Best Online Master’s Degree Programs and Best Online Business Degree Programs 2019
2019 Best Online Master’s Degree Programs
In just 12 months, you can earn a degree that strengthens your impact on your organization while encouraging personal growth. By focusing on values-based decision making, you’ll graduate prepared to tackle tough challenges in any functional area.
Plus, an MBA from the University of Saint Francis puts a premium on quality and affordability. For less than $20,000, you can earn an MBA that produces graduates who rank among the Top 5% in the Nationwide Peregrine Test.
Founded in 1890, the University of Saint Francis has always been guided by Franciscan Values. We believe that our MBA graduates can have a profound impact as they serve society and foster peace and justice in their workplace.
We’ve structured the MBA program to help you balance life and school obligations. USF’s online Virtual Campus has up to six start dates during the year, and courses are offered in short eight-week sessions.
HLC-NCA: University of Saint Francis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
ACBSP: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
12 months when attending full-time
(2 classes at a time)
24 months as a part-time student
(1 class at a time)
Coursework is ethics-driven, promotes critical thinking, and encourages a global perspective
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Projected growth from 2016–2026
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With 20 years’ experience as a military police officer and more than a dozen years in post-secondary educational leadership, Dr. Cliff Buttram brings decisive leadership and mission-oriented organization to his position as MBA program chair. Students appreciate his ability to deliver powerful advice in diverse situational challenges, as well as his skill in strengthening their commitment and will to succeed.
Dr. Buttram has a doctorate in business administration from University of Phoenix and an MBA from Baker College, among other degrees and certificates.
In the 36-credit curriculum, you’ll take the following courses:
Each online student at the University of Saint Francis is assigned an experienced success coach. Your coach can assist you with resources to complete class projects, help you get in touch with instructors and staff, and connect you with career services.
Need a little extra help? SmarThinking is accessible online and offers video tutorials 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Live tutoring or writing sessions are available for any degree program every Sunday through Thursday.
Find and connect with a USF alumni and receive one-on-one mentoring in your career or program. Create your profile, get matched, schedule meeting times, and attend training workshops. The program is free and completely online.
“The MBA I earned at USF played a big role in my professional journey. It gave me diverse classes in marketing and business ethics, which added to my strengths from a leadership standpoint.”
—Mike Zawahri, USF MBA Graduate