Prospective online MBA students are no longer limited to finance or marketing specializations; can consider in-demand concentrations including healthcare or energy management
Online PR News – 07-June-2011 – – Hoboken, New Jersey – eLearners.com today announced 10 online MBA specializations that are less known, but that students may want to consider. While many prospective students researching online MBA programs are often aware of finance, marketing or general business specializations, they may not know that business education is no longer limited to these traditional paths. MBA students now have a broader choice of concentrations and can tailor their management education to gain a competitive advantage by focusing on non-traditional areas including:
• Healthcare Management
• Energy Management
• Environmental Management
• Project Management
• Innovative Technology Management
• Acquisition & Contract Management
• Hollywood Business & Entertainment Management
• Business in Emerging Markets
• Entrepreneurship & Managing Innovation
By earning a specialized MBA, graduates will be well positioned for jobs in growing fields, such as energy and healthcare. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that the healthcare industry will see a 16 percent increase in employment of medical and health services managers, also known as healthcare executives and healthcare administrators, through 2018. According to the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, a master’s degree is the standard credential for these positions.
Also available are modern concentrations, such as innovation, project management or leadership, which are not tied to a particular industry, but provide advanced management skills that can translate to a variety of fields.
To help prospective students considering an online MBA program, eLearners.com offers an online MBA “mini- guide” which provides answers to frequently asked questions, such as “What is an MBA all about?”, “What other degrees besides an MBA should I consider?” and “What skills will I learn as an MBA student?”. The mini-guide is available at www.elearners.com/guide/majors-and-careers/business-and-mba/mini-guide-to-an-online-mba/ target="_blank" class="highlight_link">http://www.elearners.com/guide/majors-and-careers/business-and-mba/mini-guide-to-an-online-mba/>.
For more information about online business degrees and MBA programs, visit elearners.com.
Since 1999, eLearners.com has been successfully connecting individuals seeking a degree, certification or training program with a variety of accredited colleges and universities. eLearners.com provides prospective students with a powerful search engine for finding thousands of program offerings online, as well as a variety of educational evaluation tools and financial aid resources. eLearners.com offers schools seeking prospective students a low-cost, performance-based method to gain national exposure and increase enrollments in their programs.
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