An M.B.A. Built to Help You Succeed

Learn to lead with confidence and purpose in a wide range of business settings with a master’s degree in Business Administration from Marymount University. Whether you are looking to move up the corporate ladder or make a meaningful career change, our business administration degree courses from Marymount will give you the competitive advantage to take on today’s complex business issues. Meet the real challenges of business growth while accessing many specialized skill areas that are in demand where the best career opportunities exist.

Faster, more flexible approach to a thriving business career

Compared to other business and management programs offered in the area that can take much longer, you can earn a Master of Business Administration degree at Marymount with just 36 credit hours over 12-15 months. Enroll in our business administration and management degree courses on campus or via an online hybrid schedule. Most of our Business Administration courses are just 8 weeks long, scheduled during the evenings or on Saturdays.

Wide range of specializations

Beyond the M.B.A., Marymount graduate students can earn a variety of certifications in business sector specialties, including:

Talent Management


If you want to take your career in business in a new direction of human resources, the Talent Management track is for you. Learn how to better find and choose good people to work in your business. We all need to know how to train your team and get them focused on their work, and our courses offer performance management and people analytics skills. In our global society, our coursework includes information on running a business with and in locations around the world.

Course topics include human resource selection and recruitment, performance management, global business experience, and people analytics.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Talent Management

Organizational Development


Given what is going on in the world today, the Organizational Development track will give you an edge to make decisions and best develop your business. This hands on track is designed for you to apply organizational development practices for business analysis, and align that analysis with finance, strategy, while maintaining a competitive advantage and creating a culture people want to work in. This track is for students who need the expertise to confidently develop their organization with a systems approach.

Course topics include leading and managing teams, organizational development change and consulting, management in organizations, and a seminar in HR topics.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Organizational Development



The Intrapreneurship track is for MBA students who want to specialize their degree in intrapreneurship.

Course topics include entrepreneurial thinking and intrapreneurship.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Intrapreneurship



The Leadership track is for MBA students who want to specialize their degree in leadership.

Course topics include: leading collaboration and innovation, organization policy and strategy, and organizational development change and strategy.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Leadership

Business IT


Healthcare Management


The Healthcare Management  track is for students who want to specialize in the U.S. healthcare management. This program includes the healthcare delivery model system, reimbursement and payment methods, and healthcare informatics and analytics. This program also includes coursework on ethics and law in healthcare.

Course topics include enterprise data management and analysis.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Healthcare Management

Data Science


This track is for students in the MBA program who want the advantage of having data science knowledge and experience in a business environment. These courses will give you what you need from working in the boardroom to working with data engineers. You will learn scripting techniques in Python to automate data analytics and other business tasks. Our machine learning course will allow you to analyze data to make data driven decisions. You will also learn to access emerging markets with natural language processing (NLP).

Course topics include enterprise data management and analysis, principles of data science, and people analytics.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Data Science

Digital Marketing


The Digital Marketing Certificate is designed to prepare students to create and implement digital marketing strategies as an integral component of an overall marketing plan. Students will learn techniques to maximize the effectiveness of owned media, paid media, and earned media all while enhancing their skills in both technology and business administration.

Course topics include Marketing Concepts, Digital Marketing, Data Science, and Machine Learning.

Enhance your MBA by adding a certificate for extra value: Digital Marketing

Hospitality Innovation


The Hospitality Innovation specialization is designed to serve individuals in the hospitality industry by providing the skills needed to be a top level leader.  Courses address topics such strategic thinking, deal structuring, cost/benefits analysis, people analytics and design thinking in a hospitality environment.  Additionally, students refine their entrepreneur thinking and apply those skills to a hospitality setting.

Course topics include Innovation, Strategy, and Design Thinking; Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Enhance your MBA by adding a specialization for extra value: Hospitality Innovation

Business connections in the Metro D.C. area

Tap into internships, field experiences, and job opportunities in the greater Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia areas. Our Business Administration faculty members are experienced senior officers of major corporations and government agencies.

Convenient location

Marymount’s in-person M.B.A. courses are taught at our new, state-of-the-art facility at the Ballston Center, just a few blocks from the Ballston Metro stop.

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