Program Details

Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Leadership

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business
Next Start Date:
Program Now Enrolling
ProgramLength:
Total Program Credits: 66
Online: 8 weeks [More Info]
Transfer Credits:
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the program
Program Tuition Rate:
Online: $560 per credit. [More Info]

Overview

Enhance Your Business Acumen with an MBA and MS in Leadership

Support your journey to business leadership with advanced skills in operations and functional management. Grand Canyon University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) dual degree program affords you the opportunity to blend principles of finance, economics and marketing with the values of servant leadership. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this program is a perfect fit for working professionals.

Curricula in this MBA/MSL degree program encompasses a variety of courses relevant to modern day business. Courses follow a logical progression: You are exposed to the fundamentals of graduate-level study before embarking on your major area of focus. In small, academically stimulating learning environments, discuss the power of politics and influence in addition to operations management with expert faculty and business practitioners.

Degree Outcomes

Study Business Leadership

In this MBA and business leadership program, you gain a heightened understanding of business, administration and effective leadership. Review the components that drive business success and master the process to create a productive organizational culture. Coursework and critical thinking help you develop the knowledge for transformational leadership in business practice.

What You Will Learn

MBA and MSL Dual Degree Coursework

The MBA and MSL programs accelerate your learning using multiple course topics and objectives:

  • Managerial concepts and strategies relating to the management of operations in both manufacturing and service environments
  • Problem-solving models and methods of practical application
  • Microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts relevant to contemporary business
  • Quantitative tools and techniques used to model business functions and applications
  • Key concepts of leadership
  • Overview of how the science of organizational behavior contributes to effective leaders and managers
  • Behavioral forces and relationships that influence organizational effectiveness and change
  • Career Outcomes

    Promote Your Career with Advanced Leadership Skills

    The MBA/MSL degree can help you take your career to the next level. Common careers after earning an MBA and MSL dual degree include executive, entrepreneur, director, manager and business leader in all types of business, government and service organizations.

Course List

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Major:
66 credits
Total Degree Requirements:
66 credits

Program Core Courses

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for the graduate learning experience at Grand Canyon University. Students have opportunities to develop and strengthen the skills necessary to succeed as graduate students in the College of Business. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the tools for graduate success.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the College of Business, key concepts of leadership, and an overview of how the science of organizational behavior contributes to effective leaders and managers.

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals who are preparing for more advanced coursework in accounting and for students who have not had accounting in undergraduate work. Topics covered include the principles and practices of financial accounting and the fundamentals of managerial accounting, such as cost behavior and budgeting. The course covers accounting theories using computational examples, and homework is problem solving.

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals who are preparing for more advanced coursework in accounting and is designed for students who have not had finance in undergraduate work. Topics covered include financial analysis, financial planning, asset evaluation, capital structure, and working capital management.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to prepare students in mathematical, probability, and statistical concepts for their upcoming studies in quantitative methods. The course is intended for those students who have not had any prior statistical education, although students who have had statistics should also consider taking the course as a refresher.

Course Description

This courses introduces microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts that are relevant to contemporary business. Emphasis is placed on using economic data for business decision making.

Course Description

This course is a study in the quantitative tools and techniques used to model business functions and applications. Emphasis is placed on how to set up models, and how to interpret and apply their results. Prerequisite: SYM-506.

Course Description

Management of the marketing function, market environmental analysis, and marketing planning, strategy, and control are fundamentals of marketing management. The course examines the marketing process, marketing research, product development innovation and diffusion, pricing strategy, distribution value drain, advertising and promotion, and strategic marketing issues. Emphasis is placed on case study analysis and current academic research with a marketing plan as a significant curriculum component.

Course Description

This course covers managerial accounting concepts and procedures for internal reporting, including the study of cost behavior, cost systems, budgeting, and performance evaluation. Coursework includes case studies, group projects, and class discussion. Prerequisite: ACC-502.

Course Description

Operations Management examines managerial concepts and strategies relating to the management of operations in both manufacturing and service environments. Emphasis is placed on methods to streamline and drive inefficiencies out of a firm’s internal processes to build a highly efficient organization. The course also focuses on external processes by examining ways to achieve greater supply chain integration with suppliers and customers. Quantitative and qualitative methods and tools are introduced and applied. Prerequisite: SYM-506.

Course Description

This course discusses elements of business financial decisions, including financial forecasting and development of proformas, management of working capital, capital budgeting, capital structure, and raising funds in capital markets. Prerequisite: FIN-504.

Course Description

This course examines the definition, formulation, and execution of strategy within organizations. There is specific emphasis on the role of innovation and leadership in strategic management and an organization’s ability to achieve and sustain competitive advantage. Prerequisites: MGT-605, MKT-607, ACC-650, and FIN-650.

Course Description

This course explores the nature of business leadership models and theories, examines these models through a broad variety of insights and viewpoints, and provides a description and analysis of these approaches to leadership, giving special attention to how the models can improve leadership in real-world organizations.

Course Description

This course focuses on servant leadership, how a servant leader is different from other leaders, and how focusing on the needs of others can create interdependency rather than dependency in organizations.

Course Description

This course provides students with an understanding of various models of problem solving and the ability to apply them, as well as knowledge of various techniques, strategies, and skills appropriate for creative and innovative thinking.

Course Description

This course introduces essential influence, coaching, and mentoring techniques for effective leaders while focusing on the importance of leadership development and succession planning within organizations.

Course Description

This course is an exploration of the behavioral forces and relationships that influence organizational effectiveness and change. Topics include the study of intervention strategy and application skills.

Faculty Bios

Program Locations

Online

Online

Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. GCU offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.
Evening

Evening

Grand Canyon University’s evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals who prefer an in-person learning environment. Our night classes meet just once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom. Night classes are designed for a specific number of students, providing a warm and nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. In an evening cohort, you will progress through your degree program with the same career-minded classmates, providing an opportunity to network and forge relationships that go beyond the classroom. Classes begin frequently at various locations, including our main campus.

* The Department of Education defines how an institution must calculate a program's On-Time Completion rate for federal disclosure purposes. The On-Time Completion rate is based on a program’s published required number of months to complete all degree requirements as provided in the institution’s catalog. Completion statistics are updated every January and are based on the cohort of students who graduated between 7/1 – 6/30 of the preceding year. The On-Time Completion rate is determined by the number of students in the cohort who completed the program within the published program length divided by the number of students in the cohort who graduated.

Online and Evening program disclosures

* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.