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ONLINE MBA PROGRAMONLINE.WALSH.EDU 1Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

About Walsh UniversityOur students enjoy a healthy balance of academic,spiritual, and social activities.For nearly 3,000 students from 40 states and 35countries, the search for the right college has ledthem to Walsh University. Here, on the 136-acremain campus and satellite campuses in Akron,and just outside of Rome, Italy, they have foundthat learning transcends the classroom, caringfaculty help students aim higher, and leadershiprequires more than intellect. As an independentCatholic university, we encourage individualsto act in accordance with reason guided by theexample and teachings of Jesus Christ. Our aim isto develop students’ mind, body and spirit – thisis Walsh’s distinguished tradition and the heart ofits appeal.Why Walsh University Online?2Walsh University’s online MBA program offersyou the opportunity to earn a high-quality degreewhile continuing to work full-time. Taughtthrough Walsh’s DeVille School of Business,the AACSB-aligned curriculum was designed inconsultation with industry professionals to successfully prepare students for relevant, real-worldbusiness scenarios. Students participate in powerful leadership practicums and receive a leadershipcertification and designation on their transcript.Walsh University’s online programs areaccredited by the following bodies: Higher Learning Commission Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Council for the Association of EducatorPreparation The Commission on Accreditation in PhysicalTherapy Education Council for Accreditation of Counseling andRelated Educational ProgramsOur caring faculty bring deep business experiencefrom a variety of industries to the online classroom, and they, along with student success coaches, help support and mentor students throughoutthe program and beyond. Through small coursesizes and interactive discussions, students willform rich connections with faculty and classmatesin the program.Rankings/Notable Ranked #49 (tie) in Regional UniversitiesMidwest (U.S. News and World Report) Ranked #29 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans(U.S. News and World Report)Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046We’ve also been recognized for our commitmentto veterans by Victory Media, publisher of G.I.Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse, named usas a “Military Friendly School.”

Online Master of Business AdministrationUnlock Your Full PotentialPrepare for a successful career at the management or executive level. Walsh University’s DeVille School of Business is an AACSB Business Education Alliancemember, designed for working professionals with their future in mind. The MBA curriculum is aligned with AACSB standards and the program builds off yourexperience while meeting the demands of today’s business world.Business majors will build upon the technical knowledge from their undergraduate program and experience as working professionals. Non-business majors willtransfer the leadership style and skills from their professional career while refining their business acumen.Recent honors for Walsh University’s MBAprogram include: Named a 2019 Best Online Program byU.S. News and World Report Named a 2019 Best Value School-RegionalUniversities Midwest by U.S. News and WorldReport Ranked as a 2019 Top Online MBA Programin Ohio by Online MBA Today Named a 2019 Best MBA in HealthcareManagement by OnlineMasters.com Ranked in the Top 50 Best Value AcceleratedOnline MBA Programs for 2017 by ValuesCollege3About the Walsh University Leadership ProjectStudents enrolled in the MBA program areassigned a coach and guided through simulationthat will assess their skills and help them developan understanding of their leadership style. Walkaway with business knowledge as well as a tangibleleadership certification and designation to presentto employers.Program DetailsWalsh University’s online MBA curriculumfocuses on hands-on, experiential learningopportunities. The program is 100% online andmay be completed in as little as 1 year. The onlineMBA offers four concentrations: Data Analytics,Healthcare Management, Management, andMarketing. The degree is 36 credits, of which 15credits are from concentration-area courses. Youmay take one or two courses per eight-week term.Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046Online MBA Admissions Completed application Official transcript(s) of all undergraduate andgraduate institutions attended, sent directlyfrom the applicant’s college(s) or university(ies)to the Walsh University Admissions Office Current resume Demonstration of English language proficiencyfor applicants for whom English is a secondlanguage (if applicable)Language Requirements TOEFL score of 500 or higher on thepaper-based test, 173 or higher on thecomputer-based test, or 61 or higher on theInternet-based test IELTS score of 5.5 or higher

