The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides students with advanced preparation in management, enabling them to participate as educated professionals in society and the business environment and compete in a dynamic global economy.
The UMass Dartmouth MBA program is AACSB-accredited, the highest international accreditation standard for schools of business. The MBA program has the following objectives:
- Global Business: Demonstrate an understanding of the problems, potential, realities, and constraints of doing business in an interconnected, global world. Recognize and critically analyze the role of the economic, political, and cultural domains in global business
- Ethics/social responsibility: Demonstrate an ability to think critically about ethical issues, to analyze and evaluate situations from opposing ethical perspectives, and to understand social responsibility as an ethical or ideological theory that corporations and organizations have a responsibility to society.
- Written Communications: Demonstrate the technical skills and craftsmanship needed to develop professional written business communication that present useful, accurate information, elicit audience interest, effectively convey the intended message, and demonstrate competence with use of the English language.
- Oral Communications: Develop informal speaking skills that effectively transmit one's own needs without encouraging defensive response. Demonstrate the technical skills and craftsmanship needed to make formal presentations present accurate information, elicit audience interest and understanding of the intended message, and demonstrate competence with use of the English language.
- Problem-Solving/Rational, Analytical Thinking: Demonstrate the ability to think systematically and logically, to use analysis, interpretation, evaluation, inference, and explanation to examine reasons and evidence for sound objective decisions and resolutions to complex, ill-structured problems.
- Information Literacy/Technology: Demonstrate the ability to search for, analyze, and identify useful and accurate information, and to use it effectively for an intended purpose. Demonstrate an understanding of the effect of technology on business. Use current word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications, as well as the Internet and presentation software (e.g., PowerPoint).
- Management of a Business Enterprise: Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of each of the functional domains of business enterprises, understanding of the interdependency existing among them, and analyze business strategies that leverage the competencies of each.
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Tuition and Fees
Cape Cod program courses have an additional $45 per credit program fee attached to the total cost. Please visit our Tuition and Fees page for information.