Midstate College has been a leader in business education since its inception in 1857, offering programs to develop essential business knowledge and skills that have evolved with industry demands. The development of the Midstate College MBA program is a natural progression for the institution in meeting the current needs of students and employers.
The MBA degree program is designed to provide students with practical knowledge and professional strategies imperative for effective leadership in business. It provides innovative, real-world simulations that encourage advanced business knowledge for sector-specific issues. The breadth of its major courses and the depth of its specialty courses will lead to the development of advanced business acumen. Through the evaluation of graduate-level theories, construction of plans, examination of business concepts, creation of models, and investigation of resources and systems, students will formulate and apply practices that will help model them into new or better business leaders of tomorrow.
The program’s major courses provide advanced studies in analytical decision-making, finance, technology, operations, marketing management, strategic leadership, global business, ethics and corporate responsibility. Elective courses provide expanded learning opportunities such as supply chain analysis and planning, entrepreneurship, ecommerce and e-marketing, healthcare management, and cultural diversity in the workplace.
The teaching methods utilized in the Midstate College MBA degree program include problem-based learning such as case studies to develop teamwork and situational leadership skills. Students collaborate to solve real-world problems in a manner which provides for the sharing of knowledge and experience. Students also engage in experiential learning and simulations that immerse them in hands-on learning and encourage reflection about the experience to develop new skills and new ways of thinking.
To meet the needs of adult learners, Midstate College has structured the delivery mode of the MBA degree program through online and on-campus courses. Students can choose which mode of delivery works for them. Midstate College is now accepting applications for the program. For more information, visit midstate.edu/mba. iBi