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.

Instructors in this program use open education resources (OER) in place of traditional textbooks for some courses. This means digital, openly licensed content is available free of charge to students.

Now, get the skills and knowledge needed to advance your career with an MBA from Aurora University Online.

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.

Leadership Series Option

If you are interested in a degree that offers leadership skills, AU offers a series of three leadership courses you may take as electives. These courses are designed to strengthen your team building and change management skills while preparing you to become a leader in your field.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:January 6, 2020
  • 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 Corporate Finance – 3 hours
  • MBA6075 Operations Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6100 Strategic Management – 3 hours
  • MBA/MPA6170: Applied Research, Insights, and Evaluation – 3 hours

Elective Courses: 15 hours

Leadership Series Option Courses

  • MBA/MPA6610 – Leading Organizational Development
  • MBA/MPA6620 – Leading Strategically
  • MBA/MPA6630 – Leading Teams
    • Completed application
    • Professional resume
    • Transcripts (official, sealed) for all prior colleges/universities.
    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or greater (on a 4.0 scale).

*Applicants with undergraduate GPAs below 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must submit a personal statement. Additional letters of recommendation and/or an interview with the program director may be required.

Graduate-level course credit is transferable, allowing students to earn their degree faster than ever. Graduate-level credit earned at regionally accredited institutions of higher education graded “B” or better may be transferred to Aurora University and applied toward a master’s or other post-baccalaureate programs prior to enrollment into Aurora University.

Check your credits with our Transfer Evaluation System.

Learn more about Transfer Credits

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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