Master of Business Administration - Indiana Online University

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Master of Business Administration - Indiana Online University

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS • MBA DEGREE PROGRAMS

C o l l e g e o f B u s i n e s s

Master of Business Administration

Degree Programs

WGU Indiana

WESTERN

GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY


college of business

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degrees

Gain the proven, relevant skills the market demands

“WGU Indiana gives

working Hoosiers a

great opportunity to

obtain an affordable,

accessible, highquality

online degree

that meets the

highest academic

and professional

standards.”

—Gov. Mitch Daniels

Governor of Indiana

ise above the competition. Today’s

Rcompetitive business environment requires

both academic credentials and high competence.

You are rewarded more for up-to-date skills and

outstanding performance than you are for years

of experience. With an MBA from WGU Indiana,

you’ll possess superior business management

skills as well as a reputable credential to stand

above the competition.

Established by the state of Indiana in

partnership with Western Governors University

to serve the needs of Indiana citizens, WGU

Indiana offers three highly respected MBA

programs that are challenging and relevant to the

demands of business leaders.

Selected as a “Top 25 Online MBA Best Buy”

Master of Business Administration

This highly respected MBA program with a

focus on strategy and management will prepare

you with the skills and knowledge necessary

to take on mid- to upper-level management

positions in business, industry, and non-profit

organizations.

The WGU Indiana MBA program is

challenging and relevant—ideal for individuals

who already possess “real world” experience and

seek in-depth knowledge in management and

strategy. This program incorporates innovative

business simulations that require you to make

real-world decisions in a simulated business

environment as well as team projects where

you’ll work in teams to solve complex business

problems.

Program Overview

This program consists of five domains of study

and completion of a comprehensive capstone

project.

by GetEducated.com, these programs are an

ideal fit for experienced business professionals

with extensive “real world” experience.

One of the best values in higher education,

WGU Indiana provides a convenient, cost-effective

way for self-directed, hard-working Hoosiers like

you to earn your degree and get ahead. You won’t

have to choose between work, family, and school.

Nor will you have to forego your dreams of a

degree and career advancement because of cost.

At WGU Indiana, you’ll get a first-rate education

online with nationally recognized, career-focused

business degree programs, low tuition, and

unmatched personal attention and support. You’ll

be able to earn your business degree online, on

your schedule, and within your budget.

Domains of Study

Management and Strategy - Planning for

Strategic Competitiveness; Executing Organizational

Strategy; Developing Global/

Transnational Business Strategies; Managing

Operations; Using Information Systems for

Competitive Advantage

Leading People and Teams - Leading and

Managing Individuals; Designing and Leading

Teams; Solving Problems and Making Decisions;

Communicating Effectively in Organizations

Creating and Maintaining Business Value -

Managing Internal Cost and Controlling

Finances; Managing Capital and Financial

Assets; Evaluating Economics of Management

Decisions; Managing Enterprise Risk and

Continuity

Product and Customer Relationship

Management - Creating and Managing Customer

Relationships; Managing Products and

Services; Developing and Maintaining Quality

Innovation - Developing an Entrepreneurial

Enterprise; Creating Sustainable Organizations

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mba degree programs

Master of Business Administration

Information Technology Management

Employers look for credibility when they

evaluate your MBA program. Especially in the

highly sensitive, precise world of information

technology, your credentials must be solid. WGU

Indiana’s competency-based Master of Business

Administration in Information Technology

Management is designed to help experienced

information technology professionals like you

achieve greater career mobility.

Through this program, you will develop core

business skills, essential industry knowledge,

and advanced IT managerial expertise. This program

also prepares you for mid- to upper-level

IT management positions in business, industry,

and non-profit organizations. It’s a challenging

MBA that lets you apply your substantial IT

experience and develop sophisticated management

capabilities.

Program Overview

This program consists of five domains of study

and completion of a comprehensive capstone

project.

Domains of Study

Information Technology Management -

Decision Support Systems; IT Strategy; MBA

Project Management

Leading People and Teams

Creating and Maintaining Business Value

Product and Customer Relationship

Management

Innovation

Note: Program description accurate as of April 1, 2011.

Programs are subject to change. Please check our website

for the most up-to-date description.

“Western Governors

University has raised

the bar of excellence

and we are truly

honored by WGU’s

contributions to the

distance learning

industry.”

—Dr. John Flores,

CEO of the United States

Distance Learning

Association

Master of Business Administration

Healthcare Management

Obtaining your credentials from a credible

institution is important… particularly in the

high-profile, high-paying field of healthcare

management. WGU Indiana’s competency-based

MBA in Healthcare Management will prepare

you with the skills and knowledge necessary to

take on highly valued and well-compensated

positions in a variety of healthcare-related fields.

You will become a valuable asset in this booming

industry.

Through this program you’ll develop core business

skills, essential industry knowledge, and

advanced managerial expertise. It’s a challenging

MBA that lets you apply your existing business

and healthcare knowledge and develop sophisticated

management capabilities. Elements of the

program are designed to examine and solve real

issues at your current place of employment.

Program Overview

This program consists of five domains of study

and completion of a comprehensive capstone

project.

Domains of Study

Healthcare Management - Healthcare Environment

and Community Health; Healthcare

Economics and Finance; Healthcare Operations

Management; Healthcare Values, Policy

and Law

Leading People and Teams

Creating and Maintaining Business Value

Product and Customer Relationship

Management

Innovation

Note: Program description accurate as of April 1, 2011.

Programs are subject to change. Please check our website

for the most up-to-date description.

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Applying to WGU Indiana

You can apply online in a matter of minutes at indiana.wgu.edu/apply, or call your

Enrollment Counselor toll-free at 1-877-214-7014 to learn more.

Typically, within a week of applying, WGU Indiana will contact you regarding the status of

your application and answer any questions. If you are accepted, you will schedule an Intake

Interview to review your degree program as well as address your questions and concerns

prior to finalizing your enrollment. Programs begin the first of every month.

Affordable Tuition and Fees (As of April 2011)

Tuition at WGU Indiana is exceptionally affordable. In fact, it’s typically less

than half what you would pay at other reputable online universities.

Currently:

MBA Programs: $3,250 per 6-month term*

Application Fee: $65

Library Fee: $45 per term

* A term is six months in length and can begin on the first day of any month.

You pay for the time, not the credits. Tuition is charged at a flat rate every six months and

covers all coursework attempted in that time. A full-time load for these programs is at least

8 competency units (credit equivalents) per term. Individual progress may vary.

Federal financial aid, including Pell Grants and scholarships, is available for eligible

individuals. VA benefits and tuition assistance are also available.

WGU Indiana is also an approved education provider for Indiana state grants and

scholarship programs.

Accreditation

As a subsidiary of Western Governors

University, WGU Indiana offers degree

programs that are regionally accredited

by the Northwest Commission on Colleges

and Universities and nationally accredited

by the Distance Education and Training

Council (DETC). WGU Indiana also offers

degree programs that are NCATE, CCNE, and

CAHIIM accredited.

1.877.214.7014

indiana.wgu.edu

IND.MBA.0411

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