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

Leveling Courses required for students without a BBA:

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)

Core Courses:

MGMT 6131 Spirituality at Work I
MGMT 6352 Organizational Behavior
BUSA 6315 Fundamentals of Data Analytics
FINA 6330 Financial Management
ACCT 6352 Accounting for Managers
MGMT6132 Spirituality at Work II
MGMT 6392 Transformational Leadership and Ethics in Business
MKTG 6310 Marketing Management
MGMT 6334 Legal Challenges in HR Management
MGMT 6133 Spirituality at Work Ill
MGMT 6376 Business Strategy and Policy

Specialization Tracks (select one of the following)

General Management Track (select 3 of the following)
ECON 6353 Global Economy and Institutions (required)
(Select 2 of the following)
MGMT 6390 Managing Innovation Strategically
MGMT 6337 Organizational Development & Change
MGMT 6303 Project Management

International Business Track
ECON 6353 Global Economy and Institutions (required) (select 2 of the following)
MGMT 6303 Project Management
MGMT 6378 Management of Global HR
MKTG 6333 International Marketing Seminar
ACCT 6713 International Accounting

Entrepreneurship Track
ENTR 6301 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development (required)
(Select 2 of the following)
MGMT 6390 Managing Innovation Strategically
MKTG 6365 Marketing Strategies for New Ventures
MKTG 6366 Social Media Strategies for New Ventures
ECON 6353 Global Economy and Institutions

Organizational Development and Change Track
MGMT 6337 Organizational Development and Change (required)
(Select 2 of the following)
MGMT 6338 Human Resource Management for HR Professionals
MGMT 6378 Management of Global HR
ECON 6353 Global Economy and Institutions

Marketing Track
MKTG 6333 International Marketing Seminar (required)
(select 2 of the following)
MKTG 6365 Marketing Strategies for New Ventures
MKTG 6366 Social Media Strategies for New Ventures
MGMT 6303 Project Management
Global Economy and Institutions

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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