Flexible MBAMaster of Business Administration

The University of New Haven’s Flexible MBA will transform you into a business leader by building your knowledge base and honing the skills you need to become a strategic, collaborative, corporate thinker.

Accelerate Your Career

Catering to working professionals, the Flexible MBA provides students with the convenience of studying on a part-time or full-time basis with courses offered, during the day, in the evenings, on weekends, and online.

Our MBA program has been completely redesigned to focus on business analytics – a field expected to grow 10 percent by 2026, adding nearly 800,000 jobs – leadership, and high-impact practices.

The University of New Haven’s Flexible MBA is one of only two in Connecticut – and less than 30 across the U.S. that offer concentrations that are STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) certified by the federal government.

Darell Singleterry, MBA

Professor Singleterry was a career military officer with the United States Coast Guard, retiring with the rank of commander, prior to joining the University of New Haven. He was a member of the academy’s Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff within the Department of Leadership and Management. He has extensive experience coaching teams through leadership consulting, project management, and entrepreneurial ventures.

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No matter where you are in your business career, earning an MBA can position you to follow your passion, make the transition to a completely different industry, start a company of your own, or simply broaden your strategic thinking.

All MBA students have the opportunity to engage in service learning, faculty-led research, internship, study abroad, and/or a Shared Live Client Experience (SLiCE) real-world consulting project.

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Innovative Interdisciplinary Concentrations

With seven different program concentrations – including two that are STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) certified by the federal government – the University of New Haven’s Flexible MBA combines foundational business coursework with advanced specialized experiences that enable you to develop expertise in high-growth areas and allow you to prepare appropriately for your individual career aspirations.

Two of the concentrations (Data Analytics and Financial Analysis) are STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) certified by the federal government, and they are designed to instill in our students the technical expertise that employers told us they are looking for in their future hires.

  • Data Analytics (STEM-certified)

    This concentration provides students with a technical awareness of the opportunities needed to enhance business operations. It provides the tools necessary to collect, identify, and understand patterns that allow the organization to make informed decisions consistent with its mission. This is especially true with the advent of Big Data and increasingly sophisticated computing techniques used to mine it. With a specific focus on the application of mathematical statistics to the description, analysis, and forecasting of business data, the concentration features the analysis of data from multiple firm sources such as marketing, finance, human resource management, etc. The R-programming language is a central part of the concentration’s design.

  • Financial Analysis (STEM-certified)

    This concentration provides students with competencies in evaluating the financial health of the organization and utilizing this information to create market strength. It provides a focused exposure to financial tools essential to the modern organizations for valuation, asset management, and risk management. The core program instruction includes the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, computation and simulations methods, economics, and financial markets performance analysis and application.

  • Business Analytics

    The concentration builds technical proficiency in the skills needed to implement and oversee data-driven business decisions, forming inferences and predictions from data, and making optimal and robust decisions. Applications of business analytics span all function areas.

  • Business Operations and Supply Chain Management

    The concentration advances the student’s knowledge of and proficiency in the administration of integrated decision practices that create efficiencies within the organization.

  • Human Resource Management

    The concentration develops the strategic approach to effective management of an organization’s workforce.

  • Management Finance

    The concertation advances the student’s knowledge of the efficient and effective management of financial matters in an organization.

  • Strategy Leadership

    The concentration advances knowledge of the process of formulating an organization’s vision and mission and of the assessment of the various environmental factors to implement cross-functional decisions in order to achieve comprehensive business objectives.

A New Haven for Business Success

Our Flexible MBA program is offered at our world-class Bergami and Pompea Graduate Center at the University’s Orange campus. The facility, which is a former corporate headquarters, also is home to our Executive MBA program, as well as our graduate programs in Sport Management, Taxation, Finance, and Accounting.



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From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

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Selected Courses and Programs
  • Strategic Management

    This course examines management policies and strategies for the complex organization operating in a dynamic environment from the viewpoint of top-level executives of the organization. It also develops analytic and systematic frameworks for the management of the numerous elements involved in assuring the fulfillment of the goals of the total organization. The course integrates the student’s general business knowledge with knowledge acquired in the MBA curriculum. Emphasis on development of oral and written communication skills is assessed by examination and discussion of cases and by other appropriate instructional methods. Completion of a significant “SLiCE” project (Shared Live Client Experience) is required as a part of this course. Students will work in teams to assess, analyze, and make recommendations that address a real company’s issues or opportunities.

  • Business Analytical Methods

    This course reviews statistical concepts and methods with emphasis on data analytics and visualizations. Topics to be covered include descriptive statistics, plots and graphs for discrete and continuous data, statistical inference, regression, and selected non-parametrics including chi-square. In addition, power pivot and other Excel analytical tools will be covered. Students will obtain a solid introduction to R as a functional programming language and will be able to use Excel and R to effectively compute statistical and graphical procedures.

  • Corporate Finance

    Examination of valuation, investment, and financing of the firm and their implications for strategic decision making; application of pricing models.

  • Leadership and Teambuilding

    This course examines the impact of theories and research findings relevant to leadership and team building in organizations. The role of the leader and teams in organizations is discussed. The knowledge and skills required for successful leadership and team building are analyzed. An assessment of one’s own leadership and team building capabilities is completed.

  • Marketing Analysis and Customer Value

    This course integrates marketing strategy with the enhancement of value in firms, products, services, and industry. The course focuses on competitive and customer metrics and analysis, development of marketing strategy, and implementation of strategic marketing plans in business organizations. The course incorporates current developments in marketing to acquaint students with the present-day challenges of marketing activities and serves as a vehicle for the application and integration of the concepts, analytical tools, and problem-solving approaches to developing marketing strategy.

  • Full List of Courses for MBA

    The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Flexible MBA, check out the Academic Catalog:

    Concentrations:

    Data Analytics (STEM) Concentration

    Financial Analysis (STEM) Concentration

    Business Analytics Concentration

    Business Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

    Human Resource Management Concentration

    Management Finance Concentration

    Strategic Leadership Concentration

    Business Management Certificate

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