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ACCELERATED ONLINE MBA PROGRAM

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Credit Hours

30-36

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Per Credit

$735

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Duration

1 Year*

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Program Benefits

  • #1 Minnesota online MBA - 2022 by U.S. News & World Report 
  • Digital Badging and Graduate Certificates Available (course waivers available for certificates)
  • GRE/GMAT Waiver Available
  • No Business Background Required

A Curriculum That’s Tailored to You

Customize your learning experience with Saint Mary’s Accelerators, which are graduate certificate offerings that can be stacked to ensure you gain the diverse skills for the career you want.

Saint Mary’s accelerated online MBA curriculum focuses on real-world issues and provides learning that is immediately applicable to students’ careers. Designed to help students rapidly advance their progress as professionals, you can complete the program in as little as 12 months1. Students can complete all of the courses in this program online.

This MBA consists of 10 courses for 30 total credit hours. All students must complete seven core courses (21 credits), one elective course, and two general MBA courses (6 credits).

Students may choose a certificate in a content area of interest: business analytics, cybersecurity management, cybersecurity technologyfinance, healthcare analytics, healthcare administration, human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, international human resource managementnonprofit management, or project management. While most certificates are 12 credits, the business analytics and healthcare analytics programs are 15 credits each. Students with either of these certificates may substitute the additional credits for MBA600 Quantitative Decision Making. 

Enhance Your Education with Saint Mary’s Accelerators

Choose from a selection of graduate certificate programs designed to accelerate your degree and help you achieve your goals faster. Each of Saint Mary’s Accelerators requires the completion of 12–15 credits and adds only six additional credits (two courses) to your degree program, allowing you to complete extra credentials while saving time and money.

With Saint Mary’s Accelerators, you’ll get a glimpse at graduate coursework and the opportunity to customize your learning experience. Additionally, several certificate programs also offer Credly badging for each course.

These badges serve as a graphic representation of the skills you gained by completing a specific course or graduate certificate program. They can be displayed on social media platforms like LinkedIn, along with your CV and resume to visually showcase your specific leadership knowledge and skills to current and potential employers, credentialing programs, and admissions offices.

Core Courses (21 credits)

Special Topics (students choose three topics) (3 credits)

These courses explore current topics for business leaders to build competency through an examination of contemporary issues. The courses covers summarized information on the topic assigned, including theories, practical application, and examples.

Upon completion of these courses, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Identify and implement practical application of the content area.
  2. Identify appropriate ethical considerations related to the given topic.
  3. Demonstrate emerging knowledge of the topic.
  4. Analyze and evaluate the need for additional resources, including appropriate collaboration with other disciplines, professionals, and/or systems.*

* In order to allow students more options for learning in the topics they wish to pursue, all students work with the instructors to determine the specific topics for their paper.

General MBA Curriculum (6 credits)

Students selecting the General MBA option must complete the following courses in addition to the core courses.

To find out more about Saint Mary’s online accelerated MBA program and its curriculum, call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request more information.

 

1Students must be registered for 12+ credit hours each semester in order to complete the program in 12 months.

 

Current Degree Requirements

For current degree requirements, visit the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Course. Catalog at https://catalog.smumn.edu