Online MBA

Gain advanced business acumen with an ethical foundation. Choose from six concentrations to personalize your degree according to your career goals and professional interests.


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University of Saint Mary Online Master of Business Administration

Position Yourself for Ethical Leadership and Advancement

MBAs are fast becoming what bachelor's degrees once were: essential for hiring opportunities and higher pay. With the University of Saint Mary accelerated, one-year distance MBA program, you'll hone your managerial skills, learn to take calculated risks with confidence, and earn the respect of your colleagues.

Especially important in today's corporate climate: The University of Saint Mary online MBA degree does more than just emphasize ethics and corporate responsibility. The Catholic university's mission and core values are threaded throughout the curriculum and faculty with ample real-world experience weave those lessons into their classroom discussions and lectures.

Accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)1, the University of Saint Mary distance MBA program allows you to earn your advanced degree without interrupting work or personal schedules. We offer six opportunities each year to begin your online MBA degree.

Focus your 36-credit-hour University of Saint Mary Master of Business Administration experience with one of our six concentrations:

  • The Finance Concentration includes study in mergers and acquisitions, capital and financial issues, and advanced topics in the field.
  • The General Management Concentration covers management information systems, leadership topics, and project management to provide you with a diverse knowledge base business.
  • The Health Care Management Concentration gives you deep knowledge of legal and ethical issues in the field along with the business skills to handle them.
  • The Human Resource Management Concentration delves into the current legal and ethical business climate and explores the how to manage conflict, negotiate effectively, and help guide organizations through change.
  • The Marketing and Advertising Management Concentration covers core concepts of buyer behavior, marketing research, strategy and planning, along with advertising in the modern era.
  • The Enterprise Risk Management Concentration covers the basics of risk management along with its key quantitative techniques. You will learn to manage risk across an organization in a holistic and strategic manner that views risk as a source of competitive advantage. A unique feature of USM's ERM concentration is the focus on ethics throughout the courses.

What sets the University of Saint Mary online MBA degree apart?
This isn't just any MBA. Our faculty wants students to contribute to society by making the right decisions on the way to making organizations more successful. Along with emphasizing ethical business practices, we teach critical thinking and encourage students to consider how decisions affect their colleagues, their company's place in the world of global business, and of course, the bottom line.

To learn more about the University of Saint Mary distance MBA program, request more information online or call us at 877-307-4915 to speak to an admissions advisor.

1The University of Saint Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor Degree of Science in Business Administration and Accounting, with concentrations in general management and marketing.
  • Master Degree of Business Administration with concentrations in General Management, Human Resource Management, Finance, Health Care Management, Marketing/Advertising Management; and Enterprise Risk Management.

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