Business Studies Programs

MBA and EMBA degrees are graduate academic programs offered by business schools or by business faculties in universities. Business programs are offered at schools around the world and feature a wide range of concentrations. Holding an MBA or an EMBA give students a solid understanding of business, as well as the critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills necessary to hold management and leadership positions.

Many universities around the world offer MBAs and EMBAs, online, part time as well as on campus. It is common for students to specialize in a field within the business discipline such as International Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, etc.

The variety of different Business programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular business degrees and listed below.

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South Australia Unveils Ambitious International Enrollment Plan

June 22, 2016

Australia has long been known for its “Top Three” status among international study destinations. Now, South Australia, in particular, has announced its own goal of amping up international student enrollments to ambitious new heights, according to a recent report from The Advertiser. Just…


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India Sees Surge in Student Mobility

June 15, 2016

Students in India are increasingly mobile, and a new report from New Delhi indicates that Indian students are driving international education around the world. The study reveals some interesting trends and shows which destinations are growing in popularity with Indian students. Let's take a closer l…


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China Announces Crack-Down on EMBA Corruption

June 8, 2016

In the US, potential business students expect to complete standardized tests and prepare for interviews, but in China, these types of entrance requirements have been at the discretion of individual programs. Now, the Chinese government plans to implement some changes and regulations to the process o…


Newly added MBAs and EMBAs

Liberty University Online

Master of Business Administration – General

June 28, 2016
Strengthen your management skills, as you stretch your knowledge in such areas as corporate responsibility, entrepreneurship, and legal issues in business or non-profit management.

Oklahoma City University

MBA

June 26, 2016
The Meinders MBA program is available in two formats: Full-time, 1-year program or the part-time, 2-year program for the working professional with relevant work experience. Small, cohort-based classes unite the faculty and students in a close-knit, dynamic environment. The exclusive integration of the Authentic Leadership Course includes customized… [+] leadership assessments, coaching, and continuous development opportunities. [-]

American University of Armenia

Master of Business Administration

June 27, 2016
The rigorous program leading to the degree of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to provide students with relevant knowledge and practical skills that will empower them to create a new standard of excellence as entrepreneurs, managers and executives.

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Six Smart Apps for Smart MBA Students

June 27, 2016

Busy MBA students need to stay in touch, work on the go, and access vital information at a moment's notice. Luckily, we can load our smartphones, tablets, and laptops with useful apps that help with t...


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Are You Choosing Between an MBA and an EMBA? Read This First.

May 30, 2016

Congratulations, you’re thinking of attending business school! While this is in itself a big decision, it’s only part of the equation. Another significant choice you’ll need to make along the way? Whether to pursue an MBA or an EMBA. Let’s take a closer look at these two degr...>


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Five Tips for Busting the MBA Bubble: Planning Your Post-MBA Path

May 16, 2016

The high cost of education, a precarious job market and shrinking salaries have led critics to question whether the MBA truly adds value after graduation. While it’s impossible to definitively answer this question, as with all degrees, an MBA is ultimately what you make of it. Let&rs...>

What are Business Studies?

Business Studies is a term for a particular academic discipline which merges accounting, marketing, organizational studies and finance. The term can also refer to the broader study of Business as an academic discipline, which is then divided into sub-disciplines such as: International Trade, Business Technologies, Risk Management, Marketing, Labor Relations, E-Business, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Business Administration and Finance.

What are the benefits of taking a degree in Business?
A degree in Business at the undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate level provides valuable qualifications for a career in a diverse range of professional fields. The knowledge and skills gained in a Business degree program transfer well into work in public or private organizations, small businesses or large corporations, government organizations or non-profits, and more. A business studies undergraduate degree fulfills the key academic prerequisite for an MBA, EMBA or PhD studies in a related field.

What do we study in a degree in Business?
Various degrees are available in the field of Business studies, including:

  • Bachelors degrees,
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA),
  • Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA),
  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA),
  • PhD in Business and more. Depending on the degree program, subject and business school or university, coursework subject matter will vary. Bachelors degrees tend to begin with foundational courses aimed at providing a broad overview of core subjects within the Business degree program. Then, undergraduate business studies courses increase in specificity, complexity and difficulty. MBA and EMBA programs may maintain a broad focus, or students can choose to enroll in a specialized Business Administration graduate program, concentrating on Banking, Heathcare Management, IT, Law, Logistics, Sales, Economics, Entrepreneurship or another field.

What kind of career improvement can you expect with a Business degree?
A Business degree offers opportunities for professional enhancement, not just for undergraduates starting out in their career, but also working professionals looking to make a career change or move up within their organization. When being considered for leadership positions in business, an MBA is at times a necessity or at least a very strong benefit. Graduate business degrees provide students with a fresh outlook and a broadened scope, which can help in addressing challenges.

How much does it cost to take a Business degree?
The cost of a Business degree will vary depending on a number of factors: the university or business school, the type of degree, the duration of the course and the country where the academic institution is located. Financial assistance or funding may be available for Business students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or PhD studies. It is best to contact the business schools of interest regarding tuition costs, fees and financial assistance opportunities.

What are the requirements to take a Business degree?
The prerequisites for business degrees vary, depending on whether they are undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate programs. Most graduate business degree programs require applicants to submit scores from a graduate admissions test, such as the GMAT or GRE. It is a good idea to read more about the program of interest for specific requirements information.

Why take a Business degree Online?
Online business study provides the student with the flexibility to manage their schedule in the way that best works for them. Business schools put to use the most up-to-date e-learning technology to offer a rigorous, engaging and communicative educational experience for their online business studies students. Business students enrolled in online courses get feedback directly from their professors, improve their written communication skills and participate in web conferences with their mentors and peers. Online study is available to business students at many business schools and universities, at any time - day or night - when it best suits their busy schedule.

Where to take a Business degree?
Top business schools and universities around the world offer a diverse range of business studies degree programs, from bachelor’s to PhDs. Look for business degree programs in New York, Dubai, London, Sydney, Toronto, Shanghai, Geneva, Bangalore and more. Find the business degree that suits you best today and contact directly the schools!