The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at USF has recently been redesigned to respond to the increasingly competitive, technological and global world of management.

USF’s relevant and on-trend curriculum focuses on:

  • Global and competitive challenges
  • The value chain of business
  • Analytical thinking
  • Leadership and decision making

Why USF’s MBA?

  • The curriculum is flexible to meet your career goals
  • Classes are on site in Joliet, IL or online
  • Can be completed in 12-18 months (if desired). Ask about one year MBA option
  • Prepares you for meaningful advancement
  • Our faculty have business experience
  • Coursework applies to the real-world
  • Up to nine (9) semester hours of credit may be transferred
  • Qualified students have the opportunity to join Delta Mu Delta, international national honor society

A distinctive feature of USF’s MBA program is the students’ ability to start immediately in a concentration of their choosing.

MBA Concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Training and Development

A key component is experiential learning led by faculty that has both academic credentials and real-world experience. USF students can immediately engage in coursework that’s applicable to their workplace or a specific industry certificate or credential. USF’s classes feature adult-learning activities such as case study exercises, directed discussions and team projects and presentations.

Practical for working professionals

USF provides a quality educational program that fits into the busy lives of adult learners. Students can complete their MBA online or on-site at their own pace while working. Courses run three semesters each year (fall, spring, summer) and a student may enter the program during any semester. The MBA can be completed in as few as 12-18 months.

Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificates are designed to enhance the credentials of the business professional. They can also be applied toward a graduate degree at a later date.

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Business Analytics Certificate
  • Finance Certificate
  • E-learning Certificate
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Logistics Certificate
  • Training and Development Certificate
  • Training Specialist Certificate

Bridge Programs and Dual Degree Opportunities

  • Master of Science in Health Administration to MBA
  • Master of Science in Management to MBA
  • Master of Science in Training and Development to MBA
  • Health Administration to Training and Development (Dual Degree)
  • MBA to Training and Development (Dual Degree)
Program taught in:
  • English (US)
This course is Online, Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
12 - 18 months
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