It’s the age of the entrepreneur, and the San Francisco Bay Area is uniquely positioned at the center of the action. Whether you’re launching a startup or pursuing a more traditional leadership role, the Master of Business Administration program at Holy Names University will prepare you for success. Our distinguished faculty members are engaged with current industry trends, and thanks to small classes, they are available to support and connect with students.
- The program provides extensive preparation in all core business areas. In addition to foundational business concepts, classes provide an in-depth introduction to current issues, including e-commerce, internet-based funding, and management in a global economy.
- Our curriculum emphasizes business ethics and social responsibility.
- Students conduct onsite research at companies of their choice, providing them with hands-on business experience.
- The program can be started in January, March, May, June, August, or October, and can be completed in 12, 18, or 24 months based on your individual academic plan. You may select the course calendar that works best with your schedule, and step in and out of terms as needed to manage other responsibilities.
- Classes are held in the evenings and on Saturdays for convenience and flexibility.
- Students who earned a bachelor’s business degree from HNU with a concentration in communications, international business, management, or marketing may complete the MBA program with a management concentration in one year.
According to Payscale.com's 2014-2015 College Salary Report, studies have shown MBA's earn $10,000 to $30,000 more per year than their undergraduate counterparts. That can be up to $1,000,000 over a career.
Program can be completed in 12 to 24 months. There are six terms, with two terms in the Fall Semester, two terms in the Spring Semester and two in the Summer Session. Most classes meet every week for seven (7) weeks. A few classes meet for the entire Fall or Spring Semester. Classes meet weekly or bi-weekly depending upon the course. Classes are held Tuesday through Saturday. Meetings are generally 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during the week and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Students can choose 1 to 3 courses per term, and can begin their Program during any of the six terms. Students can step in and out of terms as needed to fit to their personal needs.
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