In today’s competitive business environment, the best jobs go to those with the leadership, communication, managerial and problem-solving skills required to effectively handle the ever-evolving challenges and opportunities of modern business. Plus, an advanced degree like Sullivan’s on-campus and online Master of Business Administration is worth more in the business world. According to the 2015 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, the median starting salary for recent MBA graduates in the United States is $100,000, nearly double the expected starting salary of business professionals who only hold a bachelor’s degree.

You can also choose to tailor your on-campus or online MBA program to fit your specific interests and professional goals with our multiple concentration options:

  • Accounting
  • Conflict Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Public Management
  • Strategic Human Capital Management

The Master of Business Administration degree focuses on teaching:

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Problem solving (using both quantitative and qualitative methods/solutions)
  • Sullivan’s 18-month MBA program streamlines your path to advancement in the business world. The base curriculum is designed to broaden your scope in strategic planning, financial analysis, critical thinking and communication in a business context. You can then choose electives or a concentration that is most relevant to your career goals.
  • Our MBA program is the largest in Louisville and differentiates itself by emphasizing both quantitative and qualitative problem solving—so you’ll be able to manage numbers and people.
  • Our instructors bring with them years of professional business experience, providing valuable insight into best practices versus theory.
  • Multiple, mutually exclusive admissions criteria tailored to gauge various abilities to succeed at the graduate level.
  • Our flexible class options can fit even the most demanding work schedules.

48 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
ACT 510 Accounting Theory for Management Decisions 4
ACT 511 Accounting Theory for Business Environments
ECO 510 Managerial Economics 4
FIN 540 Managerial Finance 4
MGT 510 Managerial Communication Skills 4
MGT 545 Leadership and Team Development 4
MGT 620 Operations Strategy 4
MGT 680 Integrative Management Capstone 4
MKT 570 Marketing Strategy and Implementation 4
QNT 550 Advanced Quantitative Methods 4
Credit Hours 36
Free Electives (12 Credit Hours) 12
Three elective courses are chosen by the student to complement the student’s personal or professional interests.
Total Credit Hours 48
Accounting Concentration
ACT 560 International Accounting and Reporting 4
ACT 610 Contemporary Financial Auditing and Attestation 4
ACT640 Corporate Governance and Regulation 4
Students in the Accounting Concentration must take ACT 511 instead of ACT 510. They must also earn a B or better grade in QNT 550 for successful completion of the course.
Conflict Management Concentration
CMM 510 Interpersonal and Intergroup Conflict Analysis 4
CMM 540 Conflict and Culture 4
CMM 542 Conflict Coaching for Leaders 4
Healthcare Management Concentration
HCA 510 Healthcare Systems Management 4
HCA 535 Healthcare Information Systems 4
HCA 545 Healthcare Finance 4
Hospitality Management Concentration
HMS 510 Event and Tourism Management 4
HMS 545 Revenue Management in Hospitality 4
HMS 575 Restaurant Brand Development and Management 4
Public Management Concentration
MPM 510 The Public Policy Process 4
MPM 545 Public Sector Financial Management 4
MPM 550 Public Policy Economic Analysis 4
Strategic Human Capital Management Concentration
HRL 520 Workforce Planning and Staffing 4
HRL 530 Human Resource Development 4
HRL 540 Compensation, Benefits and Security 4

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