What Does it Look Like to Earn an MBA at Concordia?
Whether your goal is to advance in your current position, start a new business or become a community leader, the Concordia MBA is the next step in your journey to success.
The program is designed for professionals with a sincere desire to become leaders who will change the world around them. As an MBA student, you will master core business concepts, analytical tools and leadership skills to build a better future for yourself and your community.
Guest speakers, computerized simulations, case studies, learning teams and a capstone project are just some of the ways you will be exposed to real-world business issues and participate in making decisions that impact the organization and the wider community. Access to Incubator CTX programming allows students to interact with early stage entrepreneurs and to reap the benefits of the hub’s programming.
Concordia's MBA intentionally focuses on a two-prong approach. Hard and soft skills are combined through a series of leadership courses nested in a relevant, yet vibrant curriculum to maximize personal and professional growth opportunities.
Concordia's MBA program is accessible, so students can work their jobs and attend courses only one night per week. Our unique cohort, learning team philosophy allows for a supportive environment, essential for practical experiences. Classes are taught by both full and part-time faculty who are highly credentialed, experts in their field of study, and engaged in the community. We believe the experience and diverse background of our faculty is an exceptional value for our students and their learning.
Curriculum Overview for MBA Students
As an MBA student, you will:
- Complete 36 semester hours of coursework consisting of core business concepts, leadership and organizational development
- Analyze case studies, complete practical projects, reflect on your own leadership qualities, and challenge and support your fellow cohort members
- Attend class one evening per week for four hours - the evening will be divided into two parts, with the first class meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. and the second from 8 to 10 p.m. each week
- Have space for reflection and integration during scheduled sabbaticals throughout the program
- Designed to be completed in two years, attending just one evening class per week
- Provides a cohort learning community to foster personal and professional transformation
- Provides you with specific skills in accounting, finance, economics, marketing and business strategy
- Develops your leadership skills enabling you to make a positive difference in the workplace and beyond
- Integrates your coursework with real world applications
"The enthusiasm for the subject of Leadership impassioned students to self-reflect
and take an introspective approach to a subject that is typically centered on influencing
- Lynn Ngin, Business Analytics Manager, 2013 MBA Graduate
"My experience with the Concordia MBA program has been incredibly transformative.
My wife, employees and friends have all intimated that they've observed considerable
growth and change in my life."
- John Griffin, President CEO, 2012 MBA Graduate
"I have actually made an impact and led change at my office and only because of how
I have grown through the Concordia MBA program."
- Valerie Denner, Financial Analyst, 2012 MBA Graduate
"The beauty of the cohort is that it provides you with a built in support system so
if you don't understand a concept it is likely that someone on your team does. Another
compelling part of the cohort and learning team model is that we all bring different
skills and a diverse set of ideas to projects. This makes for an extremely rich and
invigorating learning experience."
- James Weeks, Sr. Quality Assurance Lead, 2013 MBA Graduate
- Chief Technology Officer
- Investment Fund Manager
- Information Technology Director
- Health Services Manager
- Management Consultant
Why earn your MBA at Concordia?
The Concordia MBA program offers students access to a network of experienced business professionals, including other students and faculty, who are experienced and engaged in the community. MBA students partner with an organization in their community to plan, develop and implement a capstone project with emphasis on management consulting or a venture they might pursue once they have left the program.
Guest speakers, computerized simulations, case studies, learning teams and a capstone project are just some of the ways you will be exposed to real-world business issues and participate in making decisions that impact the organization and the wider community.