Chatham University

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Learning Outcomes

In master’s level programs, knowledge of the key content areas of business is assumed. Students without previous business courses take the Prerequisite Courses. Graduates of master’s level programs should acquire a depth of knowledge in these areas that exceeds that of the typical bachelor’s degree graduate. Graduates of the MBA program should be able to demonstrate that they possess business-specific content outcomes and business-related professional skills outcomes.

Graduates of the MBA program will be able to:

  1. Communicate professionally as a business leader both orally and in writing to bridge diverse perspectives, cultures, and disciplines
  2. Analyze ethical implications of business practices using advanced levels of ethical reasoning
  3. Perform strategic analysis effectively
  4. Apply quantitative methods to business problem solving
  5. Assess global opportunities and challenges for business growth
  6. Collaborate effectively as a business leader
  7. In-depth Knowledge for specific MBA concentrations:
    • Entrepreneurial Leadership and Strategy- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and techniques to lead entrepreneurial and strategic ventures
    • Healthcare Management- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and techniques to manage healthcare operations effectively and efficiently
    • Project Management- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently
    • Supply Chain Management- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and techniques to manage supply chain operations effectively and efficiently
    • Sustainability- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and techniques to lead sustainable businesses and organizations