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Aston American University Online

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Postgraduate Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is for those who seek graduate level understanding in the areas of: research and analytical thinking, practical application grounded in theory and in actual practice of management, human resource management, finance, information technology (IT), business law, accounting, and entrepreneurship. The program provides students with advanced business knowledge and practical skills for the executive, manager, or entrepreneur.

Graduates of Aston American University’s MBA program will have built an innovative approach to business matters, will have gained analytical management skills, which are vital for running organizations, and be identified as potential leaders in their various professions. Degree programs from Aston American University are primarily designed to serve the education needs of working adults with the flexibility and support of a modern online institution.

Program Learning Outcomes

A graduate with the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree will be able to:

  • Prepare research documents in the English language accurately, creatively, and analytically.
  • Formulate an international business perspective regarding corporate governance, international collaboration, and global operations.
  • Articulate the global macroeconomic and microeconomic business climate and interpret its effects on the organization’s investment decisions.
  • Synthesize United States GAAP related to accounting and financial tools to critically evaluate corporate finance decisions and strategies.
  • Evaluate and describe the components of a global marketing plan for an organization, based upon a thorough global assessment of potential markets and competitors for a given product or service.
  • Analyze the business environment using business models to identify potential opportunities and formulate effective enterprise-wide strategies to achieve a competitive advantage.

Transfer of Credits from Other Schools

Academic credits earned at other recognized institutions with a letter grade of a "C" or better may be transferred toward Aston American University’s degree programs. The admission’s office of Aston American University will evaluate applicant transcripts and academic records to determine the amount of transferrable credits accepted.

Transfer credits may be given for academic coursework completed or tangible evidence of significant professional accomplishment(s), such as: technical papers published, major projects completed, or other noteworthy, well-documented professional achievements.

Maximum transfer is 20 credits.

Academic Calendar
Aston American University’s MBA program takes approximately one (1) year to complete. The academic year consists of four (4) semesters with two to four (2-4) courses per semester. Courses are based on a flexible and self-learning structure to accommodate each student’s business and personal responsibilities.

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