Online Master of Business Administration Professional Studies
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Choose your own adventure
You know what you want for your future. Go boldly and create your own path to reach your goals with an MBA in Professional Studies from Strayer. You’ll discover how to craft a schedule of coursework that informs your knowledge of the specific business practices that matter to you.
*10-course MBAs are not available in all states. Contact an admissions officer for more details.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Take control of your future
Who knows better than you what you need to be successful? Strayer helps you gain technical skills that can be applied to a variety of business settings – skills like allocating company resources, devising pricing strategies, and making critical business decisions.
A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create lifelong friendships.
No GRE/GMAT required
Good news: You don’t need GRE or GMAT test scores to apply to Strayer’s master’s degree programs.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 3 classes toward your MBA degree.**
Save up to 20% off the cost of your MBA degree. Eligibility rules apply.
*Students enrolled in North Carolina and Pennsylvania have a cost per course of $2,490, but have 12 total courses.
**Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in North Carolina or Pennsylvania may transfer up to 4 classes.
Forge your path forward
You know what you need to get ahead in your company, so why not create your own unique master’s degree in professional studies? Working with an advisor, you can study big-picture business concepts like strategic management, communication, leadership and business law.
These courses are selected in consultation with a campus dean or associate campus dean, or student services coach. Courses may be selected from graduate-level courses in developing a curriculum that meets students' educational and professional needs. Students are responsible for fulfilling any prerequisites associated with the graduate courses selected in the program. View all courses.
You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, Skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.
Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.
As a digital entrepreneur, you’re never far from marketing. This course will delve into creating marketing and PR strategies to grow your digital business. Topics covered include modern and traditional marketing, segmentation, targeting, positioning, content creation, mobile applications, social media and creating a buzz. An overview of SEO, analytics, ROMI and formulating marketing and public relations plans will be included as well.
It’s all about the numbers. This course provides an overview of data analytics and statistics using tools such as Excel to make strategic business decisions. Topics covered include Key Performance Indicators, storytelling with data, Excel basics, data analysis, statistical concepts, and dashboards/business decision making using analytics.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
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Make every credit count
Strayer makes it easy to transfer college credits you already have, up to 28 bachelor’s classes, to help save time and money.
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