Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Marymount’s Master of Business Administration prepares you to face the powerful market forces that continue to reshape the business landscape. It’s called the “Essential MBA,” and it will equip you with the tools needed to sharpen your professional edge and better compete in today’s dynamic environment.

Marymount’s M.B.A. program is a rigorous blend of best practices and practical application, preparing you for greater success as you build skills and gain strategic perspective. You have the option of specializing in a specific business discipline. Available tracks are

  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Legal Administration
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management

Marymount also offers dual degrees: the M.B.A./M.A. in Human Resource Management, the M.B.A./M.S. in Information Technology, and the M.S. in Health Care Management/M.B.A.

Marymount’s M.B.A. curriculum is designed to enhance your problem-solving skills. You learn to ask questions that help hone your thinking – critically, strategically, ethically, and globally. You’ll gain knowledge of the complete business enterprise as well as the skills to make sound business decisions.

In addition, Marymount delivers the quality, flexibility, and value sought by professionals in the DC area:

  • Benefit from a highly interactive and personal approach to your learning experience. Small classes and a team atmosphere provide the opportunity to connect with a diverse group of students from a variety of business environments.
  • Marymount faculty members are experts in their fields, providing the critical balance of theory and application.
  • Classes meet in the evenings and on weekends. Select classes are available online. Classroom-based courses, meanwhile, allow you the opportunity to interact and network with classmates and area professionals.
  • Marymount’s M.B.A. program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


The Master of Business Administration prepares graduates for management responsibilities in today’s competitive global business environment whether the goal is to advance in one’s current field, to redirect a career path, or to restart a career. Graduates are employed in all major business sectors in the Washington, DC, region.

Marymount Business graduates work in roles such as vice president, CFO, project manager, budget analyst, sales director, and human resource specialist for organizations like

  • Marriott International
  • Northrop Grumman
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • The World Bank

Degree Requirements

45 credits (Those completing a track will require more than 45 credit hours)
Courses are listed in recommended sequence of enrollment.

  • MBA 512 Accounting for Managers
  • MBA 513 Business Communication
  • MBA 514 Quantitative Methods for Management
  • MBA 515 Organizational Behavior
  • MSC 516 Operations Management
  • MBA 518 Managerial Economics or MBA 520 Macroeconomics
  • IT 503 Managing Information Technology
  • MBA 521 Marketing Concepts and Practice
  • MBA 522 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 526 Strategic Management Seminar
  • LA 561 Law and the Business Environment
  • MGT 560 Ethical Issues in Business and Society
  • One (1) international course from the following: ECO 585 International Trade and Global Markets, FIN 585 International Finance, HRM 585 Global Human Resource Issues, MBA 585 Global Business Experience, MGT 585 Global Business Management, MKT 585 Global Marketing, MSC 585 Global Operations Strategy. (A track may require a specific international course.)
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