PROGRAM TYPE
On Campus, Online, Hybrid

Start Terms 

Students may start every 8 weeks

Fall, Spring, Summer

DEGREES
MBA

Contact

Linda Marie Nolin, MBA, ACB

Director of Graduate Business Programs, Professor of Practice in Business
Business Administration
(508) 849-3272

Business Administration | MBA

Program Overview

Gain the skills and tactics to advance. Anna Maria College’s Master in Business Administration (MBA) combines theoretical and hands-on experience taught by faculty with business and industry experience. Our innovative, interdisciplinary approach coupled with both traditional and non-traditional concentrations (tracks), provide opportunities for students and professionals to take different career paths and become leaders in any field.

All of our MBA concentrations are offered in three different learning options: on-ground (classes are on campus), hybrid (a mix of on-ground and zoom classes), and online (100% asynchronous).

Market-Driven Concentrations and Learning Outcomes

How to Apply

  • Application: Apply using the Anna Maria College Online Application.
  • Undergraduate Degree: Provide evidence of an earned undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited United States college or university, or an equivalent degree from a nationally accredited institution outside the United States.
  • Pre-Requisite Courses: Five prerequisite courses are required of all MBA candidates who have not previously satisfied these requirements. These requirements may be met by previous education or experience. The specific prerequisite needs to be completed before a student enrolls in the corresponding required course. All prerequisites do not have to be completed before students can enroll in the required courses:
    • BUS 512 Financial Accounting
    • BUS 523 Management
    • BUS 543 Economic Theory and Practice
    • BUS 569 Marketing and Theory
    • BUS 571 Business Statistics
  • Two References: Submit the names and contact information of two references acquainted with the applicant’s ability and aptitude for graduate study. In cases where a student may have been away from an academic setting for several years, employers and supervisors may be a reference.
  • 2.7 GPA or Higher: Provide evidence of a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 and an undergraduate record that demonstrates your ability to be successful in graduate studies.
  • Personal Statement: Provide, in writing, a personal statement (minimum 500 words) that demonstrates your commitment to graduate studies and reflects your writing skills.
  • Resume

Transcripts and other documents can be sent electronically to admissions@annamaria.edu or mailed to:

Admission Office
Anna Maria College
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612

Course Of Study

Why Anna Maria College?

Fast Facts

  • Our MBA degree can be self-designed through the programs unique General Track to meet your own personal objectives and help you advance within your industry. This option allows you to align the program’s curriculum with your own personal and career goals within any given industry.
  • Ranked 15th in the nation’s top 25 Most Affordable Masters programs by www.affordableschools.net.
  • Cut your time in half with 8-week courses you can go twice as fast as traditional 16 week semesters providing you more flexibility and the ability to complete the program in as little as one year.
  • Your work experience counts. Anna Maria College offers a Mid-Career Track. If you have relevant progressive work experience in business, you may be eligible to waive 2 courses or 6 credits from the MBA course requirements as determined by the Program Director on a case by case basis. That means you could earn your Master of Business Administration degree in as few as 10 courses instead of 12.

Return on Investment
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to prepare individuals for professional careers in management and to provide educational enrichment for experienced professionals seeking a broader management perspective.

  • Studies show that MBA graduates who switched careers have a $55,000 increase over their pre-MBA salaries (Poets & Quants, 2015).
  • The faculty members are practitioners in their fields and leverage their experience and networks to guide students through final capstone projects that require them to work as consultants with local nonprofits and start-up companies.
  • Forbes Magazine listed Anna Maria College MBA in their Education Innovators issues as a program with maximum ROI.

The program will prepare and empower students for careers in and related to business including (but not limited to):

  •   Money Management
  •   Risk Management
  •   Organizational Development Consulting
  •   Market Research Management
  •   Principle Industrial Engineer
  •   Information Security
  •   Health Services Management
  •   Clinical Informatics Management
  •   Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Map

The Master’s in Business Administration consists of 36 credits; 12 courses with an overall GPA of 3.0 (B) including a capstone project.

Curriculum maps differ between on-ground/hybrid and online.

On-Ground/Hybrid Curriculum Maps

Online Curriculum Maps

Tuition & Fees

2023-2024 Graduate MBA Tuition and Fees (by semester)

On-Ground, Hybrid, and Online MBA Graduate Tuition (per credit hour) – $599.00

Additional Fees

Credential Fee – $105.00

Late Payment Fee (monthly, per credit) – 1.00%

Audit Fee (per credit) – $115.00