Percentage of Students Enrolled By Distance Education

MBA Concentrations

Business Analytics

You learn how to analyze, manage and share data so you can solve business and organizational problems. You’ll learn about statistical analysis as well as management and processing of data. Good for students who want to manage information.


International Business

Here, you learn how to move and work within a global economy. This gives you a much larger advantage in business opportunities both in the U.S. and abroad. Ideal for students planning to work internationally.


Government & Business

This concentration shows you how to work within the nexus of government and business. You’ll gain an understanding of public organizations and government, learning how to operate within both. If you plan to enter government, this concentration is ideal for you.


General Concentration

Here, you’ll get to take part in courses that all come from different disciplines (economics, marketing, social entrepreneurship and healthcare administration). Choose courses geared closely to your interests (relationship marketing, demographics or brand management.


Social entrepreneurship

Use entrepreneurial principles in looking at and working on existing social problems. You’ll obtain a background, academically to help you succeed as a social entrepreneur (non-profit business, business, public administration and political science). Again, politics, as well as management of social enterprises can be your focus.

Taking one of these concentrations will help you establish yourself for a job that allows you to work in the field of your choice.

Accreditation in North Dakota

The University of North Dakota is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and the Network of School of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The university’s accreditation page is filled with agencies that have accredited several academic programs.

The University of Mary has been accredited by The Higher learning Commission (a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools).

The Gary Tharaldson School of Business has been accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

North Dakota State University’s College of Business has been accredited by the AACSB.

CompanyIndustryHeadquarters CityNumber of Employees
AdientManufacturingPlymouth, MI86,000
City of Horace, NDGovernmentHorace, ND1,466
AldevronBiological ScienceFargo, ND150
Customer Experience Mgr.U.S. BankFargo, ND73,000 (in whole country)
Salesforce Senior Manager, DirectorSilverline JobsFargo, ND(unable to find)
Earning with Associates

A Business Development Manager in Devils Lake, ND earns $29,000 to $31,000 annually. Position also pays commission. This position requires only a high school diploma. Applicants are required to hold a driver’s license and vehicle insurance because they will be driving (mileage is paid). This employee must also know the Microsoft Office Suite.


Earning with Bachelor’s

The Senior Financial Analyst at St. Alexius Medical Center works under the CFO. They will b responsible for reimbursement and cost reporting, as well as working closely with information systems and affiliated business service departments. Required to hold bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration with four years of medical billing, reimbursement and cost reporting experience.


Earning with MBA

The Director of Hospital Based Physician Practices at St. Alexius will work under supervision of the vice-president. Handles budgeting and manages all aspects of hospital-based physician practices in the various departments of each specialty (ER, Intensivists, Infectious Disease, Hospitalists and Anesthesia). Will be expected to guide the facility in meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements.

MBA Careers in North Dakota

Commercial (Real Estate) agent for a realtor’s office in Fargo, North Dakota. The right applicant takes care of leasing functions in the company’s portfolio. Negotiates lease transactions and agreements.

Soft drink company position for a unit sales manager in Mandan, North Dakota. This manager oversees and leads the sales and distribution strategy for a regional distribution center. Responsible for sales, customer service and marketing.

National health insurance provider needs senior business systems analysis professional. Position is in Plaza, North Dakota. Employee completes analyses of business, process and user needs, documents requirements, cost/benefit analysis.

State university in North Dakota advertising for an adjunct business instructor. MBA or an equivalent master’s degree. Instructor would teach three sections per semester, teaching management, marketing, entrepreneurship and international business classes at undergraduate and graduate levels.

International technology company advertising for a product marketing manager. Manager is responsible for one product’s scorecard metrics (small, median and corporate). Will work jointly with field sales leadership, achieving all scorecard metrics devoted to the product being sold.