Master - Business Administration: Performance Improvement

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If you would like to study ways to improve workplace productivity as well as enhance your business knowledge and leadership skills, you could research Northcentral University's online Master of Business Administration program in Performance Improvement. Read on for more information about it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's online Master of Business Administration program in Performance Improvement allows you to study topics related to making an organization function more efficiently and effectively. Throughout this program, you will be able to explore various processes and strategies for improving the functions of various systems, teams, processes, and organizations. You'll also be able to learn more about project management, Total Quality Management (TQM), multi-project management, and using technology to improve productivity. In addition, all students must complete a capstone course and take core business courses that cover fundamentals in management, business decision-making, operations management, and more.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering this program, you might already have prior business experience and be interested in learning more about improving workplace productivity. All applicants to Northcentral University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Eighteen credits will be from required foundational courses, 9 credits will be from specialization courses of your choice, and three credits will be from a research project.

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
MBA 5102 Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
MBA 5110 Managing People and Teams
MBA 5121 Managerial Decision-Making
MBA 5130 Managing Business Finances
MBA 5140 Operations Management
MBA 5150 Innovation and Marketing
Specialization Courses
MET 5000Principles of Productivity
Select 2 courses from the following:
MET 5010 Quality Management
MET 5016Improving Productivity Through Technology
MGT 5025 Total Quality Perspectives in Management
MKT 6001Product Management
PM 6012 Management of Multiple Projects
Capstone Course
MBA 6010 Strategic Planning

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

This online MBA program could assist you in gaining the knowledge and skills you might need to seek jobs related to improving organizational performance, or it could help you increase your career advancement prospects. Upon completion of this program, you might seek positions such as:

  • Human resources executive
  • Performance management consultant
  • Organizational improvement specialist
  • Quality and performance improvement director