Master of Business Administration – General Online

Focus on personal leadership skills, develop a fundamental understanding of business ethics, and deepen your knowledge of management best practices. Learn advanced principles in management, marketing, finance, information systems, and legal issues.

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Program Overview

Discover the advantages of earning your MBA 100% online

The 100% online Master of Business Administration – General program from St. Thomas University prepares you for a variety of leadership roles across the corporate spectrum. This MBA program balances qualitative and quantitative aspects of management and other vital business acumen.

Our quality online MBA program is structured specifically for working professionals, with accelerated courses delivered in a convenient format ideal for a busy lifestyle. Coursework is taught online by faculty with real-world experience. Choose from several start dates each year and finish your degree conveniently while you continue working.

Note: The MBA – General online degree program is comprised of 36 credit hours. However, an additional nine credit hours of foundation courses may be required based on a review of transcripts

Career Opportunities

  • Senior Lead Analyst
  • Production Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Project Analysis
  • Senior Lead Analyst
  • Production Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Project Analysis

Total Tuition $19,980
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 36
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Tuition

Invest in your future with affordable tuition at STU

Tuition for the MBA – General online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students and can be paid by the course. The total tuition is inclusive of all fees, including a technology fee for each course.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $19,980
Per Credit Hour $530

Calendar

See our application deadlines and course schedules

The MBA – General program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that is best for you.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer 2 20226/25/226/13/226/16/226/17/226/20/228/5/226 weeks
Fall 1 20228/20/228/7/228/10/228/12/228/15/2210/14/227 weeks
Fall 2 202210/15/2210/2/2210/5/2210/7/2210/10/2212/9/227 weeks

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Apply Date 8/7/22
Class Starts 8/20/22

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Admissions

Qualifications for our online MBA – General program

Our streamlined admission requirements empower students from diverse academic backgrounds greater access to the MBA – General online program. No GMAT is required to apply.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • 2.33 GPA or higher
  • Resume

Master of Business Administration – General Admission Requirements

The following criteria are used for admission to MBA online programs, based on cumulative undergraduate GPA:

  • 2.75 or greater GPA—Must submit transcripts and resume. No GMAT.
  • 2.5 to 2.749 GPA—Must submit transcripts and resume and have at least three years of progressive administrative work experience. No GMAT.
  • 2.33 to 2.49 GPA—Must submit transcripts, resume, and have at least four years of progressive administrative work experience. No GMAT.

Official transcripts and all other documents should be sent to:

St. Thomas University, Office of Admissions
16401 NW 37th Ave., Mimi Dooner Hall
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459

Transcripts delivered via digital transcript services EScrip and Parchment should be emailed to [email protected].

Courses

Read about our MBA – General online classes

The MBA – General online curriculum is comprised of 12-15 courses (36-45 credit hours), including 24 credit hours of core courses, 12 credit hours of concentration courses, and up to nine credit hours of foundation courses based on a review of transcripts.

Courses in this program are seven weeks long. Courses during the two summer terms, however, are six weeks long.

You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Acquisition of capital and debt, long-range and annual budgeting, budget management, cash flow management, short-term debt financing, interfacing with operation functions. (Pre-requisite: ACC 530 or have come in with 6 hours of undergraduate accounting courses)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts, theories, and practices in public, private, and non-profit organizations of policy-making, strategy, planning, budgeting, and various implementing systems. The case study method integrated with a contingency approach to management. This course should be taken after most of the MBA core courses have been completed. (Pre-requisites: BUS 750, BUS 777, MAN 700, ACC 770, FIN 751, and BUS 775.)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive overview of market analysis for new and on-going products and services. Competition, innovation, and the integrated organization of marketing and sales. A computer marketing simulation is utilized.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an introduction to the international business environment and the practices of multinational corporations in functional areas such as strategic planning, foreign investment, international marketing, logistics, financial management, taxation, human resource management, etc.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an introductory framework to understand the structure and dynamics of Data Analytics for Business in relation to Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics through the use of data, quantitative mathematical and statistical models, and information technology software and applications. Graduate students will apply Data Analytics for Business tools to help decision makers gain improved insights about their business operations; and therefore to support them to make better, rational, fact-based, and data-driven business decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Acquisition of capital and debt, long-range and annual budgeting, budget management, cash flow management, short-term debt financing, interfacing with operation functions. Pre-requisites: ACC 530, BUS 532, and BUS 724, or have come in with 6 hours of undergraduate accounting courses, 6 hours of undergraduate economics courses, and 6 hours of undergraduate statistics courses)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a micro-perspective on organizations within the context of motivation, leadership, communication, interpersonal relations and group dynamics. Students will be encouraged to apply theoretical material to case studies and their own organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of ethics and ethical behavior in public and private organizations is the fundamental purpose of this core course, which also explores broad areas of social responsibility to others in the enterprise, customers, the community and the preservation of the environment.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course explores the processes for forecasting staffing needs, and planning for the fulfillment of those needs through effective recruitment programs and valid selection methodologies. Developing an understanding of the legal framework covering staffing is a major objective of this course. Pre-requisite: MAN 703.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course views the organization from a macro perspective including the domestic and global environment. Size and technology are also explored in determining the structure and process of design while providing students with “diagnostic” skills.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This survey course of human resource management examines human resource planning, equal employment opportunity, staffing, performance appraisal, compensation management, training and development, quality of work life, health and safety, and labor-management relations. The legal environment surrounding human resource management practices is explored.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course investigates the relationships between employees and employers. Systems of administration/management and the delivery of cost-effective goods are examined in the context of historical, legal and structural frameworks that regulate and influence the course of employee/employer relationships. An emphasis is placed on negotiating and administering labor agreements effectively. Pre-requisite: MAN 703
The following courses may be required based on a review of transcripts
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of accounting principles and practices for those with no previous background in accounting. The collection, reporting and interpretation of the financial data of a modern business firm is emphasized.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of basic probability and statistical techniques, to provide a foundation in the use of statistical methodologies, and the interpretation of the findings in analyzing business data.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The purpose of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding accounting, economics, statistics and case study analysis. The development of the aforementioned basic skills occurs within a business organization context and recognizes previously completed courses as well as experiential learning.


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