MBA


About the MBA

Offered face-to-face at the Kansas City campus center and online.

Park University’s Master of Business Administration degree program was founded at Park University in 1998. Park’s MBA program offers a student-centered learning environment to produce responsible, innovative business leaders in an ever-changing global environment. It also prepares students as entrepreneurial thinkers, to enhance business competitiveness in a global environment. Significance is placed on applying business knowledge and techniques to implement decisions.

To meet students’ personal and professional needs, the MBA program offers a combination of 8-week; 16-week and intensive 2-week summer sessions, allowing completion of the program in as few as 18 months, enabling graduates to take advantage of the current market demands.

The MBA degree may be earned entirely through the traditional face-to-face delivery method, through online delivery or a combination of these methods. Face-to-face courses are offered as evening courses one night a week at our campuses in the Kansas City, Mo., area. The online courses offer flexibility, without sacrificing rigor and academic excellence.

The MBA curriculum is designed with the working professional in mind. Students are expected to engage in team assignments and are given the opportunity to obtain hands-on knowledge through the analysis of case studies.

Whether advancing through the ranks of a multinational corporation, joining a small nonprofit organization or re-entering the workplace, business applications and tools acquired in the MBA program are vital to student success in today’s fast-paced global business environment. Park University is proud to offer an innovative and excellent Master of Business Administration degree program. Each concentration is designed to meet the educational needs of the growing and varied business sectors.

Park’s MBA program provides the following concentrations: Finance, International Business, General Business and Management Information Systems.

Mission Statement
The mission of Park University’s Master of Business Administration program is to prepare business leaders as entrepreneurial thinkers who enhance business competitiveness in a global environment.

Vision Statement
The vision of Park University’s Master of Business Administration program is to use a student centered learning environment to produce responsible, innovative business leaders in an ever changing global environment.

Core Values (Strategic Objectives)
  • Foster integrity of effort
  • Promote ethics, honesty and fairness
  • Support diversity
  • Understand business theory and application
  • Develop strong written and oral communication skills
  • Integrate the changing global environment

Format of Courses
Courses are offered in a mix of 8-week, 16-week, online and 2-week intensive sessions, to allow the student to complete the 33-hour degree in 1-1/2 years. Students are urged to check the course schedule and consult with their adviser to determine which courses are offered in each format, and the recommended sequence of courses to be taken.