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Online MBA: Management Specialization

Maximize your team’s 
potential. And your own.

Dive deeper into the principles and practices of managerial excellence with the Management specialization of Our Lady of the Lake University’s (OLLU) online Master of Business Administration.

Through three specialization courses, gain the mix of hard and soft skills you need to bring out the best in your team, your company and yourself.

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

Program Benefits

  • ACBSP-Accredited
  • No GRE/GMAT
  • No. 6 Best Online College in Texas

Gain the Skills and Perspective a Modern Business Leader Needs

Pair your core MBA studies with an in-depth understanding of management theory, ethical leadership, and strategic decision-making. You will learn to lead an organization with a global reach and graduate from OLLU ready to pursue executive and senior-level business paths.

All of our specialization courses are 100-percent online and able to be completed on your own time, so you can advance your career while keeping up with your everyday life. You’ll stand out from your competition with an education accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) from the No. 6 Best Online College in Texas (2017–2018), AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

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.

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 $33,300 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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Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Management Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved October 30, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Top Executives. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved October 30, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm.