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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St. Ambrose University

Master of Business Administration

January 16, 2018
Whether you want to run the company, launch a new career, or earn the degree that will get you a promotion, St. Ambrose University's MBA program can prepare you to be an innovative business leader who motivates and inspires others and surpasses all professional goals.

American National University

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

January 14, 2018
In the ANU Master in Business Administration program, we know that there is no better way for you to grow as a business leader than to apply the knowledge you gain in the classroom to the real challenges you face on the job. We customize your program experience, equip you with the knowledge and experience you need to succeed, and put that knowledge… [+] to work on field projects that solve real-world challenges faced by local business and organizations. [-]

 Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

MBA Global Supply Chain Management

January 12, 2018
Our outstanding MBA Global Supply Chain Management course offers you a truly life-changing experience and an exceptional opportunity to realise your full potential. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most coveted and internationally recognised postgraduate management degree in the world, and there's a good reason why. It is widely recognised… [+] as a passport to a successful management career, enabling managers with a functionalist role to take on a more senior, strategic position, and empowering senior managers to gain the in-depth, strategic knowledge they need to climb even higher. [-]

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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!