Master of Business Administration

Business leadership skills and experience to last a lifetime

American National University’s online Master in Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to increase your breadth of knowledge, your ability to analyze business alternatives more thoroughly, and your opportunities for challenging, responsible, and productive careers.

Your Learning Experience

As a student in the MBA program, you will:

  • Gain a clear in-depth understanding of business principles, management strategies, and organizational structures.
  • Gain an increased understanding of behavioral, financial, and operational forces in businesses.
  • Learn how to apply a theoretical understanding of business principles to real-world scenarios.
  • Be prepared to analyze complex business situations, take strategic action, and effectively lead teams.
  • Refine your team management skills, problem solving techniques, and oral and written presentation skills.
  • Enhance your credentials for the job market.

Customize your degree with specializations

Accounting Management: Master theoretical and practical accounting and management skills and also focus on communication, collaboration, and business analysis to help you succeed in the accounting field.

General MBA: Gain valuable expertise across a range of business disciplines and specialize your focus according to your industry or career path. 

Global Leadership: Become a competitive candidate in the global marketplace with in‐depth study of a range of timely topics, including global diversity, international finance, International Human Resources, accounting for multinational organizations, and more.

Healthcare Management: Focus on knowledge-base and current issues related to healthcare informatics; health policy; patient safety; and the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues that are particular to being a leader in the healthcare industry.

International Business: Conduct in-depth study with perspective from peers from around the world – building a solid foundation in global diversity, international finance, international human resources and accounting — providing the necessary knowledge and skills in managing multinational organizations.

Organizational Management: Design and measure organizational effectiveness, understand leadership roles, and learn how to successfully manage teams by applying theory to real-world situations.

Information Technology: Students interested in leadership and management of technology businesses or technology operations within an organization can specialize in this field.

Hospitality Management: Learn the use and development of natural and cultural resources in tourism projects, the methods employed to reinvent a destination, and the opportunities to engage a destination’s local population.


Master of Business Administration – Getting the Job Done

At ANU, our progressive learning format offers you the education you need for every stage of your career, from entry-level to experienced professional. Master the field of management through our business administration diploma, Associate of Science degree, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration (with one of six optional specializations).


We Bring Our University To You

With our innovative learning formats, we bring you a High-Tech, High-Touch learning experience. ZOOM video courses let you be live, in class from anywhere you have an internet connection. 100% distance education courses allow you to set your own schedule for weekly assignments and discussions. On-campus labs give you the practical, hands-on training you can’t get anywhere else (select majors).

A Global University Experience

Our Global Meet technology allows you to have one-on-one discussions with admissions, financial aid, career services, and other staff without ever leaving home. Through ANU Global Teach, you’ll learn from professors from your community, your region, and indeed – the whole world. And thanks to ANU Global Learn, you will have worldwide access to resources from textbooks, interactive learning modules, study guides, and a vast array of library resources 24/7 at no additional cost.