American University of Beirut

The Learning MBA Online

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​More flexible than ever

Through a structured path that takes you over eight core courses of business, our  MBA sets out a strong base of understanding of various business disciplines. With its additional four electives, the program gives you the option to choose an individualized concentration in a specific area of interest.

The MBA Online  offers you a flexible and innovative delivery of the curriculum. Courses are built through several interactive and engaging self-contained modules. Courses are taught by our world-renowned and acclaimed faculty, through asynchronous weekly sessions that can be completed at your convenience. They are delivered through a wide range of videos, podcasts, simulations, reflections, case studies and group and individual assignments.​

Program Outline

The MBA Online ​curriculum is composed of eight (8) core courses and a choice of four (4) electives from a list of courses covering varied areas of interest – a total of 36 credits. The program is offered on a full- time and part-time basis to best suit the needs of our students. Completion period for a full-time program is 1 year, and 1.5 years for part-time. The MBA is the only graduate program at OSB which starts the fall and spring of every academic year.​

8 Core courses
4 Elective courses
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Models for Decision Making
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • Advanced Business Analysis and Pricing
  • Leadership and Behavior in Organizations
  • Marketing Management
Electives can be used to tailor your learning experience to suit your individual industry needs.

The integrative preMBA foundation module is an intensive, level-setting, zero credit suite of three short courses given prior to the start of each semester.​

MBA Course Stream​s

The structure of the MBA program offers students the flexibility to own their learning experience by allowing them to select a concentration stream that meets their individual needs. To select a stream, students are required to take the core courses common to all MBA students in addition to four specialized elective courses that meet the requirements of the chosen stream.
  • Business Analytics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business​​

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