Online MBA CurriculumCOMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (MBA CORE)MBA 621MBA 623MBA 626Sustainable Ethical Leadership, 3 sem. hrs.Financial Accounting & Mgmt, 3 sem. hrs.Applied Org Research & Analysis, 3 sem. hrs.This course is designed to explore behavior in theThis course examines the practices required toThis course provides students with an overview ofmodern business world from a professional ethicaleffectively manage an organization’s financial resources.statistical concepts and research methods used byperspective. Particular current issues will form theIt explores financial analysis and budgeting techniquesfor-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Studentsbasis of discussion and analysis. During the course,with an orientation towards development, analysis,gain an understanding of research problem formulation,students will study ethics as a discipline and willand interpretation of historical, present, and projectedresearch design, sampling methods, analytic andexplore it with an emphasis on the modern businessperformance measures. This course will explore adescriptive survey questionnaires, qualitative versusenvironment. Cases and presentations will be usedfirm’s financing strategies and its access to a variety ofquantitative data collection, and evaluation andto provide a better understanding of concepts andcapital sources, a firm’s optimal capital structure, andinterpretation of descriptive and inferential statisticsprinciples that determine managerial ethics in real-lifeeffective resource allocation and investment strategies.by performing their own research. The course includessituations. In addition, this course will explore theThe specific topics include financial statementconsideration of the use of research methods inapplication of the moral theory to managementanalysis, pro forma analysis, operating budgets,program evaluation and outcome studies. Thisdecision-making with special emphasis on thecapital budgeting, insourcing and outsourcing,course further emphasizes the importance ofCatholic moral tradition in adherence to Ex Cordecapital structure, and cost of capital.integrating research into the business setting toEcclesiae (1990).the benefit of students and the overall businessMBA 624profession.MBA 622Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.Organ Behavior & Communication, 3 sem. hrs.This course explores the applications of marketingMBA 631In this course, students examine essential management,theories and concepts used throughout various typesLeadership Exp Practicum I, 0 sem. hrs.organizational behavior and communication theories.of organizations, including manufacturing, service,This course includes a leadership simulation, aTopics include motivation, conflict management andnonprofit, and government entities. Topics includefacilitated group discussion and time for reflection.resolution, groups and teams, and communication.marketing strategy and planning, market segmentation,It is intended to provide the basis for the student toThis course is designed to explore how these elementsconsumer behavior, branding, product and servicecomplete reflective leadership documents. The courseimpact the practical application of behavioral sciencedevelopment, and international marketing.must be completed prior to the student taking anytheories with respect to solving complex managementproblems in a diverse, global environment.specialty courses.MBA 625Prerequisite: MBA 621.Information Systems, 3 sem. hrs.This course focuses on various information andMBA 691communications technologies. Students will examineLeadership Exp Practicum II, 0 sem. hrs.how information systems are used to solve problems,This course includes a leadership coaching sessionmanage data, and make better business decisions.and must be completed as a requirement forTopics include management information systems,graduation. Prior to the session, the student willdatabases, ERP systems, cloud computing, andhave completed all leadership reflective documentsinformation privacy.as identified. The student will then contact and meetwith the leadership coach.Prerequisite: MBA 631.4Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION COURSESMBA 681MBA 701MBA 702Global Business Conditions, 3 sem. hrs.System & Organizational Design, 3 sem. hrs.Quality & Performance Mgmt, 3 sem. hrs.This course explores the fundamentals of businessIn this course, students examine the interactionsIn this course, students examine quality managementconditions analysis – the analysis of the externalamong organizational resources and technologies,as it provides the means for the organization to definefactors that have a significant impact on theorganization design, management practices andits culture and support the constant attainment oforganizational performance. The course is intendedexternal forces from a macro-organizational perspective.stakeholder satisfaction through an integrated systemto help students develop a better understanding ofTopics include the interrelation of system design,of tools, techniques and training. Concepts andthe domestic and global environments in whichwork design and management theory, as well as anpractices to effectively manage, measure and improvecorporations operate. Cultural, social, political/legal,overview of organizational theory and design – whatthe organizational performance are also examined.technological, economic and competitive issues areorganizations are, how they are designed, how theyTopics include a comparative analysis of influentialexamined within the context of a business environment.operate and how they can be changed and improvedquality theorists such as Deming, Crosby, Taguchithrough organization design. The study concentratesand others, application of various continuousMBA 682on organizations as systems and managerial, technical,improvement techniques, definition and developmentManagerial Accounting, 3 sem. hrs.structural, and cultural subsystems as they relate toof individual, group and organization-levelThis course covers the accounting for a for-profitthe broader environment.performance indicators and performanceorganization. It focuses on management accountingproblems and issues in a complex and changingbusiness environment. The course will enable managersto organize, direct, and adjust daily operationsthrough performance reports comparing plannedand actual results. The specific topics include joborder costing, process costing, activity-based costing,the Cost of Goods Manufactured Statement, variances,and cost estimation.5Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046improvement systems.

