January 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Mar 19, 2018  
January 2018 Graduate Catalog

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

(Please see the Graduate Program Offerings by Campus chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)

Program Description

This program prepares an existing or emerging organizational or team leader with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, production and operations. Application of theory to practice is emphasized through a problem-based/solutions-based curriculum, grounded in a framework of ethical leadership and global competition.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze core business concepts
  2. Create business solutions using ethical leadership, project management and teamwork skills
  3. Use data to drive decision-making and propose solutions to complex business problems
  4. Create solutions that consider global competition and various cultural perspectives
  5. Prepare logically constructed, relevant, and culturally appropriate written arguments and presentations

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, general manager, department manager, team leader, unit leader, operations manager, and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 39.00 semester credit hours is required.

A. Required Foundation Courses - 9 Semester Credit Hours

B. Required Core MBA Courses - 21 Semester Credit Hours

C. Additional Required MBA Elective Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may select any 3 of the following courses from any of the concentration areas listed below or approved transfer credit.

Technology Management Concentration

Project Management Concentration

Human Resources Concentration

Healthcare Management Concentration

Accounting and Finance Concentration


Course prerequisites may be waived if the student has prior equivalent coursework or by approval of the Dean of Graduate Programs.