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About the Online MBA in Business Administration

The MBA program at the University of Bridgeport Ernest C. Trefz School of Business prepares you for a successful career in any of four valuable concentrations, which gives you the freedom to tailor your degree to suit your specific goals. Our flexible start dates and delivery methods – on-campus and online – are ideal for busy professionals.

  • 1 Year Accelerated Program
  • 4 Concentrations
  • 6 Start Terms a Year
  • ACBSP Accredited
  • 7 Week Classes

You are prepared for careers in:

  • Network Administration
  • Systems Development and Analysis
  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence

You are prepared for careers in:

  • Hospital Administration

  • Pharmaceutical Project Management

  • Policy Analysis or Research

  • Health Services Management and Administration

  • Medical Entrepreneurship

  • Healthcare Consultation

  • Healthcare Management

  • Strategic Project Management

  • Faculty, Healthcare Management

  • Healthcare Advisory

  • Senior Healthcare Strategy

You are prepared for careers in:

  • Recruitment
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training and Development
  • Organizational Development

You are prepared for careers in:

  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Information Management
  • Consulting

Learning Outcomes


You will integrate the knowledge and skills gained throughout the Master of Science in Analytics & Systems program to enhance critical thinking and data mastery by:

Technical

  • Demonstrating an understanding of concepts learned throughout this graduate program
  • Describing the business drivers and critical success factors for effective analytics project and program delivery
  • Using research, tools and techniques for complex analytical solutions that capture, consolidate and present information for meaningful insights

Human

  • Communicating complicated information at a professional level via comfort and confidence telling compelling stories using data
  • Understanding how to manage all aspects of the data capture, delivery and analysis process
  • Demonstrating initiative, discipline, and follow-through on assignments and projects
  • Facilitating meaningful dialogue related to class topics

Conceptual

  • Evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of analytics solution designs, tools and visualization options
  • Analyzing trends within data and facilitating their application
  • Applying the theories and techniques learned throughout this program with focus on economics, ethics, finance, marketing, project, sourcing and vendor management.

 

Why UB?


  • Receive individual attention
  • Engage in highly interactive classroom discussions with international students and faculty
  • Learn relevant quantitative methods and professional interpersonal skills in technology enabled classrooms
  • Be taught by renowned scholars and highly successful practitioners
  • Compete against world-class universities in team competitions
  • Collaborate in multidisciplinary classes with other UB schools
  • Enjoy close proximity to New York/Connecticut/New Jersey multinational corporations and entrepreneurs

As a graduate of the MBA distance learning program you will demonstrate:


  • Knowledge in all—and proficiency in at least one of—the basic business disciplines (accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, information systems, leadership, management, and marketing)
  • The ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written structures, and in formal and informal settings
  • Interpersonal and professional skills that enable you to contribute within diverse sets of teams and build internal and external relationships that facilitate success in contemporary organizations
  • Information literacy, proficiency with technology, and analytical techniques for decision-making
  • Critical and logical thinking that integrates concepts across disciplines with creativity and integrity enabling you to successfully lead in a dynamic global environment

Careers


In today’s competitive marketplace, an MBA degree will give you the edge you need in recruitment, promotions and opportunities in management and leadership. An MBA prepares you for a leadership role with highly transferrable skills including problem solving, critical thinking skills, strategic planning, financial acumen, time and people management and much more. We focus on the use of contemporary issues to ensure real-world relevance, that can readily be adapted to professional situations.

    An MBA can prepare you for many careers including:

    • Management
    • Sales
    • Insurance
    • Banking
    • Real Estate
    • Human Resources Management