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Online Master of Business Administration

Earn your MBA online in as little as one year

Gain the skills to be an effective business leader in an advanced, highly-respected role. The online Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Anna Maria College combines today’s current, competitive strategies with a results-driven management approach. The result — you gain critical knowledge that can be immediately applied to your current role while simultaneously positioning yourself as a candidate for advancement opportunities and earn more. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s annual survey, 2013 MBA graduates continue to command higher starting salaries compared with other master’s graduates in the United States, with a median base salary of US $95,000. The comprehensive business and leadership tactics you’ll acquire can help you and your organization succeed.

Mid-Career Track: Your Work Experience Counts

If you have relevant progressive work experience in business, you may be eligible to waive 1 course or 3 credits from the MBA core requirements as determined by the Program Director on a case by case basis. That means you could earn your Master of Business Administration degree in as few as 11 courses instead of 12.

MBA Specializations

Learn the foundational business operations that are crucial to helping public administrators effectively manage an organization, including strategic planning, budgeting for nonprofits and labor management relations.

With our online MBA, there is no entrance exam and the program can be completed in as little as one year! It also offers unique specializations, so you can tailor your learning experience to complement your personal and professional interests. Choose from the following:

  • Business
    Develop the advanced skills to set you apart in an ever-changing and competitive marketplace. Learn successful leadership skills, proven management strategies and how to preemptively evaluate risks and resolve them.
  • Healthcare Administration
    As one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. economy, health care is in great need of administrators who have advanced knowledge of a multitude of health & administrative processes. Gain critical knowledge of planning, directing, managing and supervising the delivery of healthcare.
  • Health Informatics
    It’s estimated 5.9 billion health care jobs will be added by 2020 and with that increase comes a demand for seasoned professionals who can analyze the industry’s overwhelming amount of electronic data. Gain niche skills and turn health care’s analytics into global health care solutions.
  • Public Finance and Management
    Public agencies are more accountable than ever about how they use their resources. Learn the foundational business operations that are crucial to helping public administrators effectively manage an organization, including strategic planning, budgeting for nonprofits and labor management relations.
The business program at Anna Maria College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

IACBE Recognition

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education Member

The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is the leading outcomes-based professional accrediting organization for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE promotes, develops, and recognizes excellence in business education.

Anna Maria College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). An educational member is an academic business unit that has met the IACBE’s requirements for educational membership as outlined in the IACBE’s Accreditation Process Manual.

Anna Maria College MBA Advantages

Expect the best in your education. Anna Maria College provides a welcoming, student-centered approach toward online education. Our online MBA program can be finished in as little as one year. Features of the online MBA program at Anna Maria College include:

  • No Entrance Exam Required
  • Practitioner-Based Faculty
    AMC professors are career veterans of the business world with decades of combined industry experience in both the public and private sectors. Our faculty uses their real-life experiences to craft lectures and develop engaging coursework. Learn from their challenges and successes.
  • Ultimate Flexibility
    Build your career, don't disrupt it – Online MBA courses are designed for the demanding schedules of working adults, especially those in mid-level management and leadership roles.
  • Transfer Credits
    Effective July 1, 2014, accepted and matriculated students may be able to transfer up to six credits from a regionally accredited institution of the total required credits for a master’s program based on certain conditions. AMC alumni seeking to earn a second graduate degree may be able to transfer up to nine credits based on certain conditions.

Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society

Anna Maria College participates with the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration. This society is open to students who graduate among the top 20% of their class, allowing for outstanding academic achievement recognition for a lifetime. As a member of this society, you are eligible to a number of benefits, including:

  • Lifetime Recognition
  • Networking Opportunities among the student and alumni members, offering a chance for mentorship and guidance in the business professional community.
  • Constant Connection through the Aspirations Newsletter, an annual publication of the society’s activities, events and current business issues.
  • One-Year Subscription to Bloomberg Businessweek offered to new inductees and a special alumni rate for the following years.

Learning Outcomes

Learn more about this program’s mission, goals and educational objectives outlined by Anna Maria College.

Students should expect to spend approximately 17-20 hours per week on coursework in each 3-credit 8-week online course. Coursework can include reading, viewing PowerPoints, watching videos, completing assignments, taking exams, working on projects, writing essays, and participating in weekly online discussion threads.

View Anna Maria College credit hour policy for online courses.

Build a Better Career

Take the next step in achieving your career goals. Click here to request more information about online Master of Business Administration from Anna Maria College or call 877-265-3201 to speak with an admissions adviser.

Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a non-business major may be required to take prerequisite courses in conjunction with their MBA program. Please contact an admissions adviser today to find out more information and how some of these courses may be waived upon review of your prior undergraduate coursework and/or work experience.

Due to state regulations, Anna Maria College’s online programs are no longer accepting applications from residents of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, and Wisconsin.