The flexibility of an online program allows you to access the classes on your schedule, participate and get on with your day. The classes offer you the ability to log in several times a week, post assignments at any time of the day, and from anywhere in the world where you have internet access.
At ACU, most of our students are working professionals. The flexibility of an online program allows you to access the classes on your schedule, participate and get on with your day. The classes offer you the ability to log in several times a week, post assignments at any time of the day, and from anywhere in the world where you have internet access. You will complete weekly assignments, complete reading assignments, post responses to discussion boards and engage with your peers by providing and receiving valuable feedback from your fellow students and your professor. So really, it doesn’t matter if it is 2:00 pm in China, 4:00 am in France, or 12:00 pm in Los Angeles, the class is available and ready for your participation.
What to Expect
ACU is a University without borders and encourages global diversity in the classroom. It provides the student an invaluable opportunity to connect to colleagues around the world and get first hand experiences from business professionals who are dealing with many of the same issues just in a different part of the world. In today’s open global economy this information will give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to take on those next important projects with a true appreciation for the leadership role you will play as an MBA graduate.
Your courses are developed by faculty who understand the specific needs of learners in an online environment. Special consideration is given to advance planning and setting expectations in the online classroom, so each curriculum is outlined in a syllabus distributed at the start of the course. This document provides an overview of the course assignments, grading strategy, student and faculty expectations, and course materials, as well as an understanding of the course goals and learning outcomes.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) aims at achieving the following interrelated goals and objectives:
To develop a strategic level of understanding in the key areas and functions of business to include accounting, economics, finance management, marketing, operations management, human resource management, and quantitative methods.
To demonstrate the ability to practice problem analysis and decision-making and present results both individually and as part of teams.
To recognize and be aware of globalization and its impacts on people, businesses, and the economy.
To develop the ability to apply leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork skills in business administration.
The MBA program requires 36 semester credit hours plus an additional 6 semester hours in co-requisite courses. Those without a business administration academic background will be required to complete co-requisite courses.
MBA Co-requisite Courses – 06 credit hours
MBA Core Courses – 24 credit hours
MBA CORE COURSES (36 credit hours)
MBA 501- General Management
MBA 502 - Entrepreneurship
MBA 503 - Financial Management
MHR 504 - Human Resources Management
MBA 505 - International Business Management
MBA 506 - Strategic Management
MBA 507 - Managerial Economics
MBA 508 - Marketing Management
MBA 511 - Business Research Methods
MBA 513 - Managerial Accounting
MBA 514 - Organizational Research and Theory
MBA 692 - Quality Management Systems