A Jesuit Approach to a Triple Bottom Line
Whatever your career goal—to develop yourself as an entrepreneur or consultant or to move ahead in your present organization—the online MBA from The University of Scranton offers you the same rigorous, academic preparation as Scranton’s on-campus program in a completely online environment. As an experienced professional, the new Flex curriculum is designed to refine your professional skills and enhance your knowledge according to your own personal interests, without sacrificing your job or family commitments. The University of Scranton’s online MBA provides convenience, flexibility, AACSB accreditation, and a relevant curriculum taught by our world-class faculty, combined with the ethical values of a Jesuit education.
Choose from a general track or a specialization.
Enhance your organizational effectiveness within the context of a real-world business environment, and bring your expertise to the next level with a leadership core based on ethics, social responsibility, and technology-enhanced management skills.
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Understand the global environment and critical leadership roles that are associated within the broader business context through The University of Scranton’s online MBA with specialization in Accounting. Students gain an understanding of advanced approaches to leveraging accounting as a means of solving business problems while developing a traditional business foundation.
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Combine training with the advanced business expertise of an MBA with The University of Scranton’s innovative specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning. Offered in conjunction with SAP – the world’s largest ERP software company – our program will prepare you to become more proficient in the configuration and use of ERP software, enhance your managerial and technical skill sets, and apply your knowledge of ERP systems to any software environment or industry.
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Master the essential skills, training and practical applications needed to make an impact in this high-growth field. Learn the ins and outs of supervising healthcare facilities, planning and directing healthcare operations and managing teams of healthcare staff members. Regardless of your current employment or educational background, you can achieve success with an online MBA with specialization in Healthcare Management from The University of Scranton.
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Gain the strategic expertise and subject knowledge to manage an organization’s plans and goals for effective staffing. With courses from The University of Scranton’s MS in Human Resources, which offers a curriculum aligned with the guidelines of the Society for Human Resource Management, this specialization prepares you for high-level advancement in a role of growing organizational importance.
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Qualified managers with international expertise are in demand as businesses of all kinds move into new global markets. The International Business specialization of The University of Scranton’s online Master of Business Administration tackles the complex economic, financial and management challenges of conducting business in other countries and cultures.
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The University of Scranton’s online MBA with a specialization in Operations Management gives you the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to succeed. Focused on the efficient coordination, production and distribution of goods and services, our comprehensive program will give you a competitive advantage in the ever-changing job market.
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Accreditation and Curriculum
The excellence of our faculty and curriculum is confirmed by the highest designation possible for a business school. The Kania School of Management is among a small number of institutions accredited by the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Only about 5 percent of educational institutions worldwide that offer business degrees have achieved this distinction.
As one of just 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, we belong to an elite group with a long history of dedication to excellent education suited for the challenges and opportunities of today’s world. Thanks to small classes capped at 20 students, you will have opportunities to develop a strong network with your peers throughout the program. MBA faculty members also serve as mentors as they become acquainted with students on an individual basis.
After you earn your online MBA degree, you will become part of a network of more than 45,000 accomplished alumni in nearly every state and over 20 countries. Kania School of Management graduates are leaders in every field of business and management, offering you the advantage of a huge network of contacts and support.
Accolades for Our MBA Program
The University of Scranton MBA degree carries the prestige and status that employers value and colleagues respect. You can be confident knowing that your credentials come from a university with a solid reputation for quality. As a regionally accredited university, The University of Scranton has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" for more than 20 consecutive years among the top 10 master's universities in the north, the largest and most competitive region surveyed and among the top 15 best value schools in the country, which compares the quality of the program to the cost. The online MBA is ranked by U.S. News as one of the top programs for Student Engagement, Student Services & Technology, and Faculty Credentials & Training in their 2015 edition of Top Online Business Programs.
Since 2004, the Princeton Review recognized the Kania School of Management among the "Best Business Schools" in the United States. In addition, Forbes magazine named The University of Scranton one of the nation’s best universities.
The Benefits of The University of Scranton Online MBA Degree
- Earn the same prestigious MBA degree credential as students who attend The University of Scranton campus-based program
- Learn business management steeped in the values and traditions of a Jesuit education, dedicated to providing an excellent education suited to meet the challenges and opportunities of today’s world
- Access your coursework anywhere via convenient, online courses supported by professional 24/7 technical assistance
- Collaborate with classmates from a variety of professions and industries around the country through online discussions and virtual meetings
- Develop a strong network with your peers, enhanced by small classes of 20 students maximum
- Study and complete assignments on your own timetable and schedule
- Interact one-on-one by e-mail and online discussion boards with highly-credentialed professors who also serve as mentors
- Benefit from The University of Scranton’s alumni organization with more than 45,000 accomplished members nationwide and in more than 20 countries in every field of business and management, providing a huge network of contacts and support
JOAN GAFFNEY: My favorite class in the program was the Capstone class, which was Business Policy. For me, it really accomplished in reinforcing why you needed to take all of the different aspects of business through the core curriculum of the program. It brought it all together. And it's really helped for me to better understand how I'd like to move forward professionally.
PAUL MBOH: I have a lot direct reports that I'm responsible for in my work. And one of the courses was in organizational behavior. And I was able to apply what we're learning in class to my work environment.
Let me also say is that my boss also noticed some changes in me and my work environment, OK? And so it wasn't just me applying it, it was also very evident to my supervisor that at least I was getting something out of this program.
BRIAN HLOSTE: Each class gave me a sliver of something that I'm going to use. I'm going to put it into my little toolbox, and then later pull that out.
So when I took a class on Management Information Systems I learned about associating your business processes. Understanding what those are as they tie in to your deliverables and then layering that automation system into it. Not just going and buying something off the shelf without an understanding of how your business works. So I take that from that class.
From the Ethics class I take various components out of that and I put that into my back in the head, I'm going to pull this out one day because this is a very important concept. Same thing with the class on Supply Chain Management. I really can't say I had a favorite class. I really liked them all.