Master in Business Administration: Professional Studies

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Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Studies program is designed so that you have the flexibility to choose concentration courses that suit your professional needs. These courses are selected in consultation with an academic advisor. If you are interested in learning more about the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Studies program, read on.

What Kind of Program Is It?

When you enroll in Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Studies program, you have an opportunity to choose the professional studies you think would best suit your professional goals and interests. These courses are chosen in close consultation with an academic advisor. In addition to completing professional studies courses, you are also required to complete core courses in various areas of business. Some of these classes include strategic management, financial management, the business enterprise, and marketing management.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Studies, you should have an interest in the field of business and have a clear idea of how your interest in professional studies relates to your professional and educational goals. 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 Professional Studies 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

Professional Studies Courses

13.5 credits of Elective Courses

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

When you have finished Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Studies program, you will have an opportunity to compete for managerial-level jobs within many different industries. Some of the industries a graduate can apply for jobs include manufacturing, retail, food and beverage, and consulting. Some of the possible job titles for graduates of this degree could include:

  • Management Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Financial Analyst