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Birmingham - Master of Business Administration in Business Management

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Why an MBA in Business Management?

This MBA degree program is ideal for the professional who wishes to advance in a management capacity in their field.

Program highlights

This specialty MBA prepares students for business management from both quantitative and qualitative aspects. International business and entrepreneurship topics are also included to give the student a well-rounded approach to business and management.

Graduates of the MBA – Business Management

Upon completion of the Herzing University online MBA degree program, the graduate should be able to:


  • Demonstrate analytical skills in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, leadership, information systems,operations, and strategy.
  • Plan change efforts, negotiate consensus, and act as a leader to solve organizational challenges.
  • Analyze ethical obligations and prepare responses to complex legal and/or ethical situations.
  • Analyze the impact of diversity on the organization, work with constituents to identify global challenges, and propose solutions to the challenges.
  • Evaluate internal and external information to inform decision making, and present findings in written and/or oral formats to a variety of audiences.


Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  • Apply sound business concepts in a variety of business settings.


Graduates of the Herzing MBA - Business Management online degree program will be able to apply their knowledge to any field, including the finance, marketing, healthcare, educational, manufacturing, industrial, insurance, non-profit and hospitality industries.

Master’s degree graduates typically use their credential to advance in the field in which they are currently working.
Below is a list of sample career titles, most of which require an MBA and related work experience.

  • Manager, Financial & Planning Analyst
  • Sr. Marketing Operations Manager
  • Sr. Project Leader
  • Project Controls Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Sr. Business Analyst


A minimum of 39 semester credit hours is required for graduation.
MBA Courses and Descriptions

Special Admissions

Students must have a bachelor's degree with a major in business or a related discipline to be admitted to this MBA program. Students without a bachelor’s degree in business or a related discipline must enroll in the Master of Business Administration in Business Management (MBABM) program.


All courses, 30 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisiteCredit Hours
MBA 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 606Research and Decision MakingMBA 530 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 615MarketingMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 621Financial and Managerial AccountingMBA 520 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 626Information Systems and TechnologyNone3.0
MBA 631Operations and Project ManagementNone3.0
MBA 639Managerial EconomicsMBA 530 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 645FinanceMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 690Strategic PlanningMBA 520, MBA 530, & MBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 691Graduate Capstone ProjectFinal semester3.0


A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may select any of the following courses.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisiteCredit Hours
MBA 520Finance and Accounting for ManagersNone3.0
MBA 530Economics and Statistical AnalysisNone3.0
MBA 540Management and MarketingNone3.0
MBA 610Health Policy and ManagementMBA 6063.0
MBA 638Managing Organizational PerformanceNone3.0
MBA 652International BusinessNone3.0

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The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students to report. The reporting period used to obtain this data was 7/1/2012-6/30/2013. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, median loan debt and on-time completion data were not disclosed for that program to protect the privacy of those students. Tuition and length may vary by campus location. Ranges could not be input for tuition and length, therefore tuition and length reported are the highest tuition rates and longest program length to encompass all campuses. For information regarding specific campus tuition please refer to . For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here .

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