MBA in Management

 A business education delivering real-world skills.

Rivier’s Master of Business Administration in Management provides graduates a broad education in traditional functional business disciplines, as well as in the cross-disciplinary skills of leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, and strategic management. Quantitative and qualitative coursework teaches students to not only identify and understand key information, but also to evaluate, synthesize, and apply their knowledge to effect positive change in an organization.

Faculty members are industry practitioners who share their wealth of real-world experience with students. Class discussion and instruction stress the importance of resolving legal and ethical issues, maintaining strong communication channels, and managing technology challenges – giving Rivier MBA graduates an edge in the business world.

Courses are offered in 7-week terms. There are a total of six 7-week terms per year (two terms in each of the fall, spring, and summer semesters).

Rivier also offers an online MBA in Management, an online MBA with a concentration in Marketing, an MBA with a concentration in Information Technology Management in both online and on-campus formats, and an online MBA in Healthcare Administration.

In addition to the University’s accreditation by New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE), Rivier’s undergraduate business programs in business administration, business management, finance, and marketing as well as the University’s Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356,

Department of Business Administration
Rivier's high-quality, hands-on bachelor's and master's programs prepare students for leadership roles in a global environment. For more information, visit the Department of Business Administration.


Rivier MBA in Management graduates can pursue leadership roles as:

  • Account managers
  • Contract administrators
  • District managers
  • Management consultants
  • Market researchers
  • Production managers

Rivier’s Career Development Center (CDC) provides professional advising, assistance with resume development and career planning, and job search information. For a complete list of CDC resources, .