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University of Fairfax Master of Business Administration (MBA)
University of Fairfax

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Roanoke, USA

2 Years


Full time, Part time

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USD 895 / per semester *

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* Tuition at the University of Fairfax is $895 per semester credit.


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The accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program consists of 12 online courses.

Learn from seasoned business professionals and apply the necessary methods and tools needed to lean an organization. The University of Fairfax Master’s program was developed by industry experts and allows you to explore the full spectrum of the business arena. Through the program, business professionals increase their breadth of knowledge, their ability to analyze business alternatives more thoroughly, and their opportunities for more challenging, responsible, and productive careers in the business community. Students may choose to earn a Master of Business Administration degree program in a specialized field. The University of Fairfax offers the following specialized areas:

  1. General MBA
  2. Information Technology
  3. Cybersecurity
  4. Project Management.

Degree Program Objectives

The MBA degree program develops professionals who:

  • Collaborate effectively with a business professional using both verbal and written communication methods.
  • Implement project management methods and techniques for enhancing an organizational performance, quality, and safety.
  • Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods to solve critical business problems.
  • Evaluate how ethical considerations impact all business decisions.
  • Develop the skills and tools to manage and communicate in all facets of an organization including finance, information technology, cybersecurity, big data governance, human resources, project management, supply chain, business law, and business research

Degree Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the MBA degree program, you will be able to:

  • collect, analyze, and assess data to help organizations make accurate business decisions and leverage their profitability
  • evaluate the impact of business constraints and processes within an organization
  • integrate principles and techniques of risk analysis, project planning, and change management to make accurate business decisions
  • demonstrate secondary research skills in the investigation and selection of best practice solutions to address business challenges
  • demonstrate mastery of theory, concepts, and skills in addressing specialized aspects of managing an organization

Potential Careers for Master of Business Administration Graduates

When you graduate with an MBA at Fairfax, you will be prepared for many exciting careers in the business field. Our graduates have gone on to work in high-level positions in the United States Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Lockheed Martin, Cisco Systems, Wells Fargo, and more!

Learn more about the career potential for some of the most common jobs in the business field:

General and Operations Manager

The job outlook is expected to rise much faster than the average employment rate at 17% over a 10-year span from 2014 – 2024 for a General and Operations Manager. As of 2014, there were approximately 2,188,870 jobs in the Business Management field Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Financial Manager

A Financial Manager also has a strong growth rate at 7% and anticipates 555,900 positions by 2024. Given these strong statistics, the forecast for job opportunities in this field is much higher than in other careers. According to the BLS, professionals in this role earn an average salary of $121,750 per year.

MBA Program Core - Required (21 credits)

  • MB5200Leadership & Business Communication
  • MB5300Financial Management
  • MB5400Developing Human Resources
  • MB5700Business Information Systems
  • MB6500Legal Environment of Business
  • MB6600Data Governance
  • MB7500 Operations Management (Capstone) Must take in last 2 terms

Research Methods (3 Credits)

  • MB6400Business Research

General MBA (12 Credits)

  • MB6750Coordinating and Managing Supply Chain
  • MB6350Six Sigma Lean
  • MB6700Managing Strategic Change
  • MB6800Project Management

Cybersecurity Specialization (12 Credits) MBACY

  • IA7000Security in the Digital Age
  • IA7401Ethical Hacking
  • IA 8060Intrusion Detection, Attacks and Countermeasures
  • IA7402Information Security Management

Information Technology Specialization (12 Credits) MBAIT

  • IA8350Enterprise Architecture
  • PM8100Information Security Project Management
  • IA8210Risk Management and Compliance
  • IA8140 Business Continuity Planning and Recovery

Project Management Specialization (12 credits) MBAPM

  • MB6800Project Management
  • MB6350Six Sigma Lean
  • MB6750Coordinating and Managing Supply Chain
  • MB6850 Managing

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