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MBA: General Track

An MBA Designed for Your Success in Diverse, In-Demand Business Opportunities

ACBSP Accredited

Expertise for Modern Businesses

Industry-Experienced Faculty

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  • Duration 2 years
  • Cost per Credit $700
  • Credit Hours 30

Program Benefits

  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • Build your specialization
  • Real-world financial models and tools
  • Option to complete coursework 100% online

Preparation for the Business Career You Want

Explore the diverse facets of today’s business world and gain the expertise required for leadership roles with the online Master of Business Administration (MBA) – General track. Whether you’re a business professional seeking advancement opportunities or are striving to enter the field with a competitive set of skills, this program offers a custom learning experience designed to help you achieve your goals.

The MBA – General specialization option allows you to build your concentration area and set yourself apart from the competition. Explore your professional interests with a selection of elective courses and gain hands-on experience for your career through a capstone course that involves developing a business project with a real-world company.

Career Outlook

All areas of the business field are growing along with the need for business experts with competitive skills. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 750,000 new business and finance jobs will be created in the United States by 2030.1 With the General specialization of Utica’s online Master of Business Administration, you’ll build the skills it takes to qualify for many of today’s most in-demand business positions.

CAREER SPOTLIGHT: MArketing Manager

$133,380/year

Strategize and execute plans for marketing products and services to consumers. Oversee members of a marketing department to ensure procedures are followed correctly and deadlines are met.2

CAREER SPOTLIGHT: Business Development MANAGER

$75,578/year

Conduct research on business processes and develop new strategies to reap greater profits and establish a positive public reputation. Work with marketers and management staff to ensure business resources are being used efficiently while also recognizing opportunities for improvement.3

Other roles you may qualify for as an MBA graduate:

  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Marketing Director
  • CEO
Jobs and Income

Curriculum: A Custom Degree to Support Your Career

Utica University’s General specialization MBA program is designed to provide you with a well-rounded set of skills that can be immediately applied in the modern business world. Through a combination of core business courses and elective options, you can customize your learning experience to prepare for your business career goals.

More Options for Your Degree

Data Analytics

Specialize your MBA with a focus on data science. Use theoretical models in the collection, design, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, and the real-world process of creating and implementing solutions based on that data.

Entrepreneurship

Specialize your MBA in entrepreneurship. This customized program is ideal for strategic early-career or mid-career professionals who are motivated to bring a communication, information, or media business idea to fruition.

Finance/Accounting

Specialize your MBA and explore economic forces, how they relate to profitability and growth, and gain an introduction to managerial accounting and contemporary issues in cost management.

Health Care Management

Specialize your MBA in Health Care Management and graduate ready for the challenges of patient-centered care, plus gain a thorough understanding of the complex ethical and legal issues involved from an organizational level.

Frequently Asked Questions

Advancing your life and career with an online degree comes with lots of questions, and we want to ensure your search for answers is effortless. If you have a question we haven’t covered, call (866) 295-3106 to speak with an enrollment counselor.

You can complete the MBA program in just 2 years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The total estimated tuition for the MBA is $21,000. You can review all tuition costs here.

Utica University’s (formerly Utica College) MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.

The first step toward applying for the MBA program is to start your application. Then, you should start to gather required application materials such as a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a résumé. You can learn more about admission to the MBA here.

You’ll complete 10 courses in the MBA business core, and the remaining number of courses will depend on the specialization you select. You can review courses now.

Yes, you can choose to complete this program 100% online or in a blended format through recorded lectures and in-person or live virtual classrooms. This flexibility gives you the opportunity to get immediate instructor feedback in live sessions, 24/7 access to material through online content, and the ability to learn when and where it’s convenient for you. Read more about the MBA.

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Sources

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics (April 2022). Business and Financial Occupations. Retrieved May 11, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics (April 2022). Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers. Retrieved May 24, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm#tab-1.
  3. Average Business Development Manager. (April 2022). Retrieved on May 11, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Business_Development_Manager/Salary.