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 This New Digital Learning Platform Transform Online Learning?

November 21, 2018

What’s better than a single online business school in today’s globalized marketplace? A global alliance of business schools sharing a digital learning platform designed to maximize all of the benefits of digital learning. That’s exactly what several of the world’s top business schools are ho…


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Business Schools Unveil Hologram Lectures

November 14, 2018

If you're a business student and also a fan of R2D2, you're in luck. Fuse your love of R2D2-style holograms with your love of business in the latest trend: hologram lectures for business students. Let's take a closer look.


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Emirates Airline Most Attractive Employer For Business Students

November 7, 2018

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Newly added MBAs and EMBAs

Stamford International University

Part-Time MBA

November 21, 2018
The Stamford signature MBA is a Part-Time program designed to accommodate the needs of working students. It blends interactive classroom modules on Saturdays with flexible online learning modules, allowing students to learn outside the classroom at a time convenient for them. The program can be completed in 1.5 years.

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

MBA in International Healthcare Management (IHM)

November 20, 2018
Frankfurt School’s part-time MBA in International Healthcare Management is designed for working healthcare professionals to provide a thorough understanding of the international healthcare business. The programme aims to develop responsible healthcare leaders and to equip them with practical business skills, advanced entrepreneurial skills, leadership e… [+]xpertise and integrity, in order to master the challenges in a globalised healthcare sector. [-]

EU Business School

MBA Dual UoR - MBA

November 19, 2018
While completing the EU MBA program on our Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux or Online campuses, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-accredited MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London. The MBA is perfect for students with executive or management level experience, who want to change their career paths… [+] and achieve more by developing their existing skill sets. In completing the work for the dual MBA program, you will shape your business personality and hone your management skills - through theoretical and case study analyses. [-]

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Start-up Or Corporate: Where Should You Work?

November 12, 2018

As you embark on your MBA pathway, you need to ask yourself: how much risk do you want to take in your first job? What matches your career goals better? A reliable corporate job or a riskier start-up ...


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Why Should MBA Students Be Interested In Politics

October 29, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are quickly approaching in the US and a lot hangs in the balance. If you are studying business and heading into exam season, you may be dealing with high stakes of your own preparing for them. However, keeping abreast of politics is important, and not just for personal rea...


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Six Things Employers Expect From MBA Graduates

October 16, 2018

While an MBA brings a lot to your career, don't overlook these six key skills that employers seek in MBA graduates.

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!