Program Details

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides training in business for students interested in understanding the working nature of business in a competitive environment.
Location:
Vienna, Austria
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Business Administration & Management

Program Overview

Program Description:

Program Description

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides training in business for students interested in understanding the working nature of business in a competitive environment. Courses in the MBA program integrate information and theories from various disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, production operations, and strategic management.

The objective of this program is to develop students into broadly educated business managers and executives who understand the nature of business as a whole, with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.

The capstone for the MBA program gives students the chance to bring together all of the theories, skills, and tools studied during the program and integrate them into a learning experience that highlights the nature of competition and the kind of strategic maneuvering that must be done in order to succeed.

Degree Requirements

The degree requires satisfactory completion of 36 US credit hours of the MBA curriculum. Students who require prerequisite courses may have to complete more than the minimum required US credit hours for this degree.

The 12 required core courses in the MBA program are:

  •     MRKT 5000 Marketing (3 hours)
  •     MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
  •     MNGT 5990 Corporate Responsibility & Society (3 hours)
  •     FINC 5000 Finance (3 hours)
  •     FINC 5880 Advanced Corporate Finance (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 5760 Applied Business Statistics (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 6070 Management Accounting (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 6110 Operations and Project Management (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 6120 Managerial Economics (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 6200 Strategy and Competition (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 6250 Thesis (6 hours)

Prerequisites

  •     BUSN 5000 Business (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 5600 Accounting Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  •     BUSN 5620 Current Economic Analysis (3 hours)

Note: Program prerequisites are to be completed before beginning coursework for the MBA for those students who have not completed prerequisite courses (or an appropriate equivalent) within five years of entering the program and having earned a grade of B or better. If the appropriate prerequisite course content was completed more than five years prior to entering the program, the department will allow a waiver if the student demonstrates command of the content area by successfully completing a waiver examination. Prerequisite courses may not count as electives in the 37-credit-hour MBA

Setting Description:
The Vienna campus was established in 1981 and is the only dually accredited university in Austria, with both, the US accreditation as well as with Austrian private university accreditation by the local Ministry of Education.The student population of the Vienna campus is around 500 students from all over the world. Graduate classes have around 20 students, allowing students, faculty and staff to develop close working relationships. The neoclassical campus building is conveniently located in Vienna’s 2nd district, just a few steps away from the historic city center. Palais Wenkheim features a student resource center, library and study space as well.
Cost:
27,195 EUR. Textbooks are included in the tuition

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Higher Learning Commission: North Central Association The accreditation, which was first awarded in 1925, includes undergraduate and graduate degree programs at all locations worldwide where the Webster University offers its programs. AQ Austria:Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria Since 2001, Webster Vienna Private University, has been accredited by The Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) as an Austrian Private University. To receive Austrian accreditation, the majority of courses need to be taken at Webster Vienna Private University (i.e. Webster's campus in Vienna) especially during the last year. The student will receive the "Diploma Supplement" as part of the Austrian degree which specifies the ECTS credits commonly used in Europe (Bologna Process). ACBSP:Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Webster's Business and Management programs are accredited by ACBSP
Financial Aid:
Yes
FinancialAid Info:
Financing your education: There are several options available for financing your studies at Webster Vienna, a private, non-profit university. These include scholarships, sponsorships, U.S. Federal Aid, and others.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and financial need. Only applicants who were accepted by the Admissions team for a degree program and have submitted a complete Webster Vienna Scholarship Application will be considered for a scholarship.

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