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Master's Degrees in Business and Leadership Online

Customize Your Master's Degree in Business or Leadership

Earn the Graduate Degree For Your Success

Southern Wesleyan University offers several career-focused concentrations that you can earn with either your MBA or an MS in Management & Leadership. Customize your learning experience and earn the specific skill sets you'll need to to succeed in a modern business career. Here's how you can do it:

First, Pick Your Concentration:

Healthcare Administration

The Healthcare Administration concentration is designed to prepare you for careers in the growing healthcare industry who need senior management leaders and executive administrators to lead organizational growth and quality through an ever-changing industry landscape. You will learn skills for effective organizational leadership and data-based decision making that can be applied to actual healthcare management situations. Students need to be currently working within a healthcare setting, healthcare related organization, or have prior healthcare experience.

Leadership (MBA only)

The 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.

Management (MSML only)

The Management concentration is designed to teach you in-depth leadership skills and practical ways to manage teams, organizational change, and meeting organizational goals through teamwork. Learn skills to help you succeed with leading teams, managing conflict, and solving complex team and organizational problems.

Project and Quality Management

The Project and Quality Management concentration is designed to prepare you for careers in total quality management, project management, business analyst, quality control management, project controlling, and project implementation management. Pursuing this concentration will focus on project management, human factors and team management dynamics, and total quality management. Individuals with a leadership inclination and oriented toward task management will benefit greatly from this specialization.

Human Resources

The Human Resources concentration is designed to prepare you for careers in human resources leadership within almost any organization or industry. This HR concentration would be helpful to those who wish to sit for the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR) exam for PHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) or for those who wish to recertify with HRCI. You will learn skills for organizational leadership and strategic thinking as it affects talent recruitment, management, and engagement. Learn to build organizational culture and execute well-defined HR strategies that align with the larger organizational strategies.

Next, Pick Your Core Degree:

MBA — Master of Business Administration

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. The MBA also centers on servant leadership based on Christian principles.

100% online degree program
12 courses (36 credit hours)
18-24 months to complete
Broad view of the functional areas of business, including finance, marketing, production, and administration
More focus on quantitative skills of business like finance and economics


MSML — Master of Science in Management and Leadership

The online Master of Science in Management and Leadership (MSML) degree program is designed for current and aspiring leaders in a variety of organizations. This program focuses on key areas of management integrated with the best leadership practices. The MSML also centers on servant leadership based on Christian principles.

100% online degree program
10 courses (30 credit hours)
15-20 months to complete
Offers a deeper view on leadership principles and strategic management skills
Focus on qualitative skills of leading teams, meeting organizational goals, and managing change and innovation

Your Future Awaits

If you want to increase your salary, expand your employability and advance your career ethically in the business world, a graduate business degree can help make that happen.

100% online degree program
Self-paced course work
A dedicated, personal advisor
Ability to apply real-world knowledge
Communicate with classmates in forums

SWU's top-performing business degree programs are regionally accredited, taught by real-world experts, and offers the flexibility to earn as you learn. Apply online in just 15 minutes!


No GRE/GMAT Required

Graduate in 18-24 Months

Flexible Payment Plans

See what gives SWU a remarkable 90% overall student satisfaction rate.

"SWU's faculty and staff work tirelessly to help working adults learn in a spiritually rich environment."

Dan Finnegan, MBA

Apply now!

Our simple, 15-minute application process is the first step toward earning your online master's degree. Join our Christ-centered community today!

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