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Global MBA with a concentration in General Business online

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Program Overview

Gain the confidence and knowledge to move into higher-level positions with the AACSB-accredited Global Master of Business Administration with a concentration in General Business online at UHV. In this program, you will gain an understanding of business fundamentals within the framework of a global perspective.

We offer five start dates each year, and you can complete your degree in as few as 16 months.

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$14,999 Total Tuition
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as few as 16 months Program Duration
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36 Credit Hours
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$14,999 Total Tuition
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as few as 16 months Program Duration
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36 Credit Hours

The UHV Global MBA is ranked #8 among "The 79 Best Affordable AACSB Online MBA Programs" by GetEducated.com (2016)

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In this program, you will gain:

  • The ability to analyze a changing global business environment
  • The skills to apply functional knowledge to address cross‐disciplinary operational issues in a global marketplace
  • A broad understanding of cultural differences useful in addressing organizational issues from a global perspective
  • The ability to apply management theories, models or tools to solve global business issues

This program prepares you for roles such as:

  • Management Consultant
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Manager/Director
  • Financial Advisor

Are you looking for something different? Explore our full range of online MBA programs.

The UHV Global MBA is ranked #18 in the "Best Value" rankings for MBAs by Affordable Colleges (AffordableColleges.com, 2018)

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Tuition

The Global MBA in General Business online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.

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$416.64 Per Credit Hour
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$14,999 Total Tuition

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Fees

A $25 application fee is required; applications will not be processed without it.

Applicants are admitted to the University only for the semester for which they apply. Students who do not enroll in the semester for which they have been admitted and want to be considered for a different semester must reapply and pay the application processing fee again.

Applicants will be considered for admission under the policies in effect at that time. Admission is not automatic. If a student has attended another collegiate institution prior to updating the application, the student must provide an official transcript of all work attempted.

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UHV online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

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Admissions

The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree online. Find out the requirements for the Global MBA in General Business online, what additional materials you need and where you should send them. The requirements include:

Diploma Official transcripts from previous institutions
GPA GPA of 2.5 or higher
Statistics Course One statistics course
Diploma Official transcripts from previous institutions
GPA GPA of 2.5 or higher
Statistics Course One statistics course

The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree and expanding your opportunities. We've streamlined the process to help you get started quickly and easily. Students interested in the Global MBA online program must meet the following requirements for admission.

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  • Submit graduate application and $25 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA
  • One foundational course in statistics
  • GMAT waiver available if:
    • Applicant has completed a graduate or professional degree from an accredited college or university; OR
    • Applicant has a current GRE score (less than five years old) of 292 or higher (verbal and quantitative sections combined); OR
    • Applicant has an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework from an accredited college or university; OR
    • Applicant has (i) an undergraduate GPA of 2.50-2.99 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework from an accredited college or university AND (ii) earns a grade of B or better in the first nine hours of graduate business coursework
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and any other required documents

    Official transcripts, test scores and other materials that come from third-party sources may be emailed or mailed from the granting institution(s) to:

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    University of Houston-Victoria
    3007 N. Ben Wilson Street
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Courses

For the Global MBA online, the curriculum includes 36 semester credit hours including 10 core courses (30 credit hours) and two electives (six credit hours).

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Students must take the following courses. BUSI 6531 must be taken first, and MGMT 6369 must be taken as the last course.

BUSI 6351: Business & Society in the Int'l Environment

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

To understand corporate social performance, business ethics, issues management, stakeholder management, corporate governance, the natural environment, and consumer protection to promote responsible business practices.

ACCT 6351: Financial Reporting & Analysis

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on how to use financial statement information to make business decisions. The emphasis is on financial statement analysis and interpretation of financial disclosures to help improve risk assessment, forecasting, and decision making.

ECON 6367: Global Economics

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to develop a global mindset for decision-making. Emphasis is on the process of globalization, international trade, and exchange rate dynamics.

MGMT 6377: International Management & Leadership

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Theoretical and practical rationale for international business activities; delineation of macro-environmental factors and international institutions that affect global business; policy concerns raised by the dynamic international environment; political, legal, and cultural environment; implementation of global strategies for smaller companies and multinationals.

MKTG 6377: International Marketing

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Global marketing environment, concepts, and theories that are required to analyze the global market and to develop global marketing strategies.

FINC 6352: Financial Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course covers fundamental concepts and methods of corporate finance, including risk-return framework, asset valuation, cost of capital, capital budgeting, distribution policy, capital structure, and working capital management.

MGMT 6367: International Operations & Supply Chain Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Design, planning and execution of international operations, including acquisition of resources, location of production facilities, logistics, and operational mechanisms to match global supply with demand.

FINC 6367: International Finance

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course discusses foreign currency, international equity and bond markets around the world, and covers the hedging and forecasting techniques and tools used to measure and reduce risks faced by multinational corporations in global markets.

MGMT 6369: International Business Strategy

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Using an international consulting project, this course focuses on value creation through strategic formulation and implementation of strategies in the global marketplace.

Students must choose two courses from the list below.

MGMT 6381: Staffing & Employee Development

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Staffing, training, and development aimed at the exploration of the basic aspects of the human resource planning process, including recruitment, selection, retention, and development of employees.

MGMT 6356: Human Resources Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the strategic role of human resource management function in developing and sustaining a competitive advantage in an increasingly diverse and competitive environment.

FINC 6361: Investments

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The course objective is to achieve an understanding of the various types of investments and their relative merits; security prices and yields; investment objectives, principles and standards for selection of specific investments; introduction to portfolio management.

FINC 6366: Risk Management & Insurance

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the fundamentals of risk management and insurance by exploring sources of risk, the costs of risk, and the methods available to individuals and corporations to mitigate the cost of risk. Topics include health insurance, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, commercial property and liability insurances, insurance markets, and insurance regulation.

MGMT 6353: Management of Diversity in Organizations

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the necessary knowledge and skills in the areas of inter-personal, team-building, communication, mentoring, counseling, decision-making and problem solving, conflict management and negotiation; emphasis will be placed on managing a diverse work force and cross-functional teams with a focus on practical applications.

MGMT 6387: Comparative Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course addresses the dilemmas and opportunities that managers face when interacting in international multi-cultural environments. The course focuses on increasing students’ effectiveness/ability to manage cross-cultural interactions, and in identifying, understanding, and managing the cultural components of organizational and business dynamics.

MKTG 6372: Marketing Research

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Research issues, methods and applications in marketing. The scope of market research, buyer and industrial applications, research methodologies including research design, data collection and analysis, report writing and presentation.

MKTG 6373: Seminar in Business to Business Marketing

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Impact of the current business environment on business-to-business marketing and purchasing; current practice in business-to-business marketing and purchasing, including concepts, theories, institutions, and events; managerial decision-making and competitive strategy and program development.

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