Anna Maria College


Anna Maria College Offering a highly personalized learning experience Anna Maria College is a private, co-educational institution founded in 1946 by the Sisters of Saint Anne. With an annual enrollment of 1,500 students, the College prides itself on providing a values-based, service-focused liberal arts education. AMC has grown to offer a variety of undergraduate majors, as well as many graduate and certificate programs, both on-ground and online. The small student-faculty ratio allows for a highly personalized learning experience, while the modest class and campus size allows for optimal student involvement. The College offers 13 Division III NCAA athletic programs for men and women. AMC's campus is conveniently located just minutes away from Worcester, MA on 192 acres in Paxton.

Students at Anna Maria College receive a professionally-focused, liberal arts education consistent with the College's Catholic identity and values.

AMC distinguishes itself through its career-oriented liberal arts education, accessible and responsive faculty, small class sizes, and a variety of co-curricular activities including Division III athletics. Popular majors include criminal justice, fire science, music therapy, nursing, social work and sport management.

AMC offers an Honors Program, as well as numerous and unique study abroad opportunities. Anna Maria College is also a member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts, a group of 12 colleges that allows students to cross register at no additional cost.

Anna Maria College: Our Mission Anna Maria College, a Catholic institution of higher learning, recognizes its obligation to serve its immediate community, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the nation and the world through the provision of education, the preservation of learning, and the sponsorship of research.

Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition of higher education, Anna Maria College is maintained and operated in conformity with the values of the Judeo-Christian tradition and in keeping with the ideals of its foundresses, the Sisters of Saint Anne. These ideals, which reflect the development of the total human being, also include increasing access to quality education, educational innovation and respect for practical skills.

Specifically, Anna Maria College sees its mission to be that of fostering in its students intellectual involvement, career preparation, social awareness, dedication to justice and peace, religious and moral sensitivity, and a lifestyle capable of sustaining these within balance.

In addition, the College is committed to nurturing the development of a sense of respect for oneself and for others, as well as a sense of responsibility to society and the world.

To effect this mission, the College offers its undergraduate students a program integrating a liberal arts education and strong career preparation. To its graduate students, the College offers an education fostering high standards of personal development and professional achievement, as well as a mature sense of responsibility.

In fulfilling its role as an institution of higher education, Anna Maria College does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, loan programs, and other College administered programs.

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<strong>The Master of Business Administration (MBA)</strong> program is designed to prepare individuals for professional careers in management and to provide educational enrichment for experienced professionals seeking a broader management [+]

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to prepare individuals for professional careers in management and to provide educational enrichment for experienced professionals seeking a broader management perspective. An Advanced Certificate in Business (ACB) is also available as well as a Certificate in Grant Writing. The faculty consists largely of professional practitioners whose academic credentials are further enhanced by the level of their personal accomplishments. Their experience provides the student with a valuable balance between theory and application. MBA students may select a concentration in ethics and leadership, finance, health informatics, marketing, public sector management, security management or sport management. Students seeking a broader business program may also choose a general business or self-designed concentration, selecting courses from a variety of areas. In order to complete a concentration, the student must select four electives from the concentration’s set of electives. The MBA program in the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education is an accelerated program. The program is offered in a variety of formats including 8-week accelerated, online and on-ground. In general, students may register for no more than six credits (two courses) per sequence. If a student is unemployed, the student must seek permission of the program director to register for nine credits (three courses). Under no circumstances will permission be granted for a graduate student to register for more than nine credits (three courses). Degree Requirements Twelve courses (36 credits) with an overall GPA of 3.0 (B) Curriculum Prerequisite Courses Five prerequisite courses are required of all MBA candidates who have not previously satisfied these requirements. These requirements may be met by previous education or experience. The specific prerequisite needs to be completed before a student enrolls in the corresponding required course. All prerequisites do not have to be completed before students can enroll in the required courses: BUS 512 Financial Accounting BUS 523 Management BUS 543 Economic Theory and Practice BUS 569 Marketing and Theory BUS 571 Business Statistic [-]


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