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Online MBA in Leadership & Management

Lead in a Complex Business World

Being able to provide leadership and management to organizations in an evolving business landscape is imperative to a successful career. An online leadership degree from Carlow University gives you the tools you need to become an effective leader.

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  • Duration 2 years
  • Cost per Credit $675
  • Credit Hours 36

Program Benefits

  • IACBE-Accredited
  • Develop Ethical Leadership and Management Skills
  • Diverse Course Topics
  • 100% Online

Become a Capable and Ethical Manager

When you complete a management degree from Carlow, you’ll better understand the role that leadership and management plays in motivating employees, developing workforces and establishing a culture of respect. In the workplace, you’ll be ready to analyze data, effectively motivate, develop strong teams, problem solve and lead responsibly.

The comprehensive MBA management coursework is designed for busy professionals who want personalized instruction from experienced experts. Our instructors work with you to help you meet your goals.

Career Outlook: Prepare for a Successful Management Career

Employment in management occupations is expected to grow 5 percent between 2019 and 2029, creating 505,000 new jobs.1 The skills you learn in Carlow’s MBA management program prepare you to meet the need for qualified managers.

Financial Manager:


Financial managers are responsible for reporting, investment activities and planning in multiple industries. They aim to set and achieve financial goals for the organizations for which they work.

Sales Manager:


A sales manager provides leadership to sales teams, working to resolve issues and empower their team to perform. They analyze sales results and make plans and set goals.

Operations Manager:


Operations managers work in public and private organizations to manage daily operations, create policies and plan for the use of resources. They usually manage a team of supervisors.

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Marketing manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Account manager
  • Strategic planner
  • Organizational trainer
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Curriculum: The Skills You Need to Lead

Our engaging MBA management classes prepare you to be an effective leader in multiple industries. As you move through our curriculum, you’ll benefit from an interactive online classroom. Coursework includes fiscal management, leadership styles and analytics.

Course Spotlight: MBA 731 Management of Organization and Change

Learn to embrace and lead change for the optimal achievement of goals and organizational strengths. Explore how to identify concepts pertaining to change management and discuss current trends in the field.

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Course Spotlight: MBA 732 Financial Planning and Analysis

Examine several functions and responsibilities of organizations’ financial and accounting departments and learn the intricacies of financial management and planning.

Available Business Concentrations

In Carlow’s MBA program, we offer four other in-demand specializations. Explore them below.

MBA: Project Management

Become a leader in project management with an online MBA in Project Management and graduate prepared to sit for the PMP certification exam.

MBA: Fraud and Forensics

Meet the need for fraud prevention business experts with an online MBA in Fraud and Forensics and graduate prepared for the national Certified Fraud Examiners exam.

MBA: Healthcare Management

Help deliver quality healthcare through business expertise with an online MBA in Healthcare Management and graduate in as few as 15 months.

MBA: Human Resources Management

Positively impact your workplace with an online MBA in Human Resources Management and graduate prepared to sit for the national SHRM exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions for in-depth answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, reach out to us.

The program can be completed in as few as 15 months.

The cost per credit is $675. Find out more about tuition and fees.

Yes. Carlow’s online MBA programs and dual degree options are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Submit an online application, resume, official transcripts, personal statement and letters of recommendation. Find out more about applying to Carlow’s MBA program.

Twelve courses are required to complete the program.

Depending on the specialization you choose, you can pursue a variety of in-demand careers in project management, healthcare management, fraud and forensics, leadership and management and human resources. Explore career options.

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