Business schools often offer more than just the main MBA. While this degree can come in handy and is used by leaders many industries, you might want to look for something in your studies that fits more smoothly into your current career and offers development of skills you can learn, master, and use right away. These are called concentrations and some of them include policy management, strategic planning, business analytics, strategy, digital marketing, and more. While an MBA usually takes 18 months to two years, adding a complex specialization or taking the classes part-time can increase that to three or more.
Healthcare administration is an ideal concentration for New Hampshire students because the biggest employers are in healthcare and the health services sector is a vibrant part of the local economy. Alumni are prepared for mid to senior level leadership positions in hospitals, health insurance systems, and government employment in healthcare administration.
International concerns are a leading source of employment in New Hampshire, and some of the best employers are in global trade and commerce. This concentration provides credits in international law and regulations, finance, and marketing and some programs include a visit to a foriegn country.
Investment and Finance
This is an important concentration for graduates that want a job in finance. This involves work with financial instruments, securities, bonds, derivatives, equity investment, and financial consulting. Within organizations, finance is a critical element in terms of achieving profitability and overall goals.
IT is a critical element for nearly every modern business. For some types of business, info is their primary asset. Information technology also involves information security, systems that protect privacy, and compliance with rules and regulations for data integrity.
Human Resource Management
The human resources department is a vital part of nearly every office or other employee-filled environment. Employees and the business’ workforce generate revenues and perform the tasks that comprise the organization’s activities. Human resources involve recruitment, retention, salary administration, and benefits programs. They can also include labor relations.