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Business Administration – Online MBA

Immaculata’s online MBA program prepares ethical, driven leaders for today’s workplace and beyond.

Today’s employers seek strategic professionals with the capacity to anticipate trends, leverage human capital, and make sound business decisions to move an organization forward. Immaculata University’s Online MBA program is designed to meet these demands through foundational and specialized coursework delivered by industry leaders.

Earning an MBA is associated with higher earnings, expanded career opportunities, and advanced-level positions. Through our distinctive leadership core, MBA concentration, and various track options, this program will prepare you to advance your career in an ever-changing business landscape.

At A Glance

Program: Online MBA
Audience: Graduate students
Format: Online; 7-week sessions
Next Start Date: May 20, 2024
Cost: $15,000 ($500/credit)
Time to Completion 5 semesters (possibly less than 2 years)

"My career goal was to become a change leader within my organization, Wawa, Inc., a multi-billion dollar corporation. The classroom instruction, interaction with other working professionals, practical hands-on skill development and an extensive path of self-discovery helped me achieve my goal. Today, I am a process professional, leading process changes that drive the company's bottom line and build competitive advantage."

Mark McClure
Senior Business Process Architect at Wawa, Inc.

Opportunities and Outcomes

Career Outlook

Immaculata Online MBA graduates can readily apply their advanced business skills to a wide range of industries and professions. While potential career opportunities could be limitless, top job categories include:

  • Corporate Leadership
  • Financial Analysis and Management
  • Health Care Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Sales and Marketing Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management
  • And more
Program Highlights

Program Delivery

All courses in the program are offered online with weekly synchronous class meetings, combining the convenience of remote attendance with the benefit of live instruction with expert faculty and engagement with your peer network.

Program Structure

The Online MBA program requires 30 graduate credits that you can finish in five semesters. Each course meets in accelerated seven-week sessions, and you will take one course at a time.

Program Cost

Competitively priced at $500 per credit, totaling $15,000 for the degree.

Specialize

You may choose from the general MBA track or concentrations in health care management or leadership.

Culminating Experience

In the final semester of the program, integrate and apply what you have learned to analyze, evaluate, and respond to a real-world business scenario.

Course Overview

Curriculum (30 credits)

All MBA students enroll in the Leadership core (6 credits) and the MBA concentration (15 credits).

Leadership Core

  • LDR 600 – Foundations of Leadership
  • LDR 621 – Strategic and Critical Problem Solving

MBA Concentration

  • MBA 605 – Quantitative Decision Making
  • MBA 610 – Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Business
  • MBA 615 – Financial Analysis for Leaders
  • MBA 620 – People and Organizations
  • MBA 631 – Contemporary Marketing
  • MBA 690 – Comprehensive (0-credit experience)

Choose from the following track options to complete the degree:

General MBA (9 credits)

  • MBA 625 – Emerging Topics in Business
  • MBA 630 – Supply Chain Management
  • MBA 632 – Avoiding Organizational Failure

Leadership (9 credits)

  • LDR 603 – Organizational Ethics
  • LDR 615 – Leading Digital Citizens
  • LDR 640 – Power and Influence

Upon completion, students earn a graduate certificate in leadership.

Health Care Management (9 credits)

  • MHCM 606 – Resources, Recruitment, and Retention in Health Care
  • MHCM 612 – Risk Management and Patient Affairs
  • MHCM 614 – Health Care Policy and Politics

Upon completion, students earn a graduate certificate in health care management.

Student Learning Objectives

Students who complete the program will be able to:

  • Use logic and reasoning to make sound business decisions.
  • Understand the interplay between external and internal influences on an organization.
  • Demonstrate competency in analyzing and employing metrics, statistics, and financial documents.
  • Create value for an organization through understanding the needs of complex workforce dynamics.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Leverage human capital within an organization to increase productivity and improve bottom line performance.
  • Address emerging trends in business and understand how they might contribute to a successful operation.
  • Integrate ethics and integrity in operational and strategic recommendations.
  • Exercise leadership skills and capabilities including motivating others, leading groups, leading change, and utilizing conflict constructively.
Admissions Requirements

Applicants are required to:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Provide official undergraduate transcripts demonstrating a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide two professional letters of recommendation

To be eligible for the MBA program, students must have completed the following equivalent undergraduate courses:

  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Statistics

Individuals may be provisionally admitted to the MBA without the prerequisites and complete the courses at the undergraduate level prior to enrolling in graduate-level coursework. Successful completion of the CLEP examinations may be used in lieu of the coursework.

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Student Spotlight

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Just The Facts

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Semesters

Complete the degree in a little over two years

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Program Cost

Discounted rate of $500 per credit

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Credits

Required for graduation for most tracks

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