What is an MBA?The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a master's degree in Business Administration. The MBA degree originated in the United States in the late 19th century when the country industrialized and companies sought scientific approaches to management. The core courses in an MBA program introduce the various areas of business such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and operations management; many programs include elective courses.
An MBA is one of the most prestigious postgraduate qualifications, coveted by employers and individuals alike. It’s a hands-on, vocational qualification designed to stretch and build your conceptual and managerial skills, giving you the tools you need to tackle complex real-world business issues.
Accreditation bodies specifically for MBA programs ensure consistency and quality of education. Business schools in many countries offer programs tailored to full-time, part-time, executive, and distance learning students, with specialized concentrations.