• MBA Curriculum – Program Emphases and Certificates

    The CCU 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 e-mail, 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

    As an alternative to the traditional MBA curriculum which has leadership as its primary focus, students can choose to obtain emphases in one or more of the following areas:

    • Advanced Accounting – Designed for students who plan to pursue their Certified Public Accounting credential, and provides for the educational requirements in the Colorado State Board of Accountancy for students seeking the CPA credential.
    • Health Care Administration – Students will focus on the practical application and unique requirements of the health care field, preparing them to be effective leaders across a multiple of industry responsibility areas.
    • Project Management – Students will learn to understand tactical and strategic implications for project selection, organization, planning processes, communications, and negotiations.

    Graduate Certificates

    MBA students may complete graduate-level certificates 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 a complete list of courses and detailed descriptions.

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