Business Administration (MBA)

The Hellenic American University MBA program cultivates an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to manage change and foster innovation. Built into each course are hands-on projects that develop the business skills needed in today’s highly volatile international business environment—whether managing a business unit or running your own business. The MBA program is offered also via e-learning.

 

About the Program

Students acquire a robust theoretical foundation and practical learning in core disciplines such as operations, accounting, strategic HR management, and managerial finance but with a focus on managing and promoting innovation. At the same time they develop the technical skills and digital competencies needed for data-driven decision-making, and strengthen their leadership, team-building, communication and analytical skills.

Strengths of the Program

MBA program strengths include:

  • Opportunity to obtain Certificates in Digital Marketing, Global Aviation Management, Operational Excellence and People Management.
  • Real-time case projects developed in cooperation with actual SMEs and business networks.
  • Wide variety of electives such as Branding and Communications, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management, Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management, and Decision Support Systems.
  • A flexible class schedule, with evening and e-learning courses to accommodate students’ work schedules.
  • Faculty mentoring and personal support for your academic and professional development.
  • Opportunity to conduct research fieldwork in real-life business case projects.
  • Career counseling and networking opportunities through the Career Development Office during and after completing the MBA program.

Degree Requirements & Concentrations

Students complete a total of 13 courses and a Capstone Project to earn the Master of Business Administration degree. Full-time students may complete the program in two years, while part-time students will need 3 years to complete their degree, depending on the number of courses they commit to in each semester.

For a detailed view of the program and course descriptions, see the course catalog for the MBA.

Concentrations & Certification

Students in the program can choose to specialize and receive certification in one of the following areas:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Global Aviation Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • People Management

A certificate is earned by completing a specific combination of 3 electives and a specialized Capstone Project.

MBA students completing the Certificate in Digital Marketing may also pursue the internationally recognized Online Marketing Certified Associate (OMCA™) Certification. The Operational Excellence Certificate prepares students for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) or the Project Management Professional (PMP®) designations of the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Research & Professional Development

The MBA offers opportunities to participate in ongoing faculty-student research projects in various business disciplines and fields. Students also have the chance to do research fieldwork in real-life business case projects. They are also provided support and guidance in pursuing their own research interests.

Students may design their Capstone project as a consultancy project for any SME or corporation, or develop a research based thesis under the supervision of a faculty member with research experience in the field.

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