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Sarasota Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Business Administration

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Program Information

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program at Argosy University, Sarasota is designed to enhance your professional abilities, provide the education and skills valued by contemporary businesses, and position you for the next step in your career. You can earn your MBA in as little as 14 months and complete your degree program online.

The first step toward earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

About the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree at Argosy University, Sarasota
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a 30-credit hour degree program designed to accommodate both full-time working professionals and full-time students. Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, our MBA degree program consists of 10 core courses, with significant focus on the behavioral aspects of organizations.

Students can learn to develop the quantitative and qualitative skills necessary to advance in today’s ever-changing business world. They are taught to identify challenges and opportunities, draw on the latest technology and information, use advanced analytical and planning approaches, and execute plans for leading positive change.

They also can develop critical thinking and persuasive communication skills, strong technical knowledge, and a deep understanding of the human side of business.

Scheduled to enable busy professionals to balance the demands of career, family, and school, most coursework is offered in both blended and online formats. The program can be completed in as little as 14 months, and offers frequent start dates, with various weeknight options, to provide optimal flexibility.

The program is designed to serve the needs of talented students, regardless of their undergraduate degrees. We welcome and encourage students from diverse academic backgrounds. Students engage with an accomplished faculty, many of whom have been published and received awards and honors for their work in teaching, research and consulting.

For all students, the MBA degree program culminates in an applied Capstone project that requires students to demonstrate proficiency in core business competencies.

What knowledge and skills can I gain from completing the Masters of Business Administration Program?
Students can learn and develop a variety of skills, including strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and extensive knowledge of concepts, issues, and practices within their chosen concentration areas. They also can develop strong interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills, as well as extensive leadership abilities that are highly valued within groups, organizations, and companies.

Students also have an opportunity to participate in on-campus business networking and entrepreneurial events, as well as management and leadership workshops. An on-campus learning support specialist is available to assist students with tutoring, technical assistance, and more.

What career opportunities are there for graduates who earn their Masters of Business Administration degree?
As an MBA student of Argosy University, you’ll have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and professional skills required to succeed in a wide variety of high level leadership positions in management, marketing, finance, and accounting. Graduates are equipped to compete for a wide variety of positions, such as Administrative Services Manager, Branch Manager, Buyer and Purchasing Agent, Controller, Credit Manager, Financial Manager, Human Resources Manager, Business Administration Instructor, Management Consultant, Marketing Manager, Product Development Manager, Sales Manager, and Training and Development Manager.

Graduates of the Argosy University, Sarasota MBA program have been recruited by such companies as USAA, BayCare Hospitals, and Aetna Insurance Company.

How to Apply
The first step toward earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.