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MBA Program


Francis Marion University offers the Masters of Business Administration and 
The Masters of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Healthcare Executive Management

The FMU Master of Business Administration (MBA) 30-hour degree program prepares you for a career in business, government and non-profit institutions.

The FMU Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Executive Management offers the foundation for the health care career.

Students with diverse undergraduate degrees such as; math, nursing, biology, engineering, sociology and business are accepted. You may start the program in the fall, spring or summer.

Masters of Business Administration degree with Concentration in Healthcare Executive Management

This program has the same admissions requirements as the regular Masters of Business Administration program and requires 30 hours of graduate courses. The 18 hours required in business subjects are taught by graduate faculty of the FMU School of Business. The 12 hours of healthcare courses are taught by the graduate faculty of the FMU Masters of Science in Nursing


30 hours

♦ Outstanding faculty who have both work experience and Ph.D.’s in their fields

♦ Same business specific accreditation (AACSB) as much larger universities in our region

♦ Costs less than comparable programs in the region

♦ Classes are geared for the working professional with hybrid courses

The professor’s use of technology to deliver content and manage the course allows the student flexibility in balancing work demands, personal life and the academic requirements.  With the goal of stimulating inter-active learning and relationship-building, each professor designs a program of study for the best delivery of the course.  Each class has a minimum of two on-campus Saturday meetings.  Some classes require three on-campus Saturday meetings.


Dr. Fred David, Professor of Management and
author of #1 selling Strategic Management 
textbook globally


No matter what profession one had prior to the MBA, you develop a more holistic approach. You are able to discern and pick up on key facts that would have never even entered your thoughts before. It truly is an entirely different mindset. You shift from a narrow perspective to a broader approach for problem solving.      
MBA 2013 Graduate

...It has provided a new perspective/broad view on how my individual decision, in my “department” will effect the business as a whole.  In other words, it provides the knowledge you need to understand the links between departments and the cause and effect relationship of each decision. 
MBA 2013 Graduate

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