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MBA Program - Accredited Online MBA Degree

Online MBA Degree Program - Accredited Online MBA Program
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Course Descriptions

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Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.


MBA Degree

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Study applicable, real-world scenarios and convert knowledge into strategy to become an effective leader in your field.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin major is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Douglas Ross

Douglas Ross - Program Chair

Dr. Ross has marketing experience in the corporate and academic arenas. He has held the industry positions of marketing manager and product and daily operations manager, and received the Columbus American Marketing Association Professor of the Year Award a record four times. He also chairs the Marketing & Management Department at Franklin.
Lou Anne Manning

Lou Anne Manning - Lead Faculty

Dr. Manning is the instructional designer for Franklin’s MBA Program. She strives to create dynamic courses that allow students to apply their skills and adapt to new situations. Her industry experience includes working in several clinical laboratories as a medical laboratory technologist.
Debra Petrizzo-Wilkins

Debra Petrizzo-Wilkins - Lead Faculty

Professor Petrizzo has taught accounting at universities in Nebraska and South Dakota. Her past professional positions include international and global inventory controller, aftermarket controller, supervisor of internal audit, and several roles in the railway industry, including project controller, auditor, intermodal logistics analyst, and conductor.
Wendell Seaborne

Wendell Seaborne - Lead Faculty

Dr. Seaborne instructed courses in finance, ethics, global business, and strategic management before joining Franklin’s faculty. He also served as director of global studies in business. His industry experience includes area manager, sales manager, and marketing specialist in the electric utility sector.

Program Outcomes

  • Create and communicate sustained, coherent arguments in two or more media to both internal and external audiences of a business organization
  • Integrate and initiate tactical, operational, and strategic decision making to address organizational challenges
  • Design and execute solutions for problems using a multi-functional business approach
  • Deconstruct and reformulate business decisions by applying theoretical and practical perspectives from multiple disciplines

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