An MBA is one of the most in-demand credentials in business.
Learn from expert faculty.
All professors have terminal degrees in their field and 10+ years of teaching experience.
Complete your online MBA in one year.
Reach your potential as a business leader.
Become a transformational leader capable of improving your organization and community with an MBA from Notre Dame College Online.
Each course embeds principles and best practices around servant leadership. By learning how to better support colleagues and customers, you will grow personally and professionally.
The online MBA has practical applications across for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Develop the hard and soft skills employers demand, including communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking.
- Communication: Master how to convey complex ideas — orally and in writing — to different personality types.
- Collaboration: Master how to work as a team, resolve differences and compromise to get results.
- Creativity: Master how to innovate, see situations from different perspectives and find solutions to difficult problems.
- Critical Thinking: Master how to analyze situations and evaluate strategic alternatives to make optimal decisions.
You will learn from faculty members who have a deep understanding of business theory and practice. Note that 100% of professors have earned terminal degrees in their field and have years of teaching experience, not to mention their years of experience as leaders in the business world solving real-world problems.
Everything takes place in a fully online environment that allows you to study when and where you have the time. Finish your accredited online MBA in one year with one of the most affordable programs available.
There is no GRE or GMAT required.
ODHE approved. Pending HLC approval.
Topics of Study
The online MBA curriculum encompasses several aspects of business. You will study topics like:
You will also take a capstone course that will help you put the knowledge and skills you have learned into practice.
This Program Is Designed For:
- Current and prospective business leaders who want to enhance their potential.
- Business professionals who want an in-demand credential.
- Working adults who want to earn an advanced degree in a flexible format.
Courses & Requirements
The online MBA requires a total of 30 credit hours.
Course Description Credits MBA 500The course presents leadership and management theories/concepts that have emerged over the past several decades. This course focuses on how skills and abilities in leadership and management can be developed and applied by individuals in order to make a difference in organizations, communities, or societies. This will prepare students for a focus on servant leadership. Students will work in diverse learning teams and complete a personal vision, receive 360-degree feedback on their emotional and social competence and create a personalized learning plan to guide their development throughout the MBA program and beyond. 3 MBA 510This course examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing today’s organizations. Key functions such as recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations are examined. Implications of legal and global environments are appraised and current issues such as diversity training, sexual harassment policies, and rising benefit costs are analyzed. Best practices of employers of choice are considered. 3 MBA 520The primary objective of this course is to develop students' capability to be effective leaders and communicators. Drawing upon the field of organizational behavior and communication, the course examines individual’s effectiveness on three levels: developing the manager from the inside out, working effectively with diverse teams and leading effectively in organizations. The course sharpens written, oral, and listening skills to meet the demands of a successful managerial communicator. 3 MBA 530This course analyzes the key issues in operations management in both the manufacturing and service sectors. It will apply qualitative and quantitative analysis to such areas as quality, facility location, product mix, supply chain design, scheduling, inventory and quality control. Techniques may include linear programming network analysis, simulation, and decision trees. 3 MBA 540This course provides students with an understanding of the purpose and use of accounting information through the study of generally accepted accounting principles and concepts as applied to financial statements. Included is the measurement of assets, debt, and equities; determination of income; preparation of statement of cash flows. 3 MBA 600Students in this course will study the various aspects of marketing for developing sound marketing programs. Product planning, distribution policies, promotional activities, pricing strategies, marketing planning and evaluation are included. Emphasis is on the value added to customers and the organization through marketing. 3 MBA 610The concepts of financial planning, analysis, forecasting, and control are examined. Emphasis is on financial decision making from the perspective of the business firm. Topics include time value of money, ratio analysis, mergers, capital budgeting, risk, cost of capital, valuation, dividend policy, financial structure, and related financial topics. 3 MBA 620Focuses on the skills necessary to implement plans and manage projects, and to assess the performance of those plans and projects. Stresses project management, budgeting, quantitative performance evaluation, tactical programs and the leadership and communication skills vital to successful implementation processes. Additionally, this course provides an overview on the principles of entrepreneurship. Students will be required to develop and present a business plan for a new venture, including the production of market research, organizational needs, and financial statements to support an investment in the enterprise. 3 MBA 630This course provides an overview of information systems and connects organizational strategy to technology. The course topics includes information systems, system analysis and design, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and emerging technologies such as block chain. The course will also address ethical issues and considerations related to data. 3 MBA 640This course pulls together principles of strategy at the business and corporate levels, with a focus on applying those principles to business problems. Topics include industry analysis, firm resources and their implications, strategic fit, leadership and governance, the implementation of strategy, and the ethical implications of strategic decisions. 3
You can apply to the online MBA by meeting the following requirements:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university and a minimum 3.0 GPA. (Provisional admission is offered to those with GPA from 2.5-2.99. Notre Dame College Online may request documentation of relevant work experience and/or other qualifications.)
How to Apply
You can apply for admission to the online MBA program by submitting the following materials:
- A complete online application
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
Costs & Financial Aid
Notre Dame College Online features a high-quality education at a price you can afford. See how your past academic credentials can help you make the most of your college education.
Component Requirements Cost Per Credit Hour Total Tuition 30 credit hours $500 $15,000 Transfer Credits 6 credit hours $500 $3,000 Total with transfer credits (up to 6) $12,000
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Outcomes & Resources
Learn more about potential careers available after you graduate. Some include:
- Marketing manager
- Sales manager
- Accounting manager
- IT manager
- Financial manager
- Operations research analyst
- Management analyst
- Market research analyst
- Top executive
Frequently Asked Questions
Online students are exceptionally self-motivated. They demonstrate determination, discipline and a willingness to fulfill their commitments. Be prepared to devote a significant amount of time each week to your classes. Engage in discussion, meet your deadlines and communicate with your advisor if you have questions or concerns. These habits will help you move successfully through our programs.
Yes! Notre Dame College Online recognizes the importance of an affordable education, and we strive to ensure your financial situation is not a boundary when it comes to your career success. Refer to our Financial Aid page to learn more about how to pay for your degree.
The Free Application for Free Student Aid determines your eligibility for financial aid programs, such as loans and grants. It helps identify the types of aid you may receive, such as federal and state grants, work study programs and low interest loans. We strongly recommend you fill out your FAFSA form each year to help identify which financial aid opportunities may be available to you.