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Concentration Options
30
Credit Hours

Degree

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Format

  • Online

Online MBA for Professionals at St. Mary’s

The Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University offers exceptional business education and a unique chance to engage with influential leaders, preparing students for future success. The Greehey School of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Professionals program is highly regarded for its rigorous academic standards and innovative student projects.

This program allows students to complete their degree within 12 to 36 months, with classes available online during the evenings. There are no prerequisite courses or GRE or GMAT requirements for admission into the program.

  • Highly Ranked MBA Program

    The Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s was among the outstanding on-campus MBA programs on the Princeton Review’s national and regional lists for the “Best Business Schools of 2023.”


  • Degree Plans

    Learn business the same way you will lead it: across platforms, formats, and locations. Our comprehensive 30-credit-hour program, consisting of 18 core credits and 12 concentration credits, empowers you with a flexible online curriculum while allowing you to tailor your studies to a specific concentration of your choice.

    Students who pursue the Online MBA for Professionals can choose a concentration to focus on. Learn more about each path.

    Students who pursue this concentration will take 12 credit hours of Compliance courses. Possible courses include:

    • Contracts
    • Fundamentals of American Law
    • Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management
    Compliance

    Students who pursue this concentration will take 12 credit hours of Data Analytics courses. Possible courses include:

    • Applied Statistics and Decision-Making
    • Data Story Telling with Visual Analytics
    • Business Intelligence
    Data Analytics

    Students who pursue this concentration will take 12 credit hours of General Management courses. Possible courses include:

    • Organizational Culture, Power, and Politics
    • International Political Economy
    • The Management of Public Budget
    General Management
  • Course Highlights

    The 30-credit-hour program provides students with a flexible online curriculum with the option to choose a specific concentration.

    Core courses include:

    • International Business
    • Marketing Management
    • Management of Information and Technology
    • Accounting for Decision Making
    • Financial Management
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Find course descriptions and requirements:

  • Work at Your Own Pace

    Our program offers rolling admissions, providing you with the flexibility to commence the program in the fall, spring, or summer. This allows you to structure your course load at a pace that fits with your individual schedule and commitments.

    Year 1

    Fall

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Accounting for Decision Making
    • Marketing Management
    • Management of Information and Technology
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Spring

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Financial Management
    • International Business
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Summer

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.


    Year 2

    Fall

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Accounting for Decision Making
    • Marketing Management
    • Management of Information and Technology
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Spring

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Financial Management
    • International Business
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Summer

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.


    Year 3

    Fall

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Accounting for Decision Making
    • Marketing Management
    • Management of Information and Technology
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Spring

    Choose one or two from the following core courses:

    • Financial Management
    • International Business
    • Leaders, Strategy, & Society

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Summer

    Choose one or two courses in your chosen concentration.

    Sample Schedule Progression and Course Options

Business School Accreditation

The Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This esteemed accreditation is granted to less than 5% of the more than 16,000 business schools globally.

AACSB accreditation signifies that the Greehey School of Business boasts exceptional faculty members who possess the highest level of expertise. The school offers a curriculum that is both relevant and rigorous, providing students with an education that challenges them and prepares them for the business world.

Students and faculty chat in the Alkek Building Atrium.

Joint MBA/J.D. Degrees

The joint J.D./Greehey MBA program is designed for students who wish to serve as a counsel to corporations, or specialize in business and commercial law.

Students must apply and be admitted to the law school as a J.D. student and successfully complete at least one semester of law school before applying to be admitted into the Greehey MBA for Professionals.


30
Credit Hours
75
Academic Programs at St. Mary’s
11-to-1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio

  • “Even to this day, all my classmates and colleagues, we’re like a family. We all wanted to succeed together. It helped that the faculty was very immersing, and the upperclassmen were good at embracing us too.”

    — Juan Valadez Jr. (B.S. ’03, M.S. ’06, M.B.A. ’11) whose donation supported the creation of the Drone Lab

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