This intensive 24-month MBA degree program features a concentration in leadership and change. AUM’s goal is to educate a generation of leaders with a strong sense of social awareness and values, who embrace the need to give back to their communities. Our students learn to be strategic, values-based leaders who make a significant contribution to their companies, organizations, and communities by applying the latest management tools, models, and theory. As a graduate of our program, you’ll be prepared to navigate the dynamics of team, organization, community, and global levels.
AUM’s MBA program offers students a schedule for completing your MBA while managing multiple life priorities. Our hybrid-delivery program is structured to balance rigorous study with busy professional and personal schedules. On site classes are scheduled one weekend per semester, with online assignments and group projects between meetings on our beautiful and convenient Yellow Springs campus.
The AUM MBA is a 42-credit hour program that concentrates on the development of strategic leadership and change competencies in a collaborative learning environment built upon the socially responsible values of the Antioch University MBA.
- Foundations in Management and Change
- Financial & Managerial Accounting
- Strategic Marketing Management
- Topics in Values & Ethics
- Organizational Behavior
- The Practice of Managing and Leading Change in Human Resources
- Research Methods
- Communication, Action Inquiry, & Behavioral Development
- Three 1-credit courses built around 3 Skills Workshops
- Group and Team Development, Conflict, and Collaboration
- Leadership Identity and Development
- Critical Systems Thinking for 21st Century Change Agents
A 6 credit hour Capstone (thesis or practicum) is designed to address an area of research of specific interest for each student. Each student with the assistance of their advisor selects a focus for their capstone and over the span of the four residencies, develops solutions to critical healthcare issues faced by organizations, non-profits, and communities by applying learned strategic leadership and management principles.
For detailed curriculum, degree requirements, and course descriptions, please visit the AUM catalog.
As a graduate of our program you can expect to have competency in all of the following areas:
- Financial Domain: The ability to implement integrated strategies to strengthen the financial sustainability of organizations.
- Human Capital Domain: The ability to develop an organizational culture and implement practices that support both human well-being and successful performance at individual, team, unit, and organizational levels.
- Systems Domain: The ability to develop and master analytical, strategic, and collaborative decision making skills to successfully communicate sustainability within multiple systems.
- Leading Change Domain: The ability to apply leadership and change theories to guide organizations toward a sustainable multiple bottom line.
- Integrated Application Domain: The ability to synthesize and apply knowledge, metrics and skills to promote sustainable systems and organizations.