Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management develops leaders of competence and conscience who apply their excellent business skills and leadership traits to make a positive difference in the world. You will receive a values-based education in the Jesuit tradition and graduate with real-world business skills, important connections through our accomplished network of alumni, and a clear road to success in your career path of choice.
We are Kansas City’s only private AACSB-accredited institution, an accreditation that less than 5% of the world’s business schools have earned. Our business programs have also earned top rankings from U.S. News & World Report for 2020 including:
- A Best Grad School for a Part-Time MBA
- #15 in Information Systems
- #18 in Management MBA
- #23 Best Regional Universities Midwest rankings
We offer a variety of graduate degrees, specializations and certificate programs to ensure you get the quality education you need to meet your career goals. All courses are offered in a convenient 8 week format and GMAT waivers are also available for those who qualify.
The Helzberg MBA builds your business skills through coursework in management, leadership, finance, accounting and economics. Customize your learning with a generalist track or one of 10 concentration options:
- Business Intelligence
- Data Science
- Health Care Management
- Human Capital
- Nonprofit Administration
- Organizational Development
You will graduate ready for mid-level management, roles with direct P&L responsibilities, and strategy-minded work that drives success through big-picture thinking.
MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics
The Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics gives you the skills you need to excel in the fast-growing, in-demand world of data science. You will gain the technical skills behind statistical modeling, machine learning, computer science, predictive modeling and data visualization—and learn how to apply these skills to real business problems.
MA in Management
The Master of Arts in Management prepares you to become an effective, ethical leader who deeply understands leadership, human resources, functional decision-making and team dynamics. You can choose a learning concentration in Organizational Leadership and Development, Health Care Management or Nonprofit Administration. Prepare for career advancement in roles requiring organizational management skills, or for leadership in fields such as nursing, IT, human resources and education.
Certificate in Analytics and Insights
Our Certificate in Analytics and Insights is a 12-credit program that helps you understand, create, monitor and evaluate analytics. Businesses across all industries desperately need these skills today. Choose a track in Data Science, Business Intelligence or Health Analytics and complete the program with the option to apply your credits toward the MSBIA later.
Prepare for Career Advancement
With programs featuring a cost per credit of just $755 to $785, Rockhurst’s graduate business programs offer you a highly affordable education that prepares you with the current, in-demand skills you need for success in today’s business landscape.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for management occupations was $102,590 in May 2017, the highest wage of all the major occupational groups. Job opportunities in management occupations are expected to grow 8% from 2016 to 2026, resulting in 807,300 new jobs. Median annual pay for computer and information research scientists was $114,520 in 2017, with jobs projected to grow a rapid 19% from 2016 to 2026.
When you study with Rockhurst, you earn a degree from a highly respected university with a proud heritage, a well-connected alumni network, and study options that fit your unique career goals. Whatever path in business you wish to pursue, we’ll help you get there.