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.
With our online MBA, there is no entrance exam and the program can be completed in as little as one year! It also offers five unique specializations, so you can tailor your learning experience to complement your personal and professional interests. Choose from the following:
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.
- 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 Sector 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.
- Sport Management
Master the business behind the game. Learn how to adapt core business strategies into custom sports management solutions. The specialization enhances your critical thinking skills and prepares you to be a subject matter expert in the business of sports — from high school to professional.
Get an MBA tailored to you, made by you. This customized approach lets you select courses from existing electives of both our MBA and MPA specializations. This gives you the opportunity to pick and choose courses based on your specific interests and career goals, or even specialize in other public administration tracks such as Emergency Management or Homeland Security, while keeping the business foundation intact. Earn the degree that complements both you and your career goals.
The business program at Anna Maria College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
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 classes 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 for the Master's in Business Administration
Students who complete the Master's in Business Administration:
- Communicate, in both written and oral forms, at a level appropriate to graduate study.
- Demonstrate research skills, both qualitative and quantitative, and understand the theoretical implications of research, as well as how those implications inform decision making.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and challenges of ethical decision making in today’s business world.
- Work collaboratively in teams, analyzing relevant business case studies.
- Demonstrate competence in key areas of business such as finance, marketing and economics.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the global environment of business and its implications for opportunities and decision-making.
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, Minnesota, Mississippi and Wisconsin.