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Online MBA in Leadership

Motivate and Strategically Lead Teams to Higher Goals

The Online MBA with Leadership concentration is designed to prepare you for careers in executive and strategic leadership within almost any organization or industry. You will learn the strategic leadership skills needed for strategy development, organizational leadership, effective communication and collaboration, and strong execution of strategic objectives.

Our online MBA is designed for professionals tasked with ensuring success in today's business operations across industries and departments. The MBA focus is on the functional areas of business, including finance, marketing, production, and administration.

Additionally at SWU, you will understand Christian values, ethical issues and the legal processes as they affect the business environment. You will use technology and statistical techniques to analyze data for effective decision making and apply microeconomic principles, practices, applications, and techniques. You will apply transformational servant leadership and strategic intelligence to drive transformational organizational change.

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Online Program Start Dates

Sunday, May 6, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018

At a Glance


MBA Leveling Courses

For MBA candidates whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than business or have not met prerequisite courses for the program, academic leveling courses should be completed to provide a comprehensive review of all the foundational material associated with the degree program.

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Final Examination — At the end of the program, students may be required to complete a comprehensive examination designated by the program. Students should consult the School of Business for specific details and requirements.

Career Preparation

Strong leadership skills are essential to the growth of successful organizations. The MBA in Leadership degree prepares you by honing your natural leadership skills for a broad range of positions, including:

  • Entrepreneur/small business owner
  • Executive leadership
  • Global/international management
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing and sales manager
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Consultant
  • Training and development manager

Courses

SWU's MBA provides a well-rounded learning experience for today's needed business skills. The Leadership concentration courses add an extra focus and depth on strategic leadership for organizations and teams.

  • MGMT 5053 — Applied Organizational Behavior
  • IBMT 5013 — Culture and Ethics in International Business
  • MGMT 5273 — Strategic Leadership
  • MGMT 5383 — Organizational Change Management
  • MGMT 5463 — Applied Leadership Theory
  • MGMT 5263 — Leadership and Ethics
  • MBAM 5223 — Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • MGMT 5243 — Economics for Managers
  • MBAM 5323 — Accounting in an Automated Society
  • MGMT 5073 — Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 5103 — Advanced Financial Management
  • MGMT 5803 — Business Policy and Strategic Planning