Master of Business Administration

Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most popular and flexible graduate-level business degree—and the most in-demand within the market-place. While equipping graduates with the tools to develop, grow, and lead organizations across a full array of business disciplines is emphasized, the distinguishing element of the MBA program is that graduates are excellently trained in the quantitative disciplines that are essential for business success.

Professionals coming out of the program will be equipped to enter into high level managerial and executive positions in for-profit, not-for-profit, or government environments as well as engaging in entrepreneurial activities.

In addition, students have the option of customizing their degree with any of these seven concentrations:

  1. Accounting
  2. Entrepreneurship
  3. Finance
  4. International Business
  5. Management
  6. Marketing
  7. Not-for-Profit Management

The MBA program is offered to students on the ORU campus only. For a full catalog of required courses, visit

Bold and astute business leaders are in demand in today's complex and volatile economy. The Graduate School of Business at ORU combines a cutting-edge business education with a biblical worldview to provide students with the strong foundation they need in order to become experts in their chosen fields. Our program is designed to meet a broad array of career objectives and interests offering the following seven concentrations: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management, marketing, and nonprofit management.

"ORU is a place that provides a unique experience: especially competent faculty and a high percentage of international students in a real Christian environment. Having all those factors in just one place provides a great opportunity to grow in mind and spirit. Plus, studying with people from many nations allows us to be prepared to live in a competitive globalized world."

Bruno Teles

Student: Bruno
Home Country: Brazil

Because the Master of Business Administration is broad based and flexible, the range of career options with this degree is virtually unlimited. Some areas to consider when selecting a career path include:

  • Accounting
  • Communications/ PR
  • Consulting
  • Economics
  • Engineering Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Investment
  • Health Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Ministry
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Technology

Core MBA Courses Include:

  • Management in a Globalized Era
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Competitive Business Intelligence
  • Communications in Contemporary Business
  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Research Methodology

MBA Degree Plan

MBA Concentrations

Graduate School of Business
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