American City University

Introduction

Mission Statement

The core mission of ACU is the delivery of quality business education at an affordable tuition, via the Internet, to self-motivated adult learners throughout the world. ACU dedicates its expertise and resources to providing learning experiences to students with different backgrounds, in the hope of helping them reach their academic and professional goals.

History

American City University was established in 2008 to offer working professionals in need of a graduate degree at a reasonable price in a distance education format. Experienced leaders and an international faculty who understand the realities of balancing life, work and school have shaped the University into a premier institution. The University is based in Pasadena, California and is approved to operate as a degree-granting institution by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

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MBA of Business Administration

Online Full time September 2017 USA Pasadena

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. Program Requirements 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 [-]