2018-2019 GRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Oct 20, 2018  
2018-2019 GRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG

Master of Business (MBA) On Ground and Online


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Master of Business (MBA) On Ground and Online

Saint Leo University offers a Master of Business Administration degree program to meet the needs of graduate students and working professionals. The program encourages students to expand their professional competencies within and beyond the classroom. In the Saint Leo University MBA program, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the key functional areas of business. Courses focus on managing complex interactions while defining and solving real-world business challenges. In addition to mastering analytical tools and technology necessary to solving complex management problems, emphasis is placed on leadership skills and technologies within the rich values and traditions of the University. 

Expected Program Outcomes

As a result of successfully completing a course of study within Graduate Business Studies, the graduate will be expected to:

  1. Apply key knowledge of core business management functions. Exhibit clear and concise oral and written business communication skills;
  2. Demonstrate the ability to serve as an effective team member and leader in work partnerships and cross-functional collaborative efforts. Apply widely used technology to management issues;
  3. Analyze complex business problems using critical thinking skills. Demonstrate ethical business decisions within the context of a diverse set of stakeholders and in an economically responsible manner.
  4. Analyze global forces that impact organizational success.

Note the following:

  1. For the master's degree, students may pursue up to two concentrations concurrently. A student must receive prior approval from the program director.
  2. After conferral of a master's degree, a student may take courses as a non-degree seeking student to earn an additional concentration under his or her existing degree program. A student does not earn the same degree twice.
  3. If a student wishes to return to pursue a different degree program, he or she must reapply for admission to that program.

The curriculum outlined below is designed to yield an understanding of business principles, the ability to use decision processes, knowledge of functional operations, and the ability to work effectively in today's ever-changing business environment.

Foundational Components 9-18 credit hours (Bridge Students only)

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