This program is an upper division academic program designed for those who are seeking the skills and competencies necessary for managing within an organization. Providing a comprehensive, practical background in the social and management sciences, the program provides course work in the following areas: oral and written communications; leadership, human resources management, organizational behavior and business ethics; management information systems, statistics, marketing; and financial planning and control.
The MBA program at Stritch has also received accreditation by the
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn.
The core curriculum of the program is structured sequentially, with students taking one course at a time. Courses involve four-hour class sessions once a week, usually for six weeks.
This degree program focuses on foundational concepts that are related to management techniques, especially those related to the successful management of people. Those concepts include the ability to communicate effectively, to think critically, to motivate and coach individuals and groups, and to promote ethical problem solving and decision-making.
Courses Are Available
Semesters to Join
- Fall (August)
- Fall (September)
- Spring (January)
- Spring (February)
- Summer (May)
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Transfer Credits You Already Earned
A total of 120 semester credits are required for graduation, with at least 30 major course credits taken at Cardinal Stritch University. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred from another accredited degree-granting institution and applied to fulfill major course requirements.
In the admission process you will need to provide transcripts from each college or university you attended. We will review the courses you already took to find out what will transfer to Stritch. Download our guide that explains
credit acquisition or view a list of institutions we partnered with to establish
- Have either a high school diploma or GED with a score of 250
- If college-level work has been completed, cumulative GPA must be at least a 2.0
- Have at least two years of full-time work experience, which can include service in the armed forces and time invested as a volunteer
- Submit the admissions application, which is free to complete online
- Request transcripts from all colleges where any coursework was completed
- If no college work, a high school diploma or GED
- Have official transcripts from each school you attended delivered directly to the Office of Admissions
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