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Online BS / MBA Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education

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For more than 40 years, Excelsior College has been helping working adults maximize the payoff on their educational investment.

It's hard to find a better payoff than Excelsior's Bachelor of Science in Business (Finance) / MBA Dual Degree Track.

Our online dual degree program prepares you for leadership positions in finance. But at Exclesior, you'll be able to earn your degree more quickly, conveniently, and affordably than you could earn a traditional BS / MBA finance degree from an on-site university.

Our flexible, student-centered business programs offer:

  • Generous transfer credit for previous college work from accredited institutions.
  • Academic credit for professional training and military service.
  • Exceptional support from award-winning academic advisors.
  • Tuition and fees that won't bust your budget. 

An Online BS / MBA Degree Designed for Working Adults

Excelsior's online BS / MBA degree program is a perfect fit for working adults who are changing careers, transitioning out of the military, or finishing an incomplete degree.

Our online finance classes are available 24/7—you'll take them whenever they fit into your schedule. And they meet the highest academic standards. You'll study with distinguished faculty and master the most up-to-date practice, theory, and trends in the finance industry, covering subjects such as:

  • Financial markets
  • Commercial banking
  • Real estate
  • Corporate finance
  • Risk assessment
  • Insurance
  • International finance

The BS in Business portion of the dual degree program holds special accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

As an Excelsior College bachelor's level business graduate, within a few years of graduation, you are expected to:

  1. Apply general and discipline specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze and solve business problems.
  2. Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain current with and adaptive to changing business conditions through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  3. Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional business environment.
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional business environment.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in one's chosen career field.

Upon successful completion of the Excelsior College MBA program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze real-world business problems and generate recommendations for action.
  2. Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics into a strategic business analysis.
  3. Assess the impact of the global business environment on business situations.
  4. Apply quantitative methods to analysis of business situations.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Communicate effectively to relevant audiences orally and in written materials.
  7. Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  8. Apply project management skills to business situations.
  9. Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

The BS / MBA program is offered in conjunction with the School of Business & Technology. The dual degree track requires a total of 147 credits. Students are awarded their bachelor's degree by completing 60 credits in the arts and sciences component, 48 credits in the business component, and 6 credits in the additional credit component. Students achieve graduate status after completion of the 6-credit bridge component. The 27-credit graduate course component completes the master's degree requirements.

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in Finance
Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in Accounting/MBA Dual Degree
Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in General Business
/MBA Dual Degree
Master of Business Administration

For More Info

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888-647-2388 ext. 21

Email: Admissions@excelsior.edu

IACBE Specialized Accreditation

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.

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