ACADEMICS

Master of Business Administration

At Hope, the Master of Business Administration program prepares students with advanced management skills in leadership, ethics, analysis, communication, critical thinking, problem solving, research and information technology, environmental economics, financial analysis, and strategy. Business and management disciplines are a launching platform for those seeking the skills to make a positive difference in local, regional, national, and global cultures and societies. Graduates of the Hope MBA program will have the knowledge and capability necessary for the successful management of organizations as owner or mid to upper-level and top management.

Our program features sound research training, a curriculum blend of theory and practice, and ethics-based teaching from faculty with top academic credentials and real world experience. Students combine the management core with a concentration to obtain a degree with professional specialty.

Concentrations

  • General Management
  • International Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Non-Profit Management

This program is offered completely online or on-site at the Orange Education Center and the Corona Education Center, and can be completed in as little as 12 months.

On-campus
Courses are offered in 5-week courses for three trimesters a year and are conveniently scheduled in the evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Online
Online courses provide an interactive learning environment through online video lectures, online discussion threads, and an online drop box where you can virtually submit your assignments. Best of all, you can log-on to view lectures, participate in threaded discussions, and submit assignments any time of night or day!

The Master of Business Administration program is 36 units.

 

Career Opportunities

  • Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Owning your own business
  • Marketing Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • International Business Leader

Interesting Courses

  • Global Management
  • Environmental Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Conflict Resolution

 

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Our Alumni Tell Our Story Best

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Beth Allen
M.B.A. '07

Placement Services Manager
Food for the Hungry

"The HIU International Development MBA gave me better tools for daily management challenges and problem-solving. I didn't have to wait until I finished the degree Ė I used some of my class projects to make positive changes in teams I worked with at my NGO and at my church. I learned so much not just from the highly experienced faculty but also from my fellow students, who came from all over the world and from many different professional backgrounds."

Our Alumni Tell Our Story Best

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May Chan
M.B.A. '98

Chief Financial Officer
American Red Cross

"At Hope I expanded not only my academic knowledge, but also my foundation of faith."

Our Alumni Tell Our Story Best

Erastus Musyoka
M.B.A. '06


"At Hope my faith grew and so did my management skills! I discovered a Business School strong in ethics, corporate responsibility and solidly backed by biblical principles. Itís the place to be if you want to do Business School right. The professors are a wealth of experience and instruction. At HIU, I learned business management without compromising my faith in Christ."

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Dennis Burns
MBA Student
Commercial Sales Engineer
Carrier Corp

"Hope has showed me that education is so much more than just academia. Education is found in the relationships you form with instructors and students alike. What a great education to learn not only from focused and knowledgeable professors, but also from fellow students from around the world."

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Greg Gallup
M.B.A. '09

"The Management program at Hope offered me the flexibility to customize my MBA to include courses from the International Development and the Non-Profit emphases. I've been able to apply my course work to every part of my organization's development and grow overall as a servant-leader. The program also put me in contact with students around the globe, who create for me, a network of very strong Christian business leaders to align with."

Featured Student

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Maryanne Chiriboga
MBA Student

"I returned to college for an MBA 30 years after my degree. Through my time at Hope, not only have I gained subject knowledge in my classes, but I have grown closer to the Lord as well. The Professors are world class and care about their students. All of the staff and faculty I have encountered have been helpful, knowledgeable and kind-hearted. The Lord through Hope has changed my life for the good and given it new meaning, and I am prepared to serve Him in any way He calls me."