One of the Top Online MBA Programs in South Carolina
The MBA at Anderson University is specifically designed to advance your career. You will work first hand with highly experienced and knowledgeable faculty who will teach you state of the art business strategies to drive an organization forward. Our 36-credit program covers all aspects of business success including data analysis, continuous improvement, product delivery, leadership, finance, and employee relations to build an organization to its highest potential. You will be fully equipped to climb the corporate ladder or follow your entrepreneurial aspirations to start your own business.
Our MBA is ideal for professionals who want to be an executive, C-Suit official, or entrepreneur. The program focuses on data-driven business strategies to increase consumer satisfaction and drive an organization forward. An MBA at AU can help increase your salary $5,000 to $20,000 annually, and is regionally and ACBSP Accredited
Six Sigma Certification included in Tuition
Six Sigma is a business certification that focuses on quality control and optimization. This certification not only provides you with vital tools to drive an organization forward, it is a certification that is in high demand. A green belt certification can cost up to $1,500, however at AU it is included in your MBA tuition
Flexible for the Working Professional
The MBA is designed for the working professional, offering classes at night or 100% online. The flexibility of our program gives you the freedom to complete the courses at the time and place that’s most convenient for you. You can complete the program taking one class at a time or engage in an accelerated program to finish sooner.
The MBA at Anderson University also provides you with the opportunity to specialize in areas of business that are in high demand in the marketplace. Concentrations increase your expertise, increase your value in an organization, and may result in an increased salary. These concentrations include:
Whether you are taking courses in person or online, our classes are fast paced, engaging, and informative. Classes will follow either a 7-week or 14-week format based on the nature of the course. The MBA program includes the following courses:
- Six Sigma, Agile, and Lean Systems
- Product Delivery and Strategic Marketing
- Global Business and International Trading
- Business Analysis and Strategic Management
- Management Thought and Application
- Operations Management and Data Analytics
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Quantitative Analysis
- Financial Management
- Organizational Behavior
- Managerial Accounting
- Leadership and Ethics
- Internship (optional)
- Concentration courses (optional)
Supportive Professors and Case Study Method
Professors at Anderson University are highly experienced, many having served as VP Executives for leading corporations. You will enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, giving you more personalized attention from professors who won’t leave you to fend for yourself. We promote a rigorous but extremely supportive environment. Even in online classes, our professors still enjoy interacting on a personal level. At Anderson, you are valued in our classes, whether you’re on campus or in your home.
Many courses in your MBA will apply the Case Study Method, in which various cases are presented to dissect the decision-making process in business situations. Professors model the methods used to dig down to the heart of a problem, enabling you to understand different perspectives and make wise decisions as a manager in the workplace. They will bring in a Biblical perspective into the course, providing the essential ethical platform needed for authentic servant leadership. This will develop critical thinking skills to help you:
- Identify Business Problems and Opportunities
- Apply Business Tools to Solve Issues
- Analyze Business Data to Develop Informed Strategy
- Communicate Business Initiatives to Stakeholders
- Lead based on Business Ethics and Biblical Principles
An Anderson MBA opens doors to management positions—including vice presidents and CEOs—in almost every industry. Connect, network, and collaborate with AU alumni professionals to help advance your career and reach your professional goals.