Online Master of Business Administration Program

The Master of Business Administration online degree program (MBA) integrates the sophisticated academic world, the practical and technologically dependent career world, and the eternal world of Christian faith into a business curriculum that fits into your busy life. Belhaven, an accredited online university, aims to develop in students that rare level of discernment so much in demand, both globally and locally.

Students in the Online MBA program develop the above qualities through an intense program that both advocates high academic standards and validates the Christian values to which the University, the School of Business Administration, and each faculty member are totally committed.

In the Online MBA program, classes are offered in manageable, eight week "terms." Project Team activities within each course enhance the learning process and the development of problem-solving skills, while forming the essential quality of teamwork.

  • 36 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 8-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Information Systems
  • Health Services Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Management
  • Technical Communication Supervisor
  • Executive Leadership
  • Business Development Manager
  • Up to 6 hours of accredited graduate work may be transferred if a B or better has been earned in each course. A 2.8 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work is required for admission or 9 hours of graduate work with a B in each course.
  • Transcript must show successful completion (with a grade of C or better) of college algebra or a higher mathematics course.
  • Applicants who do not meet the regular admission requirements, but show the potential for success in the M.B.A. program, may be admitted on a conditional basis. The student should submit an essay and 2 letters of recommendation for review by the program committee. Students admitted on a conditional basis to the M.B.A. program must earn a 3.00 grade point average in the first six semester hours of graduate work to continue in the program.

Master of Business Administration Curriculum Summary

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 682 Principles of Executive Leadership 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 36

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The online Master of Business Administration with Finance Concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are also interested in the field of Finance. Finance teaches the techniques that managers use to make and evaluate all types of organizational decisions. In addition to careers in corporate finance, investments, and banking, this concentration allows students to prepare for a wide range of organizational activities. The Finance student is also able to prepare for a specialized job in the rapidly growing financial services industry: Insurance, Real Estate, Brokerage, Financial Planning, and Portfolio Management.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Finance Concentration: Must have completed MBA 612 and MBA 643 with at least a ‘B’ grade. Students seeking to complete the concentration as a graduate certificate must also take MBA 612 or MBA 643.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 671 Financial Markets 3
MBA 672 Investments 3
MBA 673 Contemporary Issues in Finance 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The online Master of Business Administration with Health Administration Concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are interested in the field of Health Administration. The program allows students to examine, through the guidance of experienced faculty, the field of Health Administration. The courses provide a focused study of issues within the complex world of healthcare. Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Health Administration Concentration:

Course # Course Name Credits
MHA 608 Current Issues and Trends in Health Administration 3
MHA 646 Legal and Regulatory Environment for Health Care 3
MHA 668 Health Care Quality Management 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The online Master of Business Administration with Human Resources Concentration allows students to look into and experience the field of Human Resources. The courses will have a heavy focus on the study and application of human resource principles. Students will explore areas of study that include employee relations, compensation and benefits, and look at current issues in the field.  Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Human Resources Concentration:  Choose 3 of the following:

Course # Course Name Credits
MSL 660 Current Issues in Human Resources 3
MSL 661 HR Employee Relations 3
MSL 662 HR Compensation and Benefits 3
MSL 663 Issues and Innovations in Human Resources 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The online Master of Business Administration with Leadership Concentration allows students to look in-depth at leadership topics through the guidance of experienced faculty who will assist them in handling leadership situations. The courses provide a focused study of situations that arise while leading others. Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Leadership Concentration:

Course # Course Name Credits
MSL 630 Leading High Performance Teams 3
MSL 665 Coaching, Mentoring and Resolving Conflict 3
MSL 668 Leadership and Organizational Change 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The core courses in an MBA with a Public Administration concentration focus on the skills needed in the corporate world – finance, economics, marketing, and accounting. Students also immerse themselves in topics such as business research and operations management.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Public Administration Concentration (pick 3 of 5): Must have completed MBA612 and MBA643 with at least a ‘B’ grade. Students seeking to complete the concentration as a graduate certificate must also take MBA612 or MBA643. A 3.0 GPA in the Public Administration concentration courses must be maintained to graduate.

Course # Course Name Credits
MPA 607 Ethics and Society 3
MPA 611 Public and Administrative Law 3
MPA 610 Economics and Public Policy 3
MPA 609 Administration of Financial Resources 3
MPA 612 Public Policy Analysis 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The online Master of Business Administration with Sports Administration Concentration is designed for students who would like an MBA but are interested in the field of Sports Administration. Experienced and knowledgeable faculty will assist students throughout the Sports Administration courses. The courses provide a focused study of issues and topics related to the management of sports programs.  Students who desire to pursue a MBA may already know the field they intend to work in, and will benefit from the opportunity to add a concentration to the core MBA.

Course # Course Name Credits
MBA 601 Introduction to Graduate Education 3
MBA 624 Ethical Problems in Business 3
MBA 640 Organizational Behavior 3
MBA 612 Business Principles I 3
MBA 613 Business Principles II 3
MBA 658 Managerial Economics 3
MBA 646 The Legal Environment of Business 3
MBA 664 Marketing Management 3
MBA 643 Financial Analysis 3
MBA 680 Quantitative Decision Making 3
MBA 687 Strategic Planning 3
Total Core 33

Sports Administration Concentration:

Course # Course Name Credits
MSA 608 Current Issues and Trends in Sports Administration 3
MSA 646 Legal and Regulatory Environment for Sports 3
MSA 668 Venue and Event Management 3
Total Electives 9

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

These rates are for August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Graduate MAT/MBA/MHA/MPA/MSL $565
Grad. Certificates - Finance, Health, HR,Leadership, Public Admin. $565
Graduate Military – currently serving $375
Graduate Military – Veteran or Spouse $452

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