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MBA - General Business Administration

Build the critical business skills you need to advance your career and excel in high-performing organizations. You'll engage in a thorough study of traditional business disciplines, such as accounting, finance, marketing, operations, strategy and data analytics, integrated with some of today's most sought-after knowledge areas: globalization, ethical leadership, business communication, critical thinking, collaboration and technology. This online Master's program in General Business Administration maximizes opportunities to personalize your MBA program by selecting electives and an MBA capstone project that reflect your professional goals.

With your Master's in General Business Administration from Capella, you'll apply foundational knowledge and an understanding of business systems, processes, and technology within and across core disciplines. You'll also learn how to integrate information across disciplines and from differing perspectives, and apply innovative, strategic, and sustainable approaches to business practice and planning.

You can also earn your MBA with a specialization in General Business Administration with Capella's FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in general business administration include accountant, buyer, controller, event director, hospital administrator, insurance underwriter, operations manager or sales manager. Potential workplaces include corporation, financial/banking institution, government, health care organization, insurance company or retail organization.

To help you build a solid foundation of business knowledge and high level skills, our online MBA program offers:

  • Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
  • Simulation and a personalized capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
  • MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, current business information, events, networking and exchanges with experts, faculty and peers
  • Mobile access supports learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.