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE COURSESMUST CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:MBA 683MBA 743MBA 761Not-For-Profit Accounting, 3 sem. hrs.Social Media Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.Entrepreneurship/Innovation, 3 sem. hrs.This course explores the accounting for hospitalsThis course introduces students to the social mediaThis course focuses on developing innovativeand voluntary health and welfare organizations.marketing industry, its operations, context, andsolutions to real-world business problems andThe specific topics include financial statements andtechnology. Topics include online social networks,creating new business opportunities. Topics includegovernment reporting for non-profit entities, as wellconsumer-generated advertising and reviews, blogs,developing and formulating new and creativeas Statements of Financial Position, Activities, ande-mail, viral marketing, and international implications.business ideas, identifying the market needs andFunctional Expenses.planning business opportunities, and assessing thetypical operating and administrative issues.MBA – MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION CAPSTONE COURSEMBA 719Strategic Management, 3 sem. hrsIn this capstone course, students focus on the perspective and skills of the general manager. The purpose of this course is to provide practice in diagnosing and identifyingrealistic solutions to complex strategic and organizational problems. The course builds on the previous coursework by providing an opportunity to integrate variousfunctional areas and by providing a total business perspective. Topics include an overview of strategic management, the process of choosing and defining purposes andobjectives, identifying internal and external environmental factors relevant to strategic management, formulating and implementing a viable strategy and monitoringstrategic performance. The course focuses on relationships among the firm, its strategy and its environment; why firms choose certain businesses, which business strategiesare successful, and how firms can change in response to a dynamic environment.6Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION COURSESMBA 702MBA 721MBA 723Quality & Performance Mgmt, 3 sem. hrs.Legal & Policy Aspect Healthcare, 3 sem. hrs.Healthcare Finance/Economics, 3 sem. hrs.In this course, students examine quality managementThis course focuses on the current health care lawsThis course explores healthcare specific financialas it provides the means for the organization toand policies. The course examines the complex issuespolicies and issues, analytical framework and economicdefine its culture and support the constant attainmentin the healthcare industry, such as healthcare liability,transformation for financial decisions (such asof stakeholder satisfaction through an integratedmalpractice, healthcare insurance, the disclosure ofinvestment and working capital), methods ofsystem of tools, techniques and training. Conceptspatient information, patient and provider relationshipsfinancial management, insurance coverage andand practices to effectively manage, measure andand the government roles in the healthcare industry.financing. In addition, the course focuses on theimprove the organizational performance are alsoability to apply economic and population healthexamined. Topics include a comparative analysis ofMBA 722influential quality theorists such as Deming, Crosby,Healthcare Organization & Systems, 3 sem. hrs.Taguchi and others, application of various continuousThis course explores the health care internal andimprovement techniques, definition and developmentexternal environments and their impacts onof individual, group and organization-level performanceorganizational design and structure and the decision-indicators and performance improvement systems.making process. Topics include healthcare institutionssuch as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and therole of the government in patient care.7Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046models to address health service issues and problems.

