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MBA - Dual Concentration Option

Pursue two MBA concentrations and advance your career

  • IACBE-accredited*
  • Choose two of six Herzing MBA concentrations
  • Earn your MBA online or at select campus locations - full time or part-time
  • Program length: as few as 24 months
  • 42 and 45 credit options
Waived enrollment fee Classes start November 2nd
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Program

Program Description

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises, with concentration courses offered in two student-selected areas of study. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, and production or operations for the existing or emerging manager. Application of theory to practice is emphasized throughout the program.

Core MBA Program Objectives

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

  1. Analyze core business concepts
  2. Create business solutions using ethical leadership, project management and teamwork skills
  3. Use data to drive decision-making and propose solutions to complex business problems
  4. Create solutions that consider global competition and various cultural perspectives
  5. Prepare logically constructed, relevant, and culturally appropriate written arguments and presentations

MBA Concentration Program Objectives

Please refer to the individual concentration programs for concentration-specific objectives.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, general manager, department manager, operations manager, sales manager, team leader and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 33-36* semester credit hours

Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites/ Corequisites Semester Credit Hours
BU 530 Business Leadership Foundations* none 3.00
BU 550 Research Methods and Decision-Making BU 560 3.00

*Only required for students who do not hold an undergraduate degree in Business or a closely related discipline

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Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites/ Corequisites Semester Credit Hours
BU 530 Business Leadership Foundations* none 3.00
BU 550 Research Methods and Decision-Making BU 560 3.00

*Only required for students who do not hold an undergraduate degree in Business or a closely related discipline

Required Core MBA Courses

All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites/ Corequisites Semester Credit Hours
BU 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BU 550 3.00
BU 610 Finance and Accounting for Decision-Making BU 560 3.00
BU 615 Marketing and New Product Development BU 610 3.00
BU 620 Technology and Innovation BU 600 3.00
BU 630 Project and Operations Management BU 600 3.00
BU 690 Business Integration & Strategic Planning BU 600 3.00
BU 695 or Graduate Capstone Project or Final semester 3.00
BU 697 or Graduate Internship or   3.00
BU 699 International Graduate Capstone   3.00

Dual Concentration Options

A minimum of 18.00 semester credit hours is required to reach the required total of 48 semester credit hours. Students should select courses in two (2) of the concentration area below. If a course appears in both concentrations, then additional elective, graduate business courses must be taken to total the required 48 semester credit hours. 

 Accounting and Finance Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 660 Accounting in the Organization 3.00
BU 662 Corporate Financial Planning 3.00
BU 664 Financial Decision Analysis and Support 3.00

Data Analytics Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 682 Applied Statistics for Data Analytics 3.00
BU 684 Analysis Sources, Methods and Models 3.00
BU 686 Business Analytics and Data Visualization 3.00

Healthcare Management Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 650 Healthcare Administration 3.00
HA 610 Healthcare Policy and Management 3.00
BU 654 Health Information Management 3.00

Human Resources Management Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 640 Human Resource Management 3.00
BU 642 Business and Labor Law 3.00
BU 644 Compensation and Rewards Management 3.00

Project Management Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 632 Project Management Applications 3.00
BU 634 Project Cost and Risk Management 3.00
BU 636 Project and Business Analysis 3.00

Technology Management Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours
BU 622 Information Security and Privacy 3.00
BU 624 Systems Analysis and Design 3.00
BU 640 or Human Resources Management or 3.00
BU 642 Business and Labor Law 3.00
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This program prepares an existing or emerging organizational or team leader with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, production and operations. Application of theory to practice is emphasized through a problem-based/solutions-based curriculum, grounded in a framework of ethical leadership and global competition.

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Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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