Business, Management and Leadership Programs
The School for Graduate Studies offers several business degrees that provide graduate students the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and competency in management and leadership. GMAT/GRE test scores are not required as part of the admissions process for the business programs. Submit an admissions application during our Application Review period.
Designed for experienced healthcare executives seeking to enhance their analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
Program designed for early and mid-career managers and professionals interested in enhancing their functional and professional skills and knowledge for career growth and advancement. This 36-credit hour program is delivered through online instruction, providing flexibility and convenience for working professionals and adult learners.
The MBA provides the option for specialization in ten areas:
Global Finance & Investment, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship, International Business, Management, Marketing, Nonprofit Management, Project Management
In addition to their specialized master’s degree, students can also incorporate an advanced graduate certificate into their degree program and earn a second credential. The MBA in business management also has specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).
Master of Science in Finance (online)
The Master of Science in Finance is a 36-credit, fully online program designed for students interested in developing and improving their professional competencies and skills in various finance related disciplines to increase their marketability. The program offers three tracks: corporate finance, international finance, and a general option where students can choose any four courses tailored to their interests and needs.
The M.S. in finance provides the option for specialization in three areas:
- Corporate Finance
- International Finance
- General Finance
The M.S. in Finance program also positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charter, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world. The M.S. in Finance program, recognized by the CFA Institute, offers a curriculum that covers more than 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which is the gold standard for the financial investment industry. It also includes significant portions of the CFA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, the highest standards of financial professionals. The M.S. in Finance program offers a limited number of CFA Program student scholarships each academic year via the CFA Institute University Affiliation program.
*CFA® is a registered trademark owned by CFA Institute.
The Master of Science in Applied Analytics provides students with strategic approaches to decision-making within public and private institutions. These strategic approaches will be used to develop frameworks for solving analytical problems, decisions on data collection, what information systems can be effectively used to collect the data, and what analyses should be performed in order to inform institutional decision-making. Six core courses will enhance students’ mathematical and technology skills and the core curriculum is supplemented by four concentration courses in decision-making and management, in which students will apply the skills learned in the core courses to their industry of choice, such as healthcare, marketing, business, or education.
Recognition of Military Training
Designed to help veterans and current service members use their military training and experience to accelerate the completion of a graduate degree in one of our Business, Management, and Leadership degree programs (MBA, MS). Credit for American Council of Education (ACE) recognized graduate-level military training and assessment of relevant knowledge of core business concepts, can be used to complete your master's degree faster and less expensively than in other programs. This benefit is applicable to the MBA in business management (online); MBA in healthcare leadership (online); and MS in finance (online).