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Accelerated MBA Online

"For professionals out there looking to advance their career, and advance their career quickly, I think the accelerated online MBA program is a perfect match for that."

Why Choose an Accelerated Online MBA from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota?

  • 3 unique emphasis areas that fit future job market needs
  • 25 lecture series options that allows customization
  • Capstone provides local/global experience and exposure to like-minded individuals
  • Official partner of the National Institute for Social Media (NISM)

An Accelerated Online MBA That’s Anything But Typical

Today’s rapidly changing business world demands new skills, new knowledge, and specialization. An online Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota gives you an affordable, accelerated path to acquiring these tools. Gain a deeper understanding of today’s business issues — and skills you can immediately apply toward meeting your career goals.

Specialize Your Expertise

Unlike most other online MBA programs, Saint Mary’s accelerated MBA online offers both a general MBA path and the option to select one of three areas of emphasis that builds specialized expertise coveted by employers. They are:

  • Data Analytics
  • Social Media Management and Marketing
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management

Prepare to Lead

Every Saint Mary’s MBA student graduates with an education focused on management and leadership, as well as the knowledge to:

  • Apply quantitative analysis and economic theory
  • Communicate effectively across various modes and to a variety of audiences
  • Exhibit pragmatic decision-making skills and the ability to apply evidence-based solutions
  • Contribute to your organization’s success through a broad knowledge of business
  • Make an impact and lead organizational improvement

Customize Your Curriculum Focus

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those in the financial business field possessing a master’s degree earn on average $32,000 more than those with a bachelor’s degree.

With this graduate online business administration degree from Saint Mary’s, you can learn to harness the power of Big Data, the influence or social media, or the value of sustainability in the corporate world. Choose one of the following areas of emphasis and develop these critical business skills:

  • Data Analytics: Learn data visualization, analytics strategy, and ethics to master the critical role that data interpretation plays in shaping business strategy and decision making. 
  • Social Media Management and Marketing: Hone your digital storytelling skills while you learn to manage brands and build engaged connections in the digital age. Explore the importance and growing impact of social marketing ethics while preparing to sit for the NISM Social Media Strategist certification exam.  
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management: Study corporate social responsibility, sustainable marketing and law, and ethics in environmental management. Gain all the knowledge you need to conduct eco-friendly business.

You can also opt to follow a general MBA path for expanded study of management topics such as organizational behavior and ethical leadership. All students will additionally participate in a special-topics course. This gives you the opportunity to explore three of 25 business topics of your choice, including such professionally applicable options as:

  • Project management
  • International development
  • Information technology
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Accounting

Our accelerated MBA online program also includes a capstone project that gives you valuable hands-on experience. Complete your capstone by applying what you’ve learned directly with a domestic or global organization to gain experience and exposure.

This Capstone project stirred my curiosity in how I can be a contributor toward international business development. This was a very rewarding experience; I am confident that the knowledge I have acquired from the Saint Mary’s MBA program can guide me anywhere around the world.

Josepha Kodjo, MBA Student

This flexible program allows you to customize your degree to your interests and to your career aspirations. The Online MBA from Saint Mary’s: Anything But Typical.

Learning at Your Fingertips

A Saint Mary’s education puts knowledge and opportunity in your hands. Our mobile learning programs give you the flexibility that fits your schedule as you build skills and knowledge to develop, explore, and advance your career. It’s the freedom you need to grow with a vibrant, supportive community that understands the needs of your education, your career, and your day-to-day life.

Every student in our online degree programs receives an iPad® loaded with a mobile learning platform, so you have Saint Mary’s with you at all times. Our innovative program enables you to:

  • Access your courses and materials in a click
  • Engage with the curriculum through interactive exercises
  • Reinforce learning points using real-world scenarios
  • Connect with classmates and faculty anywhere*
  • Develop mobile technology skills employers require
  • Study with convenience, on the go*

iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
*iPad is Wi-Fi-enabled only.

Get started right away. Call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request a free brochure about the online Master of Business Administration and what it can do for your career.