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Master of Business Administration

Earn your MBA at Virscend University in Irvine, CA.

This program is STEM designated and designed for the working professional. There are 10 courses total ranging from digital marketing to data analytics and management strategy. This is a hybrid program that can be completed in 2 years as a full-time student. Minimum of 4 in-person classes per course will be held on campus in Irvine, CA. We offer convenient nighttime classes to accommodate our students who maintain full-time jobs.

Program Description 

The MBA program provides students with a strong foundation in content and competencies that will support their development as effective managers in many different types of settings. Students develop and utilize analytical tools to assist in decision making, to acquire organizational skills, to assist in their effective implementation of operational policies, to acquire a body of knowledge in the functional areas of business so that they develop leadership and supervisory skills, communication skills, and an understanding of the role of technology as an aid to effective management.
Program Mission
Our mission is to inspire business professionals to be intellectually prepared for the fast-changing global business environment.
Program Learning Outcomes
  • PLO 1: Critical Thinking and Research Analytics - Students will demonstrate the ability to discern and capitalize on emerging business prospects, employing sophisticated analytical techniques to evaluate competitive landscapes comprehensively. Through advanced problem-solving methodologies, students identify potential business opportunities and navigate complex strategic frameworks to formulate innovative solutions that drive sustainable organizational success. 

  • PLO 2: Business Ethics and Corporate Governance - Students will exhibit an understanding and mastery of ethical reasoning across multifaceted dimensions of corporate governance. They will demonstrate a heightened awareness in navigating intricate ethical dilemmas inherent in contemporary business landscapes. Through analysis and application of ethical frameworks, students will emerge equipped to lead ensuring ethical principles are integrated into organizational governance, fostering trust, sustainability, and long-term value creation.

  • PLO 3: Interpersonal &Team Skills - Students will integrate diverse perspectives and leverage the collective intelligence of teams. Through immersive experiential learning opportunities, students will refine their interpersonal acumen, navigating the complexities of diverse team dynamics. They will not only demonstrate exceptional communication and conflict resolution skills but also exhibit the ability to inspire and motivate team members towards achieving shared goals. With
    advanced interpersonal competencies, graduates will emerge as influential leaders capable of creating inclusive environments that drive innovation, and organizational excellence. 

  • PLO 4: Business Functions - Students will demonstrate advanced business knowledge to address complex challenges and drive strategic initiatives. Through coursework and real-world simulations, students will cultivate an advanced understanding of the interconnectedness of various business functions and will apply theoretical frameworks that leverage sophisticated analytical tools to develop innovative business solutions. Graduates will have the strategic capability of orchestrating cross-functional collaborations to capitalize on emerging opportunities and navigate dynamic market landscapes with confidence and proficiency. 

  • PLO 5: Quantitative & Technical Skills - Students will demonstrate mastery in advanced quantitative techniques and analytical reasoning to derive actionable insights from complex datasets. Students will develop proficiency in utilizing statistical methodologies, predictive modeling, and data visualization tools to not only analyze and interpret data but also exhibit a sophisticated understanding of how to translate insights into strategic recommendations that optimize decision-making processes. 

  • PLO 6: Domestic & Global Environment - Students will demonstrate mastery in evaluating both domestic and global competitive landscapes, applying advanced conceptual frameworks to streamline effective global operations. Through in-depth case analyses, students will develop an understanding of the complexities inherent in navigating diverse market environments and assess market dynamics while devising strategic initiatives that capitalize on both local niches and global trends. Graduates will have advanced analytical skills and cultural intelligence, capable of orchestrating responses to dynamic market conditions and driving sustainable growth on a global scale.

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