The Master of Business Administration degree provides students with skills in the core areas of business, including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, operations management, and others. MBA candidates have a number of specializations available to them, such as accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management science, marketing, operations, management, organizational behavior, project management, real estate, and strategy.
While there are usually no prerequisites to apply for an MBA program, most programs require applicants to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), although some schools accept scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as well. An MBA in Health Risk and Crisis Communication give students the expertise to assess an organization’s exposure to product, professional, and environmental liabilities. In this concentration, students learn how to analyze business functions and processes, formulate effective business strategies, and identify characteristics and implications of effective leadership and policy practices in a business environment. With an MBA in health risk and crisis communication, students may find employment for public health agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or for non-profit organizations.