Master in Business Administration (MBA)

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The coursework in Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration program focuses on the leadership skills and knowledge relevant to managing organizations. You can learn more about Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of program is it?

Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration program is designed to help students develop the skills to pursue leadership positions in business. The program focuses on the fundamentals of decision making and communication in the business world as well as aspects of strategic management and economics. Program coursework emphasizes business perspectives, financial management, human resource management, and more. Students will also have an opportunity to study leadership and business ethics. This degree can be further specialized by focusing on one of six specializations: finance, health care management, human resources, information technology, marketing, or project management.

What are the prerequisites?

Applicants interested in applying to Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration program should hold a bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED. Since the program is offered online, applicants need to have access to a computer.

What are the course requirements?

The Master of Business Administration program consists of a total of 60 credits. Specific course requirements could change. If you are interested in enrolling in Kaplan University, speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Master of Business Administration Requirements

  • Business Perspectives
  • Business Communications
  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis
  • Measurement and Decision Making
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Financial Management
  • Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Ethics in Business and Society
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • MBA Capstone

What could I do after I graduate?

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the Kaplan University Master of Business Administration program, graduates could be prepared to pursue career opportunities with corporations, government organizations, and more, including entry-level positions such as:

  • Financial analyst
  • Chief executive officer
  • Marketing manager
  • Project manager

Advanced Degrees

Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration program could help graduates prepare to further their education at the doctoral level. Graduates could pursue doctorate degrees in general business administration or other specialized areas of the field, such as:

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Management
  • Doctor of Marketing