Business & Leadership

Thrive in a collaborative environment. Build the skills employers want. Change the way the world does business.

We mean business

Our contemporary business and leadership programs focus on what’s new, next, and necessary to succeed.

Our graduate and accelerated business programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students and working professionals. We understand that you have commitments outside the classroom—which is why we offer our programs on-campus and online (live and on-demand) in 5- and 10-week evening classes. Pursue your goals, with the flexibility to balance work, life, and school.

Learn on your schedule

Our Business & Leadership programs are offered in multiple formats with flexible start dates and 5- and 10-week evening courses

5- & 10-week classes

On-campus & online

(Live & on-demand)

Flexible scheduling

What can I do with a degree from the Business & Leadership programs?

Develop the skills you need to advance your career and expand your influence.

From relevant and applicable coursework to internships and partnerships with regional employers, our approach helps you find your niche and build your dream career. Employers are taking notice: our Business & Leadership graduates are in demand among regional employers.

The entire staff at Mount Mercy worked to ensure I could pursue both my career and education goals without missing a beat. The flexibility of the program even allowed me to continue coaching my son’s traveling baseball team.

Larry Covington ’19 MBA
Pr. Program Manager | Collins Aerospace

Health Care Administration

This certificate provides the most current health care expertise in vital areas such as regulatory standards, population health measures, and health insurance applications.

Human Resources

Whether you practice in the profession or lead a team of people, recognizing how human resources is structured will maximize performance.

Leadership

This unique skill set will enable you to enter the role of executive coach. You'll become fluent in communicating strategies, leading in a virtual environment, managing conflict, and serving as a change agent.

Operation & Quality Management

Gain the necessary skills to fulfill the increasing demands of today’s clients in a competitive environment.

Supply Chain Management

This certificate emphasizes leveraging the effects of operations within the supply chain to achieve business performance and objectives.

Our accelerated undergraduate course format offers online courses in 5- and 10-week blocks—perfect for students who want flexibility in their education.

And with our online (on-demand) classes, you're able to learn from anywhere and complete coursework each week at a time/place that works best for you. The following undergraduate business programs are offered in this format:

Applied Management

Designed to expedite your academic career, our applied management major welcomes students transferring from a two-year institution with a background in technical specialty, as well as working professionals with previous technical training or work experience.

Business

Learn every aspect of organizing, leading, and succeeding in business through Mount Mercy’s business core. You will connect your real life experience with deeper understanding of the functions of business principles and theories. 

Human Resource Management

Personnel are the backbone of any business. As a human resource management student you will learn the skills to effectively manage their success to support business strategies.

Management

The management major prepares students to lead in a competitive and dynamic business environment, developing the skills necessary for effective and efficient leadership in profit and nonprofit organizations.

Marketing

Marketing is where sales, strategy, and communication all converge. You'll hone your skills in communication, leadership, problem solving, relationship building, and critical thinking through experience and build your confidence at the same time.

Our traditional undergraduate degrees offer courses at the semester pace. This is a great option for a residential, on-campus experience, or if you're comfortable commuting to classes during the day.

The following undergraduate business programs are offered in this format:

Accounting

Our accounting program serves as the foundation for success in high-demand careers with formats designed for traditional students and working professionals.

Actuarial Science

Use mathematical and statistical methods to assess and price risk in areas like insurance and investments, gaining skills needed to pass the Actuarial Science Probability and Actuarial Science Financial Mathematics exams.

Applied Management

Designed to expedite your academic career, our applied management major welcomes students transferring from a two-year institution with a background in technical specialty, as well as working professionals with previous technical training or work experience.

Business

Learn every aspect of organizing, leading, and succeeding in business through Mount Mercy’s business core. You will connect your real life experience with deeper understanding of the functions of business principles and theories.

Data Science

In our data science program, you'll develop the mathematical foundations needed to understand algorithms and techniques in the field, the computing skills to use them in meaningful ways, and the communication skills needed to share your insights with stakeholders.

Finance

Bridging current practices, investment theory, and ethical and professional standards, we provide finance students a well-rounded business education plan and a foundation for success in high-demand careers.

Human Resource Management

Personnel are the backbone of any business. As a human resource management student you will learn the skills to effectively manage their success to support business strategies.

Management

The management major prepares students to lead in a competitive and dynamic business environment, developing the skills necessary for effective and efficient leadership in profit and nonprofit organizations.

 

Marketing

Marketing is where sales, strategy, and communication all converge. You'll hone your skills in communication, leadership, problem solving, relationship building, and critical thinking through experience and build your confidence at the same time.

Public Relations

Develop competence through understanding key concepts and strategic planning in public relations, mastering skills used in traditional public relations tactics, and learning the principles and guidelines of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

Science Marketing

Our hybrid science marketing program blends science skills with marketing prowess, helping you analyze new findings, put words to fresh ideas, and refine your abilities to share science's evolving narrative with the world.

Sports Management

Our sports management track goes beyond basic classroom learning—it unites real-world experience with a strong curriculum. Designed for people with a passion for athletics, this track will prepare you to manage, market, finance, and plan for local, regional, and national teams or sports organizations.

Dardis training

As part of our MBA and MSL curriculum, you’ll gain valuable training on presentation skills and professional image from Dardis Communications to empower you in your career. In an increasingly competitive market, the ability to present, articulate your vision, and hone your personal brand could be the keys in setting you apart from the rest.

See how you can afford your business degree

  1. Receive a 10% tuition discount if you work at one of our corporate educational partners
  2. Ask your employer about tuition reimbursement
  3. Study now, pay later. We can delay payment up to 45 days after your course ends so you can submit your invoice, receive tuition reimbursement, and avoid fronting the bill
  4. Get a $600 referral scholarship by referring friends and co-workers
  5. Explore other options through our Financial Aid Office

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