Offered as: Master
- Project Management
- Health and Human Services Administration
- Non-Profit Management
Why get an MBA at Mount Aloysius College?
The Master in Business Administration (MBA) is a 36-credit program that accommodates both working students and those singularly pursuing graduate study. Students can focus in accounting, project management, health and human service administration, and non-profit management. Graduates in the accounting concentration who have earned a baccalaureate in accounting will be able to meet the 150 hour requirement for CPA licensure.
At Mount Aloysius our Business program is ranked in the top 35% in the United States. The study of Business is exciting; it acknowledges the reality that instantaneous communication offers unlimited opportunity in often volatile global markets. Students here benefit from an academic approach that encourages development of personal ethics, strategic thinking, problem solving, situational analysis and much more.
What does an MBA do?
A Masters in Business Administration from Mount Aloysius allows for a large variety of career paths. The four areas of concentration–accounting, project management, health and human service administration and non-profit management–offer many professional options. Mount Aloysius MBA grads are entrepreneurs, CEOs, human resource managers, public relations/marketing professionals and others work in the expanding field of sports management.
After graduation some of your career choices may include:
- Human Resource Manager
- Health Administration
- Accounting CPA Firm
- Not-for-Profit Leader
- Government or Public Sector
- Chief Operating Officer
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Sustainability Officer
- General and Operations Manager
- Investment Banker
- Sports Management Professional
Are there job openings? How much will I make?
A graduate with a business degree is able to pursue any number of career options. The demand for Human Resources Managers is expected to rise 9% from 2014 to 2024, an increase of 10,800 jobs.
The average median wage for a Human Resources Manager in the state of Pennsylvania is $128,280.
Employment of management occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 505,400 new jobs. Employment growth will be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which will require more workers to manage these operations.
The median annual wage for management occupations was $98,560 in May 2015, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.
Recent Success Stories
- Kate Wackerman, Class 2016, Human Resource Assistant at Corban OneSource, St. Petersburg, FL
- Julie Vitko, Class of 2016, Director of Case Management at UPMC Hospital
- Adam Gerycz, Class of 2012, CPA at Kotzan CPA & Associates PC, Johnstown
Who will teach me?
The Business Department is comprised of full time faculty, 50% of whom have terminal degrees in their field and decades of experience working for both profit and nonprofit enterprises. The department also employs adjunct faculty who are using their skills now in the business world. These men and women also bring real-time and real-world experience to the classroom.Learning Outcomes
By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Master’s of Business Administration, students will have demonstrated they can:
- Integrate the application of theories of management, human resource management, marketing, finance, and economics in complex business settings;
- Analyze various leader, follower, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership and adapt to the needs of situations, employees, co-workers, and markets in a global economy;
- Analyze ethical dilemmas in business situations and make decisions respecting the roles of ethics, laws, and personal integrity;
- Develop problem solving skills by utilizing facts and evidence in drawing conclusions, applying decision making theories, and adapting to varied environments;
- develop an aptitude for operating businesses in volatile regulatory environments in a global setting;
- Think strategically; and
- Communicate effectively in professional settings.
Additionally, depending upon the specialization chosen, the student will:
- Develop the broad-based knowledge and dispositions necessary for professional accountancy; or
- Develop analytical and strategic acumen applicable to the health care industry; or
- Develop the multifaceted skill necessary to manage complex programs and contracts.
Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.