Business Perspectives
  • Business Communications
  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis
  • Measurement and Decision Making
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Financial Management
  • Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Ethics in Business and Society
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • MBA Capstone

Open Electives (16 credits)

  • Students can choose 16 credits of electives or choose a concentration from the following areas:
    • Finance
    • Health Care Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Marketing
    • Project Management

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who have successfully completed Purdue University Global's Master of Business Administration program could be prepared for a variety of management and leadership positions. They may be able to advance their current career, or they could seek new roles in areas of business operations, finance, human resources, marketing, or project management, among other areas. Depending on their career goals, graduates could consider positions such as:

  • Management consultant
  • Finance manager
  • Human resources director
  • Operations manager
  • Marketing manager

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