University of Saint Mary

Founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, the University of Saint Mary places strong importance on the role of a liberal arts education in fostering a sense of community and educating well-rounded individuals. They prepare students for value-centered lives who make beneficial contributions to society both personally and professionally.  The University of Saint Mary is known for preparing graduates with the ability to lead organizations and contribute to their communities in ways that benefit society as a whole. They offer faculty members who provide guidance and support, a challenging curriculum, and competitive tuition rates.

Master of Business Administration in Finance (Online)

The Finance MBA from the University of Saint Mary provides a strong grounding in this vital aspect of business. Students learn to anticipate and implement solutions to financial issues facing an organization by studying such topics as:

  • Financial markets and instruments
  • Capital structure
  • Financing a business
  • Allocating funds for financial investments
  • Risk management
  • Planning for future growth
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Master of Business Administration in General Management (Online)

Students who choose the concentration in General Management as part of their MBA studies at the University of Saint Mary will learn about aspects of business they can apply across a diverse array of industries and positions, offering flexibility as they move through their career. Studies focus on managing information systems and projects, as well as leadership theory and practice. Coursework covers:

  • Assessing and integrating information processing systems
  • Technical and managerial processes to complete project goals on time and within budget
  • Performance measurement and control
  • Organizational and behavioral issues in project management
  • Characteristics and traits of effective leaders

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Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management (Online)

The University of Saint Mary Health Care Management MBA offers in-depth knowledge of business concepts and skills applied specifically to the health care industry. Coursework prepares students to become effective managers and leaders in the health care management field. The curriculum of this concentration covers such topics as:

  • Key concepts of management in the health care industry, such as budgeting and organizational growth
  • Legal and ethical issues in health care, including patient rights and client autonomy
  • Socio-cultural, economic, and political forces affecting the health care system

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Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management (Online)

Students who opt for the Human Resource Management concentration for their MBA studies at the University of Saint Mary will delve into issues related to the effective management, cultivation, and training of an organization’s work force. Coursework prepares students to work as managers in the areas of human resources, training and development, and organizational change. Topics of study include:

  • The legal and ethical environment of business, including environmental regulations, human rights, and confidentiality
  • Managing workplace conflict and facilitating negotiation
  • Planning, implementing, and managing major changes at an organization to improve effectiveness
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Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Advertising Management (Online)

The concentration in Marketing and Advertising Management prepares University of Saint Mary MBA students to help organizations succeed in today’s extremely competitive and complex area of marketing and publicity. To face the challenges of increasingly sophisticated consumers and evolving digital media, students will study:

  • Changes in the advertising industry, including the new client service model, working with contractors, and modern media planning
  • Up-to-date research on consumer behavior and how to determine consumer preferences
  • Effective design and deployment of an integrated marketing strategy
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