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Master's Programs in Business School of Business and Technology Capella University

  • Minneapolis, MN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • Not Reported
    total students
  • $11,880 | $11,880
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • 13 Degrees
    degrees offered

Overview

Capella's MBA Programs

Capella's MBA features a rigorous curriculum that integrates the study of core business disciplines with the advanced leadership and professional skills needed to excel in high-performing, global organizations. Students can personalize their MBA programs by choosing from 11 specializations, including a "General Business Administration" specialization that maximizes their elective choices. Students will have access to a wide range of resources, including the MBA Central portal and mobile applications, to help them achieve their academic goals and translate their knowledge into on-the-job success. This program can be completed in 2 years, taking one course each 6-week session, or in less time if students enroll in multiple courses each session or receive credit for prior course work or certifications.

Specializations include "Accounting," "Business Intelligence," "Entrepreneurship," "Finance," "General Business Administration," "Global Operations and Supply Chain Management," "Health Care Management," "Human Resource Management," "Information Technology Management," "Marketing," and "Project Management."

The Master of Business Administration in Accounting

New government regulations, greater scrutiny of corporate finances, and business growth have fueled the need for accounting professionals with deep knowledge of the important role accounting information plays in corporate decision-making. This MBA Accounting specialization will expand students' knowledge in areas such as budget planning and control, audit and evaluation of controls, and financial measurement, documentation, and reporting. This specialization is also designed to help students build the strategic perspectives they need to interact effectively with executive management and strengthen their ability to succeed in middle and senior management positions. People who pursue this specialization are often pursuing supervisory or management positions in accounting, auditing, and other financial recording and reporting functions. This program can be completed in 2 years.

An Online MBA in Business Intelligence

Individuals can play a key role in strategic decision making by strengthening their ability to develop meaningful business insights by leveraging information from multiple, disparate data sources. Capella's Business Intelligence MBA specialization provides a foundational overview of core business disciplines and leadership skills with a focus on the statistical methods, modeling tools, and data collection and reporting techniques used in business intelligence. Specialization topics include management decision theory and practice; business analytic tools used for data management, cleaning, mining, and reporting; effective presentation approaches; and ethical considerations associated with the acquisition and use of information. People who choose this specialization often pursue positions as business, data, or management analysts, or management positions in the field of business information and business intelligence. This program can be completed in 2 years, taking one course each 6-week session, or in less time if students enroll in multiple courses each session or receive credit for prior course work or certifications.

An MBA Program for Entrepreneurs

Students can develop core business competencies focused on starting, building, or advising entrepreneurial ventures. Capella's Entrepreneurship MBA specialization provides a foundation in financial accounting, global marketing, operations management, data analysis, and other key disciplines needed to achieve business success. The curriculum also examines the advantages and disadvantages of various entrepreneurial business structures, funding options, and growth and exit strategies. Students will explore entrepreneurial leadership roles and styles to help identify their own styles and strengths as entrepreneurs. People who choose this specialization may include current or potential entrepreneurs, new business development managers within an existing business, and business consultants who advise entrepreneurs. This program can be completed in 2 years, taking one course each 6-week session, or in less time if students enroll in multiple courses each session or receive credit for prior course work or certifications.

The MBA in Finance at Capella University

Students can enhance their general business acumen while expanding their knowledge in such areas of finance as investment and portfolio management, international finance, bank management, risk management, or financial markets. This Finance MBA specialization is designed to help students build the financial analysis and strategic perspectives they need to interact effectively with executive management as a partner in making key business decisions. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing middle- to senior-level management positions in financial institutions or finance departments. This program can be completed in 2 years.

An MBA in General Business Administration

Students can build critical business skills and gain the credentials they need to advance their careers with this General MBA specialization. They will engage in a thorough study of core business functions, paired with professional effectiveness course work that emphasizes best practices for leading and managing others in such skill areas as change management, team building, and employee development. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing management, director-level, or consulting positions in a wide variety of corporate settings. This program can be completed in 2 years.

The Global Operations and Supply Chain MBA Program

Students advance their knowledge of both global operations and supply chain management with this targeted MBA specialization, one of the few online MBAs to address both areas of expertise. Effective supply chain management is increasingly recognized as a competitive differentiator among companies, and rapid globalization has created an even more urgent need for these in-demand skills. This Global Operations and Supply Chain Management MBA specialization is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of company operations from a global perspective, with a focus on the leveraging effects of the supply chain on organizational performance. The curriculum covers such topics as global supply chain design and management, integrated logistics, global strategic sourcing, knowledge management systems, and financial management. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing management or consulting positions in operations, supply chain management, manufacturing, purchasing, or related fields. This program can be completed in 2 years.

The Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management

Students can increase their career potential in the fast-growing field of health care management, where a master's degree is the standard credential for most positions. This MBA Health Care Management specialization is designed to strengthen the management and business skills they need to function effectively within the health care industry. The curriculum, designed using guidelines outlined by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education, includes a thorough study of health care strategic and financial management, health care policy analysis, and legal and ethical considerations within the industry. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing mid-level management or executive positions in the health care industry or in organizations serving the health care industry.

