MBA

Master of Business Administration

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Overview

The Piedmont Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is designed for professionals who are seeking to advance their career. Whether you are a mid-level manager seeking to move up the career ladder into senior leadership, or a non-profit professional seeking to establish a charitable organization, or a fresh graduate from a non-business discipline, the Piedmont MBA will equip you with the cutting edge business disciplinary competencies and skills necessary for success in the 21st century business environment.

Notably, the MBA provides an opportunity to develop the breadth of skills necessary to move into leadership ranks or transition from staff roles into management positions. And for most graduates, it is an avenue for upward financial and social mobility. As reported by US News, "the average starting salary for MBA grads in the class of 2019 will be $84,580 – more than $25,000 higher than the average starting salary projection for grads with a bachelor's degree in business."

Graduates from any discipline can apply for the Piedmont MBA. No prior business knowledge is required. Our teaching is highly student-centric and designed to give you every tool for success. Courses can be taken face to face or online. Our program is flexible and designed to accommodate those in employment.

Professionals with substantial track records in relevant work environments may qualify for waivers of some elective courses. Please speak with an advisor if you believe you should be eligible for waivers.

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"The Business Management program allowed for me to quit thinking about my dreams and instead to act on them. I am now equipped for a broader range of opportunities and experiences. The training in self-discipline, time management, entrepreneurship, and ethics create real success not only for yourself but also for those who surround you."

Alexia Infante

Objectives

Upon completion of the requirements, the graduate will be equipped to do the following:

  • Apply theoretical and practical business knowledge in a global marketplace;
  • Utilize effective communication skills and research practices that are necessary for today’s business environment;
  • Apply leadership characteristics and management practices within intercultural workplaces;
  • Exhibit a highly ethical approach to critical business decisions;
  • Leverage state-of-the-art technological tools to enhance business processes and deliver superior outcomes.