Master of Business Administration - MBA

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At A Glance

Program Credit Hours

36 credits

Average Completion Time

22 months

Cost per course
$1775

Total Cost
$21,300 *

Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Locations

Central (main campus)

Charleston

Columbia

Greenville

North Augusta
Online

* Total Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only. All stated financial information is subject to change.

Program Start Dates

Monday, October 27, 2014 - Central
Monday, October 27, 2014 - North Augusta
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - Columbia
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Greenville
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - Charleston

Online Program Start Dates

Sunday, October 26, 2014

About the Program

Degree Plan (pdf)
Tuition and Fees Plan (pdf)
Comparison of MSM and MBA (pdf) 

What is the Master of Business Administration?

The program is designed for busy adult professionals who want to build their business education foundation to further their career objectives. The MBA is a degree awarded to students who have mastered the study of business and is a popular degree choice with individuals seeking to advance their business career and increase employment opportunities available. In some cases, the MBA is required for advancement into senior management positions.

What do students enrolled in the MBA program do?

As a student in the Master of Business Administration program, you will learn to apply theoretical concepts to actual management situations, use critical thinking and decision-making skills to solve organizational problems, and practice using writing and speaking skills that are essential for effective business presentations. Additionally, 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 directly related to business issues.

Is this PROGRAM right for you?

You might consider a MBA if you desire advancement within your company or organization, want to enhance your marketability in a variety of fields, want to increase your salary potential, or want to move into a new industry. If you are a self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual and are comfortable in assuming leadership roles, this could be the degree program for you.

About our students

In our MBA program, students have opportunities such as developing marketing plans for a business, participating as a team member in analyzing business opportunities and other projects that develop analysis skills and team work.

About our graduates

Our MBA graduates have earned various positions at many companies and some have started their own businesses.

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Administrator for Patient Support Services
"My education from SWU combines the fundamentals with real-world applications."

Alan Yong, Class of 2013