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Emphasis Areas

All students pursuing Business Administration MBA program may select an emphasis area as a specialization to their Degree. We offer the following areas of emphasis:

Cybersecurity

The Business Administration MBA degree with an emphasis in Cybersecurity prepares students for careers in the specialized field of information technology security. The program combines the study of data security with business management courses so that students may understand core business management knowledge in such related fields.

 

Students will gain a strong knowledge of cybersecurity & defense, IT security management, computer forensics, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. The cybersecurity program prepares students to work in various career opportunities such as security analyst, forensic analyst, IT security consultant, and much more. 

 

Requirements

The Cybersecurity emphasis requires a total of 36 credit hours. 

Healthcare Administration

Students have the option to pursue their MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration. This emphasis may be of particular interest to students who plan to have a career in the healthcare industry, including public and private hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and other medical fields. This pathway prepares individuals for advancement in positions related to business and leadership, such as directors, coordinators, and chief nursing officers. 

Additionally, this program is designed to bring healthcare support staff, particularly in the administrative areas, to develop solutions that help patients and support organizational needs and priorities. The program requires a 10-hour experiential learning experience as part of the curriculum, which can be completed through a healthcare facility, either through current employment or an internship opportunity.

Requirements

The Healthcare Administration emphasis requires a total of 36 credit hours. 

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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