Through a mix of qualitative and quantitative
courses, the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree prepares students to be critical thinkers and effective
leaders in their organizations.
Classes are taught by practitioners who are
experts in their fields and facilitate learning using a blend of theory and
application to typical business challenges and opportunities. Using active
learning techniques with a minimum of lecture, faculty have students work in
small and large groups to discuss contemporary and classic case studies and to
develop solutions to issues found in the actual business world. The M.B.A. degree
is relevant to all types of industries - manufacturing or service, for-profit
or not-for-profit, public or private.
The hallmark of an M.B.A. degree from Cardinal
Stritch University is the ability to be an effective team member and team
leader, a skilled communicator, and ethical decision-maker. These are
accomplished in the following ways:
teams formed in each course promote recognition of diverse backgrounds and
opinions and serve as a support system that benefits the entire educational
learn how to explain their recommendations and conclusions about a given issue
with effective written and oral reports, while integrating theories and
techniques from prior coursework.
apply ethical components to each subject area whether it is statistics,
economics, finance, or human resource strategies.
The M.B.A. degree program
in the College of Business and Management is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized business
program recognition whose standards are based on the Malcolm Baldrige Quality
Program Criteria. A student who graduates with an M.B.A. degree from Stritch will
have the proficiencies and confidence needed to advance their careers and
assume the duties of middle-and upper-level managers and become successful