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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Will Australia’s Plans to Link University Funding with Student Performance Change Enrollments?

January 17, 2018

With “work readiness” the imperative for universities and employers alike, Australia recently announced plans to overhaul its university funding model to reward universities with high-performing students with more funding. However, not all agree that these changes will make a difference. Here…


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Korean Students Awarded for Nanotechnology Applications

January 10, 2018

Students teams from universities across South Korea competed at a nanotechnology competition—and the winners have the opportunity to translate their ideas into reality. Let’s take a look at some of the winners and their ideas.


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Why Some Entrepreneurs Welcome Machine Learning

January 3, 2018

AI is here to stay. While it’s hard to understand what the future holds, you can be sure that machines will be a part of it. Let’s take a closer look at why some entrepreneurs welcome machine learning.


Newly added MBAs and EMBAs

Meredith College

MBA in Human Resource Management

January 20, 2018
Leaders in human resource management in Raleigh and beyond are critical to any organization's success. They're often the first and last impression a company makes on employees. As such, strong, knowledgeable, and ethical human resource management professionals are always in high demand.

Clarkson University Graduate School

MBA in Healthcare Management

January 18, 2018
The Clarkson MBA in Healthcare Management is designed to help students understand the complexities of the healthcare system and to manage health and health-related facilities more effectively. Our graduates establish highly visible and successful careers in hospitals, health systems, health insurance companies, medical practices, technology and consulting… [+] firms, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and healthcare policy development institutions. Our MBA in Healthcare Management is one of only 28 programs in the country to offer dual AACSB and CAHME accreditation. Clarkson’s MBA in Healthcare Management is a degree that sets you apart with a distinct competitive edge. [-]

SMS - Sports Management School

International MBA in Sports Management

January 18, 2018
Our International MBA in Sports Management is a tailor-made program, combining a strong background in general business education with an in-depth understanding of the economy of sport and the international sports business environment. Our student body is comprised of different nationalities. Our aim is to train young professionals and sport business… [+] managers. Our academic objective is to provide students with marketing, managerial and operational skills which will enable them to work in the sports business environment. [-]

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How to Develop Transnational Management Skills

January 19, 2018

Looking to boost your international career prospects? Consider an MBA in International Management. Let’s take a closer look at the skills you need—and how to develop them.


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Six Keys to Successful Negotiations

January 8, 2018

Looking to get a head start on your negotiating know-how? Read on for a roundup of six tips aimed at helping you sharpen your negotiation skills.>


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The Business of Christmas Explained

December 25, 2017

“’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a multi-billion dollar industry.” That’s right. It’s Christmas. It’s a season of lots of things, including shopping. Let’s take a closer look at the business ...>

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!