Master of Business Administration Online

Master of Business Administration Online

The Siena MBA will require students to apply their knowledge in order to hone skills and better develop their talents as ethical business innovators.
Dr. Cheri Betz, EdD
Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies
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  • About the MBA
  • Meet the MBA Faculty
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Application Process
  • Meet the MBA Director

NEW FOR WINTER SEMESTER 2018!

While designing our MBA, we first asked employers and business leaders about their current and future needs. Using their input, we developed a curriculum focused upon ethical and sustainable business practices. Our MBA students will experience in-depth exposure to business theories not covered during their undergraduate coursework. The first cohort begins in January 2018!

Some other key points about the Siena Heights MBA include:

  • Flexible: Our MBA is open to not only those students with a BBA, but also to many other majors, including nursing and engineering. No prerequisites!
  • Convenient: Online eight-week courses complement your busy schedule.
  • Effective: SHU’s online programs have been ranked first in Michigan and in the top 25 nationally based on student engagement and retention.
  • Focused: Courses include business topics like: Ethics in a Global Environment, Sustainable Business Management and Business Strategy and Planning
  • Relevant: Students will be able to share their work experiences in the classroom and apply their coursework in their career field.
  • Recognized: Our MBA program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Other Requirements

Completed bachelor’s degree with minimum 3.0 grade point average required for full admission. 

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type REQUIRED
Required Credit Hours 24Credit Hours
Course Type PROFESSIONAL CORE
Required Credit Hours 9Credit Hours
Managerial Courses/Processes
Course Type INTEGRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Required Credit Hours 3Credit Hours
Capstone Course and Culminating Experience
Total for major
36Credit Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name Business Research Methods
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Business Strategy and Planning
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Capstone Course and Culminating Experience
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Ethics in a Global Environment
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Financial Statement Analysis
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Managerial Economics
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Managing Global Business and Cultural Diversity
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Marketing Strategy
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Organizational Behavior
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Project Management
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Quantitative Methods
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Sustainable Business Management: Triple Bottom Line Strategy
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Director of the MBA Program
Graduate College
517-264-7233
Professor of Accounting
Accounting
Adrian
517-264-7859
Professor of Management
Metropolitan Detroit Program Center
Online Learning
734-996-4521
Associate Professor of Leadership, Graduate College
Leadership: Organizational
517-264-7663
Associate Professor of Leadership, Graduate College
Leadership: Organizational
Southfield
248-799-5490 ext. 7226

1. Demonstrate creative problem-solving and implementation through strategic planning, innovation, justice, ethical and sustainable practices to support exceptional decision-making and social responsibility
2. Demonstrate analytical skills through the integration of various business tools and techniques to solve complex business problems and evaluate business opportunities 
3. Demonstrate leadership and management skills needed for implementing positive organizational change by treating all stakeholders with dignity and respect
4. Understand and effectively communicate quantitative and qualitative information professionally through exceptional written, verbal and analytical skills
5. Foster collaboration by leading and working effectively in a team-based environment demonstrated through self-awareness and respecting the differences in others

HOW TO APPLY:

1. Submit the following documents:
• Completed Online Application
• Current Resume
• Application Essay
• All Post-Secondary Transcripts
• Three Recommendation Letters
• Conviction Disclosure Form

2. Applicants meeting selection criteria (strong writing sample and letters of recommendation, relevant work experience, etc.) will have documents reviewed by the Faculty Admissions Team.

Siena Heights University announced that Dr. Eboni Mathis has been hired as the new director of the Master of Business Administration program. She began her new position Sept. 18.

Dr. Mathis received her Doctorate of Management from the University of Maryland, Master of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University, a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from SHU as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Management Information Technology from Cleary University.

“Siena's MBA program will provide students with a convenient and challenging educational experience,” said Dr. Mathis. “Our MBA will produce highly skilled thought leaders to their respective business communities, rich in dynamic problem-solving skills needed to lead organizations. MBA graduates of Siena will be even more competent, purposeful and ethical and will respect the dignity of all.”

Dr. Mathis brings with her experience in teaching, developing and administering ground and online programs along with industry experience in the areas of IT and corporate relations. She previously taught as an adjunct instructor for Siena within the College for Professional Studies.

SHU’s MBA is open to not only those students with a BBA, but also to students and many other majors, including nursing and engineering. No prerequisite entry courses are required. The first classes will begin in January 2018.

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  • The Graduate College

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