MBA Graduate

Master of Business Administration

Be Inspired and Prepared to Succeed in Business

Stratford University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will prepare, inspire, and help you build the confidence to succeed in the business arena. Whether you’re interests lie in operating a small business, managing a division of a corporation, or utilizing your business skills in government or the non-profit sector, an MBA from Stratford will help you become a competitive candidate in today’s evolving business world and achieve your career goals.

Stratford’s MBA program will help you build on the knowledge you acquired at the bachelor level, and focus on all the important aspects of business, including management, business technology, and leadership development. During this comprehensive program, you will build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of business, the global environment in which you will function, and the analytical tools you will need for intelligent decision-making.

Specifically, our curriculum will expose you to critical topics in business, including marketing, entrepreneurship, accounting and finance, investment management, and more.

A Rewarding Career is Waiting For You

Our talented Career Services staff has an excellent track record in helping students overcome barriers to landing their dream job. As a result, the majority of MBA students who graduated between 2011 and 2012 have secured exciting jobs in their field of study or a related field. In fact, many of our alumni work for some of the nation’s leading corporations, including Capital One, Elephant Auto Insurance, Altria, Best Buy, and Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Here is a sampling of the rewarding career paths waiting for you:

  • Chief Executive
  • Cost Estimator
  • Sales Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Construction Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Biomass Production Manager
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Quality Control Systems Manager
  • Hydroelectric Production Manager
  • Storage and Distribution Manager
  • Storage and Distribution Manager
  • Geothermal Production Manager
  • Methane/Landfill Gas Collection Systems Operators

Take the next step towards pursuing your career in business. Contact us to learn how to get started.

MBA Program Requirements and Online Options

You can complete your Master of Business Administration through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, through online instruction, or a combination of both online and classroom instruction.

Credits Required Number of Classes
Core Component 54 12 
Total Required for Graduation 54 12

Capstone Projects

As an MBA student, you will have the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned through the completion of a capstone project. Capstone courses allow you to pull together and build upon what you have learned in core accounting courses and utilize this knowledge in the analysis and resolution of complex business problems. You will also perform applied professional research in relevant subject areas. In completing these projects, you will work in a team environment to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing with your peers.

Best-in-Class Faculty

Stratford’s faculty is comprised of the some of the top leaders in business, both in the private and public sectors. All members of our faculty have earned a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, J.D, or a Ph.D. In addition to leading instruction at Stratford, our faculty is comprised of entrepreneurs who run their own business; managers in government; practicing CPAs and attorneys; and experts in the field of information technology. With their expertise, they are equipped to teach underlying business theories, and are in tune with the skill sets and competencies required in the business community as well as the government market.

State-of the-Art Learning Environments

Stratford offers state-of-the-art learning facilities that provide the perfect environment for examining and analyzing timely business topics. Our small class size allows you to enjoy low student-to-teacher ratios, which encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing between instructors and students. In addition, all classrooms are equipped with computers and are ideal for hands-on lab activities.

A Master’s Program that Fits Your Busy Schedule

Stratford offers the convenience of flexible course schedules as well as full and part-time programs. Residential classes are offered day, evening, and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule. All residential classes are blended with a portion of the course delivered online to reduce the time in the classroom. You can complete a class in five or 10 weeks and start your program five times a year (January, March, May, August, and September). The accelerated programs at Stratford University allow students to finish a Bachelor’s degree in 30 months or a Master’s degree in 15 months.

Visit Student Disclosures to obtain tuition & fees for this program, graduation and employment rates, and other student consumer information on Stratford’s MBA program.

Documented work experience may be evaluated to meet some or all competency areas. 

Code Name Credits
BUS340
Managerial Accounting
4.5
BUS200
Business Law: Business, Government & Soc
4.5
BUS220
Business Communications
4.5
BUS360
Business Ethics
4.5
BUS250
Principles of Economics
4.5
BUS300
Financial Management
4.5
BUS440
Business Forecasting and Simulation
4.5
BUS120
Sales and Marketing
4.5
BUS235
Operations Management
4.5
BUS435
Business Statistics & Econometrics
4.5

Code Name Credits
EBM502
Research Methods
4.5
EBM503
Global Leadership & Organizational Behav
4.5
EBM532
Legal Environment & Business
4.5
EBM554
Global Economies & Markets
4.5
EBM573
Global Business Operations
4.5
EBM587
Strategic Business Marketing
4.5
EBM595
Competitive Strategy & Innovation
4.5
EBM609
Financial Management & Policies
4.5
EBM632
Sustainability & Social Entrepreneurship
4.5
EBM636
Organizational Change Management
4.5
EBM680
Project Management
4.5
EBM690
MBA Capstone Course
4.5