request information


MBA - Professional Studies Concentration

Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Studies program is designed to help provide students with critical decision-making skills and managerial abilities for effective work within organizational settings. Continue reading for more information regarding this master's degree program, which is available in flexible online formats.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Studies

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Individuals interested in enrolling in this program should have basic skills using Microsoft Office software. They may also be practicing business professionals. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students who are enrolled in the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Studies program have the chance to examine topics in accounting, finance, economics, and workplace ethics. They also have the opportunity to understand the impact of politics, international trade, and technological advances on business sectors. In addition, the curriculum is designed to teach students general techniques for analyzing risk, resolving disputes, administering company resources, managing personnel, and evaluating productivity. The capstone course for this program is centered on strategic management theories and practices.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

Still Have Questions?

Complete and get your answers and advice.

Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Studies:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • ACC 557: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 508: The Business Enterprise
  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 599: Strategic Management
  • ECO 550: Managerial Economics and Globalization
  • FIN 534: Financial Management
  • LEG 500: Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
  • MAT 540: Quantitative Methods
  • MKT 500: Marketing Management

Area II- Concentration (13.5 credits)

With the help of an advisor, students choose Professional Studies courses on track with their professional aspirations.

Students are responsible for meeting any academic prerequisites that are needed to enroll in graduate-level classes.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Studies program should be equipped with advanced administrative skills. Upon completion of the curriculum, they could be able to find employment in public or private sectors or pursue entrepreneurial endeavors. Opportunities could be sought with government agencies, banks, medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, or nonprofit organizations.

Positions that an MBA holder could pursue include:

  • Area Sales Manager
  • Financial Services Consultant
  • Personnel Recruiter