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Flexible MBA - Full or Part TimeOn Campus

Flexible MBA Program

Designed with flexibility in mind, the Flexible MBA program works to help you earn your MBA while you also work your career. It was developed through extensive input from students, faculty, alumni and corporate leaders to help students establish a strong foundation in business, while also allowing for a concentration in the business segment that interests students the most—such as financial services, human resources or international business. Coursework can be done through day or evening classes, full-time or part-time, so we can enhance, not interrupt, a working professional’s current career path.

Graduates of the Flexible MBA program will be able to:

  • Understand global operations management and marketing concepts.
  • Apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance, and statistics.
  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.
  • Understand ethical frameworks in managerial decision-making and leadership.
  • Understand how Information Technology supports business strategy and operations.
  • Understand and effectively apply elements of leadership to individuals and group dynamics.

Major Courses Include:

  • Management Information Systems
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Environment & Ethics
  • Money, Banking and the Economy
  • Global Supply Chain Management

Program Highlights:

  • Open to students with any undergraduate degree.
  • Day or evening classes that meet once a week—ideal for the working professional.
  • Applicants with an undergraduate business degree from the last seven years may qualify for course waivers.
  • Choose from 7 concentrations
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MBA in Professional AccountingOn Campus

MBA in Professional Accounting

In addition to enabling students to earn an MBA, this program makes it possible for those with undergraduate and graduate degrees in majors other than accounting to earn an accounting degree and prepare to enter the accounting profession. The exceptional knowledge and dedication of our accounting faculty, the high quality of our curriculum, and the rigorous program standards is why the Canisius College Accounting Programs consistently rank among the best in the state, based on CPA exam pass rates.

Graduates of the Professional Accounting master’s degree program will be able to:

  • Apply current principles of accounting to the measurement and reporting of accounting information.
  • Understand how to compare/contrast alternative business decisions, and evaluate the potential impact of these decisions on future financial performance.
  • Identify the characteristics of internal control procedures needed in the aggregation of accounting information.
  • Understand how the external regulatory, legal, and ethical environments impact business decisions and financial reporting requirements.

Major Courses Include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Basic Taxation
  • Not-for-profit Accounting
  • Business Law & Legal Environment
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Program Highlights:

  • Evening classes that meet once a week, and no classes on Fridays or weekends—ideal for the working professional.
  • Students who complete the MBAPA Program meet the educational requirements to complete the New York State CPA Exam.
  • Internship opportunities in public accounting firms, industry, and the government sector.
  • Students have access to The Council of Accountancy—a group of more than 50 accounting and financial executives who serve as advisors to the Department of Accounting.
  • Accredited by the AACSB—the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
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MBA One YearOn Campus

One-Year MBA Program

Move your career forward in just one year with Canisius’ One-Year MBA program. This integrated curriculum is designed around business decision-making processes and follows a two-phase approach: Formulation followed by Implementation. This approach succinctly covers identifying key business problems, solving them, and then implementing those solutions so can put your organization on the road to success.

Graduates of the One-Year MBA degree program will be able to:

  • Understand global operations management and marketing concepts.
  • Apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance, and statistics.
  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.
  • Understand ethical frameworks in managerial decision-making and leadership.
  • Understand how Information Technology supports business strategy and operations.
  • Understand and effectively apply elements of leadership to individuals and group dynamics.

Major Courses Include:

  • Managerial Environment, Ethics, Law
  • Leadership in Organizational Behavior
  • Management Information Systems
  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomics

Program Highlights:

  • Dedicated classroom available to students 24 hours a day.
  • Merit-based scholarships are available.
  • National and International business internships in finance, marketing, and accounting sectors.
  • Students are able to participate in the Professional Leadership Series, interacting with guest speakers from the local business community.
  • High job placement rate after graduation.
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Sports AdministrationOn Campus or online

Sport Administration

The Masters of Science in Sport Administration degree is ideal for those who want to continue their education while working and balancing other commitments. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to become an effective leader in the sports world, and go on to work in fields such as intercollegiate athletics, amateur or professional sports, sport marketing, or event and facility management.

Graduates of the Sports Administration master’s degree program will be able to:

  • Understand of the common principles of sport management; sport leadership; sport operations management; event and venue management; and sport governance.
  • Understand of the principles of finance, and the economics of sport as they fit into national and international economies.
  • Apply the basic principles of interpersonal and mass communications through interaction with internal and external sport publics.
  • Understand of the critical social, psychological, and philosophical base issues of the sport environment.
  • Anticipate and assess emerging trends and initiatives in the sport environment.

Major Courses Include:

  • Leadership in Sport
  • Risk Management/Contract Negotiation
  • Sport Finance and Business
  • Internship in Sport Administration

Program Highlights:

  • Gain practical experience through internships with local, national, and international organizations.
  • Networking opportunities with over 500 MSA alumni across 38 states and seven countries.
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