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Master of Business Administration

The MBA leadership program prepares individuals to embrace significant leadership responsibilities in either the public or private sectors.  Courses help students to understand the challenges and opportunities inherent in a leadership role.  Upon completion of this concentration, the student should be able to apply leadership principles to work with people and processes within a profit or not-for-profit organization.

Concentration Objective

Upon completion of this concentration, the student should be able to apply leadership principles to work with people and processes within a profit or not-for-profit organization.

Concentration Course List

MGT6040 International Business Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course deals with the challenges of managing in a culturally diverse organization. The course focuses on internal management practices necessary for operating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.  Areas of study include special challenges for management of multi-national operations, managing diverse cultures, and multi-national/multi-cultural human resource management.

This course may be replaced with MGT6060 International Studies (see Electives Section).

MGT6060 Theory and Practice of Leadership 3 credits 6 weeks

This course will investigate the importance and impact of leadership on the function and performance of organizations. The topics covered will also include organizing, leading, and controlling groups and organizations, along with a survey of current literature on the topic of leadership.

MGT6080 Strategic Leadership 3 credits 6 weeks

This course includes an examination of the processes and approaches of strategic leadership beginning with the setting of direction through the defining of the organization’s mission and vision. The analysis of the development, implementation, and attainment of measurable strategic goals will include a review of how managers’ evaluate internal and external environments as part of this process.

Admission Requirements

The University has set the following requirements for these graduate programs:

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by a re-gional accrediting body or the ABHE verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Ohio Christian University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.

Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration.