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The University of Scranton offers several types of online business management degrees and certificates to help you advance in operations management, supply chain management, business, healthcare administration and more. Each different management degree and certificate features an accredited curriculum delivered by faculty with years of experience in their fields, so you’ll be sure to get the expertise you need to succeed.

Accredited

Online operations and business management programs are housed by the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management at The University of Scranton.

Backed by Experts

Study with experienced faculty distinguished by their cutting-edge knowledge of the most on-trend topics in the field.

Affordable

We’ll help you with your FAFSA application, financial aid, military benefits and more. Plus, there is no application fee for The University of Scranton’s online programs.

No matter what your management career goals are, The University of Scranton offers an online program that will give you the skills to succeed.

Excel in operations management, quality assurance and supply chain management careers with the online Certificate in Supply Chain Management. This certificate program teaches you the fundamental principles of forecasting, production staffing, job design and work measurement, capacity and aggregate planning, inventory management and more.

A similar career path is enterprise resource planning (ERP), which helps organizations of all sizes manage their day-to-day activities, customer relations, finance, procurement and other core business functions. You can learn more about the latest business technologies, business strategies and the practice of information technology theory with the online Enterprise Resource Planning Certificate.

The online MBA program at The University of Scranton has several specializations that could align with your ideal future in management. Choose from the Enterprise Resource Management specialization, the International Business specialization, the Operations Management specialization and more. With the online MBA, a six-figure salary is well within your reach.

For those interested in leadership in healthcare careers, the AACSB-accredited MBA specialization in Healthcare Management gives you the skills to manage healthcare teams and organizations. You may also choose the dual Master of Business Administration–Master of Health Administration, which has coursework consistent with the Healthcare Leadership Alliance’s (HLA) competency model, offering outcomes in leadership, business, management, logistics and more.

Online Operations and Business Management Degrees and Certificates

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8 months Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Four courses

In as few as eight months, the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from The University of Scranton will elevate your understanding of supply chain strategy and management, production planning and control, plus network design and integration with an emphasis on quality management — an important area of study that many other programs fail to cover.

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Online

8 months Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No previous work experience is required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Four courses

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems help organizations of all sizes manage day-to-day activities and are now essential to customer relations, finance, procurement and other core business functions. In this ERP graduate certificate, you’ll work hands-on with software from SAP — the world’s largest business software company — while enhancing your managerial skills.

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Online

2 years Duration

36–48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • 8 unique specializations

As one of the top-ranked business programs in the nation, The University of Scranton offers you a competitive online MBA that can be customized to your career aspirations. Be the next great business leader and guide your organization toward continued success.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Industry-standard SAP integration

As an ERP expert, you’ll provide your organization with a competitive superpower — the ability to put data to work. You’ll facilitate both process improvement and problem-solving in areas such as production, finances, human resources, sales and distribution. With Scranton’s partnership with SAP’s University Alliances Program, you’ll also have the opportunity to attend SAP Boot Camp and sit for the SAP Certified Business Associate exam with SAP ERP 6.0 certification. (No previous SAP experience required.)

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GMAT/GRE Required
  • No Application Fee
  • 2 years completion time
  • AACSB-accredited
  • Transfer up to six credits

With The University of Scranton’s AACSB-accredited MBA specialization in Healthcare Management, you’ll learn to supervise healthcare facilities, plan and direct operations and manage healthcare teams. You’ll master both the theory and the skills needed to maintain a sustainable, successful organization. Lead with an approach to decision-making that emphasizes ethics using the Triple Bottom Line theory — an emphasis on sustainable development related to social, fiscal and environmental responsibility.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Learn from industry experts

With your AACSB-accredited MBA from Scranton specializing in International Business, you’ll learn to apply advanced business foundations on the global stage, combining both a macro and microeconomic perspective. You’ll study how to effectively manage global operations, cross-cultural departments, teams and offices.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Learn from industry experts

Your operations-focused AACSB-accredited MBA from the Kania School of Management will equip you with advanced business knowledge and a specialized skill set combining the problem-solving, technology and communications proficiencies relied on by operations professionals. Become a leader in your organization with a combination of proficiencies in project management, quality control, supply-chain management and financial management.

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Online

2.5 years Duration

65–72 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Transfer up to 9 Credits
  • No GMAT/GRE Required
  • AACSB-accredited MBA and CAHME-accredited MHA
  • 2.5 years completion time
  • Learn from industry experts

Maximize your influence as a leader in healthcare administration and related industries with a dual MBA-MHA from The University of Scranton. You’ll not only graduate with the skills and credentials to seek top positions in your field — you’ll save time and reduce the workload by 13–18 credits compared to pursuing the degrees individually.

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Careers in Logistics and Business Management

The online flexible business management programs at The University of Scranton are housed by the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management and are guided by Scranton’s Jesuit tradition. You’ll graduate with a mastery of business competencies rooted in ethics and sustainability, emphasizing technology.

Management careers are growing fast. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, rising employment in management occupations is projected to add about 906,800 new jobs through 2030.1 Plus, these careers are lucrative. The median annual wage for management occupations was $109,760 in May 2020, the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.1

Medical and Health Services Manager $104,280 per year2

Industrial Production Manager $108,790 per year3

Logistician $76,270 per year4

FAQs

In the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings, the University of Scranton is ranked No. 5 among the Best Regional Schools in the North and ranked in the top 50 Best Value Schools. You can learn more about our awards and recognition here.

The University of Scranton is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  • Scranton’s Kania Business School is accredited by AACSB International, a distinction received by only 5% of business schools worldwide.
  • Our online Master of Health Administration was one of the first online programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
  • The M.S. in Health Informatics and the specialization in Data Analytics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

You can learn more about our accreditation here.

Work experience is required for admission to certain programs. To find out if work experience is required for your chosen degree, call 866-373-9547 or email.

Yes, The University of Scranton accepts transfer credits for some programs. To learn about the transfer process and how many credits you may transfer, call 866-373-9547 or email.

While both online and on-campus programs offer the same quality rigor and instruction, online programs are typically ideal for full-time working professionals due to the maximum flexibility they offer. Online students can study where and when it’s best for them instead of traveling to campus to complete courses in person. This flexibility allows them to balance their obligations with schoolwork and achieve their ultimate goals.

The expected hours will vary per program. In undergraduate courses, you can expect to work at least 8–10 hours per week, per class. For a graduate-level program, you may have 12–15 hours per week of classwork, per course. Contact us to learn more at 866-373-9547 or onlineprograms@scranton.edu.

Yes, The University of Scranton is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

A summary of benefits is available here. Additionally, the friendly staff at the University of Scranton Online Admissions Office can be contacted directly at 866-373-9547 or onlineprograms@scranton.edu to answer your questions.

Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Management Occupations. Accessed on Jan. 18, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical and Health Services Managers. Accessed on Jan. 18, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Industrial Production Managers. Accessed on Jan. 18, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/industrial-production-managers.htm.
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Logisticians. Accessed on Jan. 18, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/logisticians.htm.