Lakewood University

Master Degree of Business Administration (MBA)

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition
Overview
Master’s Degree of Business Administration (MBA) Overview
With a Master’s Degree of Business Administration (MBA), you will be in a position to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of your office, delegate projects and coordinate teams to meet the goals of your organization. You will report to upper management and have room to advance your career into top management in a reasonable amount of time.

The Master’s Degree of Business Administration (MBA) is a great opportunity for the individual looking to get a foot in the management door. One of the best things about this 2 year program is the options it gives to a graduate. After this program a graduate is skilled in numerous management positions and can work in almost any industry. The graduate also has the foundation to go on to pursue a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in many different aspects of business.

Program Description

To prepare students for professional opportunities in business administration by offering and giving them a background in the functional areas of a business in this modern world. Students will develop business and leadership skills through a unique learning style and get the ability to lead innovation through real-world projects. Besides, students will be able to strengthen leadership skills through the MBA cores, and gain unique capabilities through different types of electives, tracks, and concentrations.

The program is designed to be completed following a prescribed order provided below in the credit hour breakdown.

All courses must be completed with a passing grade prior to registering for CAPS500 except the following co-requisites:

  • IBUS 500 International Business
  • PJMG 500 Project Management
  • ETDM 500 Ethical Decision Making- Business and Culture
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Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate professionalism, self-awareness, leadership, and effective communication skills.
  • Understand ethical issues and dilemmas that businesses often face.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to solve business problems.
  • Understand the concepts of information technology (IT) and how IT can improve organizational performance.
  • Demonstrate a global perspective and an awareness of how cultural differences impact businesses.
  • Possess the skills required to integrate concepts from various disciplines to identify and develop business strategies.
  • Possess the skills required to work and lead effectively in a team-based environment
Program Outline

With a Master Degree of Business Administration (MBA), you will be in a position to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of your office, delegate projects and coordinate teams to meet the goals of your organization. You will report to upper management and have room to advance your career into top management in a reasonable amount of time.

 

Semester 1

Course 

Course #

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Core/Major

General Education

Elective

Strategic Management

STMG 500

3

None

3

 

None

Marketing Management

MKTM 500

3

None

3

 

None

Managerial Accounting

MANA 500

3

None

3

 

None

Survey of Human Resource Management

SHRM 500

3

None

3

 

None

Semester 2

Course 

Course #

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Core/Major

General Education

Elective

Leadership and Motivation

LDRM 500

3

Survey of Human Resource Management

3

 

None

Financial Statement Development and Analysis

FSDA 500

3

Managerial Accounting

3

 

None

Business Law

BSLW 500

3

None

3

 

None

Entrepreneurship

ENTP 500

3

None

3

 

None

Semester 3

Course 

Course #

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Core/Major

General Education

Elective

International Business

IBUS 500

3

Entrepreneurship

3

 

None

Project Management

PJMG 500

3

Strategic Management

3

 

None

Ethical Decision Making- Business and Culture

ETDM 500

3

None

3

 

None

Capstone: Case and Industry Analysis 

CAPS 500

3

None

3

 

None

MBA Degree Course Requirements

Strategic Management »

 

In this course students will be given the knowledge to formulate and implement the major goals and initiative taken by a company’s top management on behalf of owners, based on consideration of available resources and an assessment of the company;s internal and external environments in which the institute or company competes.

Marketing Management »

 

This course will introduce students to the management process of marketing. They will be introduced to the development of strategies and planning for product or services, advertising, promotions, sales to reach desired customer segment and create a brand positioning.

Managerial Accounting »

 

Integrate accounting data into your decision-making process. Managerial accounting is an essential tool that enhances manager’s abilities to make sound decisions. You’ll examine concepts and procedures of managerial accounting from user’s viewpoint, how they are typically applied in real-world situations, and see the role they play in improving the decision-making process within all types of organizations. Al discussed are issues in cost basics, cost management systems, planning and control, and product costing.

Survey of Human Resource Management »

 

This course will link human resource activities to business strategies. Examine specific management challenges faced by actual firms and the role of human resources. Learn about recruitment, employment planning and forecasting, testing, interviewing, training, organizing teams, appraising performance, compensation, financial incentives, benefits, labor relations, collective bargaining and more

Leadership & Motivation »

 

Develop your leadership potential. Discover the qualities, talents, and vision that leaders need to survive and grow in a changing world. You’ll examine how today’s theories of leadership and motivation have evolved, and how leadership concepts and motivational techniques are applied in a wide variety of business environments. Case studies reveal how executives and other decision makers lead, motivate and succeed.

