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MBA Program


Career Impact

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We're masters of advancing careers

With a Master of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University, you can increase your marketability and be poised to earn a return on your investment. As a graduate of our MBA degree program, you can be ready for MBA jobs in career fields such as:

  • Sales
  • Recruitment
  • Training and Development
  • Financial Services
  • Engineering Management
  • Department Managers
  • Business Owner


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, the median annual wage for financial service managers was $103,910, while the median wage for Human Resources Managers was $99,180.

For training and development managers the median annual wage was $89,170, while sales managers' median wage was $98,530. Although it's true that wages for MBA careers vary by industry, in general, they are higher for people who hold management positions.

Your key take-aways

  • Develop core skills, from teamwork to communication and presentation skills, and technological expertise.
  • Fine-tune your ethical judgment in an environment that integrates ideas and practices with integrity and social responsibility.
  • Access the library's online tools to enhance professional research and job searches even after you graduate.
  • Create a network, from faculty mentors to fellow students and accomplished alumni, whom you can tap as resources and colleagues for years to come.
  • Earn a degree that is the "gold standard" in many industries.

An MBA program that works for you

Approximately 9 out of 10 students* reported that class work related well or extremely well to their job/career.                                              *A 2015 survey of SAU MBA graduates

What our students are saying

MBA graduate Brandi Bettis had this to say.

"I was working as an engineer, then promoted into another area. The human resources management course was a good learning experience for the next level of management. We examined real-life, real-time problems that arose in our workplaces, like conflict management, and used them as case studies. I then took what I learned in class and applied it the next day at the office. I'm not just learning for the sake of learning; I'm learning to push my career forward."

If you're ready to take the next step in your career, contact us today and find out if our MBA degree program is right for you.