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE COURSESMUST CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:MBA 683MBA 744MBA 761Not-For-Profit Accounting, 3 sem. hrs.Services Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.Entrepreneurship/Innovation, 3 sem. hrs.This course explores the accounting for hospitalsThis course examines the unique aspects andThis course focuses on developing innovativeand voluntary health and welfare organizations.attributes of services marketing within the largersolutions to the real-world business problems andThe specific topics include financial statements andmarketing and marketing strategy contexts. Topicscreating new business opportunities. Topics includegovernment reporting for non-profit entities, as wellinclude delivering value, the service experience,developing and formulating new and creativeas Statements of Financial Position, Activities, andcustomer satisfaction, pricing of services, and servicebusiness ideas, identifying the market needs andFunctional Expenses.recovery.planning business opportunities, and assessing thetypical operating and administrative issues.MBA – HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION CAPSTONE COURSEMBA 719Strategic Management, 3 sem. hrsIn this capstone course, students focus on the perspective and skills of the general manager. The purpose of this course is to provide practice in diagnosing and identifyingrealistic solutions to complex strategic and organizational problems. The course builds on the previous coursework by providing an opportunity to integrate variousfunctional areas and by providing a total business perspective. Topics include an overview of strategic management, the process of choosing and defining purposes andobjectives, identifying internal and external environmental factors relevant to strategic management, formulating and implementing a viable strategy and monitoringstrategic performance. The course focuses on relationships among the firm, its strategy and its environment; why firms choose certain businesses, which business strategiesare successful, and how firms can change in response to a dynamic environment.8Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – MARKETING CONCENTRATION COURSESMBA 741MBA 743MBA 745Marketing Research, 3 sem. hrs.Social Media Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.Analytics for Business Intelligence, 3 sem. hrs.This course focuses on the stages of the marketingThis course introduces students to the social mediaThis course provides review of business analyticsresearch process and how this process plays a part inmarketing industry, its operations, context, andand advanced business intelligence concepts. Thethe overall development of marketing strategy fortechnology. Topics include online social networks,emphasis is on conceptual understanding as wellorganizations. Topics include research design,consumer-generated advertising and reviews, blogs,as conducting statistical analyses using availablequalitative and quantitative research techniques,e-mail, viral marketing, and international implications.application programs utilized within the businessdata collection, survey design, sampling, statisticalanalysis, hypothesis testing, and research reporting.enterprise. Students gain an understanding of theMBA 744key methods of predictive analytics and analytics-Services Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.driven solutions to facilitate decisions and actions.MBA 742This course examines the unique aspects andThis course will practice these methods withIntegrated Marketing Communications, 3 sem. hrs.attributes of services marketing within the largerhands-on analyses of real datasets. Topics include anThis course evaluates the components of anmarketing and marketing strategy contexts. Topicsintroduction to business analytics, uses of statisticalintegrated marketing communications (IMC)include delivering value, the service experience,data, statistical and quantitative analysis, exploratoryprogram and strategies to develop IMC effectivenesscustomer satisfaction, pricing of services, andand predictive modeling, and analytics drivenwithin organizations. Topics include advertising,service recovery.solutions.public relations, personal selling, sales promotion,direct marketing, and social media.MBA – MARKETING CONCENTRATION CAPSTONE COURSEMBA 719Strategic Management, 3 sem. hrsIn this capstone course, students focus on the perspective and skills of the general manager. The purpose of this course is to provide practice in diagnosing and identifyingrealistic solutions to complex strategic and organizational problems. The course builds on the previous coursework by providing an opportunity to integrate variousfunctional areas and by providing a total business perspective. Topics include an overview of strategic management, the process of choosing and defining purposes andobjectives, identifying internal and external environmental factors relevant to strategic management, formulating and implementing a viable strategy and monitoringstrategic performance. The course focuses on relationships