Walden’s M.B.A. curriculum connects students to real-world issues and trends, with coursework that emphasizes skills to help them become more effective business communicators, successful collaborators, creative thinkers, and world-class managers prepared to work in the United States or abroad. Students have the opportunity to enhance their ethical decision-making skills with learning experiences designed to help them articulate their leadership styles. They can customize the M.B.A. degree by choosing a specialization or designing their own.
At the end of this program:
1. Students will have an extensive and practical knowledge-base of theory, tools, skills, practices, and research related to business and be able to apply these to the problems and opportunities that are encountered in the 21st-century business environment.
2. Students will demonstrate effective professional and interpersonal practices essential in business.
3. Students will develop a range of professional strategies that promote their effectiveness in a business environment.
4. Students will demonstrate ethical, legal, and responsible behavior and explain the broader role that business has in society and their own responsibilities as a member of the business community and citizens in society.
Note: Courses in specializations must be taken in the sequence specified. Students should refer to course descriptions for more information on prerequisite requirements.
- 36–37 total semester credit hours (depending on specialization)*
- Foundation courses (3 sem. cr.)
- Core courses (21 sem. cr.)
- Specialization courses (8 or 9 sem. cr., depending on specialization)
- Capstone course (4 sem. cr.)
*Note: Students who have earned a professional certification may be eligible to take an accelerated M.B.A. program. See the specialization curriculum descriptions for more information.