2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog

Business Administration, MBA (Executive Hybrid)

Location(s): Henniker Campus

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(40 credits)

Program Description

New England College’s Master of Business Administration program provides working professionals and recent graduates with the proven leadership skills needed for today’s rapidly changing global environment. This 40‐credit MBA can be completed in less than two years. The course delivery and structure are specifically designed for working professionals to make the most efficient use of time and to optimize the learning experience.

Our MBA carries forward NEC’s legacy of creating well-rounded management professionals. With an emphasis on practical knowledge and skills, students will learn from faculty experts who are active business leaders. Our student-focused curriculum positions graduates to achieve positive career outcomes with a background in strategic thought and analysis, analytical decision-making, leadership theory and practice, and organizational dynamics in management. Students can choose a concentration in a specific field, or can select elective courses from a wide range of options.

The degree is designed to further students’ knowledge of key leadership elements including problem solving, effective communication, motivation of employees, and negotiation. Through the MBA program, students further their career by developing advanced strategic leadership techniques, leadership tools and skills, and a deep understanding of organizational dynamics in management.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to integrate knowledge of accounting, finance, marketing, management information systems, organizational behavior, economics, operations management and qualitative analysis to create effective solutions to organizational and operational challenges independently and as a team;
  • Create and demonstrate verbal and written communication skills which express ideas clearly, logically, and persuasively;
  • Distinguish and formulate solutions to ethical, cultural humility, and inclusion issues;
  • Evaluate information and data in order to formulate analytically sound decisions and understand the likely consequences of those decisions;
  • Assess the leadership challenges of an international workforce and how to incorporate cultural differences, training, and development in organizations;
  • Evaluate ethical and legal issues relevant to the policies, procedures, practices, and management of human resources in a competitive environment;
  • Apply advanced analysis and problem solving skills as they relate to the coordination, strategy, planning and implementation of projects in an organization;

Residency-Based Hybrid Delivery

The program follows a 3 term per academic year structure, with mandatory 3-day residencies during each term. Students must attend all residencies to continue enrollment in the program. In the period before and after the residencies, students will complete their course work online. Instructors will maintain regular ‘virtual’ office hours and will be available to assist students as required throughout the term.

Other Available MBA Programs

The MBA program has 3 other available concentrations. Please see the individual program pages for additional information:

Course Map

Please visit the course map by term for this program here: Business Administration, MBA (Executive Hybrid) Course Map  

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