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Online MBA concentrations

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Learn what it takes to excel in business

Fully online coursework

Relevant, experiential curriculum

Small class sizes

13 concentrations

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1.5 years

Cost per credit


Credit hours


Concentration Benefits

  • Customize your MBA program
  • Increase your skills in a specific area
  • ACBSP accredited
  • Gain valuable credentials to advance your career

Customize your business degree

Brenau University designed the online MBA program to empower you to take your career to the next level. Choose from 13 concentrations to gain the specific skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the industry that interests you most. Each concentration provides information to set you on the path to your future career.

MBA concentrations

The online MBA program offers 13 concentrations, preparing you for your desired career path.

Explore methods for managing data-driven decision making, problem solving and performance improvement.


  • BA 708 Business Statistics
  • BA 710 Applied Regression
  • BA 712 Data Mining
  • BA 713 Business Analytics Strategy

Learn to create, manage and communicate about the corporate reputation.


  • CR 620 Negotiation and Mediation
  • MM 620 Communication in Society
  • MM 650 Media Industries and Business Practices
  • MM 670 Communication Consulting and Training

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the online and digital marketing sphere.


  • MK 758 New Media and Marketing Communication
  • MK 765 Mobile Marketing
  • MK 775 Content Marketing
  • MK 785 Digital Marketing Analytics

Build the skills you need to progress into upper management or finance.


  • BA 731 Value-Based Management
  • BA 749 International Finance
  • BA 753 Investments
  • BA 754 Corporate Risk Management

Build comprehensive leadership and management skills in an increasingly competitive environment.


  • HC 750 Ethics and Leadership in Healthcare
  • HC 760 Law and Policy Development in Healthcare
  • HC 770 Organizational Systems in Healthcare
  • HC 780 Financial Management in Healthcare

Get specialized training, real-world experience and personal attention while developing solid business fundamentals as you prepare to advance as a human resource professional.


  • MG 733 Human Resource Management
  • HR 750 Talent Acquisition & Management
  • HR 760 HRM Total Rewards
  • HR 785 Human Resource Strategy

Explore leadership and critical thinking principles and learn to manage teams in a variety of business settings.


  • CR 620 Negotiation and Mediation
  • PM 620 Introduction to Project Management
  • MG 730 Managerial Leadership
  • MG 733 Human Resource Management

Learn to work in various managerial accounting and related fields and take additional coursework required for certification exams.


  • AC 641 Internal Auditing
  • AC 725 Fraud Prevention & Internal Control
  • AC 746 Advanced Cost Accounting
  • AC 755 Financial Statement Analysis

Acquire the skills necessary to be an arbitrator, negotiator, mediator and more.


  • CR 710 Organizational Conflict and Conflict Management Systems
  • CR 720 Negotiation: Theory and Practice
  • CR 730 Mediation: Theory and Practice
  • CR 740 International and Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution

Gain the skills needed to inspire and prepare leaders in a wide variety of nonprofit settings.


  • OL 620 Volunteer Leadership and Board Governance
  • OL 630 Fundraising Principles and Practice
  • OL 720 Not-for-Profit Marketing and Branding
  • OL 760 Principles of Grant Writing for Nonprofits

Prepare to assume project management responsibilities in a range of industries and organizations.


  • PM 700 Project Management Professional
  • PM 620 Introduction to Project Management
  • PM 725 Managing Complex Project
  • PM 735 Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
  • PM 755 Project Management Trends and Technology

Prepare for work in public accounting and related fields and take additional coursework required for certification exams.


  • AC 722 Advanced Accounting
  • AC 724 Corporate Taxation
  • AC 725 Fraud Prevention & Internal Control
  • AC 739 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services

Learn to embrace critical thinking, creativity and change in organizational settings.


  • OL 640 Strategic Thinking and Innovation
  • OL 660 Leadership in Innovative Organizational Cultures
  • OL 730 Creativity and Change Leadership
  • OL 740 Complex Problem Solving

Curriculum: Advance your business skills

Our curriculum is designed to give you the specific business administration knowledge you need to excel. In addition to the concentration of your choice, you will receive foundational knowledge by working with experienced instructors who include hands-on learning opportunities in the online coursework.

Curriculum Details

Career outlook: Discover your potential

With 7% projected job growth from 2021 to 2031,1 it’s a great time to gain qualifications for higher-level business roles. By earning your online MBA from Brenau University, you’ll prepare for the business career you’ve always dreamed of and stand out as an ideal candidate.

Our program is designed to give you specific knowledge in your chosen concentration area, enabling you to focus on your professional aspirations after graduation. Whether you want to pursue roles in accounting, human resources or another discipline, we’ve got you covered. Moreover, the median salary for business and finance jobs was $76,570 in 2021—67% higher than the average for all occupations.1

Career Outlook

Frequently asked questions

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While you do not need all documents ready when you start your application, your application file must be complete when you submit your application to the program. Incomplete files will not be considered. Please visit our admission requirements page for complete details.

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We accept transfer credits, which can help reduce your total tuition and time spent earning the degree.

Absolutely! Online programs at Brenau are explicitly designed with busy working professionals in mind, including those with personal and professional responsibilities. The format provides the flexibility you need to succeed in your selected program. From here, you can.

In terms of rigor, instructors, or the physical degree you receive, there’s no difference between online and on-campus programs. Online degrees offer full-time working professionals maximum flexibility in their ability to receive expert instruction and interaction, along with consistent guidance and support. They can study where and when it’s best for them so they can balance their obligations with schoolwork and achieve their ultimate goals. Learn more about online learning.


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Business and Financial Occupations.” Retrieved March 3, 2023, from