among the firm, its strategy and its environment; why firms choose certain businesses, which business strategiesare successful, and how firms can change in response to a dynamic environment.9Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – DATA ANALYTICS CONCENTRATION COURSESMBA 702MBA 745MBA 746Quality and Performance Management, 3 sem.Analytics for Business Intelligence, 3 sem. hrs.Data Analytics: Managerial Perspectives, 3 sem.hrs.This course provides review of business analyticshrs.In this course, students examine quality managementand advanced business intelligence concepts. TheThis course discusses business analytics toolsas it provides the means for the organizationemphasis is on conceptual understanding as welland their application to management problems.to define its culture and support the constantas conducting statistical analyses using availableTopics discussed include: types of businessattainment of stakeholder satisfaction through anapplication programs utilized within the businessanalytics, understanding the value of big data,integrated system of tools, techniques and training.enterprise. Students gain an understanding of thebusiness intelligence tools, the nature of analyticalConcepts and practices to effectively manage,key methods of predictive analytics and analytics-competition, analytics and business performance, themeasure and improve the organizational performancedriven solutions to facilitate decisions and actions.architecture of analytics and big data, and appliedare also examined. Topics include a comparativeThis course will practice these methods withanalytics and strategies. Real world companyanalysis of influential quality theorists such ashands-on analyses of real datasets. Topics include anexamples and strategies will be discussed.Deming, Crosby, Taguchi and others, applicationintroduction to business analytics, uses of statisticalof various continuous improvement techniques,data, statistical and quantitative analysis, exploratoryMBA 747definition and development of individual, groupand predictive modeling, and analytics drivenDatabase Strategies, 3 sem. hrs.and organization-level performance indicators andsolutions.This course presents the principles of databaseperformance improvement systems.management. The course is designed to preparebusiness leaders to understand how data is stored,retrieved, and analyzed for effective decision making.Topics include database design, schemas, databasemanipulation utilizing SQL, database security, dataintegrity, and privacy issues.10Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

Online MBA Curriculum ContinuedMBA – DATA ANALYTICS ELECTIVE COURSESMUST CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:MBA 723MBA 741MBA 743Healthcare Finance & Economics, 3 sem. hrs.Marketing ResearchSocial Media Marketing, 3 sem. hrs.This course explores healthcare specific financialThis course focuses on the stages of the marketingThis course introduces students to the social mediapolicies and issues, analytical framework andresearch process and how this process plays a partmarketing industry, its operations, context, andeconomic transformation for financial decisionsin the overall development of marketing strategytechnology. Topics include online social networks,(such as investment and working capital), methodsfor organizations. Topics include research design,consumer-generated advertising and reviews,of financial management, insurance coverage andqualitative and quantitative research techniques,blogs, e-mail, viral marketing, and internationalfinancing. In addition, the course focuses on thedata collection, survey design, sampling, statisticalimplications.ability to apply economic and population healthanalysis, hypothesis testing, and research reporting.models to address health service issues and problems.MBA – DATA ANALYTICS CONCENTRATION CAPSTONE COURSEMBA 719Strategic Management, 3 sem. hrsIn this capstone course, students focus on the perspective and skills of the general manager. The purpose of this course is to provide practice in diagnosing and identifyingrealistic solutions to complex strategic and organizational problems. The course builds on the previous coursework by providing an opportunity to integrate variousfunctional areas and by providing a total business perspective. Topics include an overview of strategic management, the process of choosing and defining purposes andobjectives, identifying internal and external environmental factors relevant to strategic management, formulating and implementing a viable strategy and monitoringstrategic performance. The course focuses on relationships among the firm, its strategy and its environment; why firms choose certain businesses, which business strategiesare successful, and how firms can change in response to a dynamic environment.11Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046

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4 Walsh University Online Degree Programs online.walsh.edu 1-888-899-4046 Online MBA Curriculum MBA 621 Sustainable Ethical Leadership, 3 sem. hrs. This course is designed to explore behavior