Master of Business Administration
College of Business
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is highly valued by employers who need strong leaders who can contribute to business goals at a high level. This program provides training for students to understand the working nature of business in a competitive environment. Coursework integrates proven business theories and practices with leadership skills to enhance graduate’s ability to lead teams and improve the bottom line. The objective of this program is to develop students into broadly educated business decision makers who understand the nature of business as a whole, and are equipped with tools and techniques that are applicable to a wide variety of business situations.
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Job Outlook: 9% from 2016-2026
Job Outlook: 6% by 2024
Job Outlook: 18% from 2016-2026
Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire lifecycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.
Job Outlook: 14% from 2016-2026
2018 Median Pay: $60,870 per year
Job Outlook: 11% from 2016-2026
Job Outlook: 19% from 2016-2026
Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Job Outlook: 20% from 2016-2026
Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must direct changes that conform to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.
Encourages students to implement effective coaching, communication, and managerial methods in supervisory roles. The Leadership emphasis prepares emerging leaders by immersing them in the context and applications of leadership. This emphasis is applicable across all industries and management and leadership roles.
Focus on employee relations, compensation, management, and personnel law. Those interested in the HRM emphasis will find that the courses and objectives align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification exams. This emphasis will prepare recruiters, compensation managers, and generalists.
Have a Senior Certification in Human Resource Management? Through Doane's Pathway Program, learn how to transfer your certificate for 9 credits towards your MBA at Doane.
Utilizes process creation, timeline development, and resource management to improve efficiency in a variety of industries including manufacturing, service, healthcare, government, and transportation. Those interested in the PM emphasis will find that the courses and objectives align with the Project Management Institute (PMI) certification exams.
Incorporates business principles while helping students understand the context in which the healthcare system operates. This emphasis prepares candidates to lead and manage in the context of healthcare systems. Candidates will be prepared to serve in a leadership role following completion of this program.
Completed the DoaneX MicroMasters in Healthcare Administration or Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive? Through Doane's Pathway Program, learn how to transfer your DoaneX credit for 9 credits towards your MBA at Doane.
Considers the business side of the public sector including budgeting, policy analysis, and rational decision making. This emphasis prepares candidates to lead and manage in the context of public, government, and nonprofit systems.
Completed the MITx Data Economics and Development Policy MicroMasters? Through Doane's Pathway Program, learn how to transfer your MITx credit for 9 credits towards your MBA at Doane.
Explores supply chain metrics, consequences in supply chain decisions, and develops an understanding of the strategic components of logistics management within the context of global operations. Candidates interested in this emphasis will understand operations management, product fulfillment, and distribution functions.
Completed the MITx Data Supply Chain Management MicroMasters? Through Doane's Pathway Program, learn how to transfer your MITx credit for 9 credits towards your MBA at Doane.
In the context of a world of data and data collection, learners will consider and explore how firms across all industries collect and analyze data in relation to customer personas, market trends, business intelligence, and cyber security.
Completed the MITx Statistics and Data Science or AdelaideX Big Data MicroMasters? Through Doane's Pathway Program, learn how to transfer your credit for 9 credits towards your MBA at Doane.
Tailored Option: Build your own emphasis area
The tailored emphasis option lets students select key coursework of interest to them. Students choosing to do the tailored option can select courses from any of the emphasis areas as well as approved graduate business elective offerings.