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Online MBA: Management Specialization

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  • Duration 24 months
  • Cost per Credit $925
  • Credit Hours 36

Program Benefits

  • No business background required*
  • Graduate faster with a business undergraduate degree
  • Small class sizes
  • Expert faculty incorporate real-world examples into lessons

An Online MBA With Global Business Sense for Executive Leaders

Our Lady of the Lake University’s (OLLU) online MBA has the competitive business professional in mind. It boasts ASBSP accreditation, an elite credential among online MBA programs that makes you – and your degree – stand out.

Applicants in today’s business world need a competitive edge over MBA-qualified candidates. With OLLU’s Management degree, you’ll be prepared with finance, marketing, business operations and decision-making coursework and delve into international business strategy, entrepreneurship and human resources to advance as a leader.

Your global economics knowledge, drawn from readings, cases, and business periodicals that you’ll explore throughout the MBA Management coursework, will help you advance your career as you step into management roles.

Career Outlook: $104,240 Median Salary

All companies — across industries and across the world — need managers who can oversee operations, improve processes, and inspire teams large and small. Our Management specialization gives you the knowledge and confidence you need to qualify for a variety of positions.

In 2018, the median annual wage for management occupations was $104,240, the highest of all major occupational groups. The category includes titles such as human resource manager, sales manager, chief executive officer, chief information officer, and training and development manager.1

Computer and information systems managers are among the category’s highest paid, with a median annual salary of $142,530.1 Chief executives in manufacturing and professional, scientific and technical services earn even more, with a $208,000 median annual salary.2

Careers in Business

Curriculum: Diverse Skills for a Global Economy

The Management specialization consists of three courses, totaling nine credit hours. Topics include methods for creating business plans, the importance of integrity and ethical behavior in business administration, and the challenges of managing a diverse global workforce.

In one example assignment, there is a hands-on opportunity to analyze data in Microsoft Excel to inform human resources decisions. You’ll practice using HR analytics and apply multiple linear regression analysis to gain a better understanding of employee performance.

That’s just one way we prepare you to become an outstanding manager who makes an impact in their company.

Course Spotlight: BADM 8318 Strategic Human Resources Management: Policies and Practices

This course covers the development of human resource policies in organizations, including case studies on legal and ethical concerns, as well as competition in the diverse, multicultural global workplace.

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Course Spotlight: MGMT 8315 Entrepreneurship

This course focuses on the key concepts and methods relevant for entrepreneurs, covering the elements of new venture initiation, as well as strategies for small and growing organizations. You’ll prepare a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture of your choice.

Available Specializations

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Healthcare Management Specialization

Prepare to lead in healthcare management and improve the operations of outpatient clinics, hospitals, and other health care providers.

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Military Student Support

Our Lady of the Lake University is proud to support you as you balance your education with your personal and military service commitments. Our online programs offer the flexibility you need to conference with faculty members, study, and access course materials from wherever your busy life takes you. We also accept a variety of military education benefits to ensure the degree program you want is within reach.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 855-275-1082.

Students can complete the online MBA program in less than two years.

Tuition for the MBA program is $34,632 plus the cost of books and fees.

Yes, the online MBA offers two concentrations in Management and Healthcare Management. You can choose the concentration that best suits your career goals.

Students have the potential to transfer six credits (the equivalent of two classes) into the program.

Our MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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*If you don’t have a background in business, our prerequisite leveling courses in Math & Statistics, Financial Accounting, Economics, and the Principles of Marketing will make sure you’re prepared before starting each corresponding graduate course. Leveling courses are entirely online and just $75 per course.


  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Management Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved October 30, 2019, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Top Executives. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved October 30, 2019, from