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Master of Business Administration in Leadership Program Saint Joseph's College of Maine (Online Learning)

  • Standish, ME
  • Private
  • Small
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 68
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 92%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered


Saint Joseph's College Online

Saint Joseph's College provides online programs that allow adult learners to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees while managing professional and personal responsibilities. The college provides more than 30 online undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and continuing education programs that do not require on-campus residencies. It does, however, offer innovative summer residency programs.

Furthermore, the college offers year-round admission and courses that start each month. It also has a generous transfer credit policy, enabling students to earn their degrees at an accelerated pace.

The Online MBA Program at Saint Joseph's College

The online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program equips individuals with the leadership and business skills needed to advance their careers.

The program, which can be completed in as few as 18 months, includes nearly 20 fewer credit hours than MBA programs at other institutions. Additionally, its online format allows students to learn at their own pace and according to their schedules.

Online MBA Program Curriculum

The Leadership MBA program emphasizes critical thinking, social responsibility, and interpersonal dynamics of business management. It focuses on both the quantitative (e.g., costs, profit, and revenue) and qualitative (e.g., relationships, meaning, and values) aspects of business operations.

The program's curriculum consists of 14 courses (42 credits) including "Business/Organizational Dynamics," "Self-Leadership," and "Cross-Cultural Leadership."

Other courses include "Systems Thinking Quality Leadership;" "Ethical, Social and Environmental Responsibility;" and "Strategic Leadership of Human Capital."

MBA Class Format

Courses, which are offered in 10-week terms five times per year, are delivered in a cyber-class format, relying heavily on online discussion forums. This allows students to engage and interact with their classmates despite the physical distance between them.

Online MBA Program Outcomes

Students learn how to think analytically, critically, statistically, and strategically. They also gain in-depth understanding of business dynamics, learn to think from a systems perspective, and strengthen their communication skills.

In addition, they obtain the skills needed to positively influence people, organizations, and society. Students also acquire the expertise and judgment required to solve complex problems, lead people, and manage organizational systems.

Skilled Faculty Members

Online MBA faculty members ? such as Professor Douglas Letsch -- are skilled practitioners, scholars, and teachers who understand the challenges of balancing school, work, and family.

Dr. Letsch is a consultant and educator who specializes in the accounting, finance, tax, and technology areas. He also has several years of experience as a chief financial officer, and he has published works related to business finance.

Career Advancement with an MBA from Saint Joseph's College Online

Top executives are essential for creating profitable, sustainable companies. Therefore, demand for skilled, experienced, and dynamic executives is high. The online MBA program at Saint Joseph's provides the education that students need to move from business managers to top executives.

Students gain leadership and management expertise, business ethics and social responsibility backgrounds, and critical and strategic thinking skills.

Financial Aid at Saint Joseph's College Online

Graduate students may qualify for the Federal Direct Loan program. Some students may receive tuition assistance from their employers. In addition, Saint Joseph's provides payment plans that allow students to pay for tuition and fees in increments.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates for the Leadership MBA program hold a baccalaureate degree (with minimum GPAs of 2.5) from a regionally-accredited institution. They also have 2 or more years of full-time business work experience.

Candidates must complete the online application and submit college transcripts, a resume, and a 750-word essay. The essay reflects upon the candidate's personal beliefs and life experiences. It also discusses why he or she believes the online MBA program is a good fit for his or her career goals, ethics, and values.

Supportive Online Environment

For more than 35 years, Saint Joseph's College has provided distance education programs for adult learners. It offers a technologically-advanced, well-structured system that includes dedicated support and academic staff members.

Students work with knowledgeable academic advisors who provide guidance about courses, program requirements, and administrative policies and procedures. Advisors also provide important links to administrators, faculty members, and college resources.

In addition, highly accessible instructors develop one-on-one relationships with students. This includes providing feedback on each assignment, which allows students to excel in their coursework.

Online Resources

Online students have access to the same services as traditional students, including registration, library resources, and career services.

They also have access to the registrar's office and business office, and they can pay for tuition online.

Saint Joseph's College

Established in 1912, Saint Joseph's College provides residential and online programs in the Catholic liberal arts tradition. Its campus is located in Standish, Maine, in the northeastern region of the United States.

In 1976, the college created a distance learning program for adult learners. To date, more than 9,400 students from all 50 states and 22 countries have earned degrees through the program.

Saint Joseph's College provides programs of the highest standards. It has accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Furthermore, "US News and World Report" ranks the Saint Joseph's College among the top 100 schools in the northern region of the United States.

Location & Contact

Master of Business Administration in Leadership Program

Saint Joseph's College of Maine (Online Learning)

278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, ME 04084
United States

Ms. Nancy Kristiansen


Phone: 207-893-7841
Fax: 207-892-7423

Mrs. Lynne Robinson

Director of Admissions

Phone: 800-752-4723
Fax: 207-892-7480

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Business Administration And Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


92% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 66
    • Acceptance Rate 92
    • Enrolled 61
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreestwo years of work experience
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Full-time Percentage0%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage0%
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%




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