Online MBA Graduate Degree Program
At Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, our online Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) is offered through the AACSB-accredited School of Management at Marist College. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review for its exceptional business programs, the Marist Master’s in Business Administration online graduate degree program is one of the top online MBA programs in the country.
MBA Graduate Degree Curriculum
Marist’s online MBA curriculum is a comprehensive graduate degree program that emphasizes business practices alongside leadership and ethics, technological infrastructure, and industry perspectives. MBA graduate students can tailor their academic experience to their personal career interests by selecting from one of our MBA concentrations. Business Administration grad school students also have the opportunity to enroll in online MBA courses from the School of Management.
Master’s in Business Administration Concentrations
Ethical Leadership MBA Degree Concentration:
Over the last few decades, ethical leadership has taken on increasing importance. The world’s economy has been shaken by the outcomes of large organizations led by unethical people. To address these critical issues, we have developed the Ethical Leadership concentration for the MBA program. MBA students enrolled in this graduate level course will learn the basic tenants of leadership and ethical decision-making, which are the foundation for ethical leadership. The goal of the Ethical Leadership MBA concentration is to prepare the student to be an effective leader and to face the challenges of the ethical dilemmas they will face in their careers.
Financial Management MBA Degree Concentration:
The Financial Management Business Administration Master’s degree concentration exposes MBA graduate students to the three pillars of Finance: Corporate Finance, Investment, and Financial Markets and Institutions. Building on the program’s core, Financial Management MBA students on this track learn the skills needed to solve real-world problems in global business firms. By the end, Financial MBA students will know how to apply financial theories to successfully manage and value companies.
Healthcare Administration MBA Degree Concentration:
MBA healthcare concentration provides you with critical information you need to optimize both your healthcare organization and your career. If you are already working in healthcare, this concentration will help you understand the big picture of the industry. If you are new to healthcare, this concentration will give you the necessary orientation to the industry. Either way, through the Marist College Master’s in Business Administration Healthcare concentration, you’ll become a more effective manager in healthcare, developing a deeper understanding of the industry and situations healthcare managers cope with.
International Business MBA Degree Concentration:
Students opting for the Business Administration Master’s degree in International Business concentration will be required to take four courses including: Corporate Financial Theory and Practice, International Economics, International Marketing, and Financial Markets and Institutions. Upon completion of this concentration, MBA students will be knowledgeable regarding the importance of international production and distribution as an essential part of corporate strategies. MBA students will learn to make informed investment, management and marketing decisions in keeping with the role of international and global institutions.
Skills and Career Potential for MBA Degree Graduates
Marist College's world-renowned faculty trains MBA students to master the fundamentals of business, identify leadership strengths, and think strategically using quantitative data. These skills are immediately applicable in participants’ present workplaces; helping to make Marist's online Master’s in Business Administration degree programs a valuable commodity and one of the top online MBA programs.
Graduates of Marist College's accredited online MBA degree programs experience immediate career advantages. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, hiring projections are looking up for 2013, salaries are expected to increase at or above the inflation rate, and internship opportunities are plentiful for MBAs.