Master of Business Administration (MBA) - General

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a master's degree program intended for those who aspire to increasing levels of responsibility in business and industry. This general MBA program is designed to provide each student with a breadth of skills ranging from accounting to project management. The program revolves around managerial skills required in planning, organizing and controlling work in organizations, and focuses on directing, coaching and motivating people for effective performance.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

  • Classes start in 2 Weeks

  • Checkmark icon Total Credits  48

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:1 Online, Colorado Springs & Denver

Program Details

Concentrations
Career Paths
Curriculum
Alumni Experience
Employer Experience
  • Concentrations

  • Career Paths

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity-- starting with the right MBA degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a MBA – General include:2

    • General Manager
    • Regional Director
    • Business Analyst
    • Business Development Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Administrative Director
    • Director of Sales
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  • Curriculum

    The following courses are specific to the General concentration. To view courses that must be completed for all MBA degrees, visit the MBA overview page.

    Management Capstone Concentration Choices

    Select 12 credit hours from 600-level Business or Management courses:

    • Financial Reporting
    • Management Control and Auditing 
    • Integrated Marketing for Entrepreneurs 
    • Entrepreneurial Strategy, Planning & Leadership 
    • Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship: Skills for Success 
    • Entrepreneurial Business Planning Capstone 
    • Financial Statement Analysis 
    • Corporate Portfolio Management 
    • Financial Management for Multinational Enterprises 
    • Marketing Research Methods 
    • Marketing in the Digital Age 
    • International Marketing
    • IT Management 
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  • Alumni Experience

    Starting in 2012, CTU began a longitudinal study of the impact of higher education on its graduates’ career progression. Each year the study surveys alumni who graduated from CTU one, three, five, and ten years prior. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas the alumni were asked about. 3

    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Satisfaction with experience at CTU
    78%
    Likely to recommend CTU to a friend or colleague
    77%
    Instructors appeared knowledgeable in their subject matter
    86%
    CTU’s program prepared me to pursue a career in my field
    60%
    My education has helped me advance my career
    56%
    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Engage in creative problem solving
    74%
    Understand all sides of an issue or challenge
    75%
    Team up with co-workers to solve issues and challenges
    73%
    Communicate effectively with co-workers
    76%
    Communicate effectively with my manager
    74%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed that CTU equipped them for skill or competency

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  • Employer Experience

    Since 2010, CTU has measured the experience of employers with recent CTU graduates on their staff to better understand how to deliver a curriculum to students that provide the broadest opportunities for career growth. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas employees were asked about in regards to their CTU Alumni employees.4,5

    Employer Experience Rating (%)*
    Likelihood that an employer of a CTU grad would hire another
    85%
    CTU graduates performed as well or better than other employees
    99%
    CTU graduates prepared as well or better than other employees to work at their job6
    100%

    Employers' Ranking of CTU Graduates' Skills & Competencies Rating (%)*
    Analyze data effectively
    95%
    Demonstrate appropriate problem-solving skills on the job
    91%
    Can be trusted to communicate appropriately with senior leadership at organization6
    98%
    Can be trusted to write a report (or other communication) without managerial editorial input
    98%
    Demonstrate understanding of communications written to them
    95%
    Are able to negotiate compromises
    91%
    Take direction well
    94%
    Work effectively in a team environment
    84%
    Coordinate team projects effectively
    83%
    Manage conflicts effectively
    81%
    Provide input on planning for business
    85%
    Take inititiative to lead projects6
    91%
    Think about how their projects will impact the business6
    88%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed or strongly agreed

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This program could take - months to complete.

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The occupation(s) listed here are derived from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net), which is developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor / Employment and Training Administration.

The specific program does not necessarily prepare students for, and graduates do not typically find employment in, all listed occupations. We cannot guarantee employment or salary.

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1Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via Virtual Campus delivery.

2http://www.burning-glass.com/realtime; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.

3 Alumni Survey - 2012 CTU Alumni Career Progression Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

4 Employer Survey -2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

5 Employer Survey -2011 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2010 CTU graduates.

6 Employer Survey - 2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2011 CTU graduates

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