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Master of Business Administration

College of Business

Location: Lincoln, Omaha, Online
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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is highly valued by employers who need strong leaders who can contribute to business goals at a high level. This program provides training for students to understand the working nature of business in a competitive environment. Coursework integrates proven business theories and practices with leadership skills to enhance graduate’s ability to lead teams and improve the bottom line. The objective of this program is to develop students into broadly educated business decision makers who understand the nature of business as a whole, and are equipped with tools and techniques that are applicable to a wide variety of business situations.

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The Doane Difference

Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

Business decisions are made every day that affect not only you, but the world around you. Your choices determine your reputation and reflect true character. At Doane, we teach you to navigate business with a moral compass.
Create a Culture

Create a Culture

Being a business leader means knowing people. Knowing how to show empathy, how to be a voice of reason, and how to make people feel valued defines a true leader. At Doane, we teach leaders to create a culture of good.
Perfect Blend

Perfect Blend

Most MBAs are all about the numbers, but you can’t manage a business with only formulas and projections. At Doane, we give our students the perfect blend of quantitative and qualitative skills, because in business, you can’t succeed without both.
A Different MBA

A Different MBA

Business doesn’t exist without innovation. We take innovation seriously at Doane and it shows throughout the MBA program. Whether you start by enrolling in one of our DoaneX MicroMasters or with a partner’s MicroMasters, Doane’s MBA is truly unique and innovative.
Best of the Best

Best of the Best

We aren’t shy to admit that we can’t be the best at everything, which is why we’ve worked with some of the best schools in the world to accept their credit for your MBA emphasis courses. Doane’s MBA delivers the best for the best.

We're Here To Help You

Students and alumni have a partner when it comes to cultivating job search skills like networking, resume writing, interviewing, and more. We’re invested in career advancement, and foster key relationships with employers to open pathways for networking, mentoring, internships, and employment.

Program Information

Human Resources Manager
2018 Median Pay: $113,300 per year
Job Outlook: 9% from 2016-2026
Human resource managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.
Project Manager
2016 Median Pay: $108,200
Job Outlook: 6% by 2024
Project managers plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of specific projects within a business entity. Project managers may work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as work with other departments for support.
Social and Community Service Manager
2018 Median Pay: $65,320 per year
Job Outlook: 18% from 2016-2026
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations. They manage staff who provide social services to the public.
2018 Median Pay: $74,600 per year
Job Outlook: 7% from 2016-2026
Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire lifecycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.
Management Analyst
2018 Median Pay: $83,610 per year
Job Outlook: 14% from 2016-2026
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve an organization’s efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Training and Development Specialist
2018 Median Pay: $60,870 per year
Job Outlook: 11% from 2016-2026
Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.
Financial Manager
2018 Median Pay: $127,990 per year
Job Outlook: 19% from 2016-2026
Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Medical and Health Services Manager
2018 Median Pay: $99,730 per year
Job Outlook: 20% from 2016-2026
Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must direct changes that conform to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.
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Elective Areas:

  • HR
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
Levi Bennett - Master of Arts in Management, Developing Leadership Emphasis
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Levi Bennett ’16
Master of Arts in Management, Developing Leader Coaches Capstone

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