• MBA Curriculum – Program Emphases and Certificates

    CCU's MBA curriculum includes 13 courses designed to develop effective, ethical leaders. Each course is typically taken over a five-week time period, and the entire program can be completed in as little as 18 months. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them (prior to scheduled deadlines).

    CCU students utilize Blackboard Learn, a leading solution in electronic education, to participate in MBA classes that blend the latest in eLearning technology with the latest business theory and practice. Students attend classes electronically, do research using the Internet, exchange email, and participate in online discussions. Assignments and tests are submitted online for in-seat students as well as those taking their program online.

    Program Emphases

    Students must choose an emphases in one or more of the following areas:

    • Leadership - The MBA with an emphasis in Leadership provides a more in-depth study of leadership theory and ethical practice. Students also develop knowledge and skills in financial responsibility and control, markets and promotional strategy, problem-solving and decision-making, human resource management, international business, and research skills.
    • Advanced Accounting - The MBA with an emphasis in Advanced Accounting is designed for students who plan to pursue their Certified Public Accounting (CPA) credential, as it provides for the educational requirements in the Colorado State Board of Accountancy. Students must possess an undergraduate degree in accounting (or equivalent) to take this emphasis.
    • Health Care Administration - The MBA with an emphasis in Health Care Administration focuses on practical application and unique requirements of the health care field, preparing leaders to be effective across a multiple of industry responsibility areas.
    • Project Management - The MBA with an emphasis in Project Management builds the knowledge, skills, and processes necessary to attain organizational objectives related to strategic management, project-based teamwork, risk reduction, and risk management. Students interested in obtaining a PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification may apply 42 professional development units.

    Graduate Certificates

    Graduate students may complete an MBA certificate program, offered in conjunction with their MBA degree:

    • Health Care Administration Certificate – Designed for students who already have a position of leadership and management in health care but are new to health care systems, regulations and industry expectations; or for those who already possess an MBA but are interested in working in the health care industry.
    • Leadership Certificate – Provides students with leadership skills that emphasize biblical principles related to organizational leadership. Students then have the option to choose either an international focus or one that explores values-aligned leadership.
    • Project Management Certificate – Provides students with the skills required to plan, analyze, and evaluate project performance and associated risk to gain competitive advantage.

    View Course Catalog for an MBA curriculum overview, a list of courses, and detailed descriptions.

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