Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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MBA Degree Program
If your goal is moving ahead in your career, our MBA degree program1 is for you. With a comprehensive curriculum covering theoretical knowledge such as corporate management practices and business enterprise integration, as well as practical skills like analysis, communications, integration and teamwork, our MBA program can give graduates the confidence to rise to the top of their fields.
1Master of Business Administration in Management program in New York
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Focus your degree on the future: 17 career-oriented concentrations
Our MBA degree program can be enhanced with one of 17 concentrations, with which you can tailor your learning to match your career interests and goals.
- E-Commerce Management
- General Management
- Health Services
- Hospitality Management
- Human Resources
- Information Security
- Information Systems Management
- International Business
- Network & Communications Management
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Learn on campus, online or a mix of both
At Keller, we've integrated on campus and online learning so you can attend any of our 90+ campus locations, take your graduate classes online or do a combination of both.
Study at Keller on campus, online or a mix of both
We give you the flexibility to attend classes at any of our 90+ campus locations, take all of your graduate courses online or even do a combination of both.
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Explore online learning
At Keller, we offer online graduate classes taught with the same focus on personal attention and academic rigor as classes taught on campus. And because courses are offered online, you can schedule working on your education around working on your career not the other way around.
On campus and online
For those students who need the flexibility of studying online to balance work, school and life, but also want a classroom experience, we offer a mix of both on campus and online learning. Take some courses online and some at a location convenient for you, whichever best fits your schedule.
Tuition, fees and expenses†
Master of Business Administration1
- Total Required Credit Hours: 48
- Number of Standard Three-Semester-Credit Hour Courses: 16
- Tuition per Standard Three-Semester-Credit Hour Course: $2,298
- Textbook and Materials Expense2: $2,800
- Total Program Cost3: $39,608
Note: Tuition for Canadian residents enrolled in U.S.-based programs delivered online is charged in Canadian dollars at rates shown.
† Effective beginning July 2012.
1 Availability varies by location.
2 At average estimated per-course expense for textbooks and materials of $175; average estimated per-course expense does not apply to exam-prep courses, the per-credit-hour cost for which includes textbook and materials expense.
3 At current tuition rates and credit hours shown; includes $40 application fee ($30 for applicants at locations in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee), and average estimated textbook and materials expense.
Experience the real value of a graduate education
Not only will you be learning skills that could help you rise to the top of your field, you'll also be gaining a valuable credential that may affect your entire career. A graduate education could change your earning potential, ability to be promoted and more.
There are many scholarships and other financial aid options available for qualifying students that may help make your graduate education more affordable. Click one of the links below for more info.
If you're a DeVry graduate, you may be eligible for up to four course exemptions* through the Keller Fast Track.
*Course exemptions are not available in New York or New Jersey
MBA Graduation Requirements
Total program length varies based on the number of courses taken per session, with sessions lasting 8 weeks. That means that if you take 1 class per session, you could complete your degree program in as few as 32 months.
Choose the path that fits your goals
You can focus your MBA with a concentration in one of the 17 specific areas and take a mix of electives and concentration courses that matches your career interests and goals, or you can choose to take all of your elective courses in a variety of career fields.
MBA with Concentration
- Total credit hours: 48
- Required program: 30
- Concentration courses: 12
- Elective: 6
- Total credit hours: 48
- Required program: 30
- Elective: 18
We've designed the coursework in our degree program to equip you with the core competencies you need to make an impact in the business world.
