Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship
Degree Plan Details
* This program is offered as a Fast Track
The Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship degree is ideal for individuals who have the desire to start or grow a new business. In this program, students will learn the business and management components of Entrepreneurship. The mission of the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program is to prepare students to launch and succeed in a new business venture. This program will provide a curriculum that focuses on research and application of business tools needed for a new enterprise. The program concentrates on educating students on the concepts of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, communications business regulations, critical thinking, analysis, and forecasting.
The curriculum in this program focuses on fundamental entrepreneurial concepts such as effectively identifying market opportunities, defining target markets, understanding economic trends, promoting products and/or services using effective and appropriate marketing tools, developing strategy, managing personnel, and understanding financial reporting. Students will also become familiar with laws and regulations governing small businesses and “start-ups,” and communicating with stakeholders. Upon the completion of this program, the student will have acquired the knowledge and skills to launch a start-up business, manage business functions within a small business, and utilize their knowledge and skills to enable the business to survive and thrive in today’s competitive and ever-changing market. This program is offered 100% online.
Graduates of this degree program will be able to:
- Conduct relevant research and market analysis needed to start a new business.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to finance a new business.
- Develop and apply a framework to staff and supervise a new venture workforce to meet strategic goals.
- Speak and write clearly, concisely, and analytically.
- Identify and analyze relevant ethical issues as they apply to a new business venture.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the elements of economics, marketing, management, communications, critical thinking, analysis, and forecasting.
The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in General Entrepreneurship are:
- 18 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
- 30 semester hours for this degree.
- A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.
* NOTE: The MBA in Entrepreneurship is structured as a “Fast Track” MBA only requiring 30 credit hours which could potentially allow a student to complete the program in one academic year if the student chooses. As always, Amberton University reserves the right to offer courses based on the needs of the University and may alter the course rotation schedule at any time.
|Required Graduate Studies (3 hours)|
|RGS6036 - Ethics for Decision Making||3 hours|
|Major Requirements (5000/6000 level courses): 21 hours|
|BUS5425 - Entrepreneurship||3 hours|
|MKT6450 - Competitive Marketing Analysis||3 hours|
|MKT5260 - Digital Marketing Foundations||3 hours|
|MGT6177 - Human Resources Management||3 hours|
|MGT6175 - Management Responsibilities & Practice||3 hours|
|MGT6705 - Innovation||3 hours|
|MGT6755 - Entrepreneurship Implementation (Capstone)||3 hours|
|Electives (6 hours)|
|Business Administration & HRT Electives
(Selected from 5000/6000 courses with the following prefixes:
ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, HRT, MGT, MIS, MKT)