Benedict College Launches Graduate Programs
On July 1, UNCF-member institution Benedict College will open its doors to a historic, inaugural cohort of students in the college’s new master of business administration (MBA) graduate program. The Benedict College MBA program in the Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship will offer concentrations in general business, management and supply chain management. The Benedict College MBA Program is designed to meet the needs of recent business school graduates and professionals who are interested in establishing or furthering their career development and promotion. The Benedict College MBA program offers professional students convenient online and in-class sessions arranged in a combination of five-week and traditional semester. Enrollment is underway for the July 1 cohort.
“The goal of the MBA program at Benedict College is to align critical thinking and practical application to develop professionals who are able to strategically position and lead an organization or private business,” said Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, president and CEO of Benedict College.
The supply chain management concentration is designed to prepare candidates with the ability to analyze and improve business process flows. Candidates will be exposed to the essentials of lean production, global supply chain coordination and strategic logistics management. Graduates will possess the ability to make decisions and develop creative solutions using supply chain management strategies.
The general business concentration will prepare candidates to function in a dynamic business environment. Candidates will be exposed to courses in accounting, economics, management, finances and marketing. The management concentration is designed to prepare candidates with the managerial and leadership skills required for employment in both public and private sector organizations. Graduates will possess the latest tools, concepts, skills and knowledge essential for effective management practice.
“We are excited to launch our first graduate program of study,” said Dr. Janeen Witty, vice president of academic affairs. “It is our goal to support new and seasoned professionals in their pursuits to excel in their respective industries, as well as to meet the demands of our workforce in the city, state and region. We are confident that the Benedict College MBA program will accomplish this goal.”