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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Online
- Conveniently Online for Working Professionals
- Apply by August 22nd to start August 26th!
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Today’s MBA student must demand more. Even in favorable job markets, specialized skills are required for innovative leaders to succeed in evolving markets. A program that integrates rigorous academics with the ethical and spiritual commitments you live by can provide the competitive advantage required to make a lasting impact.
LeTourneau’s Master of Business Administration program integrates Christian values with academic coursework to prepare you to act strategically and ethically in response to complex, real-world business issues.
ONLINE MBA OVERVIEW
The Master of Business Administration is an online program designed for working business professionals who are committed to be effective and ethical leaders. LeTourneau’s MBA graduates excel at creativity, innovative thinking, complex critical thinking and possess a high level of accountability, moral judgements, emotional and social intelligence.
LeTourneau’s Christian foundation prepares MBA graduates with the ethical and critical thinking skills that are key elements in business leadership.
Successful graduates of the MBA program have a considerable degree of independence and personal discipline. It is for adult students who can master course content on their own when given structured learning objectives and specific methodology. Some courses require group projects and depend on collaboration among students in assigned groups.
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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES
True leadership requires more than knowledge. That’s why we at LeTourneau emphasize ethics, integrity and ingenuity in all curriculum to help students understand how Christian faith integrates in business practices.
DEVELOP WELL-ROUNDED SKILLS
We also value hands-on learning. In the past, our MBA students provided strategic analysis and outcomes assessment for a nonprofit organization in Dallas known as the Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI). FRI then used these outcomes to successfully obtain a $1 million grant from the United States Department of Justice.
Students complete one online course at a time’ each course lasts three to seven weeks. Each week, courses begin on Monday, with most assignments due on Sunday night.
REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
- BUSI 5113 – Entrepreneurial Leadership
- BUSI 5123 – Organizational Behavior & Design
- BUSI 5233 – Managerial Accounting
- BUSI 5273 – Managerial Economics
- BUSI 5423 – Decision Analysis
- BUSI 5503 – Managerial Finance
- BUSI 6163 – Cross-Cultural Management
- BUSI 6233 – Quality and Operations Management
- BUSI 6303 – Marketing Management
- BUSI 6503 – Strategic Management *
Longview Police Department (Longview, Texas)
Major: MBA Graduated: 2008
“I sought out the MBA from LeTourneau to help me be successful in the workplace. I appreciated the Christian values that were applied to what I learned while I developed my leadership skills.”
FACULTY DOCTORATE OR EQUIVALENT DEGREES
MBA GRADUATE OUTCOMES
Graduates from the online MBA program will have:
- The ability to identify and analyze key business issues
- A process to plot effective qualitative and quantitative decision-making processes
- Key entrepreneurial skills including resilience, finance management, networking and more
- The knowledge to integrate tools from multiple disciplines, such as finance and marketing, to develop functional and effective operations
- The ability to view business processes from a best practice business context and an ethical Christian perspective
Pursuing an MBA through LeTourneau University provides the perfect opportunity to further your career and gain experience.
A recent Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) survey shows graduates with job offers received an average pay increase of 73.6 percent. Studies also show MBA holders report higher levels of job and personal satisfaction post-MBA graduation.
An MBA degree can lead to a prestigious career in a variety of fields depending on your interests, talents and educational focus.
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
- Technology Management
- Underwriting Business Analyst
- Investment Data Analyst
- Finance Controller
- Third Party Contract Manager
- Financial Controller
- Marketing Manager
- Area Supply Contractor
- International Business Development
- Assistant Audit Manager
- Education & Community Director
- Design Consultant
- Account Manager
- Accounts Administrator
- Operational Manager
ONLINE MBA GRADUATE JOB PLACEMENT RATE
U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS' PROJECTED JOB GROWTH
MBA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the admission requirements for graduate studies at LeTourneau University, admission to the MBA program has additional requirements.
GPA Requirements: An applicant who does not meet the minimum GPA requirements for unconditional or probationary acceptance into the graduate program may provide a two-page professional resume, with employment history, job responsibilities. and volunteer service to the community and church. This material will be reviewed by the Graduate Admissions Committee which may grant probationary admission in some special circumstances. In no event will a student be admitted to the MBA program with a GPA of less than 2.25. The GPA calculation can be overall or for the last 60 hours.
- COSC 1303 – Computer Science I
- COSC 2103 – Computer Science II
- COSC 2203 – Data Structures
- COSC 2553 – Foundations of Cyber Security
- COSC 3303 – Computer Architecture
- COSC 3403 – Software Engineering I
- COSC 3503 – Operating Systems
- COSC 3523 – Analysis Of Algorithms
- COSC 3553 – Digital Forensics
- COSC 3603 – Networks And Data Communications
- COSC 3653 – Network Security
- COSC 4203 – Database Management
- COSC 4303 – Software Engineering II
- COSC 4503 – Program Translation
- COSC 4543 – Cryptography & Secure Systems
- COSC 4653 – Advanced Networks
- COSC 4863 – Cyber Security Project
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
- Certified Ethical Hacker
- Information Security Assessor
- IT Security Tester
- IT Security Associate
- Network Security Specialist
- Incident Responder
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LETOURNEAU UNIVERSITY
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LeTourneau University is named for its founder, R.G. LeTourneau, one of the world’s greatest inventors of earthmoving equipment and was founded in 1946.
Today, more than 1,150 students attend LeTourneau University classes online or at our educational centers in Dallas and Houston and might not step foot onto the university’s beautiful main campus in Longview, Texas unless they come for graduation.
The university has eight schools.
School of Arts & Sciences
School of Aviation & Aeronautical Science
School of Business
School of Education
School of Engineering & Engineering Technology
School of Nursing
School of Psychology & Counseling
School of Theology & Vocation
Currently, LeTourneau University is led by its sixth president, Dr. Dale A. Lunsford, and its board of trustees.
LeTourneau University is an unapologetically Christian university. While it has no direct denominational ties, it welcomes students of all denominations who love and seek after God. It is a place where students have found a deeper relationship with Him, grown in their spiritual walk and discovered God’s purpose for their lives.
YOUR LETU FACULTY
LeTourneau faculty have experience in the disciplines they teach, so they can guide students to transform academic theory into key skills that can be applied to today’s job markets. Our faculty are selected on the strength of their credentials, overall experience, commitment to Christian education and willingness to be accessible to students and support the collaborative academic environment important to hands-on learning.
Dale A. Lunsford, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration and LeTourneau University President
Dr. Dale Lunsford became the sixth president of LeTourneau University in 2007. In 2016, Lunsford celebrated his 31st year in higher education. He also worked as an award-winning business professor and academic journal editor.
Beverly Rowe, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
Dr. Beverly Rowe earned her Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and has corporate experience in the banking, retail, distribution, and manufacturing sectors. Dr. Rowe’s research includes auditing, usefulness of accounting information, performance measurement, and education.
Bob Wharton, Ph.D.
Professor of Business
Bob Wharton’s academic career has spanned 42 years in public and private institutions. After starting with his first appointment at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, he then moved on to Christian higher education in Florida, Tennessee and now Texas. Bob has been at LeTourneau University since 2008.
LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of LeTourneau University.
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