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The Department of Business Administration is accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Education for the following programs: The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentrations in general business, entrepreneurship and small business management, financial planning, human resources management, management and marketing.



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Program Overview


Master skills to thrive!
Are you a business professional seeking to climb the "corporate ladder" to middle or upper management? Seeking to gain the skills you need while still employed?
Or, are you a recent graduate having received your under-graduate degree--in any field--and aspire to learn the intricacies of business to prepare you for an exciting career in business, government or health care?


A Shepherd University Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) may be your ticket to success! Realize your potential and achieve your career goals. You can gain the skills and experience you need to increase your chances for success by taking on leadership roles and gaining real world experience!


Shepherd's M.B.A. program is designed specifically to fit your needs, your schedule, your professional goals and your budget.


  • Flexible scheduling; 8-week classes; hybrid format
  • Summer and evening courses
  • Convenient location at the Martinsburg Center
  • Pay-as-you-learn: one class per semester
  • Go full time and graduate in as little as 12 or 18 months!
  • Outstanding faculty who are professionals with real-world experience, who "do it today and teach it tonight!"

    Concentrations to meet your career goals:

  • Accounting
  • Health Administration
  • Sport Management
  • Public Management
  • Coming Soon! 3 + 2 M.B.A. Program--At the end of five years finish both your undergraduate and graduate degrees!




The Shepherd M.B.A. program creates a stimulating environment that is diverse, challenging, and focused on global connections, while at the same time providing real-world experiences to our graduate students.


All students take a 21-credit core that includes courses in leadership & ethics, marketing, management theory, economics, and accounting. Students in the general track complete their coursework with a flexible set of electives, while the other concentrations in Accounting, Health Administration, Public Management and Sport Management have more specific requirements.


The M.B.A. program finishes with a culminating project or capstone in MBA 590 Applied Research Project & Capstone or MBA 591 M.B.A. Internship & Capstone. Here, students work in a collaborative environment with faculty mentors in an open exchange of ideas and information. In the internship experience, students are exposed to new ideas and put theory into practice through contact with influential leaders from a variety of companies and industries. Through these experiences, students heighten their cultural awareness, develop a global perspective, and learn to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse cultural, academic and professional backgrounds.



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