Online MBA Gain Applicable Knowledge and Succeed in Business Gannon University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree provides you with a comprehensive overview in the core foundational aspects of business operations. This ACBSP-accredited program features a state-of-the-art curriculum, places a strong emphasis on ethics, and prepares you to be a principled business leader. Gannon's online MBA is ACBSP-accredited and a GMAT waiver is available. The collective experience of the program's expert faculty transcends academics and industries, and their unique interdisciplinary approach toward business education allows you to immediately apply the tools, skills and strategies taught throughout the program. Gannon graduates embody the spirit of entrepreneurship in their local communities and beyond. Many have used their online MBA degree and the practical skills taught to start their own business. At Gannon University, we provide you with a quality education and the support you need to ensure that you graduate positioned to lead and succeed in any business endeavor. It’s time you experience the possibilities that come with a Gannon MBA. Online MBA Specializations Gannon University’s online MBA degree gives you the opportunity to expand your business expertise in three distinct areas — finance, human resource management and marketing. This can position you as an expert to employers in your chosen area of study. Finance Learn how business leaders analyze financial data to help drive and inform key business decisions. You’ll be able to assess the payoff of investment projects as well as maximize the wealth of your shareholders. Human Resource Management Focus on employee relations and managerial theories to help lead, develop and motivate your organization’s human capital. Marketing Learn how you can leverage consumer behavior, market trends and data to position your organization for continued success, as well as how to develop marketing strategies, identify target markets and craft messaging that aligns with current business goals. Should your interests span multiple business areas, you can select a custom track. This unique aspect of Gannon's MBA curriculum allows you to choose any three electives from the three specializations offered, and seamlessly aligns your online MBA with your professional interests and academic goals. What Makes Our Online MBA Different Gannon University has been on the forefront of business education for years, and its online MBA degree is just one example. Gannon's Dahlkemper School of Business has been developing business leaders for 45 years and was the first graduate school of business in its region with an accredited undergraduate and graduate business program. Other differentiating factors include: Small class sizes ensure you get the support and attention to succeed Extensive alumni network of business professionals - 1,400 and growing Strong collaboration between business and engineering schools Career Outcomes: Salaries and Jobs Gannon's online MBA degree does more than help you get a job - it can position you for a long career in a variety of industries at a higher-than-average salary. A recent study conducted by Forbes shows that post-MBA starting salary with bonuses can be up to 50 percent higher than pre-MBA starting pay. As an MBA graduate, you can use your knowledge to work as a marketing, finance or human resource manager - three positions that according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have an annual median pay ranging from $99,720 up to $199,740. Online MBA Outcomes: Real Results When you graduate with your MBA from Gannon University, you leave with a proven credential that can propel your career to the next level. With Gannon's online MBA degree, you can join our strong alumni network of entrepreneurs, or go on to lead an existing organization to success. Upon completion of the program you will be able to: Communicate precise business objectives Work effectively in team settings Solve problems critically and in a socially responsible manner Make key business decisions rooted in fact, data and business theory Understand the global business environment Apply analytical skills to solve problems in a business State Authorization View Gannon's State Authorization for more information on SARA and state authorization. Have a complaint about a distance ed program or courses? Read the state contact information document to learn more about filing a complaint. Student Success Gannon's Online Engagement Coordinator facilitates our online new student orientations, implements strategies to ensure that online students are active in their online courses, and provides general online student support through a variety of high-touch methods to engage students and support student retention efforts. Gannon online students can reach out with general questions about online learning or how to remotely access Gannon's comprehensive student services.