An Online MBA Degree in Human Resources Management

Human resource managers are increasingly recognized as important contributors to overall business success. This MBA specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to strengthen students' ability to perform this strategic role. The emphasis is on immediate application of the knowledge, competencies, and skills necessary to integrate business and human resource strategies. People who choose this specialization are often interested in pursuing human resource management positions in a business setting.

The Information Technology Management MBA Program

With the expanded use of information technology in all facets of business, including e-commerce, skilled professionals who possess both information technology and business expertise are in high demand. This Information Technology Management MBA is designed to help students develop the skills they need to leverage information technology to enhance business competitiveness, assess the impact of advances in technology on business, and interact effectively with executive management as strategic business partners. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing management and director-level positions in IT functions that require both information technology and business expertise.

The Marketing MBA Program

Students can prepare themselves to meet the diverse set of marketing challenges present in today's competitive business environment, from understanding the evolving needs of the consumer, to managing sales, to overseeing international marketing and distribution operations. This online MBA Marketing specialization is designed to enhance students' skills in such marketing-focused areas as market research, consumer behavior, product development, and relationship management, while expanding their core business knowledge and skill areas to build the perspectives they need to interact effectively with executive management as strategic partners. Students will have opportunities to synthesize and apply what they have learned into final marketing plans. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing management and director-level positions in marketing, sales, advertising, corporate communications, events, or public relations departments or firms. This program can be completed in 2 years.

An Accredited Online MBA in Project Management

In today's competitive business environment, in which technology skills are often outsourced, many businesses consider skills related to project management and business capabilities as critical to keep in-house. This Project Management MBA specialization, based on the knowledge areas established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), is designed to sharpen students' project management skills, including project planning, risk management, and project procurement. Through core business courses, students will also strengthen their overall business acumen to build the perspectives they need to interact effectively with other managers to meet business goals. A capstone course allows students to apply their skills in planning, managing, and controlling the process to complete the project on time and on budget. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing project management, director-level, or consulting positions, especially those that are more business than IT-focused.

A Master of Science Degree in Information Technology

Students can prepare to lead teams, advance their careers, and impact their organizations with an online information technology specialization focused on management skills and the multiple ways that IT impacts overall business goals. Because the curriculum was shaped by a panel of business leaders, IT consultants, and other experts, students will focus on issues that IT managers have identified as the greatest challenges facing the industry today. Students will gain real-world insight and valuable mentoring from faculty members with in-the-trenches information technology experience. This program includes the flexibility to select courses that match students' own experiences and professional needs. And with a specialized path for career changers, this program also offers those transitioning into the field a separate course sequence to build foundational knowledge before encountering advanced information technology concepts. People who choose this specialization are often seeking supervisory or management careers in information technology.

The General Human Resource Management Master's Program

Today's human resource managers are increasingly viewed as strategic business partners and are expected to contribute both specialized HR knowledge and a broad understanding of business needs and strategies. This General Human Resource Management master's specialization is designed to help students deepen their human resources subject matter expertise and strengthen their ability to think beyond functional boundaries, positioning themselves to become important partners in developing and implementing workplace strategies that deliver business results. People likely to be interested in the General Human Resource Management specialization include mid-level HR professionals and managers who wish to advance in their professions and become strategic leaders in their organizations.

A Master's in Leadership that Combines Best Practices and Coaching

Students can position themselves to fill the impending need for strong corporate and organizational leaders as many of today's leaders plan for retirement. This online master's specialization in leadership emphasizes current and emerging leadership theories, best practices, skills, and tools used to enable organizational innovation, creativity, and change in complex work environments. Students will develop their ability to achieve enterprise-wide engagement through collaboration and cooperation; virtual environments and new media; talent development; sustainability; and ethics and social responsibility. At strategic points in the program, students will work with a leadership coach who will help them assess and develop their leadership skills, facilitate the transfer of their academic knowledge into workplace settings, and prepare themselves for leadership longevity. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership or management positions in business, military, government, and nonprofit settings.

Capella University Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements vary by program and specialization. International applicants residing outside the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands are not eligible for acceptance into programs requiring supervised clinical internships or practica within the Schools of Education, Human Services, and Psychology. Interested students can learn more about the online doctoral, master's, MBA, undergraduate, and certificate programs -- and get answers to their questions about Capella and online learning -- by speaking to an enrollment counselor at 1.888.227.3552.

Financial Aid at Capella University

Capella participates in several federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide information on other non-federal loan programs.

Capella-funded scholarships are also available in select disciplines, such as the Robert C. Ford Human Services Scholarship and the Helene Krivosha Scholarship for education students. There are also external scholarships offered specifically to Capella students, such as the Go the Distance Scholarship.

To discuss financial aid options, interested individuals should please contact one of the enrollment counselors at 1.888.227.3552.


Location & Contact

Master's Programs in Business

School of Business and Technology
Capella University

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • General Business Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Health Care Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Marketing Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Project Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Business Analysis Master of Science (MS)
    • General Human Resource Management Master of Science (MS)
    • General Leadership Master of Science (MS)
    • Accounting Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Business Intelligence Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Entrepreneurship Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Finance Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
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Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$11,880
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,880
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    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
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Faculty

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    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%


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