Master in Business Administration: Acquisition

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Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition program is designed to teach you about government contract law, government acquisition, and other important topics. Read on if you'd like to learn more about Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition program here.

What Kind of Program Is It?

When you enroll in Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition program, you'll have an opportunity to study business strategies and proposals, government acquisition, and government contract law. In addition, the core business courses cover topics such as strategic management, financial accounting, quantitative methods, and the business enterprise.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you choose to enroll in Strayer University's Master of Business Administration program, you should have strong quantitative reasoning skills and a propensity for learning about business and acquisition. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition program consists of 54 credits: 40.5 core units and 13.5 concentration units.

Business Courses

Area 1 Core Component
ACC 557 Financial Accounting
BUS 508 The Business Enterprise
BUS 520 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
BUS 599 Strategic Management
ECO 550 Managerial Economics and Globalization
FIN 534 Financial Management
LEG 500 Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
MAT 540 Quantitative Methods
MKT 500 Marketing Management

Acquisition Courses

Area 2 Major Component
BUS 501 Government Acquisition
BUS 505 Business Strategies and Proposals
LEG 505 Government Contract Law

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition program, you may have the opportunity to compete for jobs in the field. Job opportunities may exist with companies that need people with specialized skills in acquisition to help them locate materials they need. Acquisition specialists may also help in negotiating contracts with potential vendors. Some of the possible job titles for graduates of this degree include:

  • Materials Manager
  • Acquisitions Specialist
  • Vendor Contract Manager
  • Contract Specialist