• Richard Schutt shares how earning his MBA at CCU was a life-changing experience.

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    The MBA programs at CCU focus on management and leadership. Within these programs, our mission is to equip future business and nonprofit leaders and managers with a Christian worldview and a broad business administration and technology knowledge-base. Students will be prepared with the skills and tools required for excellence in leading and growing their organizations in the global economy.

    CCU offers an online MBA program as well as an in-seat hybrid option. Students have four emphases to choose from: Leadership, Advanced Accounting, Health Care Administration, and Project Management. All MBA students will explore the concept of “servant leadership” and consider how to incorporate the eternal wisdom and love of Jesus Christ in the way they lead others in the business environment.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 39 credit hours
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
    • Coursework can be completed in less than two years with full-time study
    • Students can transfer up to 9 graduate-level credit hours
    Class Format:

    The majority of courses are typically completed in five-week blocks; however, FIN501 and ACC501 require seven-week blocks.

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    Required Emphasis (choose one): Leadership, Advanced Accounting, Health Care Administration, Project Management
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  • Who Is a Good Fit for the MBA Program?

    Leadership-oriented MBA programs are ideal for adults who aspire towards senior management positions, such as CEO or COO positions, or want to be successful business owners or ministry leaders. CCU's MBA degree program’s leadership principles and skills apply to students in both for-profit and non-profit fields, as well as the military, law enforcement – virtually any organizational setting. This is one of the top MBA programs in Colorado and around the U.S.

    CCU’s MBA leadership courses attract skilled professionals from diverse industries, giving students an opportunity to learn from their peers, as well as their professors. They have in common the desire to become more effective leaders who are grounded in Christian ethics.

    Targeted Leadership Courses

    The Master of Business Administration leadership courses include:

    • Leadership and Management I (LED 501). The leadership and management course helps learners understand the theories and realities of the managerial functions and processes in organizations. The course also explores organizational leadership/”followership” issues with special emphasis on the Biblical principles related to organizational leadership.
    • Problem Solving & Decision Making for Leaders (LED 505). This course will give you a set of analytical tools and systematic processes for evaluating management situations in a structured way. You’ll become better equipped to identify organizational needs and weigh management solutions and alternatives.
    • Values Aligned Leadership (LED 510). This thought-provoking course will help you integrate the Bible and Christian ethics with modern-day decision making.
    • Leading in Intercultural Business Environments (LED 515). The purpose of this course is to explore ideas that help us lead effectively with people from diverse business cultures. Basic tenets of leading will be examined and introductory concepts of cultural understanding will be explored. The field of inquiry will then be integrated to begin a process of thinking about leading in intercultural contexts.

    Earn your MBA degree online or at one of our College of Adult and Graduate Studies locations. For more information, contact one of our Enrollment Counselors at 303-963-3311 today.

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