Online Master of Business Administration Acquisition
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Earning an MBA in acquisition from Strayer University can help you become an expert in a complex field, without sacrificing the quality your day job demands. Learn the skills to keep your business competitive in the federal acquisition market. Develop the knowledge and insight to spearhead effective and valuable acquisitions and contracts. It starts with Strayer.
*10-course MBAs are not available in all states. Contact an admissions officer for more details.
Winter Classes Start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
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Advance your experience
Our program is designed to help you master the real-world scenarios that prepare you to execute acquisitions and contracts, while maintaining the flexibility you need.
Build your skills
- Evaluate the unique requirements and expectations of the federal government acquisition and contraction system to determine their impact on a business.
- Formulate business strategies to be competitive and effective in the federal acquisition and contraction market.
- Apply government contracting legal requirements to minimize the risk to a firm.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Accredited online university
Strayer University is proud to be certified or accredited by four respected organizations. We’re committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn an industry-recognized diploma you’re proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.
Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), www.msche.org. Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. MSCHE most recently reaffirmed Strayer University’s accreditation status in June 2017, with the next self-study evaluation scheduled for the 2025–2026 academic year.
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create lifelong friendships.
No GRE/GMAT required
Good news: You don’t need GRE or GMAT test scores to apply to Strayer’s master’s degree programs.
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course*
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 3 classes toward your MBA degree.**
Save up to 20% off the cost of your MBA degree. Eligibility rules apply.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
*Students enrolled in North Carolina and Pennsylvania have a cost per course of $2,490, but have 12 total courses.
**Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in North Carolina or Pennsylvania may transfer up to 4 classes.
Step up to leadership in acquisition
Compare and contrast commercial and government contracting, prepare and analyze federal acquisition RFPs, and review the legal processes associated with acquisitions and contract administration to minimize risk to your business. View all courses.
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.
You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, Skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.
Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.
This course provides an introduction and overview of government contracting and its unique nature, demonstrating the differences between commercial and government contracting, with a concentration on the federal system. Using online resources, students cover the organization of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and how to interpret relevant subject coverage. Current reforms in the acquisition field will be incorporated into the course and emerging controversies will be highlighted to provide students with an up-to-date view of the profession.
Provides a framework for formulating business strategies to be competitive in the federal acquisition market. Examines the approaches for business development and effective proposal preparation. Reviews the request for proposal (RFP) process in federal acquisition, analysis of RFPs, preparation of proposals, and reviews and follow-up actions.
Explore acquisition management considerations of both the government and contractor, as well as processes for addressing legal issues associated with federal acquisition and administration of contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Topics include contract formation and award protests, standards of conduct, governmental liability, the dispute process, and administrative and judicial methods of resolution of procurement and contract disputes.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
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Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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Strayer makes it easy to transfer college credits you already have, up to 28 bachelor’s classes, to help save time and money.
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