Program Overview

Earning your online MBA can enhance your career opportunities and salary potential. Fortune Magazine reports that the job market for MBA holders is the best since 2010, and a Forbes analysis found that students earned a 50 percent increase in pay at graduation. Employees with an MBA and five to nine years of work experience earn a median salary of $75,448, according to PayScale.

Now, get the skills and knowledge needed to advance your career with an MBA from Aurora University Online. You may also choose the online MBA with a Concentration in Leadership.

This graduate level program in business administration is also offered on the Aurora University campus and at the Woodstock Center.

Curriculum Overview

Aurora University’s online MBA program stresses critical business topics with courses in marketing, organizational behavior, leadership, finance and accounting. Prepare for advanced careers by expanding your problem-solving and team-building skills. Each course is taught by faculty members who have real-world experience.

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Available Concentrations


Thrive as a strategic and inspirational business leader. You’ll benefit from an online MBA program structured around principles of organizational development, strategic management and more.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:March 12, 2018
  • Est. Program Length:1 Year (FT)
  • Credit Hours:36
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$565

Core Courses

  • MBA6020 Marketing Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6030 Leadership and Organizational Behavior – 3 hours
  • MBA6045 Managerial Accounting – 3 hours
  • MBA6050 Financial Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6075 Operations Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6090 Applied Business Research – 3 hours
  • MBA6100 Strategic Management – 3 hours

Elective Courses: 15 hours

Students may choose to customize their MBA programs by taking electives in an Area of Focus.

Data Analytics

  • MBA6250 Data Analytics – 3 hours
  • MBA6260 Database Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6270 Data Mining and Visualization – 3 hours

Nonprofit Management

  • MBS6350 Nonprofit Management and Leadership – 3 hours
  • MBA6360 Grant Writing, Philanthropy, and Advancement – 3 hours
  • MBA6370 Interest Groups and Advocacy – 3 hours

Public Safety Management

  • MBA6450 Public Safety Administration – 3 hours
  • MBA6460 Public Sector Law and Civil Liability – 3 hours
  • MBA6470 Disaster and Crisis Management – 3 hours

Leadership Concentration Courses: 9 hours

  • MBA6610 Leading Organizational Development – 3 hours
  • MBA6620 Leading Strategically – 3 hours
  • MBA6630 Leading Teams – 3 hours
  • Electives – 6 hours
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college and/or university (minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale)
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from the college or university from which you earned your bachelor’s degree as well as from any college and/or university from which you received graduate credit

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Online MBA Career Outcomes

Boost your earnings, job security and career opportunities by earning an online MBA. You can take advantage of a number of career outcomes, including the following:

  • Advertising Executive
  • Brand Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Sales Manager

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