Accelerate your career by completing your APU undergraduate degree in Business Administration and moving directly into the MBA program.
By combining degrees, academically driven professionals significantly reduce their undergraduate credits without sacrificing program quality.
Graduate on the fast track with a solid resume, professional experience and job-ready skills for success in a dynamic and complex business environment.
Building upon the congruence between the existing BA in Business Administration and Management and MBA core curricula, this option is designed to admit highly motivated and busy professionals directly into the MBA program as soon as they have completed at least 104 undergraduate credits, including all GUR and major requirements for the BAM degree, with the exception of the senior project. The Master’s Thesis will serve as the research project for both degrees, that will be awarded simultaneously, when both degree course requirements are met.
Developing High Performing Organizations
presents models for building and maintaining an appropriate organizational culture. This course examines issues associated with subcultures, divergent or parallel cultures of owner/parent organizations, decision-making, conflict and collaboration.
is an exciting and cutting-edge component of entrepreneurial studies. This course is designed to educate students so that they are prepared to plan for and implement an e-business start-up or be able to lead a transition team of a traditional business that is expanding to include e-business solutions in its business strategy.
examines the theory and practices of change processes in organizations, paying special attention to planning and management of change. Globalization, technological advances and community expectations all impact the nature of work and how organizations are designed. Students examine the constraints and opportunities of sustainability in organizations and the roles leaders play in fostering innovation and determining timing and rate of growth.
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.
Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students from Alakanuak, Emmonak, Grayling, Kotlik, Mountain Village and Nunam Iqua, GPA of 2.5 or higher, awarded through Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship
Full or part-time undergraduate or graduate qualified veteran pursuing a Business degree, GPA of 3.0 or higher
Ramona F. Sines Endowed Scholarship*
Full-time female undergraduate under 26 years old, HS GPA 3.5 or higher, APU GPA 2.75 or higher
Saltchuk Alaska Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate Alaskan residents in communities where Saltchuk operates, GPA of 3.0 or higher
Institute & Program Area
APU’s Institute of Business & Public Policy promotes the advancement of knowledge, understanding, and reasoning in Business Administration, Management, and Public Policy. Honoring Alaska’s complex and distinctive organizational and business enterprises, the Institute prepares students to address and engage in stewardship of our peoples and communities, with relevance to the world.
Move on to the next challenge with purpose. Develop your career – or chart a new path – with the APU business degree that’s right for you. We maintain small class size and focus on relevant studies. Our faculty double as mentors throughout your program and beyond graduation. You’ll be among close-knit peers who value cooperation as much as competition. Flexible course schedules include your choice of degree programs delivered online and at night– without sacrificing network building. And our advising makes the most of your time as well as the transfer credits you’ve already earned.