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Master of Business Administration

Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program was created for students who want to build their management capabilities in preparation for career advancement. Read on for highlights of this MBA program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration

School Offering Program:

Winthrop University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program should have strong leadership, critical-thinking, and problem-solving abilities. They must also have a bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA; those who have a degree in an area other than business may need to take some prerequisite courses. All applicants to Winthrop University's graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program is designed to span the various aspects of business, including operations, finance, marketing, and accounting. For instance, students might explore marketing research, sales forecasting, and branding concepts while gaining knowledge of fundamental financial theories and manufacturing operations. As they work through the program, participants could be able to gather information about business technology, communication, and globalization principles. They might also discover how to use analytical tools to resolve issues in business. Students can create their own customized concentration to match their career goals or choose a concentration in marketing, strategic leadership, or sports marketing & revenue generation.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

36 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

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

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration

Students must earn 36 credits in Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program, which consists of 27 credits of core courses and 9 credits in one of the specialization areas. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Winthrop University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (27 credit hours)

  • Organizational Leadership and Communications
  • Statistical Methods and Business Research
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Policy Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior / Development
  • Sustainable Operations
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic and International Issues in Management

Customized Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Students choose three of the following:
    • Strategic Marketing Seminar - Capstone Course
    • Business Analytics
    • Marketing for Global Competitiveness
    • Leadership Dynamics
    • Advanced Human Resources Management and Labor Relations
    • International Business Culture

MBA Marketing Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Strategic Marketing Seminar
  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing for Global Competitiveness

MBA Sports Marketing and Revenue Generation Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Branding and Merchandising in Sports
  • Development and Sales in Sports
  • Business Analytics

MBA Strategic Leadership Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Leadership Dynamics
  • Advanced Human Resources Management and Labor Relations
  • International Business Culture

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Completion of Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program might inspire graduates to enroll in a doctoral-level program. Advanced courses in statistics, leadership, and research methods might make up some of these programs, and they could prepare students for advanced leadership, postsecondary teaching, or research careers. Below are a few programs that graduates might look into:

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration program could display advanced managerial, marketing, and leadership skills. In addition to seeking opportunities in the corporate world, graduates might apply to banking or healthcare organizations. Qualified candidates might seek positions such as:

  • Director of marketing strategy
  • Project manager
  • Vice president of sales merchandising
  • Director of supply chain management
  • Senior director of business development