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College of Business Mission Statement

Southwest University’s College of Business mission is to strengthen students’ knowledge and develop ethical character to prepare students for academic and professional advancement by applying current business best practices in our instruction.

Business Administration, MBA​

24-Month Program

Full distance​

The Master of Business Administration focuses on advanced business and management concepts. This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills necessary for successful leadership in a rapidly changing global business environment. The program comprises a diverse range of competencies aimed at developing well-rounded business leaders. Students enrolled in the program will explore the challenges and opportunities of managing employees from different age groups, global business operations, research process knowledge, and the use of data to make informed business decisions. The program will expand on concepts such as ethical responsibility, effective people management skills, and prepare students with the financial management skills necessary for leaders in the business realm.​

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​Quick Facts​

  • Business data analytics for data-driven decisions​
  • Project Management​
  • Organizational Leadership​
  • International management​
  • Human resource management​
  • Mangerial Accounting, Economics, and Finance​
  • Strategic marketing

Course Preview

1 - Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

Gain expertise in leveraging generational strengths and traits, analyze strategies for leading diverse teams, and understand the impact of technology in the multigenerational workforce.

2 - International Management

Explore global business strategies, conduct market opportunity assessments, manage risks in foreign operations, and design efficient global distribution systems.

3 - Research Methodology

Master the steps and policies for effective organizational research, evaluate scientific methods, identify and overcome research pitfalls, and uphold ethical research processes.

4 - Applied Statistics in Business

Develop skills to design and interpret statistical analyses, make data-driven decisions, and apply statistical methods across diverse business scenarios.

5 - Ethical Leadership

Deepen your understanding of ethical leadership theories, address ethical challenges, and acquire practical skills for ethical decision-making and conflict resolution.

6 - Advanced Organizational Human Resources Management

Explore human resource management, diversity’s role, HR regulations, and leadership in organizational change and employee retention.

7 - Applied technology for hybrid leadership

Navigate hybrid teams, select technology for effective communication and collaboration, resolve conflicts in diverse team environments, and ensure cybersecurity and privacy.

8 - Managerial Economics

Evaluate market structures, use economic data for informed decisions, and develop critical thinking skills to understand the impact of technological innovation on markets.

9 - Organizational leadership

Understand effective leadership theories, analyze leadership’s role in shaping culture and achieving goals, and evaluate the importance of emotional intelligence and ethical decision-making.

10 - Managerial Accounting and Decision Making

Learn the manager’s accounting role, forecast business decisions, evaluate managerial budgets, and use cost equations for cost prediction.

11 - Corporate Financial Management

Understand financial management’s role, master financial statement analysis, and apply techniques for capital budgeting, investment analysis, and risk management.

12 - Strategic Marketing Planning and Management

Understand marketing’s role in healthcare, compare marketing strategy elements, analyze marketing research, and implement effective marketing plans.

13 - Operations Management

Describe operations management in healthcare, analyze process flow, locate bottlenecks, and evaluate process efficiency to enhance productivity.

14 - Business Data management and analytics

Learn effective data collection and cleaning, explore data analysis techniques, apply regression analysis to real-world business settings, and use analytics to solve business problems.

15 - Project management

Understand project initiation, planning, execution, and closure; create project management plans, estimate costs, manage teams, changes, and risks; and conduct thorough project reviews.

16 - Business Administration Capstone

Integrate concepts from prior courses, apply strategic planning for sustainable competitive advantage, and address strategic analysis, implementation, evaluation, and risk management.

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

36-Month Program

(156 Weeks)

This program is designed to prepare students seeking employment in business management and managerial levels of the business market.

Students will receive instruction to gain mastery over the principles, methods, and procedures of business management, and will gain a broad understanding and appreciation for other elements of the management perspective such as finance, communications, economics, graphic design, and business law.

Students who complete this program will understand the systems and procedures of organizing and planning office work, controlling employees’ performance, and exercise leadership skills that can make the modern employer-employee relationship a pleasant, reward and successful experience.

This program will help prepare graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills employment opportunities in entry-level management positions, such as: cost clerks, supervisor, office manager, marketing representative, etc.

 

Contact-Us

School Program

  • Money and Banking
  • Business Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Business Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media Advertising and Marketing
  • Business Statistics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Workplace Writing
  • Accounting Systems

Associate of Applied Science in Business Management and Accounting Systems

15-Month Program

(60 Weeks)

This program is designed to prepare students seeking employment in business management and managerial levels of accounting.

Students will receive instruction to gain mastery of the principles, methods, and procedures of accounting, students will gain a broad understanding and appreciation for other elements of management such as finance, communications, economics, and business law.

Graduates will understand the systems and procedures of organizing and planning office work, monitoring employee performance, and exercising leadership skills that make the modern employer employee relationship a pleasant, rewarding and successful experience.

This program will help prepare graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills employment opportunities in entry-level management positions, such as: cost clerks, supervisor, office manager, marketing representative, etc.

 

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​School Program

  • Business Communications
  • Business Law & Ethics
  • Quick Book Software
  • Computer Programming/Graphic Design
  • Macro-Micro Economics
  • Organizational Development
  • Dynamics of Leadership
  • Financial Managerial Accounting

IACB

Southwest University at El Paso is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.

The College of Business of Southwest University at El Paso has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE Member status page.