Ashford University

Master of Business Administration

Program: Master of Business Administration
Degree or Certificate: MBA - Master of Business Administration
Department: College of Business and Professional Studies
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Program specializations:

Other specializations available in:
Business Economics
Environmental Management
Global Management
Health Care Administration
Human Resources Management
Information Systems
Organizational Leadership
Project Management
Public Administration
Supply Chain Management

Program mission statement:

Master of Business Administration graduates are prepared for careers in which a broad background and general knowledge in the field of business are requirements, as well as advanced graduate work in critical areas.
Graduates may choose to enter or advance in one of the areas of business or industry for which their degree has prepared them or start their own businesses.

Professional accreditation:

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accredited

Test(s) Required for Program Admission:


Face-to-Face Requirements:


Program Credits/Units to Graduation:

36 semester credits

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Program learning outcomes:
What Will I Learn?

Students will learn to:
• Communicate using multimedia tools in a world with converging media;
• Apply critical thinking in solving business problems using a variety of computer and analytical tools;
• Evaluate the use of the Internet in the connected virtual world of business;
• Describe and practice socially responsible and accountable behavior, including legally sound and ethically correct management practices; and
• Demonstrate leadership ability and team building skills in groups with cultural and intellectual diversity.

Evidence of Student Learning - Internal: How will the program measure what I have learned?:

 An aggregation of student work samples from the Master of Business Administration program indicated that approximately 75% of sampled student work met learning outcomes.  Consistent with Ashford University’s mission to provide high quality education, this data has been reviewed to make adjustments to the program to further enhance and promote student learning.


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Results of External Exams/Assessments: What third-party assessments will measure what I have learned?: