Master of Business Administration with Leadership Concentration
The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Leadership program at Aurora University prepares graduates to become effective business leaders. Students benefit from a focused MBA leadership program structured around various leadership principles, including organizational development, strategic management and more.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 36 semester hours, including 21 hours of required courses and 15 semester hours of electives. Students who do not hold an undergraduate degree in business may be required to take up to 24 semester hours of prerequisite courses.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Additional admission requirements include a resume or curriculum vita, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation and transcripts noting bachelor’s degree. The GRE is not required for admission.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: An MBA provides graduates with a higher level of job security and earning potential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for graduates who have a master’s degree is just 1.7 percent, compared to 2.3 percent for graduates who have a bachelor’s degree. Employers increasingly search for prospective candidates with advanced education to take over managerial roles and lead companies in today’s global economy.