Make Yourself More Marketable with Areas of Expertise
Every industry hires MBA graduates, but not every student pursues an MBA for the same reason. With nine distinct concentrations to choose from, you'll be able to customize your core study to your career goals.
- Specialize in an area of business to steer your career in the direction you choose.
- Explore a professional area to broaden your knowledge.
- Highlight your areas of interest and expertise to potential employers.
Finance ConcentrationExamine the risks and rewards for investing in volatile markets and gain a deeper understanding of portfolio management and corporate finance.
Courses: Financial Markets and Institutions, Investments, and Advanced Corporate Finance.
Health Care ConcentrationPrepare for a variety of in-demand leadership and senior management roles in health care.
Courses: Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System, Health Care Finance, and Health Law.
Executive Management ConcentrationBecome an effective leader as you leverage analytics across the organization and apply ethical frameworks to make the most effective investments in people, data, systems and organizational structure.
Courses: Analytics for Executives, Leadership and Change Management, and Ethics in Leadership.
Business Analytics ConcentrationGain specialized training in the use of advanced analytical techniques for managerial decision-making with a focus on managing, processing and analyzing data to make informed business recommendations.
Courses: Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Prescriptive Analytics.
Operations and Supply Chain Management ConcentrationGain an understanding of the complexity and interdependence of functions within an organization as well as organizations within a supply network.
Courses: Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs, Supply Chain Risk Management, and Project Management.
Accounting ConcentrationDeepen your understanding of today’s financial opportunities and challenges with a broader overview of the conceptual framework of accounting, as well as the advanced accounting knowledge that can help you move into managerial and c-suite roles.
Courses: Intermediate Accounting Concepts and Advanced Accounting Concepts I & II.
Project Management ConcentrationExplore the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), as identified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This concentration serves as a graduate-level option for working professionals.
Courses: Project Management I & II and Change and Risk Management.
Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership ConcentrationDive into topics including sales force management, strategic account management, leading sales teams, sales analytics, selling methodologies and account analysis and selection.
Courses: Building & Developing Customer Relationships, Sales Leadership, and Sales Analytics.
Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship ConcentrationDevelop the in-depth business competencies that enable venturing in an established organization or start-up.
Courses: Managing Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship, Ideation, Concept Developments and Business Models, and New Venture Creation.