National University, School of Business and Management

Introduction

Providing business strategies for today's global economy

A business degree from the National University School of Business and Management provides the strong foundation and comprehensive understanding of global business practices that can lead to professional recognition, advancement, and higher income potential. Our programs will give you the edge you need to advance in your current career or start a new one.

If you're looking for career advancement in the business world, the National University School of Business and Management offers the management skills needed to compete more effectively in this global economy.

As a leader in online education, National University offers a number of business degree programs via the Internet in a dynamic, interactive learning environment. Our Executive MBA program features a unique curriculum delivered exclusively through distance-learning technologies. Additional business degree programs include undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, criminal justice, forensic sciences, e-commerce, and more.

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Programs

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Master

Executive Master of Business Administration

Online Part time September 2017 USA La Jolla

Designed to provide students with a balance of theoretical concepts and practical approaches to business problems, along with analytical skills, critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills. [+]

The Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) provides current and potential executives with the knowledge and skills needed for effective management and decision-making in a competitive, global economy.

The EMBA is designed to provide students with a balance of theoretical concepts and practical approaches to business problems, along with analytical skills, critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Emphasis is placed on developing the leadership and team-building abilities needed to manage change and make sound decisions within the framework of a strategic plan. The EMBA program is characterized by students progressing through the program in a cohort group, and by team-based learning, faculty-student interaction, and current and relevant curriculum. Student learning is enhanced by sharing the management experience of classmates who have achieved mid-level to senior-level management positions in business enterprises. ... [-]


Master of Business Administration

Online Full time September 2017 USA La Jolla

To prepare students for leadership positions in business, and to provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage organizations in an ever-changing business environment. [+]

The mission of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is to prepare students for leadership positions in business, and to provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage organizations in an ever-changing business environment. The MBA program imparts the conceptual understanding and application of problem-solving tools contained in basic business disciplines, including accounting, economics, data analysis, finance, management, leadership, and marketing. In addition, students are equipped with the skills needed for effective team-building, quantitative and qualitative decision-making, and creative problem-solving.

 

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MSc

Master of Science in Corporate & International Finance

Campus Full time August 2017 USA La Jolla

This program is designed to provide students with advanced skills in applied finance required in today's competitive international financial environment. [+]

The Master of Science in Corporate and International Finance (MS CIF) program prepares students for a professional career in corporate and international finance. This program is designed to provide students with advanced skills in applied finance required in today's competitive international financial environment. It also provides an opportunity for in-depth study of the sophisticated analytical techniques and market transactions that drive financial innovation.  Students with an MS in Corporate and International Finance will be able to enter into one of four career paths: (1) a financial position in a private domestic and international corporate setting; (2) an investment strategist position; (3) a managerial position in financial institutions; or (4) a treasurer position in various governmental organizations.... [-]


Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA La Jolla

To prepare diverse adult learners to become effective, change-oriented leaders in an international society. [+]

The mission of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) program is to prepare diverse adult learners to become effective, change-oriented leaders in an international society.  The program uses distinctive and challenging curriculum that integrates theory with practice, university with community, personal success with ethical service to others, and information technology with creativity, empathy, and democracy.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

Apply effective, change-oriented leadership skills in problem solving situations. Evaluate leadership styles within the context of an interdependent, pluralistic, global society. Integrate leadership theories and practices derived from differing disciplines to change personal and organizational performance. Integrate ethical principles in social and diverse contexts. Integrate appropriate technology skills into personal and organizational leadership. Use appropriate written and oral presentation skills in discussing, evaluating, comparing and contrasting organizational setting and leadership. ... [-]

MA

MA in Human Resource Management

Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA La Jolla

Provides students with both the critical skills and knowledge required to be effective in this continuously growing domain through case study, experiential learning opportunities, and best practices. [+]

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Management provides students with both the critical skills and knowledge required to be effective in this continuously growing domain through case study, experiential learning opportunities, and best practices. This program serves to increase skills and abilities for a professional to either serve as a senior management team member or as a consultant to organization leadership on human resource management and organizational change issues.

 

The program integrates the many facets of human resource management in the 21st century through concept, theory, critical analysis and application of recruitment, staffing, training and development, organizational behavior, performance improvement, compensation, benefits, insurance, technology, legal aspects, labor relations, work groups and teams, organizational change and adaptation, ethical issues, and safety concerns in the workplace. The curriculum, incorporating relevant HRM and ODV technology and best practices for both consultants and internal practitioners, is much more in-depth and geared toward those already in the field of practice (HRM and ODV) and for business professionals who want to extend their knowledge beyond operations management. This cutting edge program is designed to offer an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to the growing field of human resource management and the continuum of organizational change in the 21st century.... [-]


Master of Arts in Management

Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA La Jolla

Designed primarily for students who have undergraduate degrees in fields other than business, desire a flexible program, and are seeking graduate work in management. [+]

The Master of Arts in Management gives students in professional and mid-management careers the opportunity to obtain decision-making skills through a sequence of core courses in basic management and business subjects.

This program is designed primarily for students who have undergraduate degrees in fields other than business, desire a flexible program, and are seeking graduate work in management.

 

Program Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

 

· Demonstrate effectiveness in work situations requiring managerial skills· Influence others to contribute productively· Distinguish ethical aspects of managerial decisions· Utilize information gathering, storage, and distribution to improve decision making· Discern the more effective marketing principles in both internal and external situations· Explain the relationship of problems to achievement of organizational objectives· Identify and secure resources necessary to solve business problems· Monitor and assess results of performance... [-]