Overview

Whether you are a working professional seeking to advance in your career, change careers or to develop additional skill sets and wider expertise in your current position, APU’s Master of Business Administration supports your goals by emphasizing a broad understanding of successful business operations and the development of critical skills you need to be an effective leader in today’s complex and dynamic business world. Under the guidance of faculty mentors and industry leaders with experience in a wide variety of fields, you will have many opportunities to collaborate on real-world projects with professional peers that prepare you to graduate with an enhanced resume and a strong network within the business community.

Degree Fit

Career Outcomes

Graduates from APU’s MBA programs are pursuing successful careers like:

  • CEO Alaska Native Corporation
  • CFO for Alaska non-profit agency
  • Marketing Executive for private company

Degree Roadmap

Concentrations

Finance

The MBA with a concentration in Finance combines the breadth of the MBA with the depth required for careers in finance. This concentration provides opportunities to learn about securities, portfolio management, bonds and investment theory and to gain hands-on experience managing the student fund.

Health Services Administration

An MBA with a concentration in Health Services Administration builds foundational, analytical and integrated knowledge of the health service industry. This program is ideal for current and future managers and administrators in organizations providing health services, that are major customers of health service providers or that are involved in developing and implementing health service policies. The MBA in HAS combines the breadth of the MBA with applications to diverse health service settings, including the private sector (for profit and non-profit), the public sector (local, state and federal) and Native health service providers.

Student Profiles

There is great communication between students and great professional networking that takes the degree outside the classroom. I’m disappointed that I waited so long to do this! -Jim Hinkle, MBA, 2017

Scholarships

Andrew J. Crow and Cora C. Crow Memorial Scholarship

Full-time students nominated by a Methodist church who has graduated within three years prior to admission from a high school within the Panhandle of Texas, or female students pursuing a degree in business or education

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Department

Develop your career – or chart a new path – with the APU business degree that’s right for you.  Our Business Administration Department maintains small class sizes. APU’s ranked faculty double as mentors throughout your program and beyond Graduation Day. You’ll be among close-knit peers who value cooperation as much as competition. Flexible course schedules include your choice of two degree programs delivered fully online – without sacrificing regular class meetings with your professors. And academic advising through the APU Business Administration Department makes the most of your time as well as transfer credits you’ve already earned.

Business Department