Master of Business Administration

HBU Online Learning Program

About the Degree

HBU Online MBA

An investment in yourself is sure to bring returns! The Master of Business Administration degree is one of the most versatile advanced degrees, and is applicable in virtually every sphere. HBU’s prestigious MBA program is available online!

Program Overview

For more than 40 years, the HBU Archie W. Dunham College of Business has prepared professionals and built a solid reputation for producing conscientious and well-connected leaders. The Master of Business Administration degree incorporates leadership, financial principles, global concerns and decision-making techniques – all with Christian ethics as a key ingredient.

Each online class is completed in an eight-week format. The degree takes one-and-a-half to two years to complete depending upon a student’s course load.

MBA In Practice

HBU’s MBA program is known for its practicality. The course of study equips learners for sound management of people and stewardship of resources. At the same time, the program embraces innovation, giving graduates the skills needed for the changing business climate. Whether you’re looking to polish your skills, move up or start your own business, the MBA is right for you.

Distinctives:

Individual Attention

Unlike many universities, in which professors are often occupied with private research and publication pressures, HBU allows professors the freedom to engage with students. Small groups help ensure that HBU students are assimilating and applying the material.

Strong Connections

Faculty members have broad experience in the business sphere. Additionally, connections with industry partners and other students are catalysts for great endeavors. The Center for Christianity in Business at HBU provides ongoing networking, training and inspiration.

Ethics

A moral basis for decisions is vital for business professionals, who are entrusted with the faith of organizations, clients, customers, investors and industry-wide players. HBU underscores this value, producing sought-after leaders who typify ethical management.

The Degree

12 hours of leveling courses are required for students without a business undergraduate degree:

ACCT 5362  Accounting Principles (3 credit hours)
ECON 5363  Economic Principles (3 credit hours)
FINA 5260   Finance Principles (2 credit hours)
MGMT 5260  Decision-Making Techniques for Managers (2 credit hours)
MGMT 5261  Management Principles (2 credit hours)

The MBA program is comprised of 33 credit hours of study; courses are:

ACCT 6352   Accounting for Managers
ECON 6353  Global Economy and Institutions
FINA 6330   Financial Management
MGMT 6328  Executive Communications and Information Strategies
MGMT 6352  Organizational Behavior
MGMT 6376  Business Strategy and Policy
MGMT 6390  Managing Innovation Strategically
MGMT 6389  Value Creation Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MGMT 6392  Transformational Leadership and Ethics in Business
MGMT 6395  International Management Experience OR MGMT 6393 Global Enterprise Management
MKTG 6310  Marketing Management

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Admission Requirements

Official Transcripts – Official transcripts should be sent directly to The Graduate School from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree.  Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.  **If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts.  Any post-baccalaureate or graduate level transcripts will also be required.

Personal Statement – Please submit a personal statement, between 300 and 500 words, sharing your desire to attend The HBU Online Graduate School and how you feel a degree from HBU will assist you in your academic and professional careers.

Résumé/CV – Email a current resumé or CV to The Online Graduate School at onlineverification@hbu.edu.

Processing Fee – Applicants will be required to submit a $75.00 processing fee, payable online at HBU.edu/GradAppFee, or by check or money order.

Placement Exam – Applicants are required to complete a placement exam prior to admission.

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Accreditation

Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

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