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2015-2016 South University Academic Catalog version II 
2015-2016 South University Academic Catalog version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA)*

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Offered at South University, Atlanta Learning Site; South University, Columbia; South University, Savannah; and South University, Online Programs

The Accelerated Master of Business Administration degree program is designed for the professional working in a variety of organizations who seeks to have a greater understanding of the concepts, organization structures and strategies driving today’s complex organizational environment. This is an intensive program presented from a management perspective and designed to be completed in 12 months. The program is delivered in two modalities: fully online and face to face. The online learning environment is supported with team projects, faculty-led webinars for each course, faculty advisors for students, and video lectures in each course. In the face-to-face environment, classes are held on weekends 24 Saturdays per year and are supplemented with Internet-mediated coursework, synchronized conference calls, and web-based meetings.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students may demonstrate an ethical perspective as they assess decision-making processes, conflict, and other key macro and micro characteristics of organizations in diverse, global environments.
  • Students may influence individuals and organizations through the application of effective leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Students may apply effective communication skills in influencing others. They will create sustained, coherent arguments or explanations and reflections in their work.
  • Students may use critical thinking as they examine both qualitative and quantitative data, then synthesize and evaluate the information for use in problem recognition and problem solving.
  • Students may determine the information needed, assess the needed information, evaluate information and its sources critically, use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose, and access and use information ethically and legally.


Maryland residents are not eligible to enroll in an internship, externship, practicum, or field experience course. Students should work with their academic advisor or counselor to be sure they are making appropriate course choices.

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