Financial Statement Development and Analysis »

 

Use financial data to your advantage. Learn what financial disclosures contain and how they affect management decision-making, plus the principles and economic factors behind publicly reported disclosures, their limitations and constraints, and how to analyze them. You’’ examine research methods and how they help you convert raw data into useful information that influences decisions about financial performance, wealth creation and economic valuation.

Business Law »

 

An in depth view of the impact of public interest and government regulation on business activities. Emphasis is placed on legal ramifications of corporate governance, citing court cases and judicial decisions that reveal the law’s interface with business actions. Thought provoking examples further demonstrate the law’s broad influence on the day-to-day decisions involved in business operations and management.

Entrepreneurship »

 

This course will spark your interest in starting ad new endeavor by introducing you to the basic tools and processes of launching a new venture, Begin with the startup phase and entrepreneurial mindset, establishing a vision, and evaluating industries. Then, conduct a feasibility analysis: analyze risks and benefits, and form strategic alliances. Next, develop a business plan; determine the most effective legal form of business, form a personnel team, devise a marketing strategy and prepare to complete sets of financials. Then, plan for growth and the inevitable operational changes.

Internation Business »

 

Learn the requirements and challenges of doing business in other countries. A thorough review and analysis of international business and globalization that reveals the effects companies have on the economy, politics, laws, and cultures of other countries. Find out what’ necessary to establish an international business, and survive competition in situations where the rules are radically changing.

Project Management »

 

Organize teams for achievement. Investigate the theory and practice of project management, culminating in the analysis of real-world examples taken from manufacturing, service, and construction businesses. Learn how to organize and manage effective project teams, how to document and communicate project development within and outside the team and how to integrate people and technology successfully.

Ethical Decision Making – Business and Culture »

 

Create a strong corporate and personal value system. Learn ethical theory, principles, and language, and how each applies to managerial decision making. Analyze how a business establishes, maintains, and lives by its ethical foundation. Assess the traits of a company and how they affect employees, investors, and consumers. Create a business ethics manual for a new business.

Capstone: Case and Industry Analysis »

 

This course will help students develop a culmintating project showcasing acquired knowledge and skills through final projects, reflection, and instructor feedback.

What You Receive

Lakewood University provides everything you need for you associates degree program including:

  • Comprehensive textbooks
  • Career Search and time management guides
  • Instructor guidance and unlimited tutoring
  • our very own Student Success Coach
  • Access to our online library
  • Networking with Lakewood’s active student and alumni social community

At Graduation, you’ll also receive a Lakewood University Masters Degree. Plus you’ll have the business knowledge and confidence you need to take your career to the next level.

Career Outlook

A Master of Business Administration program can lead to increased earning potential, greater upward career mobility and better chances for promotions into high-level management or even executive positions. Admission to this program requires a bachelor’s degree. It’s possible to enroll in an MBA program without earning an undergraduate degree in business.

CareerManagement AnalystMarketing ManagerFinancial Analyst
Required EducationBachelor’s DegreeBachelor’s DegreeBachelor’s Degree
Projected Job Growth (2014-2024)14%*9%*12%*
Median Salary (2015)$81,320*$128,750*$80,310*

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Full-time – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $6,252.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $6,252.00
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Part-time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,563.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,563.00
Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

 

No Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, no interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. Lakewood University works with a wide variety of government funding options for Active Duty and Veteran students.

Veteran & Active Duty
  • Montgomery GI BILL
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 30 G.I. Bill
  • Chapter 33 G.I. Bill
  • Chapter 1606 G.I. Bill
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
Military Spouses
  • MyCAA
Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.

Registration Requirements

Lakewood University is open to all applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or sex. All applicants desiring to pursue formal programs of study culminating in the award of an academic credential are admitted to the school as regular students provided the following conditions have been met: To be admitted, the student must be a high school graduate or at least 18 years of age with a GED or its equivalent, receive and review certain disclosures and sign an enrollment agreement.

By providing your credit card information, you will be charged a registration fee of $125.00. Tuition charges will not be made until a signed enrollment agreement is received by Lakewood University.

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