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Master of Business Administration

Program Details

The Master of Business Administration degree offered by Franciscan University of Steubenville is a program of study that aims to help its students advance their careers by gaining advanced knowledge and skills related to business. Since Franciscan University emphasizes their Catholic affiliation, students will also have the opportunity to experience what it means to fulfill the expectations of Catholic leadership in business. This involves understanding how to form morally good organizations and to make ethical decisions.  The curriculum of this program covers problem-solving competencies and skills and knowledge related to creating policy and procedures that help to sustain a company or organization’s competitive advantage in varied market conditions.

This program mixes theoretical knowledge with practical experience that may help students gain a variety of competencies related to business administration. Students may gain experience learning business and marketing plans, financial analysis techniques, economic analysis techniques, and information technology related to data sets. The required business courses cover the various fields related to business, including accounting, management, marketing, finance, economics, and international business.


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50
    • Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.50 may be accepted if their GMAT results are high enough to counterbalance the lower GPA​
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores
  • Official transcripts
  • Résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission