Collaboration classroom

Collaboration classroom


The dilemma was how to offer MBA classes to students spread across the state without requiring serious travel time. The solution was found in the Zoom technology which allows students to connect via a virtual classroom.

Graduate programs in business

Lead Differently

at work, at home and in your community

We offer three graduate programs in business with foundations in servant leadership to prepare you to achieve your professional goals. 

Darby Benroth

Bluffton's MBA is focused on leadership development and helping students understand management and leadership from a different perspective. Classes are offered in a 12-month accelerated or 22-month part-time format via online videoconferencing one night a week.

In addition, students can elect to add a concentration in:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
    This concentration will prepare you for leadership in the functional areas of finance and accounting in both for-profit and nonprofit contexts. Courses focus on categories of practice included in Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams. Eligibility includes having completed 18 semester hours of undergraduate accounting courses. 
  • Health Care Management

Mark Leinbach

The Collaborative MBA focuses not only on the traditional skills of accounting and management, but emphasizes the concept of leadership for the common good.

The program includes

  • A short initial residency
  • Weekly live videoconferenced classes
  • An international study trip

The next cohort begins August 2019 with a Thursday to Sunday residency. 
>>> more about the Collaborative MBA

Roel Galvan

Bluffton's MAOM focuses on preparing graduates to examine their roles not only within their organizations, but within a larger society, and encourages students to examine carefully the roles organizations play in an era of rapid global change. Classes are delivered one night a week through online videoconferencing.

Coursework:

  • Analyze trends in leadership
  • Emphasis on understanding the nature of a managerial role
  • Develop a work-related research project

In addition, students can elect to add a concentration in:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
    This concentration will prepare you for leadership in the functional areas of finance and accounting in both for-profit and nonprofit contexts. Courses focus on categories of practice included in Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams. Eligibility includes having completed 18 semester hours of undergraduate accounting courses. 
  • Health Care Management
 


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