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Get a Hands-on, Practical Education

Online MBA Applied Learning

Gain Experiential Knowledge and Skills

Discover real-world applications of business concepts through group projects, case studies, simulations, guest speakers, practical exercises and virtual sites. Grow in your role as a dynamic, creative problem-solver.

Our experiential learning model empowers you to:

  • Develop creative, effective solutions to tough business challenges
  • Balance business knowledge with principled leadership and ethical decision-making
  • Build connections with professionals working in your field
  • Thrive in today’s competitive landscape
Small cohorts of students complete core courses together.

Prepare for Real-world Success with Experiential Learning

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Core Course: Competitive Strategy (MGMT 625)

This class uses a variety of industry contexts and firms to illustrate the application of the analytical tools and frameworks covered.
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Aristotle Fund

This student-managed investment fund is a unique learning opportunity for University of St. Thomas finance students. This on-campus course (no application required), designed to replicate the work of a portfolio management firm, gives you hands-on experience managing an investment fund of over $6 million.
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Study Abroad

To expand your perspective and round out your MBA, we encourage you to choose a brief study abroad program. Spend 7 to 12 days visiting multinational and local companies, historic sites and engaging in various cultural activities.

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