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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Program Delivery: On Campus and Online
The MBA degree is offered online, in an accelerated in-class format, or a combination of formats for qualifying students.

The Johnson School of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a general business degree program intended to prepare graduates for administrative and managerial roles in business and nonprofit enterprises. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to lead and contribute to organizational success at the executive level.

Mastery of the critical competencies such as planning, decision making, environmental scanning, financial analysis, marketing, global business and business research are included in the Master of Business Administration program.

Is a Career in Business Right for Me?

An MBA degree demonstrates to current or potential employers that you have what it takes to be successful in a leadership, executive, or administrative position. MBA graduates typically enjoy an increase in income and job opportunities.  Hodges' MBA students learn from professors with experience in a program that is consistently aligned with current business expectations.  

What is the Business Career Outlook?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations, adding about 632,400 new jobs.

*Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm

What Can I Do with This Degree?

ACCOUNTING

  • Accountant
  • Comptroller
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Accounting Consultant

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Manager

FINANCE

  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Finance Officer
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Planner

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Information Technology Project Manager

MARKETING

  • Marketing Manager
  • Branding Specialist
  • Advertising Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Director of Marketing

What Will I Learn?

You may enter the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program during any semester. A full time student, nine semester hour credits per term or typically three courses per term, can complete this program in one year.

Click on the Bulletin to view the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course list.

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How is Hodges University’s MBA Program Different?

Building Brand [YOU]

Hodges University is proud to partner with author and public relations expert, Cyndee Woolley, APR, to incorporate seven essential steps to building a powerful personal brand into the Master of Business Administration program. With this comprehensive program, Hodges’ MBA students have an edge over their peers. They will be equipped for the ever-changing career landscape because they have both the technical expertise to generate results and a compelling personal brand to navigate through a career of their choice.

Cyndee Woolley, friend of Hodges University, shares her Building Brand [YOU] strategies with Hodges' MBA program through her guest lectures and meeting events. Her book, Building Brand [YOU], provides a foundation in your first course in the MBA program, and you will continue to enhance your brand throughout your time in the Johnson School of Business.

Our Program is Accredited

Hodges University has received specialized accreditation for its business and business-related programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Associate in Science in Business Administration

Professors with Experience

Professional and innovative business applications are stressed throughout the MBA curriculum, taught by professors holding earned doctorates and possessing significant field experience. The MBA faculty are scholarly practitioners who have worked in the real world and brought their experience and expertise into the classroom. That’s what differentiates the Johnson School of Business MBA program from other programs – the professors represent positive role models who help students develop the competencies that will distinguish them in the business arena.

Flexible Scheduling

The MBA program can be completed in an online format, an accelerated in-class format, or a combination of formats for qualifying students. Day, evening, weekend and online classes allow you to work and go to school at the same time.

Small Class Size

The esteemed MBA program faculty work one-on-one with students because class sizes are small. You will always be treated as an individual, not a number. Our MBA graduates often say their professors have become their mentors due to individual attention. These graduates take what their professors have taught in the classroom and apply it to their jobs and to their lives.

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You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To speak to an admissions coordinator call us at 1-800-466-8017 (Naples) or 1-800-466-0019 (Fort Myers), use our contact form, email admit@hodges.edu or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your admissions coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the application in its entirety.
  • Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
  • Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
  • Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!

Your Faculty Members

Anke Stugk
Program Chair, Business Administration
astugk@hodges.edu
Aysegul Timur
Dean, Johnson School of Business
atimur@hodges.edu
David Ferguson
Adjunct Faculty
dferguson3@hodges.edu
Don Forrer
Professor
dforrer@hodges.edu
James R. Hodge
Professor
Katherine Dew
Professor
kdew@hodges.edu
Michael Engdahl
Adjunct Faculty
mengdahl@hodges.edu
Peter Karastamatis
Adjunct Faculty
pkarastamatis@hodges.edu
William Browning
Adjunct Faculty
wbrowning@hodges.edu
William Pearce
Adjunct Faculty
wpearce@hodges.edu
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Christa Welch , Business Administration
Going back to college to complete my bachelor's in business administration is one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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