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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Universities Take on College Ranking Systems

June 21, 2017

Do today’s influential business school ranking systems reflect the true value of specific universities and degrees? A group of academics from more than 20 universities have joined forces in proposing that the answer to this question -- published as a journal article in last month’s Decis…


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Be a Better Worker: Take the Right Kind of Break

June 15, 2017

Taking the right kind of break at work can literally make or break your productivity.  Learn more about a new study on workplace breaks and how they can help you succeed.


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Malaysian Ministry Wants More Student Entrepreneurs

June 7, 2017

If you’re a student in higher education in Malaysia and have an entrepreneurial streak, you’re in luck.  The Malaysian Ministry wants more entrepreneurs.  Why?  Find out.


Newly added MBAs and EMBAs

Webber International University

MBA in Accounting

June 21, 2017
The Webber International University Graduate School of Business is pleased to offer a concentration in the area of Accounting. The objective of this concentration is to provide accounting students with a broader and more in-depth degree program than the baccalaureate.

University of the Potomac

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

June 21, 2017
Potomac’s Master of Business Administration Degree builds on the high quality academic programs offered by the college for more than twenty years. It gives students the opportunity to acquire important and relevant business knowledge and leadership skills.

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Master in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

June 19, 2017
Are you looking for a way to move forward in your professional and academic life? Master's degree programme in Business Management and Entrepreneurship is closely connected with working life.

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Want to Advance in Your Business Career? Look at a DBA

June 22, 2017

Many aspiring young business leaders seek out MBA degrees in order to gain an early inside career track. For the teaching and research minded, meanwhile, the PhD in business is an invaluable tool for ...


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Is a Global MBA in Food and Wine in Your Future?

June 17, 2017

Imagine immersing yourself in the fabulous world of international food and wine...and getting paid to do it.  While this may sound like a delectable dream, it can be your future reality -- with that right training, that is. One of the best ways to secure an executive position in the competitive...>


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Will Your Management MBA Pay Off?

June 16, 2017

In today’s dynamic business landscape, the mandate is clear: Evolve or perish. But while this may be a simple concept in theory, in practice it can seem significantly more complex. After all, how do aspiring business leaders position themselves to actively evolve? Read on to find out how tomor...>

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!