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. Read how Aurora University alum Tamara Turner used her MBA to start a commercial cake business!

Instructors in this program use open educational 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.

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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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:August 26, 2024
  • Est. Program Length:1 Year (FT)
  • Credit Hours:36
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$580

Core Courses

  • MBA6020 Marketing Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6030 Leadership and Organizational Behavior – 3 hours
  • MBA6045 Budgeting & Financial Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6075 Operations Management – 3 hours
  • MBA6085 Ethics & Decision Making – 3 hours
  • MBA6100 Strategic Management – 3 hours

Elective Courses: 18 hours

Healthcare Series Option Courses

  • MBA6814 ST: Healthcare Policy: Rules, Regulations, & Laws
  • MBA6550 Healthcare Management
  • MBA6815 Healthcare Quality & Assessment

Leadership Series Option Courses

  • MBA6100 Strategic Management
  • MBA6610 Leading Organizational Development
  • MBA6620 Leading Strategically
  • MBA6630 Leading Teams

Student Internship Information

Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts for questions or information on current tuition, fees, room, board and other rates.

    • 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.

All AU Online students must have unrestricted access to a computer or mobile device with high-speed internet to participate in online courses. AU Online uses Moodle to host its online classes. All students will be charged an $80 Technology Fee per semester, regardless of the number of credits taken.

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.

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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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