Graduate College | School of Business
From comprehensive business, management, and marketing theory to practical techniques for effective leadership and team building, St. Kate's Master of Business Administration (MBA) prepares you to take the next step forward in your career.
For registered nurses, a dual-degree MBA and Doctor of Nursing Practice option is available.
Format: Meet one evening per week, with online interaction in between classes.
Completion time: 27 months
Cost per credit (2019–2020): $942
New MBA students are considered for up to $10,000 in funding from these scholarship programs: women in leadership, diversity, alumni, and academic achievement.
Take the Next Step in Your Career
Our MBA graduates combine professional excellence with the innovative thinking needed to create a better world for their businesses, clients, and communities. Choose your concentration: healthcare, integrated marketing communications, or management. A certificate in integrated marketing communications is also available.
Our students are positive agents of change, well-prepared to confidently lead and influence. The themes of innovation, social responsibility, global perspective, and practical application are woven throughout the curriculum through case studies, guest lectures, and course work.
Our graduates are leaders with strong ethical reasoning, critical and creative thinking, and a clear, confident voice. You will learn to effectively manage diverse cultures and teams, as well as utilize strategic decision-making and problem-solving skills to facilitate growth — so you can make an impact at every level of your organization.
The General Management concentration bolsters your creative and innovative thinking, along with the confidence to carry it forward. In this track you’ll develop solid business acumen and practice-ready management skills, learning how to deliver on the bottom line for sustainable growth for people, planet, and profits.
The healthcare sector is one of the most dynamic and complex parts of our economy. Demand is high for managers with the business acumen needed to steer healthcare organizations through rapidly changing times and deliver patient care efficiently and effectively. With our Healthcare Management concentration, you’ll graduate with the skill set you need to advance in healthcare management.
Businesses need professionals who understand how to integrate a variety of marketing tools — from traditional media to social networking — to tell their stories, build their brands, and engage their audiences. With our Integrated Marketing Communications concentration, you’ll be prepared to work in marketing communications, public relations, advertising, marketing management, and related functions in businesses and other organizations, in agency settings or as independent consultants.