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Required program courses (30 credit hours)
- Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis (ACCT504) - 3 credit hours
- This course introduces core accounting and finance concepts and tools needed by managers. Topics are presented from a user perspective and include transaction analysis; financial statement analysis and interpretation; financial ratio analysis; job-order costing; cost-volume-profit analysis; and operational, cash and capital budgeting. No prerequisite
- Applied Managerial Statistics (MATH533) - 3 credit hours
- Applied Managerial Statistics stresses practical use of statistics in collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data. Both descriptive and inferential techniques are covered. No prerequisite
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior (MGMT591) - 3 credit hours
- This course examines inter- and intrapersonal dynamics as they affect achievement of corporate goals. Topics include theories of organizational behavior concepts and applications, including motivation, group dynamics, organizational communication processes, leadership, power, authority, team building and organizational development. Managing change in a complex domestic and international environment is also emphasized. Students are provided with a solid foundation for examining organizational behavior in a systematic manner. No prerequisite
- Managerial Applications of Information Technology (MIS535) - 3 credit hours
- This course introduces structures, applications and management of corporate information systems. Coursework investigates how technology is changing the way we conduct communication, make decisions, manage people and improve business processes, as well as how it adds value to business. Students access the Internet to gather and use information, and analyze business decisions using decision support tools. No prerequisite
- Marketing Management (MKTG522) - 3 credit hours
- Marketing Management presents a structured approach to understanding and managing the marketing function. Each student chooses a product or service and develops a written marketing plan to learn how to determine and integrate elements of a marketing strategy. Topics include market segmentation, targeting, positioning and research; product decisions; pricing; channels of distribution; sales management; advertising; new product development; and marketing budgets. Special attention is given to applied business research and to the roles international and ethical considerations play in making marketing decisions. No prerequisite
- Managerial Finance (FIN515) - 3 credit hours
- Managerial Finance teaches students financial concepts and tools needed for effective business planning. Topics, discussed from a practitioner viewpoint, include formation of interest rates, income taxes, working capital management, cost of capital, financial forecasting, external sources of capital, capital structure, company valuation and bankruptcy. Prerequisite: ACCT505
- Managerial Accounting (ACCT505) - 3 credit hours
- Managerial Accounting focuses on developing, interpreting and applying accounting information for managerial decision-making. The course stresses using financial information within organizations for understanding and analyzing activities and operations. Students learn linkages between accounting information and management planning through cost analysis (including activity-based costing), operational and capital budgeting, and performance measurement. Prerequisite: ACCT504
- Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business (MGMT520) - 3 credit hours
- This course introduces students to the legal, political and regulatory controls that define, promote and limit business practice opportunities. Fundamental interactions of law, politics, ethics and corporate social responsibility are emphasized. Topics include business and the legal system; foundations of business ethics; the constitution and business; regulatory and administrative agencies; regulation of private business conduct; the employer-employee relationship; formation and performance of contracts; ownership and control of business; antitrust, trade practices and consumer protection; land use and environmental protection; and the legal environment of international business. No prerequisite
- Business Economics (ECON545) - 3 credit hours
- Business Economics provides a basic understanding of managerial economics and the impact of the economic environment on business decision-making. The course develops micro- and macroeconomic topics, with particular emphasis on marginal analysis, and supply and demand considerations. No prerequisite
- Business Planning Seminar (MGMT600) - 3 credit hours
- In this culminating course, MBA students work in teams to formulate, research and develop a written business plan for a start-up venture. The plan comprises sections on management, marketing, operations and financing, including five-year financial projections for the new business. In addition to preparing the written project, each team makes a formal presentation of the plan to the professor, the class and a panel of business professionals. Because preparing the plan involves reviewing and integrating concepts and skills developed in previous coursework, students are encouraged to complete as many courses as possible prior to enrolling in this course. Prerequisites: successful completion of all other program core and MBA program-specific courses before registration
Capstone Course: Business Planning Seminar
The Capstone Course is a culmination of your prior coursework and is often taken toward the end of your program. It gives you the opportunity to utilize the hard-earned knowledge and skills you've developed as a Keller student in a real-world setting, whether that's at your current workplace or by developing and implementing a business plan. Each year, the most outstanding and successful Capstone Project in its category is recognized with an achievement award.
Elective courses (18 credit hours)
You can focus your Master of Business Administration with a concentration in one of the 17 specific areas and take a mix of electives (6 credit hours) and concentration courses (12 credit hours) that matches your career interests and goals. If you choose not to pursue a specific concentration, you can take all of your elective courses (18 credit hours) in a variety of career fields. Students may choose any electives for which they meet the prerequisites. Download the Academic Catalog below and view "Course Offerings" for a complete list of courses that could satisfy your elective requirements.
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