• MBA Curriculum – Program Emphases and Certificates

    The CCU MBA curriculum includes 13 courses designed to develop effective, ethical leaders. Courses are sequenced so that 501-level coursework can be taken before enrolling in more advanced courses. Each course is typically taken over a five-week time period, and the entire program can be completed in as little as two years. Students may complete the program in less than two years by taking a combination of online and classroom-based courses. 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).

    For online courses, 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. Even assignments and tests are submitted 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.
    • Corporate Training – Students are taught how to develop best practices in group dynamics, human resource management, and mastering the teaching of adults and training for impact.
    • 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.
    • Information Security – Students will gain the skills needed to ensure the enterprise's information security, including planning and analysis, auditing, disaster recovery, and continuity management. These program emphases are in conjunction with the University of Fairfax (Vienna, VA).
    • 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:

    • Corporate Education Certificate – Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to become an effective corporate educator who can make a significant impact on individual learners and on an organization’s success.
    • 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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